The Graffiato: Taupo Street Art Festival brings together some of the world’s best street artists over Labour weekend every year to transform the town’s walls.
2018 marks the 8th Graffiato: Taupo Street Art Festival. An annual event, run every labour weekend. This year 10 walls will be painted by 10 artists over the course of three days from 20-22 October.
The first street art festival of its kind in New Zealand, Graffiato captures the diversity of mural painting practice in New Zealand, and what’s new and relevant in global urban culture.
Graffiato’s ever-expanding portfolio of over 80 murals brings transformation, wonder and vibrancy to the urban laneways and streets they inhabit. Even locals continue to find surprises hidden away down these charming back alleys.
See www.taupostreetart.co.nz for full details on this year's festival and download the map of this year's locations.