Annual and regular events

Summer City

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

A Very Welly Christmas

Christmas in the capital just got a whole lot bigger and better - and you're all invited to a weeken...

    Anzac Day 2017

    A programme of public events mark this year’s Anzac Day commemorations.


    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 ...

        Māori Language Week 2016

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


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


          ReCut is the Council’s stunning new series of free, dynamic, outdoor arts events taking place around the city to showcase Wellington as Aotearoa New Zealand’s Capital of Culture.

            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 23 September and 1 October and is based at Wellington Bot...