We’ve put together a list of some of the best local Rotorua events happening this autumn. If you are having trouble deciding which of these events is best for you, give us a call and we can help plan your next trip! Remember this is just a small selection of the many great events in our region.
Sat 3 & 4 Apr. 2021 6:00 – 10:00pm
The Hickey contractors Easter Extravaganza has been on the Rotorua Speedway Calendar for nearly all of its 50 years at our Paradise Valley Circuit. This year will include a great night full of Superstocks, Stockcars, Modifieds, Streetstocks, Production Saloons, Saloons and Ministocks. This will be a speedway meeting not to be missed! You can find tickets here
Sat 10 Apr. 2021 8:00am
Thinking of attempting the Te Ahurei XTERRA o Rotorua? With 5.5km, 11km, 21km trail walk or run plus marathon events, people of all ages and skill levels are invited to enjoy a day amongst the most beautiful scenery in New Zealand. You can find more information and fees for XTERRA Rotorua here.
Thursday 22 Apr. 2021:
2:00 pm – 3:20 pm
Friday 23 Apr. 2021:
7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
The Howard Morrison Quartet is returning home to present a limited series of shows, at Energy Events Centre. Considered this country’s most successful show band, The Howard Morrison Quartet helped to create the New Zealand entertainment industry. Combining family-friendly music with uniquely Kiwi humour, it will be a show to remember! You can book tickets here.
Tuesday 4th May 2021
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The May the 4th quiz will be based on the 11 live action Star Wars films. Costumes mandatory!
There will be prizes and the winning team will receive a free venue hire worth $750! Pre register your teams by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org (18+ unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian). The quiz will take place in the Level 13 Theme Rooms and Bar.
Sat 8th May 2021, 6:30am
How about making the Rotorua Marathon your greatest challenge of 2021. Known affectionately as the “People’s Marathon” the Rotorua Marathon is Australasia’s oldest major marathon event and attracts many racers every year. View entry info here
Fri 16th Jul 2021, 8:00pm–11:30pm
Sat 17th Jul 2021, 2:30pm–4:00pm
Sat 17th Jul 2021, 6:30pm–12:30am
Enjoy two full evenings of glorious and terrifying costumes, music, socialising, food and drinks! This event is a not-for-profit initiative created especially for the creative communities of New Zealand (cosplay, steampunk, larp, medieval, costumiers, designers etc) However anyone is welcome to attend so long as suitably attired in costume). You can find ticket information here.
With so many more great events taking place in Rotorua it is the place to be this autumn. If you are visiting Rotorua during the school holidays, there are some great family events for you to attend. If you would like any help planning your perfect holiday or more information about our recommended Rotorua events, feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to assist. We look forward to seeing you!