Coming Events

October School Hoildays 2019

From Monday 30 September 2019 to Sunday 13 October 2019

Labour Weekend 2019

From Friday 25 October 2019 to Sunday 27 October 2019

3 nights minimum.

Hanmer Springs Fete

From Friday 01 November 2019

An exclusive shopping event held in the beautiful village of Hanmer Spring, offering high quality stalls from all over New Zealand. The event will be held on Friday the 1st of November from 10am until 4pm at the Queen Mary Hospital Grounds. Come and sample some amazing food and drinks whilst shopping with some of your favourite retailers. It is also an amazing opportunity to discover some new and exciting New Zealand businesses.

For further details or to purchase tickets, please visit

Amberley A&P Show

From Saturday 02 November 2019

The Amberley A&P Show is a one day show held Saturday the 2nd of November at Amberley Domain. It will be a fun filled day for the whole family with classes for horses, sheep, cattle along with competitions for locally grown wine, dog trials and so much more!

Hurunui Garden Festival

From Friday 01 November 2019 to Sunday 03 November 2019

From Friday the 1st of November to Sunday the 3rd of November, come and visit some of the gorgeous private gardens throughout the Hurunui area. From Amberley to Gore Bay, Hawarden to Hanmer Springs. Come and participate in the many garden events that will educate, entertain and inspire you. Tickets are $10 per garden and children enter for free.

For further details please visit

Canterbury Show Weekend 2019

From Friday 15 November 2019 to Saturday 16 November 2019

2 nights minimum.

Music & Arts Hanmer Springs Adventure Film Festival

From Friday 15 November 2019 to Sunday 17 November 2019

Love adventure? Come to Hanmer Springs for the weekend and see some amazing films that celebrate the extraordinary things people are doing in the name of adventure. With a variety of films made by incredible people, it is not something you will want to miss.

For further details please visit

Hanmer Holiday Homes Marathon 2019

From Saturday 07 December 2019

The race runs from Lake Tennyson high in the alpine environment of the St James and Molesworth Stations following the Clarence River along quiet gravel roads, and crossing Jacks Pass before descending to the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs.

Walkers and Juniors are welcome to complete the half marathon and 10km, there will be a separate category for these competitors.

Please note
-This event has limited competitor numbers.
-Be sure to register as soon as registration begins.
-Transport to the beginning will be by bus only.
Please visit the Hanmer Events website for further details.

Christmas - New Year 2019

From Tuesday 24 December 2019 to Thursday 02 January 2020

3 nights minimum.

January/February School Holidays 2020

From Wednesday 01 January 2020 to Sunday 02 February 2020

ANZAC 2020 Long weekend

From Friday 24 April 2020 to Sunday 26 April 2020

3 nights minimum.

April School Holidays 2020

From Friday 10 April 2020 to Sunday 26 April 2020

Easter 2020

From Thursday 09 April 2020 to Monday 13 April 2020

3 nights minimum.

Queens Birthday Weekend 2020

From Friday 29 May 2020 to Sunday 31 May 2020

3 nights minimum.

July School Holidays 2020

From Friday 03 July 2020 to Sunday 19 July 2020

September School Holidays 2020

From Friday 25 September 2020 to Sunday 11 October 2020

Labour Weekend 2020

From Friday 23 October 2020 to Sunday 25 October 2020

3 nights minimum.

Canterbury Show weekend 2020

From Thursday 12 November 2020 to Saturday 14 November 2020

2 nights minimum.

Christmas School Holidays 2020

From Friday 18 December 2020 to Wednesday 23 December 2020

Christmas - New Year 2021

From Friday 25 December 2020 to Saturday 02 January 2021

3 nights minimum.