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:


SUMMER F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Food & Wine Classic 2020

SUMMER F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Food & Wine Classic 2020

6-15 NOVEMBER 2020

Take your seat at the F.A.W.C! Table
F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic is Hawke's Bay's iconic culinary festival, held twice a year - June and November - in stunning locations throughout the region. Across four weekends in June, and 10 days in November, the region celebrates our bounty of produce and top-drawer talent with a series of out-of-the-box events, showcasing all that's amazing about wining and dining in Hawke's Bay. You'll get to enjoy one-off experiences that are not available at any other time of the year. We don’t take ourselves too seriously though – F.A.W.C! is about catching up with friends, making new ones, and having a great time while enjoying exceptional cuisine served up by an outstanding array of talent. Watch this space the programme and details of our event will be released soon. Read more »

29th Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

29th Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

Saturday 29 November

In 2020 the Hawke's Bay Wine Auction celebrates and recognises 29 years of wineries producing exceptional and sought-after auction lots. The event boasts 40+ exceptional Auction lots, with an abundance of unique wines, amazing art from Hawke's Bay-born contemporary artist, Anna Jepson, and an extraordinary travel package. Read more »