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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20 October 2017 — 19 November 2017

  • Taranaki Pioneer Village Fun Day    ::  Family

    Taranaki Pioneer Village Fun Day

    Date & Time: Sunday 22 October 2017 10:00am - 04:00pm

    Blacksmith, Wood Turners, Book Binder, Kara's Kandy's, Heavenly Scents, Vintage Machinery, Egmont Settler Print Shop, Kiwijack Logger Sports Team, Vintage Cars (10am-12pm), Stratford Highland Pipe Band, Victorian Bustle Photographer, Face Painting and Assorted Handcrafts, All Day Sausage Sizzle. ...

  • Everybody's NZ Film Festival    ::  Beyond Stratford

    Everybody's NZ Film Festival

    Date & Time: Friday 27 October 2017 - Sunday 05 November 2017

    Powerco Taranaki Garden Festival    ::  Beyond Stratford

    Powerco Taranaki Garden Festival

    Date & Time: Friday 27 October 2017 - Sunday 05 November 2017

    Come along and help celebrate 30 years of the Powerco Taranaki Garden Festival (formerly the Rhododendron Festival). This deep-rooted spring festival offers a feast of private and public gardens, open to visit for 10 days from October 27 to November 5.
    The festival also offers a mixture of f ...

  • South Taranaki Arts Fest    ::  Beyond Stratford

    South Taranaki Arts Fest

    Date & Time: Friday 27 October 2017 - Sunday 05 November 2017

    Stratford Scarecrow Trail    ::  Stratford

    Stratford Scarecrow Trail

    Date & Time: Friday 27 October 2017 - Sunday 05 November 2017 08:00am - 05:00pm

    Jump on the Stratford Scarecrow Trail with your friends and family in tow.  See how many scarecrows you can find to be in with the chance to win prizes.  Have fun exploring Stratford and get some great photos along the way!  Trail maps and entry forms are available from the Stratfo ...

  • Taranaki Sustainable Backyards Trail 2017    ::  Beyond Stratford

    Taranaki Sustainable Backyards Trail 2017

    Date & Time: Friday 27 October 2017 - Sunday 05 November 2017 08:00am - 05:00pm

    The Taranaki Sustainable Backyards Trail winds its way around Taranaki, exploring unique properties that showcase a range of inspiring and sustainable practices. It is a great opportunity to learn from and engage with hospitable green-thumbed hosts, gain insight into their endeavours and take awa ...

  • TARANAKI FRINGE GARDEN FESTIVAL    ::  Beyond Stratford

    TARANAKI FRINGE GARDEN FESTIVAL

    Date & Time: Friday 27 October 2017 - Sunday 05 November 2017 08:00am

    We have great pleasure in welcoming you to the 13th TARANAKI FRINGE GARDEN FESTIVAL. We offer a unique and friendly experience that inspires & motivates our visitors to take their gardening skills to a new level, it is a 10 day adventure into the homes of garden gurus throughout the Taranaki ...

  • Ginette McDonald - From Tawa to Hawera (and everything in between)    ::  Beyond Stratford

    Ginette McDonald - From Tawa to Hawera (and everything in between)

    Date & Time: Friday 27 October 2017 07:30pm

    Ginette's comedic, performance and media career has spanned over 40 years, working in England, Scotland, Australia, Fiji, Singapore, Hong Kong and all over her beloved homeland New Zealand. She devised her alter ego, certifiable living treasure Lyn of Tawa in 1968. Ginette has also been an actres ...

  • Stratford Speedway    ::  Stratford

    Stratford Speedway

    Date & Time: Saturday 28 October 2017 07:00pm

    Opening Night.
    ​City of New Plymouth Classic for Superstocks, Midgets, Streetstocks & Adult Ministocks.
    ​(Double points for all classes).

    Classes Racing:

    • Superstocks
    • Stock ...
  • Stratford Speedway    ::  Family

    Stratford Speedway

    Date & Time: Saturday 04 November 2017 07:00pm

    Fireworks Spectacular, City of New Plymouth Classic for Stockcars, Saloons, Minisprints & Youth Ministocks.  (Double points for Saloons & Minisprints)

    Classes Racing:

    • Superstocks
    • < ...
  • The Stove & Milly    ::  Beyond Stratford

    The Stove & Milly

    Date & Time: Saturday 04 November 2017 07:00pm

  • New York! New York!    ::  Stratford

    New York! New York!

    Date & Time: Saturday 11 November 2017

    A troupe of Taranaki dancers is heading off on a dance tour of a lifetime to perform at Disneyworld next year. The group is on a fundraising mission to raise ovr $40,000 for the trip of a lifetime to visit New York and Orlando in 2018 while on a World Class Dance Tour. The project is currently se ...