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

  • Whats on in Hamilton - Hamilton Events
    Nitro Circus Live

    The action packed event that is Nitro Circus Live will return to Waikato Stadium on Friday 30th January with their 20... more

  • Events in Hamilton & Waikato - Hamilton & Waikato Festivals
    Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival

    The spectacular Hamilton Gardens will be abuzz with summer activity and entertainment for the 2015 Hamilton Gardens A... more

  • Concerts in Hamilton, Events in Waikato
    Kenny Rogers

    The legendary Kenny Rogers brings his Farewell Down Under Tour to Hamilton’s Claudelands Arena on Sunday 15th February. more

  • Whats on in Hamilton, Hamilton Events

    Slash, the legendary former lead guitarists of Guns N Roses brings his World On Fire tour to Claudelands Arena in Ham... more

  • Festivals in Hamilton, Events in Hamilton
    Eddie Izzard

    Enjoy the side splitting humour of award-winning comedian Eddie Izzard’s Force Majeure world tour live at Claudelands... more

  • Hamilton Events - Whats on in Hamilton
    The Winery Tour

    The Winery Tour continues to showcase New Zealand musicians, wines and scenery on its 2015 tour, with this year’s sto... more

  • Events in Hamilton & Waikato - Hamilton Festivals
    International Tattoo & Art Expo

    The 2015 International Tattoo & Art Expo returns to Claudelands Event Centre from 21st – 22nd February with everythin... more

  • Events in Hamilton
    International Polo Day

    An eventful afternoon of polo is held each year in Kihikihi to celebrate International Polo Day on Saturday 7th Febru... more

  • Events in Hamilton - Whats on in Hamilton
    NZ Motorhome & Caravan Show

    Motorhome and caravan enthusiasts will be right at home at the 2015 Motorhome & Caravan Show at Mystery Creek Events ... more

  • Whats on in Hamilton & Waikato
    Brian Perry Classic

    One of New Zealand’s richest Pro-Am tournaments, The Brian Perry Classic is held annually in the Hamilton & Waikato r... more

  • Waikato Events, Events in Waikato
    SOL3 MIO

    The chart topping trio SOL3 MIO will bring their nationwide tour to Hamilton City once again with one show only at Cl... more

  • Hamilton Events - Whats on in Hamilton
    REV Cycle Festival

    The REV Cycle Festival returns to Cambridge in Hamilton & Waikato on Saturday 28th February 2015. more

  • Whats on in Hamilton & Waikato - Hamilton Festivals
    Armageddon Expo

    The Sci-Fi and gaming event of the year returns to Hamilton this March as celebrities, collectibles, anime, comics an... more

  • Events in Hamilton, Hamilton Events
    A day in the Domain

    The annual Te Aroha Day in the Domain brings entertainment, food, and music all together for a free family day out on... 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

  • 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

  • Waikato Events, Events in Hamilton
    Kihikihi International Horse Trial

    The annual Kihikihi International Horse Trial will once again bring together some of the best horse and rider combina... more

  • Whats on in Hamilton
    The Generator

    The Hamilton & Waikato regions newest sporting event, The Generator, takes place along the Waikato River Trails on Sa... 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