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Upcoming Events in Wellington


7 Dec 2019 (Sat) - 8 Mar 2020 (Sun)

Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Venture down the rabbit hole this summer at Te Papa’s immersive exhibition Wonderland. Lose yourself in the Hallway of Doors, take part in a digital Mad Hatter’s Tea Party and play at the Queen’s Croquet Ground.
Wonderland is the brand-new exhibition made in Melbourne by ACMI. It celebrates the rich screen history of English author Lewis Carroll’s timeless stories, and Alice’s adventures on film which have been the subject of more than 40 films and over 30 television programs.

The exhibition is an interactive experience which also charts the evolution of special effects from pre-cinema and silent films, to animation, puppetry, live action and computer-generated imagery.

Featuring over 300 enchanting objects, this exhibition will surprise and delight the whole family.
The more curious you are, the more you’ll discover in Wonderland from 7 December to 8 March.

Last session time is 5pm daily. Tickets and pricing from

Summer Pop-up Village

13 Dec 2019 (Fri) - 2 Mar 2020 (Mon)

Pop-Up Village Taranaki Wharf, Taranaki St, Wellington

The Wellington Waterfront Pop-up Village is back!
Nestled alongside beautiful harbour views along the Taranaki Wharf (near Te Papa), you will discover 15 boutique stores each with a unique splash of local design. On weekdays you will also find an array of scrumptious food trucks tempting your taste buds with food from around the globe.

Talented entrepreneurs, artists, and makers with everything from pop-up gift cards to resin jewelry & art prints. Follow your visit with ice cream or coffee on the waterfront. For those visiting the capital for World of Wearable Arts, be sure to stop and find a Wellington treasure to take home with you.

Most shops open between 10am and 4pm when the weather is fine. Open to the public from 12th December 2019–2rd March 2019.

Admission: Free

Pasifika Festival 2020

18 Jan 2020 (Sat)

Odlins Plaza, 21 Cable St, Wellington

Experience the sights, sounds and flavours of the Pacific right here in Wellington.
Enjoy a day of traditional and contemporary music, performances, delicious food, art and crafts, free family-friendly activities and more.

Wellington Pasifika Festival celebrates our tight-knit Pacific communities and their unique Pasifika heritage and experience.

Admission: Free


31 Jan 2020 (Fri)

Sky Stadium, 105 Waterloo Quay, Wellington

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience and this season will be one of the biggest ever! Watch the BLACKCAPS take on India in a T20 on Friday 31 January at Sky Stadium and be part of the excitement.
New Zealand Cricket wants to remind fans around the country that the only way to ensure they receive legitimate tickets and at the official sale price for events at Westpac Stadium is to purchase via our authorised ticketing agency Ticketek. Fans who purchase tickets from unauthorised resellers risk paying too much and having their tickets to matches cancelled, which is why it is highly recommended to only purchase from New Zealand Cricket’s authorised ticket agencies.

Queen + Adam Lambert - The Rhapsody Tour 2020

5 Feb 2020 (Wed)

Westpac Stadium, 105 Waterloo Quay, Wellington

The soaring success of the film 'Bohemian Rhapsody', the highest grossing music biopic of all time, has proven that the love for Queen remains as strong as ever. Lifelong New Zealand fans and new converts will be thrilled with the news that Queen original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor are teaming up once more with long-time front-man Adam Lambert on lead vocals and returning to New Zealand in February 2020 for three giant stadium shows with a brand-new, spectacular production.

Island Bay Festival Day in the Bay 2020

9 Feb 2020 (Sun)

Shorland Park, Reef St, Island Bay, Wellington

This cool free, action packed event attracts a huge crowd from all over Wellington – people who come to enjoy the hospitality of our South Coast.
Performance artists provide entertainment as you stroll through the park and surrounding area. It’s a family fun day out – so bring friends, whanau, a hat and plenty of sunscreen.

Enjoy the rides for kids, and carnival games, then take your spot on the grass near Shorland Park’s famous band Rotunda to enjoy great music and entertainment OR jiggle about. Sample tasty eats from a diverse range of food stalls.

Wellington Lantern Festival 2020

14 Feb 2020 (Fri) - 15 Feb 2020 (Sat)

Wellington Waterfront, Wellington

The Wellington Lantern Festival is back for its 5th year and bigger, brighter and better than ever before!
14 - 15 February 2020 will see Wellington’s waterfront lit up by spectacular handcrafted lanterns - from Odlins Plaza to Waitangi Park. This event is free to the public and not-for-profit.

The Festival is a celebration of culture and creativity to share with friends and family. There will be DIY lantern making, more than 300 performers showcased over 2 days, delicious globally inspired cuisine from more than 50 of the North Island's best street food stalls, plus eight new custom-made and extravagantly larger-than-life lanterns.

But wait, there’s more! There will be over 3,000 handmade lanterns on display, created by primary-school students from 17 schools across the Wellington region as part of our National Children's Lantern Competition.

Mark your calendars - with over 50,000 people expected to attend the festival, the Wellington Lantern Festival is a must-do this summer.

See you there!

RuPaul's Drag Race: Werq The World Tour

17 Feb 2020 (Mon)

Michael Fowler Centre, 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington

The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour returns with an all new production for 2020!
Mission leader Michelle Visage is on a journey to save the universe with the help of her intergalactic queens including Aquaria, Kim Chi, Monet Exchange, Plastique Tiara, Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, Violet Chachki and Season 11 winner Yvie Oddly!

Presented by Voss Events in collaboration with World of Wonder and VH1.

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