Annual Events

Anzac Day

Anzac day falls on 25 April each year.

    Artsplash

    Artsplash is a young people’s arts festival that brings together primary and intermediate schools th...

      Diwali

      Diwali - also known as the 'Festival of Lights' - is Wellington's local Indian and South East Asian ...

        Pasifika Festival

        The Wellington Pasifika Festival: We are the Ocean attracts over 10,000 people each year. It's a sta...

          Sevens Wellington

          The Sevens tournament takes place at Wellington's Westpac Stadium each February.

            Matariki

            Matariki is a Māori cultural celebration in New Zealand which marks the start of the Māori New Year.

            Sky Show Fireworks

            Every year, Wellington's Sky Show illuminates the sky over Wellington harbour in a beautiful firewor...

              Spring Festival

              Say goodbye to winter and hello to spring at Wellington’s Spring Festival. Enjoy the glorious colour...

              Summer City

              Summer City kicks off at New Year in Wellington every year and lasts for about 3 months.

                World of WearableArt

                The World of WearableArt show combines fashion and art with dance, music and lighting.