Wairarapa Events

Tauherenikau Races

The Wairarapa is known for hosting exceptional events. We know how to put on a great show!

You might have heard of Toast Martinborough and Wings Over Wairarapa. But there's much more to choose from, all year round. 

See what's on this week and for a detailed list of what's coming up throughout the year search for your specific dates here. 

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Tauherenikau Races

Pick Your Own Lavender in Carterton

Lavender Magic

Martinborough Star Gazing and Pick Your Own Lavender 

Masterton Motorplex International Dragstrip

Greytown Country Market

New Zealand Cycle Classic

Hops in the Vines

Cruise Martinborough

Wairarapa Music in the Country

Martinborough Fair

Greytown Heritage House & Garden Tour

Wheels at Wairarapa

Wairarapa Wines Harvest Festival

Wings Over Wairarapa

Summer Hummer 

Golden Shears

The Hendrick's Hootenanny

Waimeha Summer Party


121 Festival

Castlepoint Beach Races

National Tweed Ride, Greytown

Wairarapa Balloon Festival

Great Gladstone Plant Fair

Greytown Apple Harvest Festival

Martinborough Skyline Mountain Bike Challenge

Featherston Booktown


Wairarapa Film Festival

Festival of Christmas

Wairarapa Wedding Expo

Wellington On a Plate

Mangatainoka Motors Show & Shine


Wairarapa Garden Fiesta

Jazz in Martinborough

Carterton Daffodil Festival

Martinborough Music Festival

Longbush Cottage Tulip Festival

Yarns in Barns

Wairarapa Bookshop Hop

Wairarapa A&P Show, Clareville

Pūkaha Wairarapa Garden Tour

Gladstone Scarecrows' Big Day Out

Wairarapa Walking Festival

Lighthouse Gin Garden Party

Toast Martinborough

Martinborough Round the Vines

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