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Events / Endless Summer Festival

Summer in Whangārei brings vibrancy and joy to our District. Our native Christmas tree, the pohutukawa, bursts into colour and tui can be seen celebrating in the flowering harakeke. This is when Whangārei really comes to life, with golden beaches and lush bush walks; providing memorable moments with friends and whānau.

Summer in Whangārei also means it’s time for our annual Endless Summer Festival, a series of more than 100 events for residents and visitors. These events span from Waipu to Whangārei Heads, and I encourage you to take this opportunity to discover, explore and enjoy more of our District.

Endless Summer Festival events are being held from January right through to Easter in early April, and many are free of charge, or entry by donation. From art exhibitions and performances to sports events and festivals, there is something for everyone.  

To view all the events in the 2020 Endless Summer Festival use the links below.

View Endless Summer Festival Events    View Endless Summer Festival Booklet [pdf: 3.5mb]

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Register your 2021 Event

To register your event for 2021, complete and submit the online registration form below or email us at events@wdc.govt.nz by 1 November 2020.

Download Endless Summer Festival Registration Form 

Accessibility

Our aim is to increase participation at events in Whangarei by ensuring we provide suitable facilities and clear and timely information for the whole community.

As part of the event registration process, event organisers let us know the accessibility information for their event including whether the following is available:

  • A designated viewing area for accessibility or older persons with a reasonably clear view of the main event
  • Accessible car parks within 200m of the main entrance
  • Wheelchair Access. If inside, doorways are at least 760mm wide and the main body of the facility is on one level or has lift access. If outside, entrance surfaces are level and reasonably smooth.
  • Accessible toilet. Has a doorway with 1200mm clear approach space, the doorway is 760mm wide and it has a 90 degree L-shaped grab rail beside the toilet.
  • A New Zealand Sign Language interpreter.

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