What's On - Mercury Bay Events

We have a range of free events that are well attended by visitors and local families, as well as popular ticketed events that you can buy online.

Mercury Bay Events

Each year Whitianga celebrates the new scallop season with the famous Whitianga Scallop Festival in September. The All About Whitianga events calendar includes all upcoming events in the Mercury Bay including seafood festivals, markets, sporting and recreational events, live music, art exhibitions, and everything in-between. When you want to know what's on in Whitianga this weekend, you've come to the right place. Whitianga is a popular event destination that our local community enjoys celebrating and knows how to host well so be sure to come to this part of the Coromandel, have some fun and enjoy the laid back vibe.

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Whitianga Scallop Festival 2015
Food & Wine
Dates are yet to be confirmed for 2018. The Scallop Festival is one of the Coromandel's most popular events featuring delicious cuisine stands, iconic New Zealand entertainers and cooking...
Beneath a Luminous Sky - Liz Turnbull Solo Exhibition
Arts & Culture

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November 20, 2017
Finish Date
November 23, 2017
Come and view Liz Turnbull's solo exhibition hosted at Bread and Butter Gallery in Whitianga. 
Genealogy Afternoons At Mercury Bay Library
Arts & Culture

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November 21, 2017
Experts from the local branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists can help you find out more about your family history and the heritage of the Mercury Bay...
Delaney Davidson MAGIC LIGHTBOX Whitianga
Arts & Culture

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November 23, 2017
Creative Mercury Bay and Arts on Tour NZ present the world debut show Delaney Davidsons MAGIC LIGHTBOX. Delaney uses an incredible blend of live music and film, paying homage...
Hope Walk Whitianga
Parades & Community Events

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November 25, 2017
HOPEWALK Whitianga is a movement of hope.  Bringing awareness to suicide and promoting and promoting prevention agencies and organisations.  
Junior weekend tennis Whitianga
Sport & Recreation

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November 25, 2017
Join our Junior tennis players for weekend tennis sessions at the Mercury Bay Tennis Club in Whitianga. Come and try out our new tennis ball machine!
Parades & Community Events

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November 26, 2017
Come and buy some great local gifts and goodies at the gift shop at the Mercury Bay Museum for your special occasion, yourself or great xmas presents. All...
Every Sunday Coroglen Markets Near Whitianga
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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November 26, 2017
A fabulous farmers's market for you to buy some local organic produce, home made goodies and crafts. Conveniently located on the main road State Highway 25 at the...
Whitianga Art Craft and Farmers Market
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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December 02, 2017
Your opportunity to purchase some beautifully made local crafts, art and homegrown produce from the Mercury Bay area at the Whitianga Farmers Market. The market is centrally located in...
En Pointe Dance Show - Wonkalicious!
Arts & Culture

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Event Date
December 09, 2017
Finish Date
December 10, 2017
Join the En Pointe Dance Studio students and teachers for the 10th anniversary of their ever popular end of year show "Wonkalicious" performance!
Santa Parade Whitianga
Parades & Community Events

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December 09, 2017
Come and join in some xmas fun at the Whitianga Kiwi Xmas Santa Parade. Join Santa at the Santa Parade and see all of the great local xmas floats....
Mercury Bay Book Club
Parades & Community Events

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Event Date
December 11, 2017
Come and join us at the Mercury Bay Library Book Club to share your love of books!
Kids Fishing Competition Whitianga 2013
Sport & Recreation

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December 28, 2017
Join in the fun with all of the family. Enter the kids into the Kids Wharf Competition at Whitianga Wharf - hosted by Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club...
Whitianga Health & Wellbeing Market
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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Event Date
December 29, 2017
Finish Date
January 07, 2018
Come along and enjoy the fair that is good for you and the planet! Organic skincare, baby & animal products, recycled clothing, handmade jewellery, natural therapies, free daily...
Mercury Bay Emergency Services Summer Festival 2015 Whitianga
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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Event Date
December 30, 2017
The Mercury Bay Emergency Services Summer Festival held in the heart of Whitianga to raise funds for local emergency services.
New Years Eve at Mercury Bay Club
Music Concerts & Gigs

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Event Date
December 31, 2017
Finish Date
January 01, 2018
Come along and join us for the New Year at the Mercury Bay Club. You can bring in the New Year with Vegas Brown Band and also Doc Jeffries,...
Cooks Beach Summer Gala near Whitianga
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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Event Date
January 04, 2018
Join in the annual fun at the annual Cooks Beach Summer Gala for the whole family at Cooks Beach near Whitianga with over 100 stalls. Come and enjoy...
Hahei Market fun activities near Whitianga
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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January 05, 2018
Hahei Market Day is an annual fun free family event that is a fundraiser for the popular Hahei Community Library. 
Mercury Bay Aeroclub Open Day
Sport & Recreation

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January 06, 2018
Enjoy a free fun day for family and friends at the Mercury Bay Aeroclub in Whitianga showcasing aviation with trial flights, warbird rides, classic cars to view, a...
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Markets, Galas & Fairs

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January 08, 2018
You are invited to come along to the Mercury Bay Seaside Carnival to enjoy an exciting range of stalls, rides, games food and much more!
Concert in the Vines Cooks Beach, Whitianga, Mercury Bay, Coromandel, NZ
Music Concerts & Gigs

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Event Date
January 12, 2018
The Concert in the Vines is now a summer institution for families seeking a great day out. The local artists, food and atmosphere is a favourite with the regular...
Whitianga Summer Concert 2018
Music Concerts & Gigs

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Event Date
January 28, 2018
Amazing international line up of bands George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Alanis Morissette and Colin Hay of Men At Work Fame. 
Leadfoot Festival Whitianga
Sport & Recreation

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Event Date
February 03, 2018
Finish Date
February 04, 2018
The Leadfoot Festival is a unique weekend bringing together a mix of classic cars, vintage motorcycles and motorsport legends. 
Stand Up Paddle Board Charity Event
Sport & Recreation

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Event Date
February 04, 2018
Lock in this date and get yourself and your team ready for Whitianga's first ever Stand Up Paddle Board Charity Event! Held on the stunning Whitianga Waterways and...
Welcome to Our World Whitianga
Parades & Community Events

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Event Date
February 11, 2018
If you are new  to Whitianga or the Mercury Bay please join us at our "Welcome to Our World" informal social group. 
The Mercury Bay Art Escape Artists' Open Studios 2018
Arts & Culture

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Event Date
March 03, 2018
Finish Date
March 04, 2018
Come and view some fantastic local art and visit local artists and galleries as part of The Mercury Bay Art Escape Artists Open Studio Weekends held on the weekends...
Mercury Bay Art Escape Weekends Whitianga and Mercury Bay
Arts & Culture

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Event Date
March 10, 2018
Finish Date
March 11, 2018
The Mercury Bay Art Escape is a self-drive Tour of artists’ studios of local galleries from Tairua to Otama. The Open Studio dates are set for the first...
A Taste of Matarangi 2018
Food & Wine

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Event Date
April 07, 2018
Come to the Taste of Matarangi and enjoy a day full of delicious seafood, local produce, fine wine, cold beer and listen to some great music - all at...
Annual Poppy Appeal Day
Parades & Community Events

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Event Date
April 20, 2018
The annual Poppy Appeal raises funds for the RSA's support services to war veterans and the ex-service community. Poppy Appeal collectors will be in Albert Street ...
Anzac Poppy
Parades & Community Events

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Event Date
April 25, 2018
The ANZAC day service in Matarangi will be held at the Matarangi Volunteer Rural Fire Force Station.
ANZAC day dawn service Whitianga Soldiers Memorial Reserve
Parades & Community Events

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Event Date
April 25, 2018
The ANZAC day dawn service in Whitianga will be held at Soldiers Memorial Park.  
Whitianga Half Marathon 2018 Mercury Bay views
Sport & Recreation

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Event Date
May 26, 2018
Whitianga's first half marathon offers a choice of scenic course options for adults and children. Get your friends and family training and enter now for a day...
Whitianga Garage Sale
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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Event Date
June 02, 2018
Finish Date
June 04, 2018
If you want to hunt out a great bargain, find something practical or maybe discover an unusual treasure the Whitianga Town Garage Sale is not to be missed! ...
Coroglen Garage Sale Market
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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Event Date
June 03, 2018
A fantastic garage sale market for you to find a treasure and to enjoy some local produce.
Coromandel Peninsula Art and Craft Fair 2017
Arts & Culture

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Event Date
July 14, 2018
Dates to be confirmed for 2018! Visit this special art fair in Whitianga to view and purchase some quality hand made Coromandel arts and crafts. Have an opportunity to...
Mercury Bay Cancer Support Group Daffodil Day Fundraising for Cancer Support
Parades & Community Events

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Event Date
August 31, 2018
Show your support by donating to the annual Daffodil Day collection to assist individuals and families in Whitianga and the wider Mercury Bay who are affected by cancer. ...
Cranleigh k2 Cycle race including travelling through Whitianga
Sport & Recreation

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Event Date
October 27, 2018
The Flight Centre K2 Road Cycle Classic is one of the toughest one day cycle challenges in the Southern Hemisphere.  
Halloween trick or treat friendly list Whitianga
Parades & Community Events

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Event Date
October 31, 2018
Dress up in your best Halloween outfit and join the trick or treaters Halloween in Whitianga. The Trick or Treating Friendly List is produced each year to download to...
Replica of Captain Cooks Ship The Endeavour under Sail - photograph by Ronen Zilberman
Arts & Culture

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Event Date
October 21, 2019
Finish Date
October 28, 2019
A fantastic chance to see a replica of Captain Cook's ship The Endeavour when it visits the Mercury Bay.  
Portrait of Captain James Cook
Arts & Culture

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Event Date
November 01, 2019
Finish Date
November 30, 2019
A series of formal and informal events will be held in Whitianga, the Mercury Bay and throughout the Coromandel Peninsula area to celebrate the historic 250th anniversary. ...
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