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From 26 September to 13 October, the World of WearableArt® Awards Show (WOW®) delights Wellington with its surprising creativity. Be inspired, get your culture fix, indulge in some retail therapy, and tempt your taste buds, when you journey to Wellington for WOW.
In celebration, New Zealand’s creative heart (that's us!) comes alive in celebration with spectacular shop windows, delicious dining deals, picture-perfect photo spots and so much more during the show season.
26 Sep - 13 Oct | TSB Arena
Journey out of this world and into a breathtaking world of creativity as the internationally renowned World of WearableArt Awards Show returns. Combining dance, theatre, music and art, see incredible garments brought to life in New Zealand's single largest theatrical event.
From 23 Sep until 13 Oct, soak up the WOW atmosphere, see award-winning garments up close, browse merchandise and purchase tickets at the WOW HUB. Located outside TSB Arena, the HUB is open from 11am to 4pm, and 90 minutes prior to evening performances.
For the perfect way to capture your WOW experience in Wellington, head to the waterfront and take a photo with our yellow Welly Loves WOW Sign in Resene Bright Spark. The sign will be up near Frank Kitt's Park from 16 Sep until 13 Oct. Don't forget to share your snap with #WellyLovesWOW!
Keep an eye out for our friendly team of volunteers situated at key locations throughout the city. They'll help you with information, directions and tips on how to make the most of your experience in Wellington.
Download our Insider's Guide map to help you easily plan your visit. You can also pick up a copy from the Wellington i-SITE Visitor Centre (111 Wakefield Street) or the WOW HUB.
WOW Awards Show event info promo – Hilandera, Julio Manuel Campos Lopez, Spain
Book your WOW tickets now and 48 hours for food lovers promos – Eye See You Fluffy Kowhai, Tina Hutchison-Thomas, New Zealand
48 hours for arts and culture lovers promo – Foreign Bodies, Dawn Mostow & Ben Gould, United States
48 hours of retail therapy promo – Ernst Haeckel’s Bride, Nika Danielska, Poland