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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Markets, Galas & Fairs
Get a local craft gift or grab a treat or two at the Matarangi market and gala days.
Whitianga Art Group Summer Exhibition
Arts & Culture

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January 15, 2018
Finish Date
January 29, 2018
Opening night and annual Summer Exhibition of Whitianga Art Group.
Wild Animal Sleepover at the Mercury Bay Library!
Parades & Community Events

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January 17, 2018
There will be a special sleepover at the Mercury Bay Library for our special stuffed friends! Bring in your toy on Wednesday 17th to stay the night at the...
Fun Kids Games at the Mercury Bay Library!
Parades & Community Events

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January 18, 2018
Join in with the fun games at the Mercury Bay Library!
Whitianga Hotel Summer Entertainment
Music Concerts & Gigs

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January 19, 2018
Finish Date
January 26, 2018
Come and enjoy live summer entertainment over the month of January at the Whitianga Hotel!
Caravana Sun at Lukes Kitchen
Music Concerts & Gigs

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January 20, 2018
Caravana Sun performing with Strangely Arousing at Luke's Kitchen!
Whitianga Art Craft and Farmers Market
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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January 20, 2018
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...
Every Sunday Coroglen Markets Near Whitianga
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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January 21, 2018
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 Summer Concert 2018
Music Concerts & Gigs

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January 28, 2018
Amazing international line up of bands The Orchestra starring former members of Electric Light Orchestra, Alanis Morissette, Colin Hay of Men At Work Fame and Fairground Saints. ...
Volvo Sailing - Summer Holiday Programme
Sport & Recreation

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January 31, 2018
Finish Date
February 01, 2018
Calling all kids to get involved out on the water on the Mercury Bay to experience the fun and excictement of sailing with this fun summer sailing holiday programme!...
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Parades & Community Events

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January 31, 2018
Finish Date
February 05, 2018
Join the community and official representives at a series of events including a public open day onboard to farewell the Royal Naval ship the HMNZS Manawanui before the ship...
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. 
American Muscle Car Meeting Whitianga
Sport & Recreation

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February 04, 2018
Bring along your old and new American cars, trucks and motorcycles for a great American Muscle line up! All spectators are also welcome to come and check out the...
Stand Up Paddle Board Charity Event
Sport & Recreation

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Event Date
February 04, 2018
Lock in this date and register now to get yourself and your team ready for Whitianga's first ever Stand Up Paddle Board Charity Event! Held on the stunning...
HMNZS Manawanui Open day in Whitianga
Parades & Community Events

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February 04, 2018
Come to meet the crew of the HMNZS Manawanui and have the opportunity to come on board this New Zealand naval vessel which will be docked at the Whitianga...
Genealogy Afternoons At Mercury Bay Library
Arts & Culture

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February 06, 2018
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...
Steampunk Enthusiasts Whitianga Social Meeting
Arts & Culture

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February 08, 2018
Interested in Steampunk? Come and join our friendly social group to see what ideas and creations we can work on together.
Whitianga Music Club Open Mic and Guest Artist Performances
Arts & Culture

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February 09, 2018
Come to join in on an open mic session, listen to a guest performer and be part of our audience listening to our wonderful local musicians at our monthly...
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Parades & Community Events

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February 09, 2018
Are you a member of a community club that needs funding? Come to this FREE workshop by local community funders to learn about funds that are available and how...
Junior weekend tennis Whitianga
Sport & Recreation

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February 10, 2018
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!
Welcome to Our World Whitianga
Parades & Community Events

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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. 
Mercury Bay Book Club
Parades & Community Events

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Event Date
February 12, 2018
Come and join us at the Mercury Bay Library Book Club to share your love of books!
The Mercury Bay Art Escape Artists' Open Studios 2018
Arts & Culture

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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...
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Sport & Recreation

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April 07, 2018
This is an idyllic swim through the Te Whanganui a Hei Marine Reserve to the famous New Zealand landmark of Cathedral Cove, and then back to stunning Hahei...
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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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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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. ...
Whitianga Scallop Festival 2015
Food & Wine

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Event Date
September 01, 2018
Finish Date
September 30, 2018
The Scallop Festival is held in September each year and the date for the 2018 Scallop Festival is yet to be confirmed. The Scallop Festival is one of the...
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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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...
Santa Parade Whitianga
Parades & Community Events

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Event Date
December 08, 2018
Date to be confirmed - pencil this date in your diary. Come and join in some xmas fun at the Whitianga Kiwi Xmas Santa Parade. Join Santa at the...
Kids Fishing Competition Whitianga 2013
Sport & Recreation

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Event Date
December 28, 2018
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...
Mercury Bay Emergency Services Summer Festival 2015 Whitianga
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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Event Date
December 29, 2018
The Mercury Bay Emergency Services Summer Festival held in the heart of Whitianga to raise funds for local emergency services.
Whitianga Health & Wellbeing Market
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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Event Date
December 29, 2018
Finish Date
January 07, 2019
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...
Sport & Recreation

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Event Date
January 02, 2019
At the Matarangi annual fishing competition you have the chance to show who the reel fisherman is!
Cooks Beach Summer Gala near Whitianga
Markets, Galas & Fairs

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Event Date
January 04, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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...
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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