What's on in Nelson

Nelson Heritage Festival 2018

Monday 9th-Sunday 29th April 2018

Nelson Fringe Festival 2018

Saturday 28th April-Sunday 6th May 2018


Thursday 26th October 2017-Thursday 26th April 2018
Isel Twilight Market every Thursday evening at Isel park. 4.30pm till dark.

National Geographic 50 Greatest Photographs

Saturday 17th March-Sunday 27th May 2018
50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic exhibition showcases many of the most compelling imagery published ...

School Holiday Fun @ Richmond Aquatic Centre

Monday 16th-Friday 27th April 2018
School Holiday fun & events every day of the Holidays at Richmond Aquatic Centre

Living Wood Fair

Saturday 21st-Sunday 22nd April 2018
The Living Wood Fair is a celebration of wood and an enjoyable, educational community event ...

Founders ANZAC Fair

Sunday 22nd April 2018
Round up the troops for a day full of family fun at Founders ANZAC Fair ...


Wednesday 25th April 2018
ANZAC events 2018

Nelson Fringe Festival 2018 - amazing, exciting, terrifying...

Friday 27th April-Sunday 6th May 2018
The Nelson Fringe Festival is the Top of the South’s quirkiest and only fringe festival!

Rescue Helicopter & Emergency Services Open Day

Sunday 29th April 2018
This is a fun filled family day not to be missed!!Come and meet your air ...

Search Engine

Saturday 5th May 2018
Footnote New Zealand Dance presents a different kind of dance experience. You don't want to ...

Central Challenge

Sunday 6th May 2018
Nelson Central School’s orienteering fundraiser is back. For all ages and abilities the Central Challenge ...

Bob Dylan's Birthday Open Mic with Monty Bevins

Thursday 24th May 2018
Golden Bay Live Poets Open Mic Celebrating Bob Dylan with Monty Bevins

Light Nelson

Friday 6th-Tuesday 10th July 2018
Light Nelson is an irresistible mix: a garden walk in the clear dark night of ...

Sleeping Beauty

Thursday 23rd-Saturday 25th August 2018
Set to the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky, join the dancers as they take us on ...

2018 Nelson Arts Festival Masked Parade & Carnivale

Friday 26th October 2018
The Nelson Arts Festival presents the iconic Masked Parade & Carnivale! The theme for 2018's ...


Friday 16th-Thursday 22nd November 2018
Veteran cars over 100 years old from around NZ will gather in Nelson for a ...

PAK'nSAVE Richmond Santa Parade

Sunday 25th November 2018
A fun-filled event for all! Come and join in the festive fun at the PAK'nSAVE ...

Nelson Summer Kite Festival

Sunday 20th January 2019
Nelson Summer Kite Festival Jan 20 2019 Neale Park Nelson

Sarau Festival

Sunday 27th January 2019
A fantastic festival with live music, great food, wine and other delicious drinks, held in ...