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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.

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Kids will love this hilariously disastrous take on Peter Pan. Direct from the West End, Peter Pan Goes Wrong will have performers battle against technical hitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes in two hours of comic bliss. Recommended for ages 8+. 

Sculpting Workshop with Kim Beaton

Learn the magic of sculpting from talented Weta Workshop artist, Kim Beaton (the Hobbit, Elysium, Thunderbirds Are Go). Suitable for all experience levels, from complete beginners and creative enthusiasts to professional artists, this is a rare opportunity to learn directly from the artists and technicians of Weta Workshop in an inspiring setting. 

Hine Kihāwai

A te reo Māori production for all ages. Hine Kihāwai may have left the world of the living, but she lives on in the memories of her children Tama and Te Āniwa. Come along to see this free performance presented by Taki Rua. 

Blobbles at Capital E

Take a leap into a world of blobs in the new PlayHQ sensory experience. Your tamariki (children) will feel their way around this immersive and colourful blob-like habitat. 

Improv for Kids

The Improvisors take kids into the magic their own imagination with this unique and interactive improv show for audiences young and old.

Kids' Night Walks at Zealandia

Experience the sights and sounds of eco-sanctuary Zealandia at night on this family-friendly adventure. Kids’ Night Walks are a fun experience for families with younger children to witness the array of incredible nocturnal species that only come out at night.

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

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