Concierge Calender: March 2021

Exciting events are the perfect excuse for a short family staycation at a nearby hotel, motel, Airbnb or similar. If there's something to look forward to, why not make a weekend out of it?

Hotel magazine's Concierge Calender is here to help you be aware of events around your area that are worth taking a look at or promoting.

North Island

  • MARCH 4-7th: Auckland Lantern Festival
    Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Auckland Lantern Festival located on the Captain Cook and Marsden Wharves!

    Entry is free, but is ticketed for crowd control. Click here to get your tickets.

  • MARCH 5th: Sol3 Mio Wellington concert
    The vocal trio, Sol3 Mio will be making their way to the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington this March!

    $85.75. Get your tickets here.

  • MARCH 6th, 7th, 10th, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th: The America's Cup races
    The races can be viewed at the America's Cup Race Village located at the Viaduct Marina at the heart of Auckland.

    Entry is free.

  • MARCH 16th - 20th: Balloons Over Waikato
    A must-do on the Waikato events calendar. Balloons Over Waikato is New Zealand's premier hot air balloon festival.

    Entry is free.

  • MARCH 27th: Auckland Craft Beer & Food Festival
    Presented by SkyCity, Auckland's Spark Arena will turn into New Zealand's biggest urban beer garden!

    $45-90. Get your tickets here.

South Island

  • MARCH 7th: North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival
    Under the oaks at Glenmark Domain, the North Canterbury Wine and Food Festival is back for 2021. Celebrating New Zealand's most-loved wine and food region.

    Free - $34.90. Get your tickets here.

  • MARCH 12th - 14th: Grow Otautahi: The Christchurch Garden Festival
    At the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Grow Otautahi will showcase exhibition gardens, botanical displays, panel discussions, cooking demonstrations, entertainment and family activities.

    Entry is free.

  • MARCH 20th: The Wiggles (Dunedin)
    See Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony singing and dancing their way around New Zealand! They will make a stop in Dunedin's Town Hall to entertain the kids this March!

    $39.90 - $106.10. Get your tickets here.

  • MARCH 21st: Drax Project & Broods Presented by Corona
    Two of New Zealand's biggest acts will take centre stage at Coronet Peak in Queenstown.

    $80. Get your tickets here.