Highlife is bringing the vibes with another stellar New Year's Festival

With New Zealand being one of the first countries to see the sunrise on a new year, we know how to celebrate and bring the vibes among the summer sun. Festivals are something that Kiwi’s do and do well, and there’s one festival that is always firmly planted in our calendar bringing Ibizba to Matakana, Highlife NYE Festival is exactly where you want to be to warmly welcome 2023.

Highlife Entertainment is back for its famous New Years Eve Festival experience that will have you living the high life as you bring in the new year in style. Located in the idyllic Matakana Coast at the iconic Ascension Wine Estate for its fourth year, this venue boasts beautiful vineyards with lush gram-worthy greenery and decor for the ultimate party set amongst the vines. 

Highlife is a boutique dance music festival with Ibiza-style flair, think captivating dancers, dancers, performers, gourmet food, craft beverages, multiple areas to explore and a mesmerising fireworks display to welcome in 2023.

Of course a New Years festival is nothing without music and Highlife Entertainment is doing what they do best and hosting stellar international acts and local artists to headline. These include Crazibiza (Hungary), Roxy Louw (South Africa), Ultan Burke, Rio Funk live and Remix’s very own Tim Phin playing the countdown set, among many more. 

Only an hour from Auckland city, Highlife Festival is easily accessible with multiple transport options including buses from Matakana town, Omaha, surrounding areas such as Mangawahi, Snells Beach and Auckland leaving from both the city centre and Takapuna. 

Highlife is an immersive celebratory experience like no other, it is an intimate, R22 festival and set to sell out soon so secure your tickets fast!