What’s On

Find events happening in and around the Stratford District.

Upcoming Events

Here's the upcoming events for the next 30 days. For events on a specific day, click a date on the calendar.

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18 October 2018 — 17 November 2018

  • Murder Mystery Dinner    ::  Stratford

    Murder Mystery Dinner

    Date & Time: Friday 19 October 2018 06:00pm

    Murder, Mayhem and Moonshine at Te Popo Gardens, 3 Course Meal @ $45 per person. Get your friends together and book to avoid disappointment.  

  • Arts-Fest South Taranaki 2018    ::  Beyond Stratford

    Arts-Fest South Taranaki 2018

    Date & Time: Friday 26 October 2018 - Saturday 03 November 2018

    Arts Fest - South Taranaki 2018. 26 October - 3 November. Launched by the Taranaki National Art Awards in Opunake, ARTS FEST South Taranaki presents gallery exhibitions, yarn bombs, art workshops, music concerts, comedy, artist collectives and a film festival - something for everyone. Full detail ...

  • Powerco Taranaki Garden Festival    ::  Beyond Stratford

    Powerco Taranaki Garden Festival

    Date & Time: Friday 26 October 2018 - Sunday 04 November 2018

    Indulge in the splendour of nature at this year’s Powerco Taranaki Garden Festival. This annual spring festival offers a feast of private and public gardens, open to visit for 10 days from October 26 to November 4. The 31-year-old festival also offers a mixture of free and paid events, includin ...

  • Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival    ::  Beyond Stratford

    Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival

    Date & Time: Friday 26 October 2018 - Sunday 04 November 2018

    Explore a variety of beautiful gardens. Purchace plants you have seen in the gardens. Get practical advice from garden hosts and enjoy arts, crafts and vintage machinery. Only $2 entry per garden.

  • Stratford Scarecrow Trail    ::  Stratford

    Stratford Scarecrow Trail

    Date & Time: Friday 26 October 2018 - Sunday 04 November 2018 08:00am - 05:00pm

    Jump on the scarecrow trail with your friends and family in tow. See how many scarecrows you can find to be in the chance to win prizes. Please collect the map from the Stratford i-SITE. Free family activity.

  • Hollard Gardeners Walk    ::  Stratford

    Hollard Gardeners Walk

    Date & Time: Friday 26 October 2018 - Sunday 04 November 2018 02:00pm

    An hour walk with one of Hollard’s gardeners will be a delight for the senses. Uncover rare and unusual plants in this stunning garden. With great views of Mt Taranaki, Hollard Gardens is a 4.5 hectare property located in central Taranaki, close to Egmont National Park. First established in 192 ...

  • Prospero Farmers Market    ::  Stratford

    Prospero Farmers Market

    Date & Time: Saturday 27 October 2018 09:00am - 12:00pm

    Come down and shop local and buy local.

  • Craft Market    ::  Stratford

    Craft Market

    Date & Time: Saturday 27 October 2018 09:30am - 03:00pm

    Craft Stalls

  • Speedway Opening Night    ::  Stratford

    Speedway Opening Night

    Date & Time: Saturday 27 October 2018 07:00pm

    ​City of New Plymouth Classic for Superstocks, Stockcars, Streetstocks and Minisprints.
     With a big season ahead, including four National Championships, this opening meeting should be a goodie.  New drivers, new cars and rebuilt cars all mean that compe ...

  • A Scary Night    ::  Stratford

    A Scary Night

    Date & Time: Saturday 27 October 2018 08:00pm

    The Stratford District Youth Council, along with the Taranaki Pioneer Village are dying to bring you an eerie night of the grim and haunted. Those brave enough to attend will be guided through the village and regaled with stories of spurned lovers, the living dead and unhappy souls. This live ent ...

  • Hawera A & P Show    ::  Beyond Stratford

    Hawera A & P Show

    Date & Time: Friday 16 November 2018 - Saturday 17 November 2018

    Hawera A&P Show. Friday 16th and Saturday 16th November 2018.