Wairarapa Events

There are always many wonderful things going on in the Wairarapa. Here are just a few coming up.

Please note, these events are subject to change or cancellation according to the movement of Covid-19. Remember to check with the organisers for confirmation.

If you would like your event listed please email details to enquiries@swdc.govt.nz and ask for it to be forwarded to the Communications Team

Running Community Events

Keen to run an event? Please see our event management page with important information.


  • NZ Sotheby’s International Realty Wairarapa Art Review, 20 January – 13 February 10am-4pm, Aratoi, Masterton
  • Country Music Festival, 28 January from 2pm, 29-30 January from 10am, Tauherenikau Racecourse CANCELLED (Postoned to 6-8 January, 2023)
  • Cruise Martinborough, 27-30 January, 29 January Tauherenikau Racecourse, 11.30am-5pm CANCELLED (Postponed to 2023)
  • Waimeha Summer Party, 29 January 2pm-12.30am,Waimeha Camping Village, Cape Palliser Rd (tickets required, includes campsite)


  • Wheels at Wairarapa, 5-7 February (Waitangi Weekend), Clareville (Postponed to 2023)
  • Waitangi Wairua, February 6 10am-3pm, Cobblestones Greytown CANCELLED
  • ConArt Gallery Artists Showcase,12 February – 3 April 10am (No Monday), Masterton
  • Blues on the Green concert, 13 February 5pm-8.30pm, Cobblestones Museum, Greytown
  • Wairarapa Wines Harvest Festival 25-26 February 11am, The Cliffs, Dakins Rd CANCELLED
  • Greytown Country Market, 20 February 10am, Stella Bull Park, Greytown


  • Harcourts Hospice Ambrose Golf Tournament, 4 March 10am, Masterton Golf Club CANCELLED
  • 121 Music Festival, 11-13 March from 11am, Tauherenikau Racecourse CANCELLED


  • Community Film Screening, 9 and 10 April, 3pm. Waihinga Centre, Martinborough
  • Wairarapa Balloon Festival, 14-18 April, various locations. Free (No night glow this year)
  • Easter Egg Trail, 15 to 18 April, Martinborough
  • National Tweed Ride, Greytown, 16 April 1pm
  • Greytown Country Market, 16 April 10am, Stella Bull Park, Greytown
  • The Amazing Easter Space Race, 17 April 10am, Waihinga Centre Park, Martinborough (tickets apply)
  • Cardboard’Tronics Robotics Workshop, 21 April, Martinborough Library, 10am-2pm. Free, for children Year 6-10, registrations required.
  • Martinborough Fair, Martinborough Square, 30 April


  • Youth Week Jobs Expo (run by Youth Jobs in South Wai) – Martinborough (23-24 May), Featherston (26-27 May) and Greytown (30 and 31 May). Locations TBA.


  • Booktown, Featherston 8-12 June. https://www.booktown.org.nz/
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