Top Choice Music in New Plymouth

WOMAD

A diverse array of local and international artists perform at the Bowl of Brooklands each March. Hugely popular, with music fans trucking in from across NZ. Camping sites available to purchase online.
Cultural in New Plymouth

Festival of Lights

Complete with live music, 1000 light installations and costumed characters roaming the undergrowth, this colourful display illuminates Pukekura Park from mid-December to early February.
Cultural in New Plymouth

NZ Tattoo & Art Festival

This saucy skin fest attracts thousands of ink fans over a busy weekend in November. Get yourself a new 'badge', or check out the BMX stunt riders or the burlesque gyrators.
Art in New Plymouth

Taranaki International Arts Festival

The regional big-ticket arts fest: theatre, dance, music, visual arts, parades and plenty of food and wine.
Cultural in New Plymouth

Taranaki Garden Spectacular

A long-running NZ flower fest: more rhododendrons than you'll ever see in one place again.