Annual Events

Anzac Day

Anzac day falls on 25 April each year.


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


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

        Pasifika Festival

        The Wellington Pasifika Festival attracts over 10,000 people each year. It's a standout event in bot...

          Sevens Wellington

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


            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

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

              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.