What's On in Whitianga – Mercury Bay Events

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May 25, 2019
Whitianga's half marathon offers a choice of scenic course options for adults and children. Get your friends and family training ready for a day of fun and energy!...
Arched Rock with The Endeavour Captain Cook's Ship 1769

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May 31, 2019
- February 29, 2020
A series of formal and informal events will be held in Whitianga, the Mercury Bay and throughout the Coromandel Peninsula area to celebrate this historic 250th anniversary. ...
Cooks Beachcare Group

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June 01, 2019
Bring the family and get involved in sand dune restoration planting at Cooks Beach! 

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June 01, 2019
The Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club Snapper Tournament over Queen's Birthday weekend!
Whitianga Garage Sale

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June 01, 2019
- June 03, 2019
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! ...
Whitianga Art Craft and Farmers Market

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June 01, 2019
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...

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June 02, 2019
Join the Matarangi Boat and Fishing Club and enter this great fishing competition at the beautiful beach location of Matarangi.
American Muscle Car Meeting Whitianga

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June 02, 2019
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...
Coroglen Garage Sale Market

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June 02, 2019
A fantastic garage sale market for you to find a treasure and to enjoy some local produce.
Mercury Bay Book Club

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June 10, 2019
Come and join us at the Mercury Bay Library Book Club to share your love of books!
Whitianga Music Club Open Mic and Guest Artist Performances

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June 14, 2019
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...
Welcome to Our World Whitianga

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June 16, 2019
If you are new  to Whitianga or the Mercury Bay please join us at our "Welcome to Our World" informal social group.  
Genealogy Afternoons At Mercury Bay Library

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June 18, 2019
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...
Coromandel Peninsula Art and Craft Fair 2017

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July 13, 2019
Visit this special art fair in Whitianga to view and purchase some quality hand made Coromandel arts and crafts. 
Solitude  arts on tour play Whitianga

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August 09, 2019
This Arts On Tour play is brought to you by Creative Mercury Bay and is set in 1913 where Annie enters the remote mountains of Kahurangi National Park to...
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August 17, 2019
The 2019 New Zealand Rally Championship comes back to Whitianga. Come and enjoy the atmosphere with a rally cars, crews, service teams, spectators and volunteers all getting involved in...
Mercury Bay Cancer Support Group Daffodil Day Fundraising for Cancer Support

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August 30, 2019
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

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September 21, 2019
The Scallop Festival is one of the Coromandel's most popular events featuring delicious cuisine stands, iconic New Zealand entertainers and cooking demonstrations from New Zealand chefs. Visit Whitianga to...
Replica of Captain Cooks Ship The Endeavour under Sail - photograph by Ronen Zilberman

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October 18, 2019
- October 22, 2019
A fantastic chance to see a replica of Captain Cook's ship The Endeavour and other voyaging vessels when the National Flotilla commemorating Tui 250 Encounters visits the Mercury...
Art Exhibition Te Powhiri Paintings Whitianga

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October 19, 2019
- October 28, 2019
The spirit of Te Powhiri is the theme of this special Tuia 250 commemoration exhibition - bringing together artists to express their stories of first encounters, dual heritage, navigation...

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October 20, 2019
Bring your family to enjoy this free outdoor event held over 12 hours featuring our special local Coromandel artists. This event is part of the Tuia...
Every Sunday Coroglen Markets Near Whitianga

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October 27, 2019
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...
Cranleigh k2 Cycle race including travelling through Whitianga

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November 02, 2019
The Flight Centre K2 Road Cycle Classic is one of the toughest one day cycle challenges in the Southern Hemisphere.  
The South Afreakins - Arts On Tour Performance Whitianga

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November 25, 2019
Creative Mercury Bay and Arts on Tour brings you The South Afreakins - a dark comedy show about love, loss and companionship, with a dash of political commentary sprinkled...
En Pointe Dance Show

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December 07, 2019
- December 08, 2019
Join the En Pointe Dance Studio students and teachers for their ever popular end of year show performance! 
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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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