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 Events - Whats on Hamilton
    ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

    New Zealand and Australia play host to the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015 with the world’s best 14 cricket teams battl... more

  • Events in Cambridge - Hamilton Events
    ASB Premiership Football

    Catch the Waikato Bay Of Plenty (WaiBOP) United football team in their eight home games as part of the 2015 ASB Premi... more

  • Events in the Waikato region
    Morrinsville A&P Show

    Celebrating its 98th birthday, the 2015 Morrsinville A&P Show will be bustling with activity from Friday 6th to Satur... more

  • Events in Hamilton, Hamilton Events
    Hamilton Fringe Festival

    Described as a festival of creative expression, the Hamilton Fringe Festival is taking place from 12 – 21 March 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 Events - Events in Waikato
    Turangawaewae Annual Regatta

    The annual Turangawaewae Regatta is a celebration of Maori culture, waka ama (canoe racing) and the Turangawaewae Mar... more

  • Events in North Waikato
    Taste Franklin Festival

    A culinary showcase of the Franklin region, Taste Franklin will have something for all ages on Saturday 21st March 2015. 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

  • 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

  • Events in Hamilton & Waikato, Whats on in Hamilton
    The Great Pumpkin Carnival

    Giant ones, tiny ones, heavy ones and oddly shaped ones – there will be pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and creations o... 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, 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 Home Xpo

    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