A new year brings a new host of reasons to visit sunny Nelson in 2022. With unmissable upcoming events full of music, joy, film and food why not make Nelson your next destination? Hop in a rental car, hit the road and head on down to one of these magnificent attractions.
Gin Wigmore| March 25-26: The beloved Kiwi singer-songwriter returns from her home in LA to play a five-date regional tour, including what promises to be an exhilarating gig in Nelson. The unmistakable tones of Gin’s raw and raspy powerful voice will illuminate the city for two nights only when she performs her mix of pop, rock, blues and soul for fans.
Troy Kingi | April 3: Troy Kingi and Delaney Davidson will take to the road, playing a live album for expectant audiences across the country. In April they come to Nelson to play a show that is not to be missed.
Don McGlashan & The Others | April 7: Playing a brand new album in a nin-date tour across Aotearoa, renowned musician, Don McGlashan, will wow audiences with all the love McGlashan touches. Narratives of local life, welcoming choruses and strummy melodicism with detours into something nosier.
Marchfest 2022 – 26th March
Celebrating its 15th year anniversary, this unique craft beer and music festival is held at Founders Heritage Park, in New Zealand’s main hop growing region. Enjoy a jam-packed day of beer, live music and tasty food trucks paired with around 15 incredible Nelson-Tasman breweries and more from around the land. There’s also a dedicated Kids Zone so all ages are entertained throughout the event.
Nelson Home & Garden Show – 30th Sept to 2nd Oct
If you’re obsessed with transforming your surroundings, the home and garden show is the perfect place for you. Planted with all the ideas and information you require to make changes in your home, find expert advice and amazing innovations at this family day out. Save money on show-only special deals, preview the latest trends, enter the draw to win a fabulous show prize, source accessories for a new look, listen to free daily Q&A sessions from industry professionals, or simply turn up and prepare to be inspired.
Ocean Film Festival World Tour – 2nd April
After a worldwide tour, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour is aimed to inspire audiences to explore, respect, enjoy, and protect our oceans. Film is at the heart of the festival with the best ocean films ready for you to sit down and enjoy with popcorn and a cold drink. An ideal April activity for all the family.