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Erupt Lake Taupo Arts Festival 2014

Rock concerts, sporting events, arts and culture - you'll find it all here in the Great Lake Taupo region, the Events Capital of New Zealand

As the Events Capital of New Zealand, there's always a sports, outdoors, arts, culture, food, wine, music, concerts, parades, festivals, family, community events just around the corner. There is always something different to see and do when you visit Taupo, Turangi, Tongariro and Mangakino.  



Featured Events


The Hunt 4 Easter
Location: Mangakino
Type: Community
Dates: 18 Apr 2014 - 20 Apr 2014

The Hunt 4 Easter is an event that gives children & their families an opportunity to spend quality time together enjoying the outdoors hunting/trapping pests

Turangi Colours 2014 - Art and Food Festival
Location: Turangi
Type: Arts & Culture
Dates: 18 Apr 2014 - 20 Apr 2014

Welcome to our Art and Food Festival as Turangi showcases its beautiful autumn trees and its many talented artists

46th NZ Drag Racing Nationals
Location: Taupo Motorsport Park
Type: Sports & Outdoors
Dates: 20 Apr 2014

New Zealand's premier Drag Racing event, includes finals of the New Zealand Drag Racing Championship.

Great Easter Sunday Long Brunch
Location: Lake Taupo
Type: Food & Wine
Dates: 20 Apr 2014

April 20th is the date for the second Great Easter Sunday Long Brunch, within the grounds of Wairakei Resort Taupo. Enjoy Jazz music and a long Brunch that runs between 11am and 3pm.

Carousel and Clothesline
Location: Great Lake Centre
Type: Arts & Culture
Dates: 22 Apr 2014

Balancing an insatiable quest for grandeur and glitz with the daily grind of life, eight acclaimed acrobats form an extraordinary ensemble in Carousel and Clothesline, this year’s must-see-performance

Ye Taupo Medieval Faire
Location: Lake Taupo
Type: Arts & Culture
Dates: 25 Apr 2014 - 27 Apr 2014

Ye Taupo Medieval Faire - Historic merriment, Knightly fights, mumming plays, massed battles, historic arts and sciences in the Living History encampment. There will be a Medieval market with trader

Erupt Lake Taupo Arts Festival 2014
Location: Lake Taupo
Type: Arts & Culture
Dates: 08 May 2014 - 18 May 2014

An explosion of Talent! The Erupt Festival is Taupo's very own 10 day arts extravaganza. From 8th-18th of May and featuring local, national and international artists, this is an event not to be missed

The Art of Fashion
Location: Great Lake Centre Crater Room
Type: Arts & Culture
Dates: 09 May 2014 - 10 May 2014

The Art of Fashion is a new and glittering fashion runway show with a difference. Featuring some of New Zealand’s top established and emerging cutting edge designers.



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