3 major festivals held in Devonport

Devonport has a very festive environment. Every year a number of festivals take place in this small village. If you plan to visit Devonport then you should plan your visit during these festivals. Here are some festivals that are held in Devonport every year.

Sports events

Devonport Classic is a popular annual sports event here.  People can choose to take part in 5km, 10km or 15km run or walk event. Participants move around scenic areas in Devonport and enjoy the event. The Auckland Marathon is also held in Devonport every year. So, if you are a sports enthusiast, you will love to be in Devonport during the sporting events. Yacht race is also held every year. This race first started in 1982 and is still held every year.

Craft market

This craft market opens every month and attracts lots of people. A festive atmosphere is created surrounding the market. You will get unique crafts and interesting products in this market. This market also attracts lots of tourists.

Sculpture of Shore

This is a very interesting event held in every alternate year. An exhibition is held with a beautiful collection of sculptures. It’s a must-see event in Devonport.

Devonport is the most demanding place for any harbor event or New Year’s Eve celebrations. Fireworks displays look amazing from this seaside village. So, many people gather here on New Year’s Eve to mark the beginning of a new year. Most of these events take place towards the end of the year. So, you will find lots of visitors in Devonport during this time.