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:


Hunter Gatherer Tours for Foodies

Hunter Gatherer Tours for Foodies

All Year Round

Join award winning food writer and world Cheese expert Juliet Harbutt, for an insiders view of Hawke's Bay food, wine, scenery & quirky producers. She will take you to her favourite places and makers to assemble everything you need for the perfect lunch at her home overlooking Black Barn Vineyards. Read more »

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction Celebrates 28 Years

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction Celebrates 28 Years

2 October 2019 & 9 November 2019

Two must do events for wine lovers. The Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 28 years this year with Hawke’s Bay’s most talented winemakers providing over 40 lots of wine, many of which have been specially blended for this event.

Pre-tasting - Napier Conference Centre - Wednesday 2 October 2019
Hawke's Bay Wine Auction - Hastings City Art Gallery - Saturday 9 November 2019 Read more »

Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

15-28 October 2018

The Famous Spiegeltent returns to Hawke's Bay for the fifth year in a row for this spectacular event. Explore the exciting festival programme, including some iconic Kiwi legends, international guests from around the globe and a celebration of our local artists from Hawke’s Bay.

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SUMMER F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Food & Wine Classic 2019

SUMMER F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Food & Wine Classic 2019

1-10 NOVEMBER

Stay tuned for details about the eighth glorious edition of Summer F.A.W.C!
Programme released in mid September, featuring 75+ tasty events, including one of our own, with local and visiting talent, and a host of amazing experiences. Events are often a sell out so it pays to book your accommodation early! Read more »