Event Guide


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Go By Bike Day - 7:30am - 9am, Wednesday 20 February - The Forum, Celebrate the joys of biking and join Sport Tasman for a complimentary breakfast for Go By Bike Day 2019. Choose from a selection of tasty breakfast food and get a free coffee at CBD Cafe. No registrations required, simply roll in on your bike from 7.30am – 9am on Wednesday 20 February 2019, at the Forum, Queen Street, Blenheim.

Marlborough Horticultural Society Late Summer Show - 9:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday 23 February - St Christopher's Anglican Church Blenheim, Late Summer Show offering plant sales and lots of glorious blooms to admire. Please contact Angie Holdaway, Club Secretary for more information or for a show schedule - 03 572 8092 or angieandrhino@gmail.com.

Kaikoura A & P Show - 8:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday 23 February - South Bay Racecourse, A Kiwi tradition, this show has something for everyone including: live entertainment, livestock competitions, agricultural demonstrations and displays, amusements, side shows and a range stalls selling everything from Tractors to Candyfloss. Grand Parade will be at 2pm.

Relay For Life Marlborough - 4:00pm - 6:00am, Saturday 23 February - Giesen Sports and Events Centre, Relay For Life is an inspirational and fun overnight team event for everyone of all fitness levels. Organised by Cancer Society Marlborough, Relay For Life celebrates with survivors, remembers loved ones lost to cancer and is a unique opportunity to come together as a community to fight back against cancer. More Info

Eastern States Speedway NZ Production Saloon Grand Prix - 6:00pm - 9:30pm, Saturday 23 February - Eastern States Speedway, This meet NZ Production Saloon Grand Prix, Streetstock Holden vs Ford, Richmond Vehicle Testing Station Da$h 4 Ca$h Sidecars. More Info

Summer Concert Picton Foreshore - 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Sunday 24 February - Picton Foreshore, The Picton Foreshore concert is a free family friendly and alcohol-free event for with fantastic stage entertainment including Wellington Band Cover Story, children's activities and food refreshments on offer. A perfect way to spend your Sunday lunch time!

Annual Skin Awareness Clinics 2019 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm, Friday 1 March - Marlborough Convention Centre, The Skin Clinics promote awareness of skin health and are open to anyone, entry is by donation. People attending will be seen by local doctors and visiting specialists. The annual Skin Clinics are part of our local society’s push to make people more aware of skin issues and when to get them checked.

Marlborough Cricket 125th Jubilee - Friday 1 March - Sunday 3 March - Horton Park, Come along and join us in the celebration of 125 years of cricket in Marlborough. They have a weekend of events from Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd March 2019. For enquiries or to register your interest in attending please email - marlboroughcricket125@gmail.com or call Greg on 021 727 439.

Rapaura School Country Harvest Fair - 10:00am - 2:00pm, Saturday 2 March - Rapaura School, Farm Fresh Produce, Lemon Heaven lemon curd, Honey Toffee Apples, Ice cream with Caramel Honey Sauce, Cake stall, world famous in Marlborough Crazy Trailer rides, Blue Wave Waterslide – great fun for all ages on these hot summer days, Rapaura School Talent, best Silent Auction for miles. 

Eastern States Speedway Production Saloon Open Champs - 6:00pm - 9:30pm, Saturday 2 March - Eastern States Speedway, What's on? Bryant Earthworks Ltd Production Saloon Open Champs & 20 Lap Trophy, Stockcar Ladies/Pitcrew/Sponsors Race. More Info

NZHL XRACE - 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Thursday 7 March - Riverside Amphitheatre, XRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and child aged 6-14 race together, locate and complete 10 mystery challenges; racing the clock and all the other family teams with the fastest and luckiest crowned XRACE champion. More Info

St Mary's Gala - 10:00am - 2:00pm, Saturday 9 March - St Mary's School, Lots of excitement with Trailer Rides, Bouncy Castles, as well as games of skill and our Photo Booth for some creative long lasting memories. Their fabulous community has once again shown their support by providing some wonderful items for the Silent Auction. More Info

Havelock Mussel & Seafood Festival 2019 - 10:00am - 6:00pm, Saturday 16 March, Havelock Domain, Aotearoa reggae–rock legends Katchafire will be headlining the entertainment line-up, supported by Marlborough’s own A Minor Thing and Nelson kings of swing Sun City Soul. TV chef Annabel Langbein is all set to tantalise your taste-buds for the first time, along with Festival favourites Chris Fortune and Paulie Hooton. With a great line up of live music and entertainment, delicious food, fine beer and wine and seafood, summer in Marlborough wouldn’t be complete without the Havelock Mussel and Seafood Festival. This quintessentially Marlburian event has been “Servin’ up a whole ocean of fun” for 15 years, and 2019 promises to be the best one yet! See you there!



Saturdays - Redwood Market: 8am to noon, Cleghorn St car park. Plants, produce, cards, jewellery, flowers, handcrafts. Supporting hospice.

Saturdays - Artisan Market, 10.30am till 2.30pm at the Wynen Street Car Park Blenheim (if wet it'll be on at the Parking Building Alfred Street), 

Saturdays - Cyclocross/Mountainbike Group Ride. Assemble at the back of BIkefit, 24 Market St at 2pm, Course varies with 50 to 70km distance.

Sundays - Marlborough Farmers Market, A&P Showgrounds, 9am - midday rain or shine.

Mondays - Redwoodtown Plunket Playgroup: 10am-12pm, 21 Bythell St. Gold coin donation and morning tea provided. Children 0-5yrs welcome Sam 021701413.