Taranaki Arts Festival
17 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
This exciting festival boasts a colourful line-up featuring 44 acts, performing in 13 different venues, including the decadent Staples Rodway Crystal Palace.
Taranaki Garden Spectacular
27 Oct 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
Come along to help celebrate 30 years of the Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular (formerly the Rhododendron Festival). New Zealand’s premier spring festival offers a feast of private and public gardens. The festival also offers a mixture of free and paid events, including House and Garden tours, Chapman-Taylor tours, a variety of events and workshops, art on display in gardens, guided walks and festivities.
NZ Tattoo & Art Festival
25 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
TSB Stadium, Mason Dr, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Australasia’s biggest tattoo event the New Zealand Tattoo & Art Festival is back for the 7th time on the 25 & 26 November 2017 at the TSB Stadium in New Plymouth!
The best artists in every style of tattooing are coming to New Plymouth to tattoo you!
Festival of Lights
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Feb 2018
Pukekura Park, Fillis Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki
Each summer the TSB Bank Festival of Lights transforms Pukekura Park, one of New Zealand's premier botanical gardens, into a magical illuminated night-time wonderland of multi-coloured lights gleaming amongst the trees, attracting more than 100,000 visitors each year. Come and be wowed by the live night-time entertainment from national and international performers, stunning lighting features, a fantastic mix of daytime activities for children and families, twilight movies in the park and pop-up performance features.
21 Feb 2018 - 24 Feb 2018
Celebrating American Classics.
16 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 2018
TSB Bowl of Brooklands, Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
This international festival brings together artists from all over the globe for a vibrant showcase of the world's many forms of music, arts, and dance. It all takes place in the stunning TSB Bowl of Brooklands in New Plymouth which is frequently described by visitors and performers as one of the most beautiful venues in the world.