What's on in Nelson

Isel Twilight Market

Thursday 18th October 2018-Thursday 25th April 2019
Isel Twilight Market every Thursday evening at Isel park. 4.30pm till dark.

Tata Titanic Cardboard Boat Race

Saturday 26th January 2019
Tata Titanic Cardboard Boat Race. Create your own fantastic cardboard creation then brave the seas ...

Pipes in the Park 2019

Sunday 27th January 2019
A celtic/Scottish music extravaganza for all ages! Bagpipes, drums, dancing, singing and much more!

Luminate Festival 2019

Thursday 31st January-Wednesday 6th February 2019
Luminate is a vibrant summer festival of cutting-edge live & electronic music, visual & performing ...

Nelson Buskers Festival

Thursday 31st January-Sunday 3rd February 2019
Four days of extraordinary street performers from around the world impress and delight around the ...

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers on Trafalgar

Thursday 31st January-Saturday 2nd February 2019
The top of Trafalgar Street comes alive with buskers from all over the world.

Sarau Festival

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

International Kai Festival 2019

Wednesday 6th February 2019
Share food and celebrate our Nelson communities at Whakatu Marae & Founders Park

Aorere Enduro with Specialized

Thursday 7th-Sunday 10th February 2019
Bringing some of the best mountain bikers in the world to Nelson

Red Cross Refugee Support Volunteer Course. Free.

Saturday 9th-Thursday 14th February 2019
Participants learn how to provide support to former refugees as they settle here in Nelson ...

Tahuna Roots

Saturday 9th February 2019
Family friendly, Reggae and Roots Festival, on the beach, here in sunny Tahuna, Nelson!

Nelson Wine & Food Festival

Sunday 17th February 2019
We have listened & by public demand NWFF remains in Brightwater! Lock in the date, ...

Buller Festival 2019

Friday 22nd-Sunday 24th February 2019
Buller Festival is New Zealand's premier whitewater sports event, held in and around beautiful Murchison. ...

MarchFest 2019

Saturday 9th March 2019
MarchFest is a unique craft beer and music festival, held in New Zealand’s sunniest city ...

Wairua Warrior 2019

Saturday 16th March 2019
The Wairua Warrior is an obstacle course for all fitness levels. Elite, Open Individual and ...

Bryan Adams

Saturday 16th March 2019
Neptune Entertainment presents... Multi-Platinum recording artist Bryan Adams on his 2019 'Shine A Light' New ...

Nelson Heritage Festival

Monday 1st-Tuesday 30th April 2019
Nelson Heritage Festival

Wakefield Apple Fair 2019

Sunday 14th April 2019
Celebrate the apple harvest. Freshly pressed apple juice, apple displays, live entertainment, children's activities, burgers, ...

Nelson Fringe Festival

Friday 26th April-Sunday 5th May 2019
The festival is a nine day celebration of fringy theatre awesomeness - with workshops during ...


Saturday 25th May 2019
Run, Walk or Cycle our event on the Great Taste Trail in NelsonTasman. K2M provides, ...