What's On

​Children's Weekend 2018

Children's Weekend is back over 2 fun-filled days, with a wide range of FREE FAMILY activities hosted at various venues around Rotorua. Find out more here​

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​Summer Events Guide

Want to know what’s happening in Rotorua this summer? The Summer Events Guide is the all you'll need.

From horseracing to New Year’s GLO Festival, Art in the Park to touch tournaments, the guide includes a wide range of events that are on around Rotorua between now and the end of February 2018.   

In addition to all the events that are coordinated by Rotorua Lakes Council, the calendar includes some of the major community-run events, to ensure locals have an easy reference guide to everything that is on around the district over the holidays.

Download the events guide here or click on the image below.

​​Summer Calendar

Around Town

Around Town is a mobile app showcasing all the fantastic things that are happening in Rotorua. It has 30 different categories and you can receive notifications for categories that you’re interested in. To see more details check out their website (link below) or visit the Google Play or Apple store/s to download the app. Around Town website
Download the app for Android
Download the app for iOS 

Rotorua  NZ 

Rotorua NZ contains many events and provides you with an overview of what's on in our District.

It is free to list your event on RotoruaNZ. Simply register at the Rotorua events section on Eventfin da

Tips for a successful event listings:

  • Provide a vibrant eye-catching image for your event (jpeg format).  If you do not provide an image a generic image will be added to your listing
  • Provide as much information as possible – time the event starts, ticket pricing, parking information
  • Provide a website for further information (if suitable)
  • Ensure you select the right category for your event

Visit the rotoruanz.com website

Inner City Event Poster Stations

To promote events there are five poster station locations set up around the inner city:

• Diane Dairy – Corner Arawa Street and Tutanekai Street
• Lucky Lotto Shop – Corner of Haupapa and Tutanekai Street
• Public Toilets – Pukuatua Street
• Laneway Entrance – Hinemoa Street
• Laneway Exit – Eruera Street

This facility is for events only. To display your event here, please drop your posters into the Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre. Please provide posters in A3 and A4 size and portrait and landscape if possible.


Summer Events Submission Form

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Page reviewed: 09 Jan 2018 3:59pm