Annual and regular events


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

    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...

        Māori Language Week 2017

        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

              Wellington's Sky Show illuminates the sky over Wellington harbour in a beautiful fireworks display.

                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...