What's on in Waitaki?

Waitaki hosts a number of events that celebrate what makes us unique.

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While there is plenty to do here every day, sometimes there is something extra special you shouldn't miss.

Every year you can enjoy the showpiece events of the region, the Victorian Heritage Celebrations, Steampunk NZ Festival and Harbour Street Jazz Festivals.
But that isn’t all, we have regular farmers markets, performing arts shows, something for foodies, multiple sporting events and there is always something on at the Opera House!

Talk to us today for any information about up and coming events you can enjoy for your stay.

Oamaru’s Fire and Steam is a spectacular family event celebrating fire, steam and special effects which coincides with the Steampunk NZ Festival.

Fire & Steam

Fire & Steam Oamaru’s Fire and Steam is a spectacular family event celebrating fire, steam and special effects which coincides with the Steampunk NZ Festival. …

Every Otago Anniversary weekend in Oamaru, a talented lineup of musicians gather to perform and entertain!

Harbour Street Jazz & Blues Festival

Harbour Street Jazz & Blues Festival Every Otago Anniversary weekend in Oamaru, a talented lineup of musicians gather to perform and entertain! With a fantastic …

Oamaru’s Victorian Heritage Celebrations

Oamaru’s Victorian Heritage Celebrations

Oamaru’s Victorian Heritage Celebrations Oamaru’s Victorian Heritage Celebrations is a wonderful annual event celebrating the Victorian Heritage of Oamaru. The Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations occur …

Steampunk NZ Festival

Steampunk NZ Festival

Steampunk NZ Festival Along with the New Zealand’s premier Steampunk attraction, Steampunk HQ, Oamaru also hosts the annual Steampunk NZ Festival, complete with fashion show, …