Lots of art for sale over five days in May.
Second weekend in May.
Second weekend in August.
NZ’s largest yacht race, from Auckland to the Bay of Islands, held on Labour Weekend in October.
A massive one-day arts/culture/lifestyle festival, with a food-and-craft market in the Square.
All things jazzy, bluesy and swingin’, including plenty of workshops.
Lunatics with various flying contraptions jump off Russell wharf into frigid waters.
The big guy in red parades along Queen St before partying in Aotea Sq; last Sunday of November.
Held over four days in September.
One day in October, the bars along Regent Arcade (including Fish and the Celtic Inn) get all Germanic and beery, with live music and good times.