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:


29th Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

29th Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

Wednesday 19 August & Saturday 19 September 2020

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 »

New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty Hawke's Bay Marathon

New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty Hawke's Bay Marathon

Sat 19 September 2020

Run away to Hawke's Bay for a running festival incorporating 42km, 21km and 10km events, as well as a 3km kids run option. Take in the best highlights of the region, with flat easy running through local cycle trails, quiet country roads and passed vineyards and orchards - all finishing at the impressive Elephant Hill winery where you can celebrate your efforts in style. The finish line will be a food and wine festival, where you can celebrate your achievements in true Hawke's Bay style. Once you're done with the run, you'll have the rest of the weekend (or even stay a few more days) to soak up more of what Hawke's Bay has to offer - be it food, wine, art deco, cycle trails or pretty much anything else you could hope for.
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