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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.

Visa Wellington On a Plate

Eat, drink and be Welly as Wellington celebrates food and beverage like no other, in our annual two-week foodie extravaganza. There's always plenty of awesome activities and workshops for families and kids during Visa Wellington On a Plate, so get stuck in! 

Upside Down!

Head along to Capital E's free public play space for children and experience a topsy turvy universe. Explore the fun wonky world and explore, experiment and construct in new ways with workshops and activities. 

Improv For Kids

Introduce the kids to the wonderful world of live theatre with The Improvisers. In Improv For Kids, imagination is the best special effect of them all!

Wellington Phoenix 2016-2017 Season

Gather up the kids and get behind New Zealand's only professional football club, Wellington Phoenix as they compete against the best sides in Australia in the Hyundai A-League this summer. 

Spring Festival

Every September and October Wellington celebrates spring in the Botanic Gardens. Enjoy guided walks, workshops and fun events for all, including Kids' Day Out and Tulip Sunday.

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

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