marlborough events

Marlborough & Blenheim events calendar


Picton Maritime Festival Picton
Farmers Market every Sunday until May


1st Saturday in February Blues Brews and BBQs
2nd Friday in February Wine Festival Market day
2nd Saturday in February Wine Marlborough
24 February Cape Campbell Challenge


1st Saturday in March Rai Valley A and P show
3rd Saturday Havelock Mussel Festival
15 March Rainbow Rage


Easter Classic Fighters Air Show
2nd Saturday in April The Grape Ride


2nd Saturday in May Saint Clair Vineyard half marathon


Winter wine weekend


1st Saturday in October Kaikoura Seafest
5 October Farmers Market reopens for Summer every Sunday until May


Hunter’s Garden Marlborough
1st weekend in November Hunters’ Garden Marlborough village fete
8 November Molesworth Muster
29 November The Moa Beer Moa Hunt
31 October – 2 November Wine Weekend

Blenheim & Marlborough Links:

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Highlight Wine Tours - Daily group wine tours

Classic Car Wine Tours - Private and personalised wine & sightseeing tours

Marlborough Travel - wine tours in Marlborough and Marlborough Sounds cruises.

Discover Marlborough, New Zealand

Blenheim Shuttles - Door to door transport in Blenheim and around the Marlborough region.

Marlborough Sounds Shuttles - Airport - Rail - Ferry - Private Transfers. Door to door service for small and large group’s. Customised or private tours. With no fixed schedule we try to accommodate all requests for wineries.

Other links:

New Zealand Travel – Plan your New Zealand travel at the official site of Tourism New Zealand.

Destination NZ - New Zealand travel guide

Bed and Breakfast Directory

Great New Zealand Directory of Tours and Accommodation

New Zealand Accommodation Guide