What’s On

Local Events in Cambridge and the Waikato

Find out about upcoming events and happenings in Cambridge and the Waikato. Known as the town of ‘trees and champions’ there is always something interesting to see or do.



International Hobbit Day

WHEN: 22 September, 2018
WHERE: Hobbiton

Celebrate International Hobbit Day on the 22nd of September 2018 at Hobbiton™ Movie Set, only 25 mins drive from Kelly Rd.

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Waikato Cherry Tree Festival

WHEN: 23 September, 2018
WHERE: English Cherry Tree Manor

Walk around extensive gardens at the Waikato Cherry Tree Festival on 21-23rd September 2018 - 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Button Lunch

WHEN: 28 September, 2018
WHERE: Sir Don Rowlands Centre, Karapiro

Don't miss this fabulous opportunity to put on your glad rags and support a great cause. Read more about our Button Lunch package.

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WHEN: 14 October, 2018
WHERE: Mystery Creek, Hamilton

Equidays, New Zealand's premier equine event, takes place at Mystery Creek between the 14th and 16th October 2018.

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St Andrew's Craft Fair

WHEN: 22 October, 2018
WHERE: St Andrew’s Church

St Andrew’s Giant Craft Fair is a great opportunity to grab beautifully handmade products.

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Hobbiton Beer Festival

WHEN: 3 November, 2018
WHERE: Hobbiton

Dust off your lederhosen and dirndl as Hobbiton™ Movie Set welcomes you for a special Beer Festival on Saturday 3rd Nov

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Le Quesnoy 100th Commemorations

WHEN: 11 November, 2018
WHERE: Town Hall, Cambridge

Events around Cambridge to mark the 100th Anniversary of the liberation of Le Quesnoy , 4-11th November 2018

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Cambridge Garden Festival

WHEN: 18 November, 2018
WHERE: Ten Wonderful Gardens around Cambridge

Take time out to explore the wonders of Spring at the Cambridge Garden Festival - 10 gardens curated with love. 9.00 am - 4.30 pm

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Tri Maori Festival

WHEN: 24 November, 2018
WHERE: Lake Karapiro, Cambridge

The Tri Maori Festival challenges Maori & the wider community to get the entire whanau (family) active and celebrate healthy living.

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Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup

WHEN: 20 January, 2019
WHERE: Avantidrome, Cambridge

World class track cycling right here at the Avantidrome in Cambridge, only 2 minutes drive from Kelly Rd - 18th-20th Jan 2018

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Three Peaks, Ride New Zealand Cycling Festival

WHEN: 27 January, 2019

The Three Peaks, Ride New Zealand Cycling Festival is coming to Cambridge for 5 days - Wednesday 23rd to Sunday, 27th January 2019

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Balloons over Waikato

WHEN: 24 March, 2019
WHERE: Innes Common, Hamilton

Balloons over Waikato is New Zealand's premier hot air balloon festival and is on between the 20-24th March 2018.

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Cambridge Twilight Cycling Festival

WHEN: 25 April, 2019
WHERE: Victoria Square, Cambridge

A Celebration of Cycling with family fun, fast-paced street racing and an Elite Criterium!

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