Get ready for the 2013 Nelson Arts Festival, bringing you 18 days of theatre, music, dance and so much more and featuring top acts from New Zealand and around the world!

This year's festival will run from 11-28 October and come back and check out the full programme from August 10.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Sign up for the 2013 Masked Parade

You can view 2012 festival highlights on the Nelson Arts Festival Facebook page.

You can find some great 2013 Masked Parade photographs on the Nelson City Council Facebook page.