3. Food and drink
Island Bay Festival Day | Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
The Island Bay Festival started in 1985 and is one of Wellington's longest-running festivals. Showcasing the talent and diversity of the South Coast, this annual two-day summer festival is held every February.
Wellington Wine and Food Festival | Waitangi Park | Saturday 13 February | 11am-7pm
The Wine and Food Festival brings together the best of local cuisines, matched with local wineries and breweries that reflect the best of summer – sun, outdoors, fine wine, delicious food, great music, and fun with friends.
4. Arts and Fireworks
What if the City was a Theatre? | Wellington CBD | Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
What if the City was a Theatre? is a free city-wide programme of art and performance, curated in collaboration with some of Wellington’s most exciting artists, events, and creative organisations.
Chinese New Year Festival and Fireworks | Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February
Chinese New Year is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar and is often referred to as the Spring Festival. A major holiday in many Asian cultures, Chinese New Year’s Day to welcome in the Year of the Ox falls on 12 February 2021 and Wellington’s Chinese New Year celebrations will take place on the weekend of 13-14 February.
Cricket T20 final | Basin Reserve | Saturday 13 February | 12.10-7.30pm
It's another Dream 11 Super Smash Grand Final. The Firebirds have qualified and the Blaze are one win away from making it a second successive double-header grand final.
Watch out each Friday for a fun list of five great activities to do, places to explore, or things to discover in our great city.