Can You Believe It’s the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival?

We’ve been following the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival over the past week. From stunning fireworks to amazing talent, to one of the most beautiful venues in New Zealand, the HGAF has outdone itself this year. We’ve turned up in person to soak up the atmosphere, and we’ve followed the action on Twitter. We’re so in love with it all that we’ve dedicated our latest #lovethetron roundup to the #HGAF.

Keep following the action on the hashtags, and the official Twitter: @HGAFestival.

Oh, and for those of you die-hard Ska fans, check out this gallery of the Melbourne Ska Orchestra live at the artsfest from @kiwicanary.

Enjoy!

Hamilton Gardens Arts kicks off with a bang. In real life: @flibertygibbety’s other half outdoes every other guy on Valentine’s Day. Heeh.

The Festival kicks off with a symphony under (shooting) stars (fireworks). Beautiful, from @webtaniwha.

@waikatotimes gives us sneak previews in the lead-up to the the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival with these guys and their ah-mazing body art.

Hula and hoopla from Campground Chaos, from @flibertygibbety.

Campground Chaos continues with an airborne picnic table! Another amazing shot from @flibertygibbety.

@webtaniwha enjoys opera under the stars at the Medici Garden’s outdoor amphitheater.

@MediachickNZ has tea with the Hatter.

@MediachickNZ has tea with the Hatter.

@NZVic is left speechess after @MelbSkaOrchestr. And check out that full moon!

@BSMphotography snaps a rare moment of quietness at the Italian Renaissance Garden.

Meanwhile, @flibertygibbet checks out movies in Roger’s Rose Garden

Too cute. @webtaniwha spots these budding #HGAF performers at the Farmers Markets on Sunday morning.

From budding performers to the real deal at @HGAFestival: the amazing (and Aria-nominated) Bustamento.

Every day is an artsfest at the Tudor Garden, with Nick Bottom hanging about. Another amazing shot from @BSMphotography.

From one Shakespearean character to a troupe: these guys bring the Bard’s work to life on stage. From @flibertygibbety.

Hamilton’s all lit up for @pauline_sinel at the artsfest.

Jazz under trees: @HGAFestival shows us how summer is really done.

Kooky installation on Turtle Lake, from @HGAFestival.

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