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Christmas Carols

December 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Performances by Children's Choir,  Te Ahi Wairua O Kaikoura,  KaiChorus and Kai-leles. Includes choral performances  in Te Reo and the fun sound of the Ukelele

Santa’s Grotto

December 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Santa's Grotto is open 11pm - 3pm. Santa coming 1pm-3pm to gift presents to all children aged 10 and under (with some for the over 10’s) Bring your own device to have a pic with Santa. Decoration making and biscuit decorating too.. it’s our aim for everyone to take home something! Proudly brought to you by the Seaward Lions of Kaikoura. Merry Christmas to you all!

Festive Farmers Market

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Stock up on your festive food items and shop local!

Kaikoura Longboard Festival 2018

Kaikoura Longboard Festival 2019

January 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - January 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Kaikoura Longboard Festival 2019

The fully sanctioned race track, situated just outside of the Kaikoura township is a perfect location. With scenic views over the beautiful east coast, the track winds down one kilometer of smooth pavement allowing riders in packs of four to navigate down six corners at speeds of up to 80km/h; Creating New Zealand's premier downhill skateboarding event.

Kaikoura A & P Show

February 23, 2019

The country comes to town - bringing you horses, livestock, produce, competitions, and entertainment in the bay! You will be surprised what you find there! The Kaikoura A&P Show is  followed by the PGG Wrightson Show Jumping Circuit on the Sunday.

Kegkoura 2019

March 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kaikoura's very own craft beer festival hosted by Emporium Brewing. This is a great little festival, purposely small with only 6-8 breweries to keep it a chilled and relaxed afternoon with a focus on great craft beer and food from around the region.

Kaikoura Races

November 3, 2019 - November 4, 2019
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One event on November 3, 2019 at 1:00am

Sunday 3rd November - Kaikoura Family Day      Monday 4th November - Alabar Kaikoura Cup Day

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