Street event road closures

Sometimes we close roads and restrict parking in order to host events around the city.

This page is regularly updated as new events and road closures are approved.

If you have any questions, contact:


Sunday 3 December

Event: Thorndon Fair

Road closure: 7am to 6pm

  • Tinakori Road between Bowen Street and Harriet Street.
  • Hill Street between Tinakori Road and Selwyn Terrace.

Contact: Andrea Jones

Thursday 7 December

Event: Victoria University Parade

Rolling lane closure: 12:30pm

  • Bunny Street to Lambton Quay
  • Willis Street onto Mercer Street, into Civic Square

Contact: Caroline Nebel 0225639732

Wednesday 20 December 2023 - Sunday 29 January 2024

Event: Domestic T20 Cricket at the Basin

Road closure: 8am to 9pm

Slip Lane Buckle Street and Ellice Street.

  • Wednesday 20 December 2023 to Sunday 24 December 2023 8am to 9pm
  • Friday 12 January 2024 to Monday 15th January 2024 8.00am to 9pm
  • Sunday 21 January 2024 to Monday 22 January 2024 8am to 9pm
  • Wednesday 25 January 2024 to Thursday 26 January 2024 8am to 9.00pm
  • Friday 27 January 2024 to Sunday 29 January 2024 8am to 9.00pm

Contact: Ryan Holiday 021 971 224

February 2024

Sunday 11 February

Event: Island Bay Festival

Road closure: 6am - 6pm

  • Reef Street between The Esplanade and The Parade.
  • The Esplanade between Derwent Street and Brighton Street.
  • Avon Street Festival parade, rolling closures 10.30 - 11.15am. Set up Avon Street then into Reef Street.
Contact: Mike Jones Island Bay Enhancement Trust,

March 2024

Sunday 17 March

Event: Alexander Road Sealed Hill Climb

Road closure (to be approved): 7am to 6pm, Alexandra Road (Constable Street to Lookout Road)

Contact: Jody Seabright,

Contact us

If you have any questions, contact the Street Activities team.

Street Activities
Wellington City Council

Phone: 04 499 4444


Postal address: PO Box 2199
Wellington 6140