Event Guide


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St Andrews Church Garden Tour - Friday 5 and Saturday 6 October - Blenheim, there will be twelve lovely gardens around Blenheim open for you to visit between 10 and 4 on both days. Tickets are available from Roselands, Cresswells, Islington Garden Centre and Selmes Trust Garden Centre.

Top of The South Film Festival, Dragoon Anthology - 4:00pm, Saturday 6 October - ASB Theatre Marlborough, A compilation of American filmmaker Michael Ortiz' Dragoon Universe science fiction short films, 6 of which were shot in the Top of the South region with local writers, directors, cast and crew. Website

Top of The South Film Festival, Premiere Screening - 7:30pm, Saturday 6 October - ASB Theatre Marlborough, 15 of the best short films from Marlborough, Nelson and Tasman. A selection of fiction films, documentaries and music videos ranging in genre from drama to comedy, there is something for everyone. More Info and to Buy Tickets

Dragon Boat Club Open Day - 10am - 2:30pm, Sunday 7 October - Quays Riverside Park, Taylor River, Your chance to learn what the Blenheim Dragon Boat Club is all about. Everyone is welcome so go down and meet the friendly group.

Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat - Sunday 7 October - ASB Theatre Marlborough, Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat. You know the story. They are in Blenheim for one day only. Buy Tickets

A Festival of Beer - Sunday 7 October - The Vines Village, A fun afternoon of music, food & beer from Marlborough's boutique brewers - Golden Mile Brewing, Boomtown Brewing and Sinka Brews. More Info

Mr Science Magical Science Tour - Thursday 11 October - ASB Theatre Marlborough, Mr Science and friends put on a wow show! Fun and educational! Sensational science demonstrations on stage, audience participation, fun for all ages. Join them on a magical journey exploring the excitement of flying, floating, gliding, and shooting! More Info and Tickets.

Spring Fest - Saturday 13 October - Marlborough A&P Showgrounds, For the second year running Spring Fest will be displaying our local young talent right here in Marlborough plus lots of food, dance, games, stalls, competitions and much more! This event is aimed at youth but all are welcome.

Harcourts Marlborough Kids' Duathlon 2018 - 9:00am, Sunday 4 November - Brancott Estate, This is an iconic Marlborough duathlon event open to kids aged 6 to 18 years of age. There are no winners or losers, it is about having fun and getting out there with your friends! Entry $8. For more info and to book Click Here

Ocean Vine Hop 2018 - 11:00am - 6:00pm, Saturday 24 November - Churchill Glade, Pollard Park, Enjoy the gastronomic combination of local seafood, wine and beer at this R18 festival, in a stunning park like setting in beautiful Marlborough. Entertainment from The Jordan Luck Band, Automatic 80's and celebrity chef Jax Hamilton. More Info

Marlborough Muddy Buddy - 12:30pm, Sunday 16 February - Havelock Estuary, The ever-popular Sport Tasman Muddy Buddy is back in Marlborough for 2018 - the ultimate mud-packed adventure fun run for all abilities. Here's your chance to fulfil that inner wish and slither and slide around in the Havelock Estuary mud like you have always wanted to! Pricing $10 - $35. For more info and to book Click Here

More FM Beach Day - 10:30am, Sunday 17 February - Whites Bay




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.