Local Events

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

23rd April 2022 Cancelled for 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.

3rd - 6th November 2022 

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

Marlborough Wine & Food Festival  

Hopefully 2nd weekend of February 2023 

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