Taupo Events

Taupō, the events capital of New Zealand, hosts a multitude of events - sports, arts, culture, food and wine, music, festivals and family events happening every week. Here at Taupō DeBretts we like to keep you informed about the best of them and of course give you somewhere to stay and soak away the day's activities.

Fans enjoying a rock concert
Saturday, 27 January, 2018 - 11:00 to 18:30

Book now for the Taupo Summer Concert to ensure you don’t miss out. Featuring the talents of Alanis Morissette, George Thorogood & the Destroyers and Colin Hay of Men At Work fame. See the eventfinda website for details and tickets.

Race cars rounding the bend
Friday, 2 February, 2018 (All day) to Tuesday, 4 September, 2018 (All day)

Satisfy your need for speed at the Speed Works Motorsport Championship beginning February 2nd 2018.

Concert excitement
Saturday, 3 February, 2018 - 14:00

New Zealand musical legends and multi-platinum selling group, Salmonella Dub is coming to Taupo for one of three live performances on Saturday the 3rd of February 2018.

Kate Magic -Raw Food Expert
Friday, 23 February, 2018 - 12:00 to Tuesday, 27 February, 2018 - 18:00

Join Kate Magic for an advanced Raw Magic food course in Acacia Bay, Taupo.

This 25 hour course in the raw magic method and philosophy could be just what you need to upgrade your life in 2018.

Visit the eventfinda website for more details.

Beautiful Lake Taupo
Saturday, 24 February, 2018 (All day)

Join in on New Zealand’s largest freshwater challenge. Can you conquer the 4.2 km swim from Acacia Bay to Three Mile Bay?

Afterwards, rest your weary muscles in the stunning mineral waters at Taupo Hot Springs.

Great views from the studios at DeBretts
Saturday, 24 February, 2018 - 16:00

Come to beautiful Taupo this February for a country-jazz treat at the Whakaipo Lodge.

$5 from every ticket sale will go to Kids Bike Taupo so you’ll also be supporting a great cause.

Should you need somewhere to rest your head after the concert, we have you covered at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort. Take a look at our wide variety of accommodation options.

The race has begun
Saturday, 3 March, 2018 - 06:00

The ultimate challenge and the ultimate relaxation. Taupo is where you will find both.

Saturday, 28 April, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, 29 April, 2018 (All day)

Step right up for the Extravaganza Fair at Tongariro North Domain in Taupo.

Free entry for this weekend-long event is sure to attract the crowds so be sure you get in early. With many attractions to hold your attention, food stalls and shows, this is a family outing you need to mark in your calendar.

A fine compliment to this outing would be a stay at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort. We have a wide variety of accommodation options all with our family friendly atmosphere our guests love so much.

Beyond the Barricade -Musical event
Wednesday, 16 May, 2018 - 19:30

Back by popular demand, Beyond the Barricade is coming to Taupo on Wednesday the 16th of May 2018

The queen of England in a floral hat
Monday, 4 June, 2018 (All day)

June the 4th may not really be the Queen’s birthday but that doesn’t mean most of us have to be at work that day. What could be a better way to relax than bringing the family to Taupo for a weekend at Taupo DeBretts. Choose from a variety of rooms or go with the kiwi classic, camping out. We have sites and rooms to suit everyone.