Local Nelson Events

Nelson has a wide variety of events to experience and enjoy.

The famous Nelson Saturday Arts and Craft market
Quiz Nights
Sports Events
Art Exhibitions
Choir and Concerts
Food, Wine & Brewing
Wellness & Recreation

For the latest information on upcoming events in Nelson visit,
Its on in Nelson.

Nelson Arts Festival

October - annual event

The Nelson Arts Festival welcomes in spring each year with a programme jam packed with fabulous events - theatre, dance, music, writers' talks, comedy, korero, visual arts, community and family events - from near and far, free and ticketed.

Nelson Beer Week

March - annual event

Over 25 fun beer-related events held across different venues, involving great beers from Kiwi breweries all over the country. Marchfest is the keynote event - a weekend of celebration of NZ craft beer, live music, food, wine and ciders. The event is held a Founders Heritage Park, a large indoor and outdoor museum in the city.

Nelson Buskers Festival

Early February - annual event

The Nelson Buskers Festival brings world-class street performers to the heart of our beautiful little city for entertaining action-packed shows.
Venue: Upper Trafalgar Street

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