What's on in Nelson

Library knitters

Thursday 15th December 2016-Thursday 14th December 2017
Library Knitters, creating peggy squares blankets and garments for Nelson Plunket babies

Nelson Libraries BookChat at Stoke

Wednesday 18th January-Wednesday 20th December 2017
BookChat: a place where we get together to talk about books. 5.30 pm third Wednesday ...

Motueka Library: Tiny Tots

Friday 3rd February-Friday 15th December 2017
Tiny Tots at Motueka Library.

100 Years of Motoring

Thursday 16th February-Sunday 31st December 2017
A unique exhibition showcasing 100 Years of Motoring in an eclectic collection of 120 classic ...

Nellie Knitters

Monday 1st May-Thursday 14th December 2017
Library Knitters, creating garments for Nelson Plunket babies and other Nelson groups.

Nelson Farmers Market

Wednesday 28th June 2017-Wednesday 27th June 2018
Nelsons Fresh Wednesday Farmers Market - Local producers and marketeers come to town bringing you ...

JPs in the library

Saturday 8th July-Saturday 30th December 2017
There are two Justices of the Peace in the Elma Turner Library on Saturdays from ...

Bugs! Our Backyard Heroes Exhibition

Thursday 28th September 2017-Sunday 11th February 2018
Did you know that you have superheroes living in your backyard?!Find out more at the ...

Yin Yoga Course- 10 wks

Sunday 15th October-Sunday 17th December 2017
A 10 week Yin Yoga course. Deep, gentle stretching with a focus on the 10 ...

Twilight Golf

Wednesday 18th October 2017-Wednesday 21st March 2018
Twilight Golf at Greenacres Golf Club, The Best Island golf course

AnD this iS My piCTure

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 ...

Improv for Everyone

Tuesday 24th October-Tuesday 19th December 2017
Recreational improv classes for anyone who is keen to learn about the art or wanting ...

ISEL TWILIGHT MARKET

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

"67 off 52" by Justin Eade, produced by Nelson Repertory Theatre

Friday 3rd November-Sunday 17th December 2017
2 feuding Black Caps batsmen are thrown together in a World Cup Cricket Final vs ...

Yoga On The Beach Saturday and Sunday ॐ

Saturday 4th November 2017-Sunday 8th April 2018
Yoga on the Beach is a great way to start your day, this is a ...

Sally Burton: Pale History

Thursday 9th November 2017-Sunday 11th March 2018
Nelson artist Sally Burton presents a poignant installation that examines the complex history of the ...

Nelson Fringe Festival 2018 - Submissions Open

Friday 17th November 2017-Monday 1st January 2018
SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE NELSON FRINGE FESTIVAL!

Motueka, Murchison, Richmond and Takaka Libraries: From Page to Popcorn

Monday 20th November-Saturday 16th December 2017
Kick back, chill out and have a chance to win movie vouchers for the summer ...

Motueka Library: 1000 Books Before School

Wednesday 22nd November 2017-Thursday 22nd November 2018
Join 1000 Books Before School at Motueka Library and create a "we read aloud to ...

Cathedral Christmas Tree Festival

Tuesday 28th November 2017-Saturday 27th January 2018
Annual Christmas tree festival

Willow Bank Heritage Village

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

TransFORMERS - From 2D TO 3D Exhibition

Monday 4th December 2017-Wednesday 31st January 2018
ACN present a fun inter-generational community art project transforming children's drawings into three dimensional artworks. ...

Motueka Library: Christmas - Surprise Lucky Dip Reads

Monday 4th-Saturday 23rd December 2017
Gift yourself "time to read" this festive season with Motueka Library's Surprise Lucky Dip Read.

Oops! Santa Fell Off His Sleigh

Tuesday 5th-Sunday 17th December 2017
Oops, Santa fell off his sleigh and lost his presents! Can YOU help find Santa’s ...

Centre for Fine Woodworking Exhibition

Friday 8th December 2017-Saturday 13th January 2018
The Centre for Fine Woodworking's annual exhibition of work from graduates of the 2017 Furniture ...

Saturday 9-hole Competition

Saturday 9th-Saturday 16th December 2017
Open to all male & female golfers. Club members, concession card holders & green fee ...

Founders Summer Reads Book Fair

Saturday 9th December 2017-Sunday 14th January 2018
Looking for some holiday reading or a Christmas present? Then head down to Summer Reads ...

ART@203 - Christmas Exhibition by all members

Monday 11th-Saturday 30th December 2017
An exhibition of smaller works by all of our members with a celebration opening event ...

67 off 52

Wednesday 13th December 2017-Tuesday 16th January 2018
Two Black Caps batsmen with a longstanding feud are thrown together in a World Cup ...

Sundial Sounds

Thursday 14th December 2017
Time to relax on bean bags and enjoy the summer sun and listen to George ...

QPR Gatekeeper Training - Suicide Prevention Workshop

Thursday 14th December 2017
Foundations in suicide prevention - learn how to understand suicide, identify who is at risk ...

Make a Victorian Christmas Tree Medallion

Thursday 14th December 2017
Come and make a Victorian inspired paper medallion for your Christmas tree.

The Christmas Journey

Friday 15th-Sunday 17th December 2017
Follow the star and your Roman Centurion guide through ancient Bethlehem, encountering characters and experiences ...

Walk With Me

Friday 15th December 2017
This is an inspiring movie of life of the world-renowned Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh ...

Cruise Control at The Nelson Suburban Club

Friday 15th December 2017
Be entertained and dance the night away to the beat and groove of Cruise Control, ...

Dreams

Friday 15th-Saturday 16th December 2017
This is a show of joyfully improvised chaos, where your dreams can become reality.

Chroma Chamber Choir Christmas Concert

Saturday 16th December 2017
Christmas is coming! Why not celebrate with Chroma Chamber Choir with Nigel Weeks, instrumental ensemble, ...

A Very Broadway Christmas

Saturday 16th December 2017
Come and celebrate Christmas with cake, raffles, songs and more!

Textile Kids: Felt Tree Finery

Saturday 16th December 2017
Make a felt Christmas tree decoration, and embellish it with hand stitching, embroidery, buttons and ...

Carols by Candlelight at Washbourn Gardens

Sunday 17th December 2017
The serene Washbourn Gardens hosts Richmond's Carols by Candlelight - an evening of Christmas song ...

Jingle Bells Jog and Santa Walk

Sunday 17th December 2017
A fundraising 5km run/walk for the Heart Foundation. Trafalgar Park to Tahunanui Beach.Prizes to be ...

Amazing Race Isel Park

Tuesday 19th December 2017
Challenge the whole family with an Amazing Race around Stoke's beautiful Isel Park.

Motueka Library: Christmas Makerspace

Tuesday 19th December 2017
Join us at Motueka Library for festive family stories and crafts.

Treasure Hunt Centre of NZ

Wednesday 20th December 2017
Discover the best parks od the Centre of New Zealand with a fun Treasure Hunt

Obstacle Course Tahunanui Playing Reserve

Thursday 21st December 2017
Enjoy all the Tahunanui Playing Fields have to offer with a challenging but fun Obstacle ...

Carols by the Beach

Thursday 21st December 2017
A carol singing, Christmas gathering, family event. Come join the fun!

Mr Science Xmas Extravaganza

Thursday 21st December 2017
Mr Science Xmas ExtravaganzaFun Filled Science Magic, Kids of all agesWILL include loud noises!Book online ...

Father Christmas & Christmas Songs at The Boathouse

Friday 22nd December 2017
Father Christmas will be visiting The Boathouse! Bring the kids in and join in the ...

Cruise Control at The Nelson Suburban Club

Friday 22nd December 2017
Be entertained and dance the night away to the beat and groove of Cruise Control, ...

Cake stall

Friday 22nd December 2017
Home made baking made by our Residents and Staff along side our valuable Activities team. ...

Fez playing @ The Vic

Saturday 23rd December 2017
FEZ blasting out the melodies @ The Vic

DJ Uli Latin Dance Party at The Boathouse: HOT SALSA

Saturday 23rd December 2017
He's back! After far too long Nelson's favourite Latin DJ returns to The Boathouse. The ...

Salmonella Dub Sound System

Saturday 23rd December 2017
Salmonella Dub Soundsystem featuring a full 2hr dancefloor mash up of the Salmonella Dub catalogue.

The Night Before Christmas

Sunday 24th-Monday 25th December 2017
Follow a little girl’s journey through the excitement and magic of Christmas Eve, and her ...

Carols, Candles & Cake by the Sea

Sunday 24th December 2017
Come and join us to sing your favourite Christmas Carols on the steps of St. ...

Traditional European Christmas Lunch

Monday 25th December 2017
Playhouse Cafe's presents a Traditional European Christmas Lunch, brought to you by Manuela Fuhrimann from ...

The Great Backyard Cricket Comp

Tuesday 26th December 2017
The best backyard cricket

Motueka Lioness Club BOOK-A-RAMA

Tuesday 26th-Friday 29th December 2017
Motueka Lioness Club are having their annual Book-A-Rama book sale

The Worlds Best 80's Disco Party Eva!!

Wednesday 27th December 2017
THE WORLD’s BEST 80’s DISCO PARTY EVA!!!

Richmond Market Day

Friday 29th December 2017
Shopping, fun, and entertainment for all the family at the biggest market in the top ...

BLACKCAPS International Cricket

Friday 29th December 2017
INTERNATIONAL T20 - BLACKCAPS v WEST INDIES

The Great 2017 Quiz Night

Friday 29th December 2017
The biggest Quiz night of the year!Its a wrap up of all the years events ...

Newtown Rocksteady back at The Boathouse

Friday 29th December 2017
Newtown Rocksteady simply makes you move. Cool covers, righteous melodies, hot original songs,more than a ...

Newtown Rocksteady back at The Boathouse

Saturday 30th December 2017
Newtown Rocksteady simply makes you move. Cool covers, righteous melodies, hot original songs,more than a ...

Kramit Live @ The Vic

Saturday 30th December 2017
Come and celebrate New Years eve eve with Kramit from 9pm

70's Retro Disco New Years Eve Party!!!

Sunday 31st December 2017
Come and and Party like its 1979! BEST NEW YEARS EVE PARTY EVER!!!

New Years Eve at The Boathouse with The Wellington City Shake-'Em-On-Downers

Sunday 31st December 2017
An unforgettable evening of dining, dixieland jazz, pizzazz, swing and foot-tappin' groove at with The ...

Shifting - Cash'n carry art exhibition

Sunday 31st December 2017-Sunday 21st January 2018
A daily shifting layout of abstract, bold and naive paintings by Florence Berthold. This is ...

Cruise Control Band at The Mapua Sprig and Fern

Sunday 31st December 2017
See the New Year in to the beat and groove of Cruise Control, a 3-piece ...

Andrew White

Sunday 31st December 2017
Andrew White joins us for a gentle end to 2917. Compelling guitar and story telling, ...

Lions Summer Fair

Monday 1st January 2018
Nelson North Lions Club Summer Fair

AutoMatic 80's NZ best 80 Band!

Monday 1st January 2018
AutoMatic 80s is New Zealand’s leading eighties touring show. Featuring the very best new romantic ...

Riwaka Market Day

Tuesday 2nd January 2018
The annual free Riwaka Market Day offers pottery, arts and crafts, children's clay activities, food ...

Paul Ubana Jones and Darren Watson

Tuesday 2nd-Wednesday 3rd January 2018
Two masters collide in a night of blues and fury!

Summer Movies Al Fresco - The Wizard of Oz

Tuesday 2nd January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Port Nelson Street Races

Tuesday 2nd January 2018
Organised by the Nelson Road Racing Association, the Port Races is a high-octane motorcycle street-racing ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Rebecca

Wednesday 3rd January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Nelson Jazzfest 2018

Wednesday 3rd-Saturday 6th January 2018
Jazz and blues groups performing at various cafes and bars around Nelson.

Mapua Art Group Exhibition

Thursday 4th-Wednesday 17th January 2018
MAG is an amateur artists' group. The annual exhibition showcases the year's work. All artwork ...

Faith i Branko

Thursday 4th January 2018
Leading Serbian Roma violinist and UK accordionist perform high-energy original Roma/Jazz influenced music with international ...

Johnny Cash, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Tribute night

Thursday 4th January 2018
Join Steve Foster and friends as they celebrate the music of Johnny Cash, Kenny Rogers ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - The Court Jester

Thursday 4th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Steam & Cinders '18

Thursday 4th-Monday 8th January 2018
International Model Engineering Convention at Nelson Modellers, Tahunanui

Art Exhibition

Thursday 4th-Sunday 21st January 2018
Art exhibition by local artists.

Food Truck Fridays

Friday 5th January 2018
Nelson Food People present - Food Truck Fridays!

Wakefield Country Fete

Friday 5th January 2018
All our wonderfull stall holders from the Tasman region. Come see the on the 5th ...

Paul Madsen's Super Star Show

Friday 5th-Saturday 6th January 2018
PAUL MADSEN AT HIS FAVOURITE VENUE!!!!

Summer Movies Al Fresco - La Grande Vadrouille

Friday 5th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Nelson Classic and Vintage Motorcycle Club show

Saturday 6th-Sunday 7th January 2018
Annual eye catching display of club qualifying classic and vintage motorcycles all over 25 years ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - The Wizard of Oz

Saturday 6th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Out of the Blue

Saturday 6th January 2018
A day-long music festival in Nelson city’s Trafalgar Park celebrating some of New Zealand's very ...

Skatepark Tour 2018 - Mapua

Sunday 7th January 2018
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Jazz on the Village Green

Sunday 7th January-Sunday 18th March 2018
Relax on the Village Green and enjoy summer jazz.

Tasman United v Canterbury United

Sunday 7th January 2018
Tasman United take on Canterbury United in their fifth home game of the season

Jan Preston Boogie Woogie Piano

Sunday 7th January 2018
Known as Australia’s Queen of Boogie Piano, Jan Preston has a reputation as an astonishing ...

Summer Vocal Intensive

Monday 8th-Friday 12th January 2018
Whether you are an advanced singer, looking for a kick start to your 2018 year, ...

BLACKCAPS International Cricket

Tuesday 9th January 2018
INTERNATIONAL ODI - BLACKCAPS v PAKISTAN

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 ...

Bad Company Foreinger Super Group ROCK STEADY!

Tuesday 9th January 2018
"Rock Steady" featuring members from the multi platinum selling bands Bad Company and Foreigner

STEMWriters at Nelson Libraries

Tuesday 9th January-Tuesday 11th December 2018
STEMWriters - a local writers group - ask at the Library for more information.

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Bride of Frankenstein

Wednesday 10th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Twelfth Night

Thursday 11th-Saturday 20th January 2018
If music be the food of love, play on.Shakespeare’s hilarious and heart-breaking tale of unrequited ...

Gary McCormick and Tim Shadbolt LIVE at the Playhouse

Thursday 11th-Friday 12th January 2018
They are polictians, Surfers, concrete layers, radio show host, mayors and most of comedians.

Obstacle Course Tahunanui Beach

Thursday 11th January 2018
Hit the beach for a fun morning of Obstacles

Summer Movies Al Fresco - The Wizard of Oz

Thursday 11th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Library Knitters

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

Tahuna Summer Sounds

Friday 12th-Friday 19th January 2018
Live music returns to Tahunanui beach this summer with evening twilight concerts to kick start ...

Motueka country Music Festival

Friday 12th-Sunday 14th January 2018
Country Music Festival Guest ArtistsWalk ups for anyoneFREE ENTRY

Interislander Summer Festival Nelson Harness Races

Friday 12th-Sunday 14th January 2018
Although racing is a very important part of the weekend, it's not just about the ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - La Grande Vadrouille

Friday 12th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Skatepark Tour 2018 - Motueka

Saturday 13th January 2018
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Bicycle Thieves

Saturday 13th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Word on the Street

Saturday 13th January 2018
Hear powerful spoken word poems from Nelson locals as they share their extraordinary stories, fantastic ...

Teddy Bears' Picnic

Sunday 14th January 2018
The Teddy Bears are getting excited! They have checked their calendars and marked themselves as ...

Pokororo Arts & Craft Fair

Sunday 14th January 2018
Pokororo fair has been going for 43 years

Tasman United v Hamilton Wanderers

Sunday 14th January 2018
Tasman United take on Hamilton Wanderers in their sixth home game of the season

Summer Movies Al Fresco - The Wizard of Oz

Sunday 14th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Motueka Library: Summer Book Sale

Monday 15th-Saturday 27th January 2018
Buy pre-loved library books at bargain prices at Motueka Library's Summer Book Sale.

Treasure Hunt Isel Park

Tuesday 16th January 2018
Explore the beautiful Isel Park with a fun Treasure Hunt

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Bicycle Thieves

Tuesday 16th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Motueka Library: Outdoor Storytime

Tuesday 16th January 2018
Join us in Memorial Park by Motueka Library for outdoor storytime.

Heron's Feather

Wednesday 17th January 2018
Delightful puppetry, comedy and magic - Birdlife Productions are back this summer with an enchanting ...

Skatepark Tour 2017 - Brightwater

Wednesday 17th January 2018
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Rebecca

Wednesday 17th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

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.

Introduction to golf - For Juniors and their Families

Wednesday 17th January-Wednesday 14th February 2018
For juniors 8 years of age and older. Mums, dads and grandparents are most welcome ...

Open Day at Broadgreen Historic House

Wednesday 17th January 2018
Come along and have a go at colonial games, chores and activities - hands on!

Summer Movies Al Fresco - The Wizard of Oz

Thursday 18th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Heron's Feather

Friday 19th January 2018
Delightful puppetry, comedy and magic - Birdlife Productions are back this summer with an enchanting ...

Billy Bones

Friday 19th January 2018
A night of gravel harmony & attack mandolin. Tales of loners, losers and the drinks ...

Bill Hickman and Billy Bones.

Friday 19th January 2018
Songs of Gravel and dust. Bill Hickman returns to Nelson with his Billy Bones band. ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - It's A Wonderful Life

Friday 19th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Starlet of NZ 2018

Saturday 20th January 2018
Amateur Burlesque Competition for NZ performers

Queens Gardens Art Exhibition

Saturday 20th January 2018
Art Group Nelson will have 50 members exhibiting and selling their art work in the ...

Skatepark Tour 2018 - Richmond

Saturday 20th January 2018
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Bride of Frankenstein

Saturday 20th January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

New World Teddy Bears Picnic

Sunday 21st January 2018
Pack a picnic bring your favourite teddy and head down to Thorp Bush for some ...

Skatepark Tour 2018 - Nelson

Sunday 21st January 2018
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Teapot Summer School Choir: Choral Sounds of the Enlightenment

Sunday 21st January 2018
The Choir concert will be conducted by Ebbe Munk (Conductor of the Royal Chapel Choir ...

27th annual Nelson Summer Kite Festival

Sunday 21st January 2018
27th annual Nelson Kite Festival at Neale Park on Sun Jan 21st 2018, 12pm - ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - The Court Jester

Sunday 21st January 2018
Join us in the airiest cinema in the region, screening a film for everyone. As ...

Riverside Music Festival

Sunday 21st January 2018
After a break of 3 years, Riverside Community will hold another Festival in 2018, featuring ...

Let’s get Lacy! Make a clay Lace Bowl

Monday 22nd January 2018
Come along and have a go at colonial games, chores and activities - hands on!

Heron's Feather

Wednesday 24th January 2018
Delightful puppetry, comedy and magic - Birdlife Productions are back this summer with an enchanting ...

Richter City Rebels

Wednesday 24th January 2018
New Orleans Brass Band

Twelfth Night

Thursday 25th-Friday 26th January 2018
If music be the food of love, play on.Shakespeare’s hilarious and heart-breaking tale of unrequited ...

Evolve Festival

Friday 26th-Sunday 28th January 2018
Workshops, Exhibitors & Music to transform the wellbeing of individuals, the community & the earth. ...

Amazing Race Centre of NZ

Friday 26th January 2018
Challenge the whole family with an Amazing Race at the Centre of New Zealand.

Sonic Delusion

Friday 26th January 2018
Too funky for folk and too folky for funk - that's Sonic Delusion's Latin-infused, pop-laced ...

Twelfth Night

Saturday 27th-Sunday 28th January 2018
If music be the food of love, play on.Shakespeare’s hilarious and heart-breaking tale of unrequited ...

Tasman United v Team Wellington

Saturday 27th January 2018
Tasman United take on Team Wellington in their 7th home game of the season

Sarau Festival

Sunday 28th January 2018
This is a late afternoon festival to celebrate the fabulous Moutere Valley and its peopleSee ...

Pipes In The Park 2018

Sunday 28th January 2018
The City of Nelson Highland Pipe Band presents Pipes in the Park, two hours of ...

Washbourn Gardens Family Fair

Monday 29th January-Monday 5th February 2018
Washbourn Gardens Family Fair 2018. Annual fair fundraising for the Richmond PlaycentreNelson Anniversary Day.

Obstacle Course Tahunanui Playing Reserve

Tuesday 30th January 2018
Enjoy all the Tahunanui Playing Fields have to offer with a challenging but fun Obstacle ...

Heron's Feather

Wednesday 31st January 2018
Delightful puppetry, comedy and magic - Birdlife Productions are back this summer with an enchanting ...

Kaffe Fassett & Brandon Mably Design Workshop

Wednesday 31st January 2018
Fabric Colour Design Workshop One Day Only with International renown designers Kaffe Fassett and Brandon ...

Amazing Race Tahunanui Beach

Thursday 1st February 2018
Challenge the whole family with an Amazing Race at the stunning Tahunanui beach

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers on Trafalgar

Thursday 1st-Saturday 3rd February 2018
Nelson Buskers Festival brings street performers from around the world to our beautiful region for ...

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers at The Boathouse

Thursday 1st-Friday 2nd February 2018
Nelson Buskers Festival brings performers from around the world to our beautiful region for a ...

Food Truck Fridays

Friday 2nd February 2018
Nelson Food People present - Food Truck Fridays!

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers on the Church Steps

Saturday 3rd-Sunday 4th February 2018
Nelson Buskers Festival brings street performers from around the world to our beautiful region for ...

Trafalgar Street Market 2018

Saturday 3rd February 2018
The biggest weekend in Nelson City, Trafalgar Street Market Day 2017 will be on Saturday ...

Paul Bosauder presents Tierra y Mar - Flamenco Guitar

Monday 5th February 2018
Tierra y Mar a flamenco guitar project featuring artists from Andalucía, Barcelona and New Zealand ...

International Kai Festival 2018

Tuesday 6th February 2018
Share food and celebrate our Nelson communities at Whakatu Marae & Founders Park

How Great Thou ART Exhibition

Friday 9th-Saturday 10th February 2018
How Great ART is a two-day exhibition showing artworks from a number of new and ...

Treasure Hunt Centre of NZ

Friday 9th February 2018
Discover the best parks od the Centre of New Zealand with a fun Treasure Hunt

Music & Dance

Friday 9th February 2018
Music and Dancewith international guestsMareike Greb – Solo Dance (Germany

Tasman Food Market

Saturday 10th February 2018
Delicious food and flavour delivered night market style in the beautiful Washbourn Gardens. Think Asia; ...

Esther Swift

Sunday 11th February 2018
Esther Swift harpist, singer/songwriter and a rising star of the Scottish Folk scene.

Family Fun Day Isel Park

Sunday 11th February 2018
Outdoor family fun in the park

Blind Boy Paxton

Thursday 15th February 2018
Blind Boy Paxton is the living embodiment of the true blues in the 21st Century, ...

Flash Electrical Beach Fun Day

Friday 16th February 2018
Held at the Lagoon end of Kaiteriteri beach.

Alistair Brown

Friday 16th February 2018
Scottish folk singer based in the UK. his fifth New Zealand tou... wit & concertina

Nelson Wine & Food Festival

Sunday 18th February 2018
We have listened & by public demand NWFF remains in Brightwater! Lock in the date, ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 19th February 2018
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

Guided walk along the Maitai for Seniors

Wednesday 21st February 2018
Join us for a walk along the Maitai River in Nelson as part of the ...

The Centre for Fine Woodworking Trust presents DAVID TRUBRIDGE "BEAUTY MATTERS"

Thursday 22nd February 2018
The Centre for Fine Woodworking Trust presentsBeauty Matters a public talk byDavid TrubridgeSuter Theatre208 Bridge ...

Sing-a-long in the Park

Thursday 22nd February 2018
Come along for a fun-filled sing-a-long for older people. All welcome! Organised by Age Concern ...

Tots & Toys Nayland Pool

Thursday 22nd February 2018
Tot's and Toddler time at Nayland Park Pool

Guided walk in Motueka

Friday 23rd February 2018
Join us for a walk for seniors as part of the Summer Activity Series organised ...

Nelson Opera in the Park

Saturday 24th February 2018
Nelson Opera in the Park is back with an awesome line-up, and a fabulous venue.

TUi MAMAKi

Sunday 25th February 2018
TUi MAMAKi is a vocal explorer, performer, composer/arranger,

Family Bike Fun in Motueka

Sunday 25th February 2018
Come and celebrate cycling and enjoy family fun activities; explore Motueka cycle paths, cycle challenges, ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 26th February 2018
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

The Michael Jackson HIStory Show

Tuesday 27th February 2018
Showtime Australia presents this spectacular music tribute and full-scale stage production honouring the one and ...

Heritage Walk through Miyazu Gardens for Seniors

Wednesday 28th February 2018
Join us for a guided walk through the stunning Japanese-inspired Miyazu Gardens. Part of our ...

Food Truck Fridays

Friday 2nd March 2018
Nelson Food People present - Food Truck Fridays!

Guided edible walk for Seniors along Orphanage Stream

Friday 2nd March 2018
Join us to find out more about the edible trees along Orphanage Stream in Stoke. ...

Changing Threads Contemporary New Zealand Fibre Art Awards 2018. Presented by Arts Council Nelson.

Friday 2nd-Saturday 24th March 2018
Showcase of contemporary fibre & textile art by artist throughout New Zealand.

Musical Theatre – A History in Song

Friday 2nd-Saturday 3rd March 2018
Enjoy two wonderful evenings of Musical Theatre highlights from the composing debut of Cole Porter ...

Children's Day

Sunday 4th March 2018
Children's Day returns to Tasman with a feast of interative games and activities for the ...

Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon - Nelson

Sunday 4th March 2018
Want to have heaps of fun with your friends and get a Champions Medal in ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 5th March 2018
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

Walk in The Gardens of the World

Thursday 8th March 2018
Join us for a walk through these beautiful gardens in Hope - part of our ...

Have a Go at Bowls

Friday 9th March 2018
Join us to have a go at bowls at Tahunanui Bowling Club. Part of our ...

Kaiteriteri Gold Half Marathon & 10km 2018

Saturday 10th March 2018
Half Marathon and 10km starting and finishing at the renowned Kaiteriteri Beachfront.

SUMMER TANGO in the QUEENS GARDENS

Saturday 10th March 2018
Come and watch some of the best Tango dancers in Australia and NZ dancing up ...

Family Fun Day Centre of NZ

Sunday 11th March 2018
Outdoor family fun in the park

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 12th March 2018
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

Tots & Toys Isel Park

Tuesday 13th March 2018
Tot's and Toddler time at Isel Park

Heritage Walk in Queen's Gardens for Seniors

Wednesday 14th March 2018
Join us for a guided walk through the beautiful Queen's Gardens in Nelson. Part of ...

Have a Go at Bowls

Friday 16th March 2018
Come along to a taster session of bowls as part of our Summer Series for ...

Fairfield House Pop Up Wedding

Saturday 17th March 2018
I Do Nelson offers affordable yet stylish all-inclusive pop up weddings. You get a celebrant, ...

Race Unity Day

Sunday 18th March 2018
Come & celebrate the diverse community that is Nelson today. Enjoy the food & watch ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 19th March 2018
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

The Full Monty The Broadway Musical

Thursday 22nd-Saturday 31st March 2018
The faithful stage adaptation of The 1997 film of “The Full Monty”stormed the box office ...

Edible Walk for Seniors along the Railway Reserve

Friday 23rd March 2018
Join us for a guided walk along part of the Railway Reserve through Stoke. Part ...

MarchFest 2018

Saturday 24th March 2018
MarchFest is a unique craft beer and music festival, held in New Zealand’s sunniest city ...

Hollie Smith

Saturday 24th March 2018
MarchFest is a unique craft beer and music festival, held in New Zealand’s sunniest city ...

Jöel Fafard

Saturday 24th March 2018
MarchFest is a unique craft beer and music festival, held in New Zealand’s sunniest city ...

Sonic Delusion

Saturday 24th March 2018
MarchFest is a unique craft beer and music festival, held in New Zealand’s sunniest city ...

The Miltones

Saturday 24th March 2018
MarchFest is a unique craft beer and music festival, held in New Zealand’s sunniest city ...

Mel Parsons

Saturday 24th March 2018
MarchFest is a unique craft beer and music festival, held in New Zealand’s sunniest city ...

Weird Together

Saturday 24th March 2018
MarchFest is a unique craft beer and music festival, held in New Zealand’s sunniest city ...

The Immigrants

Saturday 24th March 2018
MarchFest is a unique craft beer and music festival, held in New Zealand’s sunniest city ...

Joel Fafard

Sunday 25th March 2018
Award-winning guitarist Joel Fafard performs southern roots & blues classics with the soul of a ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 26th March 2018
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

Sing-a-long in the Park

Wednesday 28th March 2018
Come along for a fun-filled sing-a-long for older people. All welcome! Organised by Age Concern ...

Have a Go at Bowls

Friday 30th March 2018
Come along to a taster session of bowls as part of our Summer Series for ...

Banana Boat New Zealand Ocean Swim Series – The Big Tahuna

Saturday 31st March 2018
An ocean swim event for all ages and abilities - a 3km swim around Fifeshire ...

Mapua Easter Fair

Sunday 1st April 2018
Mapua Easter Fair a great day out catering for all ages.

Food Truck Fridays

Friday 6th April 2018
Nelson Food People present - Food Truck Fridays!

Positive Ageing Expo

Friday 6th April 2018
The Positive Ageing Expo is the chance for you to come and get the information ...

Motueka Kai Fest

Sunday 8th April 2018
A free community festival to celebrate the kai or food that is produced in the ...

The Phantom of the Opera

Sunday 8th-Saturday 21st April 2018
The winner of seven Tony Awards, The Phantom of the Opera has been seen by ...

Nelson Heritage Festival 2018

Monday 9th-Sunday 22nd April 2018
A festival of exciting heritage events and activities celebrating Nelsons unique stories of people and ...

The IDEAS Festival Primary

Wednesday 11th April 2018
Bringing the Eureka moment to Primary Students.The interactive festival of ideas for Y5-6 students (ages ...

IDEAS Festival: Community Event

Thursday 12th April 2018
Opportunity to hear selected presenters from the amazing IDEAS Festival.

The IDEAS Festival Intermediate

Thursday 12th April 2018
Bringing the Eureka moment to Intermediate Students.The interactive festival of ideas for Y7-8 students (ages ...

200 Hr Teacher Training (Studio Evolve)

Friday 13th-Sunday 29th April 2018
200 Hr Teacher Training (Studio Evolve)Yoga Asanas (postures),Meditation, Pranayama, Anatomy for Yoga,Yoga history, Philosophy, Voice ...

The IF: IDEAS Festival for Youth

Friday 13th April 2018
The IDEAS Festival event for Y11+ students (age 16-24)

TOITŪ - Regional Biodiversity Festival

Sunday 15th April 2018
A one day street festival in Nelson CBD focused on biodiversity & resilience, sharing knowledge ...

Aesop’s Falables & Holy Moses!

Sunday 15th April 2018
Nelson Youth Theatre Company presents a double-bill with Aesop’s Falables – a fun filled show ...

Founders ANZAC Fair

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

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

Saturday 28th April-Sunday 6th May 2018
The Nelson Fringe Festival is the Top of the South’s quirkiest and only fringe festival!

Datastical 1 Year Party at Trafalgar Park

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

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, ...

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’ ...

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, ...

Light Nelson

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

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. ...