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.

p.s. If you are organising an event in the Mercury Bay area please contact our team to get your event listing sponsored on this site.

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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...
"Interstellar Glamour" - Brad Novak Art Exhibition
Arts & Culture

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September 23, 2017
Finish Date
October 08, 2017
Bread and Butter fine art gallery is hosting the "Interstellar Glamour" exhibition featuring the recent work of artist Brad Novak
Dune planting day Buffalo Beach Whitianga
Sport & Recreation

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September 23, 2017
You are invited to join the dune restoration project team and take part as a volunteer to plant the dunes at Taputapuatea Reserve, Buffalo Beach in Whitianga. ...
Spring Fever Workshop 2017 Mercury Bay Museum
Arts & Culture

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September 24, 2017
Calling all budding craft enthusiasts! The Mercury Bay Museum is hosting some great craft on September 10th and 24th to welcome in spring.
international day elderly whitianga
Parades & Community Events

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September 28, 2017
This is a special event in Whitianga with free entry, entertainment and a free lunch provided to celebrate with our local Older Persons based here in Mercury Bay. ...
"As the Path Unfolds" - Charlotte Giblin Art Exhibition
Arts & Culture

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September 30, 2017
Finish Date
October 13, 2017
Bread and Butter fine art gallery is hosting "As the Path Unfolds" exhibition featuring the exciting work of Charlotte Giblin. 
Two Choirs Meet Mercury Bay Community Choir and Male Voices Waikato
Arts & Culture

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October 01, 2017
This is a real musical treat - the Mercury Bay Community Choir will be  blending their voices with the rich sound of Male Voices Waikato.
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Parades & Community Events

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October 01, 2017
Finish Date
October 05, 2017
Your chance to ice skate in Whitianga - a great fun activity for kids and adults!
Andrew London Trio
Arts & Culture

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October 06, 2017
The Andrew London Trio offers songs about the trivia and minutiae of daily life from the point of view of a middle-aged, middle-class, Middle Earther, delivered in a deceptively...
Whitianga Art Craft and Farmers Market
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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October 07, 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...
Welcome to Our World Whitianga
Parades & Community Events

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October 08, 2017
If you are new to Whitianga or the Mercury Bay please join us at our "Welcome to Our World" informal social group. Come...
Mercury Bay Book Club
Parades & Community Events

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October 09, 2017
Come and join us at the Mercury Bay Library Book Club to share your love of books!
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Parades & Community Events

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October 12, 2017
Get your painting skills ready and join in for some  family fun during the school holidays at the Mercury Bay Museum. 
Genealogy Afternoons At Mercury Bay Library
Arts & Culture

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October 17, 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...
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Arts & Culture

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October 21, 2017
Finish Date
November 04, 2017
Bread and Butter fine art gallery is hosting the "Past Meets Present" exhibition featuring the stunning work of Souzie Speerstra. 
Eagles tribute show
Music Concerts & Gigs

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October 21, 2017
Madsen promotions presents a tribute to the Eagles at the Mercury Bay Club for a dinner and show - this is an evening not to be missed! ...
Every Sunday Coroglen Markets Near Whitianga
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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October 23, 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...
Parades & Community Events

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October 28, 2017
Pencil this date into your diary - more information to come!
Junior weekend tennis Whitianga
Sport & Recreation

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October 28, 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!
Cranleigh k2 Cycle race including travelling through Whitianga
Sport & Recreation

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October 28, 2017
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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October 31, 2017
Dress up in your best Halloween outfit and join the trick or treaters this Halloween in Whitianga. Download the Trick or Treating Friendly List that shows the times for...
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...
Parades & Community Events

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November 24, 2017
Come and buy some great local gifts and goodies at the gift shop at the Mercury Bay Museum for your xmas presents. All proceeds go towards fundraising for...
Santa Parade Whitianga
Parades & Community Events

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December 02, 2017
Come and join in some xmas fun at the Whitianga Santa Parade. Join Santa at the Santa Parade and see all of the great local xmas floats. Family Fun...
En Pointe Dance Show - Wonkalicious!
Arts & Culture

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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!
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.
Cooks Beach Summer Gala near Whitianga
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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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. 
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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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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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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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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. 
Taste of Matarangi event near Whitianga
Food & Wine

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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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