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:


Winter F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic

5 weekends | 9 June - 9 July
Winter F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic

Make your way to Hawke’s Bay this June/July for Winter F.A.W.C! for five fabulous weekends of ‘out of the box’ food and wine events set in some of Hawke’s Bay’s most stunning locations. Hunker down with roaring fires, musical notes and endless lashings of local produce prepared in warming ways. Glasses of rich, full bodied reds will be taking centre stage as Hawke’s Bay’s food and wine heroes strut their stuff at a number of events.

Art Deco Masonic Hotel and Emporium Eatery & Bar are hosting two of our own fabulous events:

Aged and Rare - Saturday 10 June

Here at Art Deco Masonic Hotel and Emporium Eatery & Bar this is a rare opportunity to taste your way through twelve different bottles of aged and rare wine, hosted by Jane Skilton, one of New Zealand’s wonderfully wise wine experts. Read more »

RUM FORREST RUM - Friday 16 June

Run away to our iconic Gatsby Room for a journey of rum flavours from the Caribbean. Discover the history and revolution of rum as you go. Not for the faint hearted; rum lovers and thrill seekers are guaranteed a night to remember. Read more »

Book your accommodation for Winter F.A.W.C! here.

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