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Fun events for the whole family

Wellington's calendar of good times is full of events that are fun for kids and adults alike. Check out a few of our top picks for events for the young, and young at heart.

Miranda Sings Featuring Special Guest Colleen Ballinger

Colleen Ballinger, AKA Miranda Sings, brings her overdrawn red lips, questionable advice about singing and life, a deluded self-confidence, and over-the-top rants to Wellington.

Peter Pan

Get hooked this Pantomime season as Peter Pan and the troublesome Tinkerbell whisk Wendy away to the wondrous World of Neverland. This much-loved story provides outstanding entertainment for all the family!


Cirque Éloize brings its gravity-defying show to Wellington. In this inventive family show, acrobatic artists challenge the limits of gravity with their physical prowess and bring humour, style and colour to the stage against a breathtaking urban cityscape.

Day in the Bay

Experience what’s unique about Island Bay, its heritage and people at this summer day out in the bay. Enjoy the famous blessing of the boats, two stages of local tunes and family-friendly stalls and activities. 

Just So Festival NZ

Critically acclaimed UK-based Just So Festival combines camping with literature, art, theatre, dance, music, comedy, circus, and creative adventures for a creative family-friendly festival.

Future Playground

Experience this interactive, eye-popping digital wonderland at New Zealand Festival 2018. Showcasing some of the most ingenious, creative, boundary-pushing tech in the world, Future Playground is a total immersion experience for the whole family.

Check out some of Wellington’s other family-friendly events and activities. 

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