From foodie adventures to drink festivals, dancing to electronic music and more…Wellington has an array of epic upcoming events that you can get excited about. Therefore, we’re calling all the dedicated foodies, beer drinkers, music lovers and more, to attend some of the greatest upcoming and unmissable festivals in Wellington.
One of the most unmissable Kiwi music festivals is returning to Wellington on March 18. With an array of diverse music genres, from rock, pop, electronic, and more…there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Imagine yourself, drinking a cold one, while the sun is splitting the rocks, as you hop from stage-to-stage along the picturesque waterfront. The summer vibe you need!
📍 Wellington Waterfront, Wellington, New Zealand
From February 17 to March 11, dive into awesome events at one of the best arts festivals in the country. From quirky performances across the city to epic events and more…it’s the ultimate festival for creatives.
3. Cupa Duba
On March 25 and 26, experience New Zealand’s most creative and diverse street music festival. Normally, it attracts over 100,000 people to Cuba Street for a colourful weekend of fun, experience innovation and culture and jamming to iconic tunes. This event is totally family-friendly and is free of charge.
📍 Cuba Street, Wellington
Chicken lovers can rejoice at this epic festival returning to Wellington on February 24. You’ll be treated to the best fried chicken from participating Wellington eateries, along with plenty of food trucks, local craft beers and more. Certainly, it’s the ultimate foodie fest that you can’t miss in 2023.
📍 Frank Kitts Park, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
In May and August 2023, one of the best foodie festivals that we all know and adore is returning to Wellington for two sessions. Offering the world’s greatest culinary adventure, you’ll be in your element with all the food, drink and entertainment. Read all about Wellington On A Plate here.
📍 Various Locations
This exciting festival returns in November. Picture this: your best festival gear, paired with cold craft beers and wines, mingling on the lawn embankment, while jamming to live music in the summer sunshine. Indeed, one of the most unmissable upcoming festivals in Wellington.
📍 Basin reserve, Wellington, New Zealand
Gather your crew to indulge in the best local cuisines, wineries and breweries all paired with fantastic music, games, outdoor fun and sunshine in December. From top restaurants delivering iconic dishes to unique cocktails…you’ll be spoilt to an excellent day out.
📍Waitangi Park, Wellington