The leaves are falling, the winds are getting chillier, and autumn is dancing in the breeze. Yet Wellington is as vibrant as ever. Read on to find out the upcoming happenings this Autumn in Wellington.

Newtown Festival Sunday 11th April 2021

Bringing the colourful and funky atmosphere of Newtown to the streets, come see the festival of dancers, buskers, circus performers and musicians, spanning many different genres and styles. Alongside the entertainment you’ll find outdoor cafes, craft beer precincts, arts and crafts stalls, and food galore. You can find more details about the Newtown Festival here.

Mozart's Opera - Don Giovanni 

Saturday 17th April – Saturday 24th April

Be taken on a musical journey with Mozart’s masterpiece Don Giovanni at the Wellington Opera House this April. A bold & timeless theatrical production. You can find more details here.

Highball Festival 

Friday 7th May – Saturday 8th May 

New Zealand’s biggest, brightest, and only dedicated cocktail and spirits festival returns to Wellington this May! With events, special menus, masterclasses, interactive sessions and walking tours hosted by local cocktail bars, restaurants and eateries, Highball is all about raising a glass to the locals. Interested? You can find more details here.

Winetopia Wellington 

Friday 21st May – Saturday 22nd May 2021

Winetopia is the place to go to explore the tastes and blends of wine from around the country. You’ll have the chance to try wines from every major region in the country, from Central Otago to Northland, as well as from well-known brands that are enjoyed around the world to hidden treasures from boutique suppliers. Tempted? Find more details on Winetopia here.

The Wellington Food Show 2021 

Friday 28th May – Sunday 30th May 2021

Explore premium ingredients, recipes and tips from celebrity chefs, Annabelle White, Nadia Lim and more in the NEFF Cooking Theatre, and find show-only deals from hundreds of exhibitors. We suggest you go with an empty stomach, because you’re sure to find so much to try. For more details on the Wellington Food Show click here.

Not sure about you, but we’re so excited for these upcoming local events. Hopefully you enjoyed this list and have found it useful. You find more on our HiAtlas Blog or browse our selection of beautiful properties currently available in Wellington Central.