School Holidays

Food in the Wairarapa

Food in the Wairarapa

Need some ideas for entertaining the kids in the School Holidays? There's lots to see and do with our big open spaces and stunning scenery – explore more in your own backyard! Check back closer to the school holidays for more ideas. 

Carterton Events Centre

  • The Michael Jackson History Show - a spectacular music tribute and full-scale stage production honouring the one and only King of Pop, Michael Jackson on Sunday February 25. Don't miss out - get your tickets here now!
  • The Pantoloons Present: Sherlock Holmes - this pantomime takes the intrigue of mystery and wraps it in a playful, family friendly package on Sunday 21 April at 1pm. Get your tickets here now!

Queen Elizabeth Park

Mountain Biking

  • Located on a section of hillside at the northern edge of Masterton the Lansdowne Mountain Bike Park is free to use with professionally designed and built tracks ideal for beginners through to experienced riders with tracks of grades 2, 3 and 4.
  • Try out the purpose-built and professionally designed Rivenrock Mountain Bike Park for all levels of mountain bikers. Open for the summer season from October - April on Saturday, Sunday & Wednesday evenings. Check their Facebook page for up-to-date hours.

Check out more fun activities below, our handy PDF, and loads more ideas here

Take a short trip for a big change of scene! Stay for the holidays