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


Waikato A&P Show

Balloons over Waikato

Kāwhia Kai Festival

Hamilton Garden Arts Festival

Waikato Home & Garden Show

Hamilton Fringe Festival

The Great Race

Hamilton Round the Bridges

Pacific Rose Bowl Festival

Parachute Music Festival (Discontinued)
Hamilton V8s (Discontinued)

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