What's on in Nelson

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Friday 20th October 2017-Wednesday 31st October 2018
ACN present a cool children's temporary public art project. Children's artworks have been reproduced in ...


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

Willow Bank Heritage Village

Sunday 3rd December 2017-Sunday 6th May 2018
Fundraiser for Willow Bank:Victorian Cafe1950s Burger Bar1970s Milkshake Bar

Nelson Libraries BookChat at Elma Turner Library

Tuesday 9th January-Tuesday 11th December 2018
BookChat: a place where we get together to talk about books. Elma Turner Library second ...

Library Knitters

Thursday 11th January-Thursday 20th December 2018
The Nelson Public Libraries Library Knitters meet every week to knit or crochet garments for ...

Nelson Libraries BookChat at Stoke

Wednesday 17th January-Wednesday 19th December 2018
BookChat: a place where we get together to talk about books. 5.30 pm third Wednesday ...

Richmond Library: Tasman Talks Titles Book Group

Wednesday 17th January-Wednesday 21st November 2018
Richmond Library's adult Book Group - Tasman Talks Titles.

Richmond Library: Good Crafternoon!

Wednesday 17th January-Tuesday 18th December 2018
Bring your craft project to Richmond Library and work on it with other crafters.

Justices of the Peace

Saturday 20th January-Saturday 29th December 2018
Justice of the Peace services available.

STEMWriters at Nelson Libraries

Tuesday 23rd January-Tuesday 11th December 2018
STEMWriters - a local writers group - ask at the Library for more information.

Motueka Library: Babbling Books Book Group

Thursday 1st February-Thursday 1st November 2018
Babbling Books - a chance to enjoy an informal discussion about what you are reading.

Motueka Library: Craft and Yarn

Wednesday 7th February-Wednesday 12th December 2018
Bring your craft project along to the library and work on it while meeting new ...

Motueka Library: Tiny Tots

Friday 9th February-Friday 14th December 2018
Join us for Tiny Tots at Motueka Library.

Community Chat

Monday 12th February-Monday 31st December 2018
Community Chat is a time for people who are learning English to come together with ...

Motueka Library: Garden Gurus

Monday 12th February-Monday 10th December 2018
Join the Garden Gurus in talking and learning about gardens and plants.

Small Time and Story Time at the library

Monday 12th February-Friday 21st December 2018
Join us for songs, singing and of course bubbles!

Richmond Library: Tiny Tots

Tuesday 13th February-Tuesday 11th December 2018
A hands on session using songs, stories, rhymes and movement for children aged two years ...

Richmond Library: Mystery Ink

Thursday 15th February-Thursday 13th December 2018
Richmond Library's book group for teens.

Nelson Farmers Market

Wednesday 21st February-Wednesday 26th December 2018
Nelsons Fresh Wednesday Farmers Market - Local producers and marketeers come to town bringing you ...

Young Adult Reading Club

Wednesday 21st February-Wednesday 19th December 2018
If you are aged 13-18 and love reading then this is the group for you.

Nightingale Knitters

Monday 5th March-Monday 17th December 2018
Come along for a cup of tea or coffee and some good company.

Contra Dance

Saturday 10th March-Saturday 10th November 2018
The monthly family oriented dance. A contra dance is an American style barndance or ceilidh. ...

Tasman District Libraries: HerStory - A Celebration of Local Women

Tuesday 13th March-Monday 1st October 2018
Help us commemorate the 125th anniversary of women's suffrage in New Zealand.

(Un)conditional II

Saturday 17th March-Sunday 27th May 2018
This exhibition is a partnership between The Suter and The Physics Room, Christchurch.

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 ...

Fibre Crafting Sundays

Sunday 25th March-Sunday 27th May 2018
A chance to learn a fibre craft for anyone who doesn’t get the chance to ...

Motueka Library: Scrabble Time!

Wednesday 4th April-Wednesday 19th December 2018
Enjoy a game of Scrabble at Motueka Library.

Wellness Workshops in April

Wednesday 4th-Wednesday 25th April 2018
A series of different workshops with GP Marie Noelle to improve health and wellness. Come ...

Nelson Heritage Festival 2018

Monday 9th-Sunday 29th April 2018
A festival of exciting heritage events and activities celebrating Nelson's unique stories of people and ...

Motueka Library: 1000 Books Before School

Monday 9th April-Thursday 22nd November 2018
Join 1000 Books Before School at Motueka Library and create a "we read aloud to ...

Age of Grace: Silk and Lace

Monday 9th-Monday 30th April 2018
A look at the history of Silk, and a showcase of Lace, featuring selected Victorian ...

Local Lad Lost! Free holiday activity

Tuesday 10th-Sunday 29th April 2018
Solve the clues and help the local World War One soldier get home safely at ...

Gone Tomorrow: Local Lads of World War 1

Tuesday 10th-Sunday 29th April 2018
A tribute to the local men who lost their lives in WW1 & those who ...

The Nelson Market

Saturday 14th April-Saturday 29th December 2018
For nearly 40 years The Nelson Market has been a vibrant showcase of the best ...

Motueka Library: Autumn Book Sale

Monday 16th-Saturday 28th April 2018
Pre-loved library books for sale at bargain prices, suitable for children and adults.

Motueka Library: Jungle Safari Scavenger Hunt

Monday 16th-Saturday 28th April 2018
Find the ten jungle animals hidden around the library, answer the questions and go into ...

Richmond Library: Jungle Safari Scavenger Hunt

Monday 16th-Saturday 28th April 2018
Find the ten jungle animals hidden around the library, answer the questions and go into ...

School Holiday Programme

Monday 16th-Friday 27th April 2018
School Holiday Fun at Nelson Public Libraries. Read around the campfire, join in Spanish storytime ...

Remixing Ground - Art Exhibition

Monday 16th April-Sunday 6th May 2018
Artists Peter Copp and Meredith Thorpe, joint exhibition "Remixing Ground" at the McKee Gallery, The ...

ART@203 - "THIS & THAT " by Dorothy Meharry

Monday 16th April-Saturday 5th May 2018
An exhibition of work by Dorothy Meharry with an opening from 5:30 - 7pm on ...

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

Motueka Library: Learn To Knit

Wednesday 18th April-Wednesday 30th May 2018
Learn basic knitting stitches and finishing techniques.

Motueka Library: Storytime - Jammin' in the Jungle

Thursday 19th-Thursday 26th April 2018
Join us for a fun hour of fabulous jungle stories and create some awesome art ...


Thursday 19th-Sunday 29th April 2018

Richmond Library: Adult Art Classes – Painting and Drawing

Tuesday 24th April-Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Learn to draw and paint at Richmond Library with artist Larisse Hall.

ANZAC day Concert - Lest We Forget

Wednesday 25th April 2018
The Nelson Male Voice Choir & Nelson City Brass welcome you to a combined concert ...

ANZAC DAY Miniature War Display

Wednesday 25th April 2018
Free entry to see the World Wars displayed in miniature, plus war memorabilia, and sausage ...

Dungeons & Dragons and Comedians

Wednesday 25th April 2018
For generations, Dungeons and Dragons has brought joy to nerds in lounges and basements around ...

Remembering Nelson's World War I Nurses

Wednesday 25th April 2018
The names and stories of 60 women from Nelson-Tasman who served in World War I ...

Stoke ANZAC Memorial Service

Wednesday 25th April 2018
Stoke ANZAC Memorial Service

Other ANZAC Memorail Services/Wreath Laying

Wednesday 25th April 2018
Stoke ANZAC Memorial Service

Ghosts of Albion Square - Government, Gangsters & Gadgets

Thursday 26th April 2018
Ghosts of Albion Square - Government, Gangsters & Gadgets

Richmond Library: Makedo Tower Building

Thursday 26th April 2018
Use our Makedo equipment to build an awesome tower out of cardboard.

Ghosts of Albion Square: Government, Gangsters and Gadgets

Thursday 26th April 2018
Discover secrets, uncover mysteries, share stories, and re-live dramas surrounding the people, buildings and sites ...

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!


Friday 27th April 2018
One g is the acceleration due to gravity at the Earth's surface.

Motueka Library: Autumn Poetry

Friday 27th April 2018
Join us in celebrating Autumn poetry.

Off Book (improv)

Friday 27th April 2018
Take Nelson's premier improv troupe, add one known Nelsonian playwright, six pages of their never ...

Penny Ashton presents Oliver Copperbottom (Charles Dickens with a twist)

Friday 27th April 2018
Penny Ashton presents Oliver Copperbottom (Charles Dickens with a twist)

Sprinkle a Little Sunshine with Suzy Cato and Kath Bee

Friday 27th April 2018
Sprinkle a little sunshine with children’s entertainers Suzy Cato and Kath Bee at NCMA's Nelson ...

An Evening with Lord Nelson - SOLD OUT

Saturday 28th April 2018
Come face-to-face with the most stupidly brave littlechap in the history of naval warfare, in ...

Sir Cedric and Friends! The Beginning: The Beginners Guide

Saturday 28th April 2018
Sir Cedric doesn't know if he ever wanted to be a Stand-Up Comic but it's ...


Saturday 28th April 2018
Aaron Jelley invites you into the minds of five artists, each coping with their own ...

Friend Request

Saturday 28th April 2018
Katherine Weaver, Laura Irish and Brendon Bennetts have connected in life from 3 different continents ...

Workshop: Noticing Things

Saturday 28th April 2018
Observation is one of the fundamental skills of every improvisor and actor,if we don’t notice ...

Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop

Saturday 28th April-Saturday 2nd June 2018
Would you like to learn and experience for yourself the basic tools of mindfulness?

Architects Tour of the Refurbished Buildings

Saturday 28th April 2018
Architects Tour of the Refurbished Buildings Nelson Centre for Music Arts

Open Day at SeniorNet Nelson (Free)

Saturday 28th April 2018
People over 50 learn to enjoy using smartphones, tablets, computers etc at SeniorNet Nelson Have ...

The Nelson Jazz Quartet as part of the Live Music Series

Sunday 29th April 2018
Jazz standards from Ballads to swing

Workshop: Easy Dancehall for Adult Beginners

Sunday 29th April 2018
Learn a short, easy choreography that’s authentic to its Dancehall roots. The movements in class ...

Pat Goldsack's Swingers Club and Brothel

Sunday 29th April 2018
A one woman comedy performed by Shakespearean actress Katie Boyle, sets up an old lady ...

Don't Push the Button

Sunday 29th April 2018
Two men have spent their whole life in a room doing the same thing. One ...

Home Alone - Abridged

Sunday 29th April 2018
Elijah Scowcroft (ten years old) plays Kevin McCallister in this manic stage version of the ...

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 ...

Artists Market Riverside Cafe

Sunday 29th April 2018
Presented by Riverside CafeArtist MarketLots of local food, art and musicBoutique selection of local artisans ...

Assignment Bonbon

Monday 30th April 2018
A deliciously silly spy spoof!

Deep South Caesar

Monday 30th April 2018
Deep South Caesar pokes some light fun at the stereotype of classical kiwi masculinity - ...

Pretending Things are a ....

Monday 30th April 2018
Internationally award-winning storyteller, comedian and essentially full-time backpacker, Jon Bennett, is back in Nelson with ...

Workshop: Circus S'cool: Learn Hula Hooping & Juggling!

Tuesday 1st May 2018
Run away to the circus and come and learn how to juggle or hula hoop! ...

Expression- Youth Stories

Tuesday 1st May 2018
Local youth will be given a brief to tell their stories, moments in their lives ...


Tuesday 1st May 2018
Wellington comedian Rhian Wood-Hill takes a lot of gambles. .

The Chronicles of: (Your Name Here)

Tuesday 1st May 2018
It's interactive, choice based adventure that is born from a love of Role Playing games.

Motueka Library: Joie De Vivre - Surprise Reads

Tuesday 1st-Thursday 31st May 2018
We invite you to try our surprise reads. Discover new authors and find yourself in ...

NZ Music Month - Rural Mail

Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Rural Mail are a music group dedicated to New Zealand ballads and folklore.

Workshop: the Art of The Emcee

Wednesday 2nd May 2018
This workshop will give you the confidence and skill set to start hosting a show ...


Wednesday 2nd May 2018
"Strangers" is a unique, unscripted comedy-drama devised by veteran improviser Jonathan Briden.

Logan Kitney's What's My Definition?

Wednesday 2nd May 2018
This show tells the story through comedy and magic.

Double Georgie Pie: A Ballet

Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Pies are defined by their crusts. Ballets are choreographed and performed by trained ballet dancers.

Motueka Library: Author Talk - Firooz Zadeh

Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Listen to internationally acclaimed author Firooz Zadeh talk about Syria and the Worldwide Refugee Crises.

Penguins, Critters and Humanity

Thursday 3rd May 2018
A showcase of 10-minute plays by Australian playwright's David Bulmer and Alex Broun, and Nelsonian ...

Toxic Mas

Thursday 3rd May 2018
Toxic Mas is a one man show that talks about toxic masculinity, his father's death ...

Apocalyptic Us

Thursday 3rd May 2018
Sunday Morning Gothic: two sensual goths, Audrey Porne & Reuben Todd.

The Ultimate Nia Experience

Thursday 3rd May 2018
Explore Nia dance in this inspired & elegant movement playshop.

Richmond Library: Introduction to Ancestry.com

Thursday 3rd May 2018
Learn what is available in Ancestry.com and how to search it effectively.

Nia White Belt Training

Friday 4th-Thursday 10th May 2018
The Nia Whitebelt is a 7 day training exploring the foundations of Nia, a dance ...


Friday 4th May 2018
She was just a normal girl with normal hands, with one basic goal in life; ...

The Man Who Was Thursday

Friday 4th May 2018
Based on GK Chesterton’s 1908 story The Man Who Was Thursday, A Nightmare. Updated to ...

Things That Funny

Friday 4th May 2018
Putin is turning 8 and all his friends are invited to his birthday party. Yes, ...

Motueka Library: Music - Motueka High School Students

Friday 4th May 2018
Students from Motueka High School perform music as part of our New Zealand Music Month ...

Smokefree Rockquest – Nelson Heats

Saturday 5th May 2018
Smokefree Rockquest aims to motivate young musicians to prove their ability and realise the heights ...

Workshop: Soap Bubble Workshop

Saturday 5th May 2018
A 20 minute soap bubble workshop for children following the Bubble Show. The workshop will ...

The Bubble Show

Saturday 5th May 2018
Join The Highland Joker with his beautiful soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes!


Saturday 5th May 2018
Ballista is a fast paced, exhilarating ride through the 20th century, narrated through the lives ...

2 Dope 2 Teen

Saturday 5th May 2018
When we were 16 we were awkward, depressed and sexually confused. Now we’re 20-something and ...

Alexander Sparrow is ENIGMA

Saturday 5th May 2018
From the guy behind ‘DJ Trump,’ comes a comedy starring the world’s greatest pickup artist!

NZ Music Month - Jacquie Walters

Saturday 5th May 2018
Jacquie is a Nelson based singer/songwriter

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 ...

The 100-Foot Journey, Art Exhibition

Monday 7th-Saturday 26th May 2018
PAINT FAST – PAINT SMALL – PAINT DAILY! Exhibition by Nicole Russell featuring oil paintings ...

Datastical 1 Year Party at Trafalgar Park

Wednesday 9th May 2018
Datastical 1 Year Party at Trafalgar Park

NZ Music Month - Hot Club Nelson

Wednesday 9th May 2018
Hot Club Nelson play jazz

Motueka Library: Apples and Pears - Tastings and Recipe Swap

Thursday 10th May 2018
Join us for tastings and sharing tips on creating tasty recipes from fresh, delicious apples ...

Dust Pilgrim

Friday 11th May 2018
An intimate yet epic tale of a young woman’s fight for freedom in a world ...

Plant The Seed Writers' Retreat

Friday 11th-Monday 14th May 2018
Award-winning Australian author Jesse Blackadder will be teaching at Appleby House & Rabbit Island Huts ...

Motueka Library: Music - Motueka High School Students

Friday 11th May 2018
Students from Motueka High School perform music as part of our New Zealand Music Month ...

Moscow Ballet La Classique presents The Nutcracker

Saturday 12th May 2018
Moscow Ballet la Classique returns to New Zealand to present the jewel of classical ballet, ...

Port Nelson Mums Meet Mums

Saturday 12th May 2018
We're excited to bring to you for the third year, the incredible Port Nelson Mums ...

Fergus Aitken: Masterclass in movement & mime: Nelson (16+)

Sunday 13th May 2018
Fun and useful workshop for any performing arts student and professionals at any level. Develop ...

Jennian Homes Mothers day Fun Run/Walk

Sunday 13th May 2018
Come & support the Heart Foundation & join us for a 5km run, walk, stroll ...


Monday 14th May 2018
The New Zealand Dance Company proudly presents one of its most sought after and celebrated ...

Richmond Library: Richmond Writing Group – David McManus

Tuesday 15th May 2018
CopyPress Publishing owner David McManus shares publishing tips and tricks.

Opera Unboxed

Wednesday 16th May 2018
Four NZ Opera colleagues present an evening of music from the worlds of Grand Opera ...

NZ Music Month -The Dukes of Weathershire

Friday 18th May 2018
Original folk rock tunes with a modern twist

Motueka Quilting Connection Quilt Show

Friday 18th-Sunday 20th May 2018
A display of members' new quilts and quilt challenges

Smokefree Rockquest – Nelson Finals

Friday 18th May 2018
Smokefree Rockquest aims to motivate young musicians to prove their ability and realise the heights ...

Motueka Library: Music - Motueka High School Students

Friday 18th May 2018
Students from Motueka High School perform music as part of our New Zealand Music Month ...

NZ Music Month - Mosaic choir

Saturday 19th May 2018
Mosaic world music choir unaccompanied

Zulu Love

Saturday 19th May 2018
Despite deep personal loss, ZULU LOVE have decided not to disappoint their New Zealand audiences ...

Jackie Bristrow & Mark Punch

Sunday 20th May 2018
"Jackie Bristow captivates audiences, with her soulful voice, combining subtle but beautiful melodies and hooks ...

Wilson Dickson

Monday 21st May 2018
America is like an enormous armed toddler at an all-you-can eat dessert buffet, simultaneously eating ...

Book Night 2018

Tuesday 22nd May 2018
A free nationwide reading event for people of all ages.

Murder in the Library

Thursday 24th May 2018
Nelson Public Libraries are thrilled to be hosting another Murder in the Library panel in ...

Nelson Civic Choir present Handel's Messiah

Friday 25th-Saturday 26th May 2018
Nelson Civic Choir performs Handel's Messiah, at NCMA May 25, 7.30pm and May 26, 2.00pm ...

Young and Inspired - Living My Dream

Friday 25th May 2018
Young and Inspired celebrates the amazing achievements of young Nelsonian's who are living their dreams ...

Adventure Therapy Aotearoa Forum 2018

Friday 25th-Sunday 27th May 2018
ATA Forum 2018 brings together the best of Adventure Therapy - workshops, activities, keynote speakers, ...

Laugh Nelson

Saturday 26th May 2018
Laugh Nelson returns - an evening jam packed full of live stand up comedy & ...

Dancing For A Cause - Nelson Hospice

Saturday 26th May 2018
Fabulous evening of inspiring and nerve-wracking competition as eight Nelson Tasman celebs dance it off.

Bryce Wastney as part of the Live Music Series and NZ Music Month

Sunday 27th May 2018
Singer/songwriter and accomplished guitarist entertains for NZ Music Month

CMNZ presents: Alex Ross with Bianca Andrew & STROMA

Sunday 27th May 2018
Best-selling author, Alex Ross, joins our much-loved kiwi artists to present an exquisite tasting session ...

The Big Bike Film Night

Sunday 27th-Tuesday 29th May 2018
We're on a mission- sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with ...

Heath Franklin’s Chopper – Bogan Jesus

Tuesday 29th May 2018
There is a new ‘mo-ssiah’ for a new age and he’s holier than Oscar Pistorius’ ...

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus

Tuesday 29th May 2018
Star of 7 Days, Heath Franklin's Chopper brings his new show Bogan Jesus to New ...

Richmond Library: Adult Art Classes – Make 3D Sculpture

Tuesday 29th May-Tuesday 26th June 2018
Learn to create 3D sculpture at Richmond Library with artist Larisse Hall.

Innovative tools for improving your website’s performance - Workshop

Wednesday 30th May 2018
Workshop presenting the use of innovative tools for better website performance.

Motueka Library: Suffrage 125 - Tales of Pioneering Women

Wednesday 30th May 2018
Storm Nathan talks about the pioneering women of Tasman and how they lived their lives.

Awareness Intensive

Thursday 31st May-Sunday 3rd June 2018
This is an opportunity to delve into the depths of your being using, Zen Riddles ...

Founders Book Fair

Saturday 2nd-Sunday 10th June 2018
The annual Founders Book Fair starts Queens Birthday weekend. A huge variety of second-hand books, ...

Ruby Coast Arts Trail - Open Studios

Saturday 2nd-Monday 4th June 2018
Enjoy discovering some superb art and craft on the Ruby Coast during the holiday weekend.

Ceol Aneas Irish Festival Showcase Concert 2018

Sunday 3rd June 2018
The Showcase Concert is the highlight of the Ceol Aneas festival. A lively evening of ...

Rock the South

Friday 8th June 2018
The regions finest youth musicians return to the stage for a dose of bass thumping, ...

Microsoft Word Seminar

Saturday 9th June 2018
Microsoft Word Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

The Naked Truth

Wednesday 13th-Saturday 16th June 2018
Tailor-made for women, The Naked Truth is the next unmissable Comedy Play from Dave Simpson, ...

Art Exhibition

Saturday 16th-Sunday 17th June 2018
Art Group Nelsons winter ART EXHIBITION at stoke hall.

Richmond Library: Richmond Writing Group - Michelanne Forster Visit

Tuesday 19th June 2018
Award-winning author and playwright Michelanne Forster gives some practical writing tips and tricks.

Anna Maitland as part of the Live Music Series

Sunday 24th June 2018
Anna is an accomplished flautist who plays a diverse range of music from Classical to ...

Break Out

Tuesday 26th June 2018
Break Out is a youth led performance and production showcase open to schools (Secondary/Intermediate) and ...

Light Nelson

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

Mapua Makers Market

Sunday 15th July 2018
A contemporary craft market.

The Gang Show

Thursday 19th-Sunday 22nd July 2018
A fun filled family variety show for young and old that will have you laughing ...

Tami Neilson

Thursday 26th July 2018
Tami Neilson conjures up a wonderfully retro style that sounds like it could be from ...

The Bootleg Beach Boys

Sunday 5th August 2018
This blend of 5 vocals & infectious sun soaked gems, makes for a memorable night ...

CMNZ presents: Ensemble Zefiro

Wednesday 15th August 2018
The extraordinary colours of 17th and 18th century woodwind instruments have lent this Italian ensemble ...

Sleeping Beauty

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

Motueka & Nelson Aikido 30th anniversary Gasshuku

Friday 24th-Sunday 26th August 2018
Motueka & Nelson Aikido 30th anniversary Gasshuku, bringing teachers from all around the world into ...

Lissa Cowie, cellist as part of the Live Music Series

Sunday 26th August 2018
Lissa is an accomplished cellist who has played in several ensembles in the United Kingdom.

Art Expo Nelson

Friday 31st August-Sunday 2nd September 2018
A 3-day art extravaganza featuring local and national artists, all art is for sale.

Mapua Makers Market

Sunday 23rd September 2018
A contemporary craft market.


Saturday 29th September 2018
One’s to watch, these award-winning rising stars, from Romania and Russia respectively, perform a programme ...

Avid Opera as part of the Live Music Series

Sunday 30th September 2018
Opera favourites by some of Nelson's best opera singers

Sunrise Walk For Wellbeing

Saturday 6th October 2018
Sunrise Walk For Wellbeing

The Cat In The Hat By Dr Seuss

Saturday 6th October 2018
Everyone’s favourite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr Seuss ...

2018 Nelson Arts Festival

Thursday 11th-Friday 26th October 2018
The Nelson Arts Festival welcomes in spring with a programme jam packed with fabulous events. ...


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

ASB Nelson Sports Awards

Saturday 24th November 2018
The Nelson Sports Awards is one of the signature events of the year recognising outstanding ...

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 ...

Mapua Makers Market

Sunday 2nd December 2018
A contemporary craft market.

Richmond Market Day

Friday 28th December 2018
Shopping, fun, and entertainment for all the family at the biggest market in the top ...

Motueka Country Music Festival

Friday 11th-Sunday 13th January 2019
Annual Country Music Festival at Marchwood Park Motueka FREE ENTRY

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 ...

Nelson Buskers Festival

Thursday 31st January-Sunday 3rd February 2019
International Buskers Festival in the heart of Nelson

Sarau Festival

Sunday 3rd February 2019
A fantastic festival with live music, great food, wine and other delicious drinks, held in ...