Events and festivals

Explore the many events and festivals that Wellington City Council produces and supports to make our city the vibrant cultural capital of New Zealand.

COVID-19 update – Alert Level 2

COVID-19: Wellington City Council events

During Alert Level 2, many public venues will be open but must comply with public health measures.

  • All public gatherings under alert level 2 are restricted to no more than 100 people.
  • Organisers are required to maintain records to enable contact tracing 
  • Public are encouraged to maintain a record of what events they attend
  • Stay home if you’re sick
  • Wash and dry your hands, cough into your elbow, don’t touch your face

Please get in touch with expressions of interest for future events (both regular annual events and new), email the City Events team at Your request, the current COVID-19 alert level, public health measures and capacity/availability of venues will be taken into consideration.

Information about public events from the Government Covid-19 website.