Gardens Magic

The iconic Gardens Magic free outdoor concert series is Wellington's flagship Summer City event.

A big group of people attending an outdoor concert at Botanic Garden at night.

Photo by Pete Monk


Gardens Magic 2020

From Tuesday 7 January to Sunday 26 January 2020.

Soundshell, Wellington Botanic Garden 
Free concerts: 8pm–9.30pm
Light display: 9pm–10.30pm

Wellington City Council fills your summer nights with the sounds of Aotearoa’s best and brightest – from local legends to rising stars! There’s something for everyone.

Gather your whanau and friends, bring a picnic, enjoy the music – and as the sun goes down see the garden transform with a magical light display.

The exciting line up for 2020 will be revealed in November.

Performers

Applications have closed for 2020 - but we always want to know about good keen acts for other events!  

Email events@wcc.govt.nz with your act information so we can contact or recommend you when suitable opportunities arise.

Please include links to online live performance videos (phone camera footage is fine).