Events and Festivals in Wellington

  • Spring Festival: The Spring Festival is an annual event and is held between September and October. It is held at the Wellington Botanic Garden amongst a grand display of tulips.
  • Waitangi Day: New Zealand’s National Day is celebrated with full fervour by the citizens of Wellington. They usually have music concerts and food festivals.
  • Santa Parade: The Santa Parade is a fun-filled family occasion and is the first major event in the countdown to Christmas.
  • Christmas: The festival of Christmas is celebrated with joy and is usually a family affair.
  • Sky Show Fireworks: The spectacular display of fireworks happens to mark Guy Fawkes Night. This fireworks show is synchronised with soundtracks on local radio stations. Food vendors sell delicious food along the waterfront.