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Wellington's winter festivals

The temperature might be dropping, but we're cranking up the heat with a hot line-up of winter festivals around Wellington. Cosy down for great tunes, kai, comedy, culture and craft beer during the chillier months.

New Zealand International Film Festival

Cosy down at a cinema near you and see the best New Zealand and international films unfold. Featuring more than 150 films from across the globe, including Cannes winners and NZ Shorts, you'll be hard-pressed to whittle down a must-see list.

Visa Wellington On a Plate

This epic month-long culinary festival is a wild celebration of local food and beverage that's jam-packed with unforgettable events and pop-ups, special menus and the iconic Burger Wellington competition. Dive in and whet your appetite.



Beervana is New Zealand's biggest craft beer festival. From new and innovative brews, to silent discos and colourful beer cocktails, you'll find yourself immersed in the most exciting celebration of that famous frothy beverage.