World of Wearable Arts
27 September - 14 October 2018, Wellington
The World of WearableArt®, known as WOW®, is a renowned international design competition that attracts hundreds of entries from all over the world. Finalists compete for over $165,000 in prize money plus internships with leading creative companies such as Weta Workshop. The show runs sixteen times over September and October, with Awards Night on 28 September. Plan your WoW trip with your own private motorhome rental from Mighway, and let the journey unfold!
Port Chalmers Seafood Fest
September 30 2018, Otago
New Zealand’s seafood festivals are known globally. Boasting one of the world’s longest coastlines, this island country delivers seafood with a freshness that keeps you craving more. New Zealand hosts several of these festivals, including the Port Chalmers Seafood Festival.
Located in the fishing and cargo port for Dunedin, Port Chalmers shares its bounty this September 30 at this must-attend event in southern New Zealand. The festival calls Port Otago home and prides itself on serving up mouth-watering local cuisine straight from the ocean.
Term 3 School Holidays
Sept 28 - Oct 14 2018, Nationwide
There’s no better time than the present for families with school age children to begin preparing for the Term 3 Holidays which beings this year on 29 Sept., through 14 Oct.
New Zealanders are fortunate in that there are so many wonderful holiday destinations to choose from. This year, why not consider the advantages of renting a motorhome and packing up the family for a Term 3 Holiday they’ll never forget.
Sept. - Nov. 2018, Hawke's Bay
If you are looking for an awesome place to take your RV this summer, then you need to check out the Spring Fling Beach Carnival in Te Paerahi Beach in Porangahau. Check out everything this fantastic festival has to offer.
This beach carnival is the ideal place to bring your entire family. You can pile everyone in the RV, pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the day at the beach. Don’t forget to bring a blanket. Visitors can eat lunch on the beach between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM.
Taranaki Garden Fest
26 Oct - 4 Nov 2018, Taranaki
In just a few months, the 13th Taranaki Garden Fest will be taking place from the 26th of October through the 4th of November and it's an event that you don't want to miss. It is an event that is fun for the whole family and one where you will be able to see a great amount of natural beauty as you go through it.
This is one of New Zealand's greatest garden festivals and features plants that are able to be grown in the area. It takes place over ten days and goes into the homes of the garden gurus that are living in the Taranaki region. There are more than 50 beautiful gardens that will be featured. It is a very unique experience that will inspire you to improve your gardening skills as well.
17-19 November 2018, Martinborough
Summer beckons your RV to the road. And, Toast Martinborough offers a family event you do not want to miss. Load up and head down the highway to Martinborough, New Zealand for this festival to commemorate the arrival of spring in Wairarapa wine country.
Toast Martinborough covers eight great sites and nine beautiful wineries. Food and wine please the palate as you enjoy the music and amazing scenery during this festival. Each winery offers something special for you to enjoy. So, a stop at each is worth your time.
Wairarapa Country Music Fest
10-13 January 2018, Wairarapa
The Wairarapa Country Music Festival is an event that is not to be missed, especially if you are in the mood for a road trip with your motorhome. If you are not familiar with the Wairarapa Country Music Festival, it's a three-day music extravaganza that runs for three days in the middle of January. This year’s event runs from 10 - 13th January. Every year the event is held at the Tauherenikau Racecourse in Featherston.
25-28 January 2018, Hamilton
Festival One is New Zealand's ultimate summer festival. If you hit one event over the summer, make sure it's this one and you won't regret it. The event celebrates Christian music, the creative arts and community. It's a great place to make friends and enjoy workshops and seminars as well. Not only will you be able to listen to great music, but you will be able to enjoy great food at the exact same time. It's a great celebration of what it is to be human, while enjoying the beautiful weather as well.