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 »

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay International Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay International Marathon

Sat 18 May 2019

More than just another marathon or fun run, it’s a festive experience you’ll always remember.
Running through alongside the natural wonderland of coast, wineries, orchards, and late autumn Hawke's Bay countryside. Crossing a finish line at stunning Elephant Hill winery where a bounty of food, wine and hospitality awaits.The festival incorporates 42km, 21km and 10km events, as well as a 3km kids run option. Read more »

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

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

4 weekends | 7 - 30 June 2019

Make your way to Hawke’s Bay this June for Winter F.A.W.C! for four 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. Watch this space for the announcement of our exciting event here at the hotel & the release of the Winter F.A.W.C! programme & ticket sales. Make sure you book your accommodation early. Read more »

Winter Deco Weekend

Winter Deco Weekend

Fri 19 - Sun 21 July

The Art Deco Trust are firing up plans for a scorching Winter Deco 2019, Napier’s mini winter Art Deco weekend, an intimate weekend featuring the best Deco events.

So if you'd like an excuse to immerse yourself in all things Deco then this event and a stay at Art Deco Masonic Hotel is for you. Remember to book your accommodation early! Read more »