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.



Cambridge Half Marathon

WHEN: 15 September, 2019
WHERE: Cambridge High School

Grab your running shoes and head to Cambridge on Sunday 15th September for the 2019 Half Marathon

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International Hobbit Day

WHEN: 22 September, 2019
WHERE: Hobbiton

Celebrate International Hobbit Day on the 22nd of September 2019 at Hobbiton™ Movie Set, only 25 mins drive from Kelly Rd.

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The Waikato Home & Garden Show

WHEN: 6 October, 2019
WHERE: Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton

October 3rd-6th - New Zealand’s largest home and garden show is brimming with inspiration.

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WHEN: 20 October, 2019
WHERE: Mystery Creek, Hamilton

Equidays, New Zealand's premier equine event, takes place at Mystery Creek between 18-20th October 2019.

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St Andrew's Craft Fair

WHEN: 28 October, 2019
WHERE: St Andrews Anglican Church

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

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Hobbiton Beer Festival

WHEN: 2 November, 2019
WHERE: Hobbiton

Dust off your lederhosen and dirndl as Hobbiton Movie Set welcomes you for a special Beer Festivals

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Cambridge Garden Festival

WHEN: 24 November, 2019
WHERE: Wonderful Gardens around Cambridge

Take time out to explore the wonders of Spring at the Cambridge Garden Festival.

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Waka Ama Sprint Nationals

WHEN: 18 January, 2020
WHERE: Lake Karapiro, Cambridge

Waka ama paddlers from around New Zealand compete at the Te Wananga O Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Nationals 12th-18th Jan 2020

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Balloons over Waikato

WHEN: 21 March, 2020
WHERE: Innes Common, Lake Domain Dr, Hamilton

Balloons over Waikato is New Zealand's premier hot air balloon festival and is on between the 17-21st March 2020.

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WHEN: 13 June, 2020
WHERE: Mystery Creek

While at Fieldays, 10-13 June, 2020, relax in a home away from home with genuine luxury touches

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