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Upcoming Wellington Events for your School Community

A Very Welly Christmas
Sat 26 Nov – Sun 27 Nov, from midday

Lambton Quay

Our whānau-friendly entertainment and activities include bands, an ice rink, snowball igloo, face painting, street performances, and a foam pit. Meet your local sports heroes, and of course, Santa, who will arrive at 12 noon each day in a small walking parade from Balance Street to the Old Bank Arcade. Lambton Quay will be pedestrian-access only for the weekend. averywellychristmas.co.nz

Carols in the Park
5pm-7pm, Sat 26 Nov

Midland Park

Bring your best singing voice to Carols in Midland Park. Grab a blanket and some kai, and get ready to falalalala. wellington.govt.nz/events


New Year’s Eve
8pm-12pm, 31 Dec

Whairepo Lagoon 

Join us for a fun evening of toe-tapping music. Cover band Zephyr will entertain from 8pm, followed by a special Kids Countdown at 9.30pm. Orchestra Wellington will fill the air with tunes of a ‘Royal’ theme with its free concert from 10pm, followed by the New Year’s countdown, and a blast of fireworks to bring in 2023. wellington.govt.nz/events


Gardens Magic Concert Series, Light Display, Kids Garden trail
10-29 Jan

Botanic Gardens Ki Paekākā

The iconic Concert Series is back (Tues-Sun evenings), along with a Light Display, and a Kids Garden Trail. Listen to some of Wellington’s finest live music under a blanket of stars. As the sun sets see the gardens transform with a magical light display by MJF Lighting, and during the day join our Space Explorer in her journey of discovery of the Botanic Garden’s remarkable plants and animals. wellington.govt.nz/events


Whānau Film Night

6pm, Sun 5 Feb

Waitangi Park

Bring a picnic and join us for a programme of short films followed by the feature film ‘Whina’.


Te Rā o Waitangi

12 noon – 6pm, Mon 6 Feb

Waitangi Park

Enjoy a line-up of award-winning Māori performers, food, and culture. Food trucks will be on-site, and be in quick for the hangi! wellington.govt.nz/events


Wellington Pasifika Festival

12 noon – 6pm, Sat 11 Feb

Waitangi Park  

Experience the sights, sounds, and flavours of the Pacific at the Wellington Pasifika Festival on Saturday 11 February, Waitangi Park, 12 noon – 6pm. wellington.govt.nz/events

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