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Bay of Islands Waka Festival
17, 16 March 2019
Far North Go Green Awards
28 March 2019
Upsurge Art Festival
8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 April 2019
A six day festival of the arts around the Bay of Islands region.
For more information and tickets purchase click here
Bay of Islands Country Rock Festival
12, 11, 10 May 2019
Fullers Greatsights Bay of Islands BEAST
6 July 2019
Bay of Islands Jazz and Blues Festival
11, 10, 9 August 2019
Bay of Islands Walking Weekend
20, 19, 18 October 2019
For more information and bookings visit BoI Walking Weekend website here
Coastal classic Yacht race
25 October 2019
Te Rima Multisport challenge
2 November 2019
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Melbourne Cup at the Duke of Marlborough
5 November 2019
The Duke of Marlborough Hotel presents the iconic Melbourne Cup Luncheon on Tuesday 5th November 2018
The day starts from 12.30pm when a glass of bubbles is given on arrival as you are seated at your table. A 3 course lunch follows with all races live on screens throughout the afternoon, Tab, live music between races, and the Duke’s own fun Steeplechase on the Strand. $1500 worth of prizes for best dressed male and female and many spot prizes.
Tickets are only $65, available from reception or via email [ [email protected] ] and you will need to get in quick as seats are selling fast!!!
Firework on the waterfront -New Year Eve
31 December 2019
Watch the Firework on Russell Waterfront at midnight and start the New Year with a bang!
So many fish – so little time. Russell and the Bay of Islands are hosts to a wide variety of fishing tournaments. From the Zane Grey one Base to the International Yellow tale there is one to suit all fisher-people.