Local Events

Marlborough hosts a number of popular events throughout the year, and here's a selection of the best:

Cancelled - 4th - 7th November 2021 

Rapaura Springs Garden Marlborough, NZ's premier garden event, was dreamt up by gardeners for gardeners.


12th February 2022 

New Zealand’s longest running and most successful wine festival, showcasing wine, food and live entertainment.


23rd April 2022

101km course cycling through some of New Zealand’s most stunning scenery.

7th May 2022

This half marathon takes you on a 21.1km journey  between the rows of Marlborough's vineyards and along the Wairau River.


7th - 9th April 2023

Classic Fighters Omaka air show is held over three days from Good Friday to Easter Sunday every alternate year, as a major fundraising event for the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre.