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...

    HSBC Wellington Sevens

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

      Diwali

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

        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 10,000 people each year. It's a standout event in bot...

          Santa Parade

          Santa Claus comes to Wellington every year and parades through the streets.

            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 ...

                Waitangi Day

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

                  Summer City

                  The Summer City festival is ready to hit Wellington with a flavoursome line up for its 37th year. #b...

                  World of WearableArt

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