What's On IN Napier

Whether you’re planning your next visit to Napier to coincide with one of the region’s many great events, or keen to find something to take in while you’re here, there are many terrific options, whatever the season.

For the full listing of Napier and Hawke’s Bay events visit the Hawke’s Bay Tourism events page. Below are our recommendations for the coming months:


Hawke's Bay Wine Auction Celebrates 26 Years

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction Celebrates 26 Years

11 October, 10 + 11 November 2017

Pre-tasting here at Art Deco Masonic Hotel - Wednesday 11 October
Icons and legends Workshop with Peter Hubscher - Friday 10 November
Hawke's Bay Wine Auction - Saturday 11 November Read more »

Summer F.A.W.C!

Summer F.A.W.C!

3-12 November 2017

75+ events, 10 days, 1 epic food and wine festival. Flip through the pages of the programme, and then check out the F.A.W.C! website for full event details to select your favourites.
Tickets are on sale now, so grab your friends and start planning.. Read more »

Madame Butterfly

Madame Butterfly

Premieres on 13th Feb with successive performances on 15th, 17th and 19th of February.

Festival Opera presents this beloved but tragic opera, reimagined and directed by industry heavyweight Jennifer Ward-Lealand, with production design by John Verryt, previous designer for the acclaimed World of Wearable Art (WOW). Read more »

Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge

Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge

16 - 18 February 2018

This iconic event has been transformed, guests will enjoy all of the perks of previous festivals plus so much more! One Day passes and full 3 Day passes available. The VIP Lounge allows guests to escape the festival madness to the most sought-after weather proof space within the very heart of the Art Deco Festival. Read more »