Annual events

Anzac Day 2016

A programme of public events mark this year’s Anzac Day commemorations in 2016 – 100 years since the...

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 ...

      Māori Language Week 2016

      Māori Language Week has been celebrated in New Zealand since 1975, in an effort to raise awareness o...

        Matariki

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

        Pasifika Festival

        The Wellington Pasifika Festival attracts over 15,000 people each year. It's a standout event in bot...

          HSBC Wellington Sevens

          Witness the super heroes of world rugby at the Wellington Sevens as they prepare to go for Sevens Ol...

            Seniors Week

            Older residents can enjoy some great events happening around the capital for Seniors Week – plus discounts with your SuperGold Card.

              Sky Show Fireworks

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

                Southeast Asian Night Market

                The Southeast Asian Night Market is a biennial event that brings together delicious food, colourful ...

                  Spring Festival

                  The annual Spring Festival is held between September and October and is based at Wellington Botanic ...

                  Summer City

                  The Summer City festival is ready to hit Wellington with a flavoursome line up for its 38th year.

                    Waitangi Day

                    Celebrate our national day with friends and whānau at Waitangi Park. There will be kai and kapa haka...

                      World of WearableArt

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