Events in the Hamilton & Waikato region have established the region as a leading events centre and 2014’s line-up shows just why. The first quarter of the year sees top events from international cricket to New Zealand’s premier ballooning event and the annual Kawhia Kai Festival. And that’s just a start, with the year also including the National Agricultural Fieldays and the Gallagher Great Race. Not to mention music and art festivals, sporting events, international expos and concerts all contributing to an exciting 2014 events calendar. Check out some of the top events on now in the Hamilton & Waikato region below.

Events in Hamilton & Waikato

  • Hamilton & Waikato events - Whats on in Hamilton
    ECHO Walking Festival

    The Enjoy Connecting Hills & Ocean (ECHO) walking festival is a celebration of the fantastic array of walking and hik... more

  • Whats on in Waikato, Hamilton Events
    KIA Magic Home Games

    Head along to Claudelands arena to support the Waikato Bay of Plenty Kia Magic as they take on top New Zealand and Au... more

  • Hamilton Events, Whats on in Hamilton
    Maadi Cup

    New Zealand’s largest rowing regatta, the AON Maadi Cup will see some of the country’s top school rowing teams compet... more

  • Hamilton & Waikato Festivals - Events in Hamilton & Waikato
    Balloons Over Waikato Festival

    Look to the skies as the sun rises on the 25th March and you will be greeted with a variety of hot air balloons that ... more

  • Cambridge Events - Events in Hamilton
    Cambridge Autumn Festival

    The annual Cambridge Autumn Festival celebrates the performance and visual arts over five event filled days from the ... more

  • Whats on in Waikato, Waikato Events
    Waitomo Caves Sports Day

    The Waitomo Caves Sports Day showcases the rural side of Waitomo at its best. Held annually on the fourth Saturday in... more

  • Whats on in Hamilton, Events in Hamilton & Waikato
    The Waikato Show

    The great family event that is the Waikato Show is set for April 10th – 12th at Claudelands Event Centre Hamilton. more

  • Whats on in Hamilton
    Waikato HomeXPO

    Renovating, building or decorating, the Waikato HomeXpo is the perfect place to find some inspiration on 10th April a... more

  • Events in Waikato, Hamilton Events
    The Great NZ Muster

    In the best Kiwi tradition, each year Te Kuiti puts on a show with the Great New Zealand Muster, celebrating its unof... more

  • Whats on in Hamilton
    The Generator

    The Hamilton & Waikato region's newest sporting event, The Generator, takes place along the Waikato River Trails on S... more

  • Concerts in Hamilton, Summer Events
    Ricky Martin One World Tour

    Grammy award-winning superstar Ricky Martin is sure to wow the crowd with his One World Tour at Hamilton’s Claudeland... more

  • Events in Hamilton - Waikato Events
    FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015

    The 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup will bring eight world class football matches to Waikato Stadium in the Hamilton & Waika... more