Hamilton New Zealand

Hamilton Events

Welcome to the Hamilton Events page! On this page we show community and major events in Hamilton and the greater Waikato region. These can be concerts, festivals, sports events, fun runs, theatre performances, Hamilton Garden shows, even the local night market. Hamilton is world famous for some key annual events including: Fieldays (the largest farming expo in the Southern Hemisphere) and Balloons Over Waikato, a world renowned hot air balloon festival. so there is a great variety of things to do!

Get involved in the local community - many of the events are free or require just a small donation. If you are looking for something to do this weekend, or wish to plan ahead for a big event then scroll down to see what's coming up. If you need to catch a bus to an event see our Hamilton buses page.

Regular Events

Hamilton Farmers Market

Hamilton Night Markets


Major Annual Events

Fieldays
June

Waikato A&P Show
October

Balloons over Waikato
March

Kāwhia Kai Festival
February

Hamilton Garden Arts Festival
Feb

Waikato Home & Garden Show
October

Hamilton Fringe Festival
March

The Great Race
September

Hamilton Round the Bridges
November

Pacific Rose Bowl Festival
November


Parachute Music Festival (Discontinued)
Hamilton V8s (Discontinued)

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