About Wellington Festivals

(Wellington, New Zealand)

New Zealand's popular city of Wellington offers a host of annual festivals and celebrations, with something for everyone all through the year.

Popular festivals in Wellington include the following events.

Annual Wellington Festivals

  • January: City of Wellington Marathon, popular sport event taking place at the end of the month each year, attracting larger crowds
  • February: International Rugby Sevens Tournament, comprising a number of popular rugby tournaments
  • February to early March: Wellington Fringe Festival, lasting around four weeks, with a diverse selection of concerts, dancing and theatrical performances
  • March: International Dragon Boat Festival, held at the beginning on the month attracting teams from all over the globe
  • April to May: The TV2 International Laugh Festival, with a range of comedy events, including both local performers and international comedians
  • July: International Film Festival, July, lasting around three weeks, with various film screening in venues and cinemas around central Wellington
  • November: Toast Martinborough Festival, with a host of food, wine and musical events

Michael Fowler Centre
Address: 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 801 4231

Wellington Town Hall
Address: 109 Wakefield Street, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 801 4231

TSB Bank Arena
Address: 4 Queens Wharf, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 801 4231

Shed 6
Address: Queens Wharf, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 801 4231

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