Wellington has events for all seasons and interests
We guarantee you haven’t been to every event worth going to in Wellington yet. All you’ve got to do is join in
Whether it’s food you fancy, live music, poetry, light spectaculars or festivals that combine all those things into one incredible immersive experience, then get yourself to Wellington.
Wellingtonians are not ones to sit idle during their spare time. The region is full of creatives and connoisseurs and there’s an event to suit every one of them.
Satisfy all your literary cravings with Verb festival with the famous Lit Crawl which takes you to all the best bookshops and reading spots around the city. Or immerse yourself in the Fringe Festival or New Zealand Festival which bring together thousands of New Zealand’s greatest creative minds each year.
And of course, there’s events to cater for the foodies. Wellington is home to talented brewers, world-famous wineries and more cafes and restaurants per capita than New York City. We take time to celebrate our artisans at the likes of Beervana and Toast Martinborough where you’re drinking the latest in great wine, beer and cider.
Or there’s the month-long Visa Wellington on a Plate, where eateries throughout the region create mouth-watering menus to entice Wellingtonians out during those winter months for a meal, cocktail or burger to remember.
For the sports lovers, there’s also cricket, football and rugby played throughout the year including an occasional All Blacks game. So, the next time you think you’re feeling bored, check out what Wellington has to fill your spare time. We promise you won’t be disappointed.