Major events

Wellington City Council supports events in our city.


CubaDupa is New Zealand’s largest free-access performance festival.


Set on the stunning Wellington Waterfront Jim Beam Homegrown is Kiwi music’s biggest party.

New Zealand Festival of the Arts

Every second year, this festival transforms Wellington into a buzzing culture zone with 3 weeks of the finest international and home-grown music, theatre, dance, visual art and writers.

World of WearableArt

For over 30 years, World of WearableArt (WOW) has been embracing the worlds of art, design and fashion and bringing them together into a theatrical performance.

WCC 150 Anniversary

Wellington City Council is turning the big 150 in September 2020 and to celebrate we’ll be taking a walk down memory lane with our friends at City Archives.

WCC 150 Anniversary

WW100 – Wellington's First World War Centenary

From 2014-2019 we’re commemorating the centenary of the First World War, remembering significant events and the contributions made by Wellingtonians during this time.