• What's on in Hawke's Bay this weekend

What's on in Hawke's Bay this weekend

Save yourself time trawling through google to find the hot events this weekend - we have them all in one place…

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Hawkes Bay Mega Fun Carnival Moonlight Madness

When: Friday 21 October 2022 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Where: Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Kenilworth Rd, Hastings

What: The Hawkes Bay Mega Fun Carnival is carrying on the party with a Friday Night Moonlight Madness. Pre-purchase a discounted "Super Pass" for unlimited rides on Friday Night- limited Pre-sales available so get in quick. Buy Online Unlimited Rides Super Pass $40 per person. Only suitable for those above 1.1m tall. 

More Info: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2022/hawkes-bay-mega-fun-carnival-moonlight-madness/hastings/tickets

HBAF 2022 - Earth, Food and Fire

When: Friday 21 October 2022 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Where: Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, 1184 State Highway 50, Taradale

What: FREE EVENT. Enjoy live music, food stalls, the ancient Japanese art of Raku pottery firing, African drumming, fire performers and luxuriate in the warmest welcome in Hawke's Bay. A feature of the festival will be Te Ahi Kaaroa fire sculpture tributes to the village's much loved master carver Hugh Tareha, who died in May

NO CIGAR - Bienvenido Album Tour

When: Friday 21st October 2022, 7:30pm - Late

Where: Paisley Stage, 17 Carlyle Street, Napier

What: Tāmaki Makaurau five piece NO CIGAR embark on their biggest headline tour of Aotearoa this Spring. Taking in ten dates across New Zealand, NO CIGAR are touring in celebration of their debut album Bienvenido out this September. With single ‘Some Nights’ playlisted on ZM, Radio Hauraki and The Edge, NO CIGAR’s infectious chiller tunes have fast become a favourite with Kiwi fans. With psychedelic undertones and groove laden guitars, NO CIGAR are masters of storytelling and are guaranteed to get your toes tapping and your soul singing. 

Buy Tickets: https://www.undertheradar.co.nz/gig/79984/No-Cigar-Bienvenido-Album-Release-Tour.utr


Groove Foundation - Live at Abbey Winery

When: Saturday 22nd October, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where: Abbey Winery, 1769 Maraekakaho Rd, Hastings

What: FREE EVENT: Expect wonderful versions of some great classics from the songbooks of soul, groove, blues, rock and then some…. These four seasoned professionals will complete your afternoon! Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of our boutique wines and beers in the vines. Bring your family and friends along! 


Hygge Hoedown

When: Saturday 22 October 2022 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Where: Hygge at Clifton Bay, 468 Clifton Rd, Te Awanga, Hastings

What: Kick those winter blues, welcome in spring, pull on your country kit and come along for a whole lot of local country fun here at Hygge at Clifton Bay! Wear your country best as you sample local artisan beers, the best bluegrass burgers, ribs and fried corn on the cob you'll find! Dance up a storm to Hawke’s Bay’s country good time specialists "Little Mountain Band" as you line dance, square dance, and enjoy a great big bunch of fantastic fun, food, music and friendship. Doors open and music from 5.30pm and it is koha entry/no charge to enjoy!

Sub Focus DJ Set + MC ID, goddard. & Krakota

When: Saturday 22 October 2022 6:00pm – 10:30pm

Where: Pettigrew Green Arena, 480 Gloucester St, Napier

What: One of the leading names in dance music, SUB FOCUS remains an influential figure in the Drum & Bass scene, coming in hot after revealing the first taster of new music to come with new singles ‘It’s Time’ ft. Gene Farris and ‘Off The Ground’. He’s since become an international headline act performing at the likes of Coachella, Glastonbury, Tomorrowland, EDC, Warehouse Project, and having sold out Brixton Academy and Printworks London as a solo act. Supporting Sub Focus on his arena tour is UK Drum and Bass producers KRAKOTA and goddard., with local support across the tour.

Buy Tickets: https://moshtix.co.nz/v2/event/sub-focus-dj-set-mcid/140690?skin=SUB22


Diwali 2022

When: Saturday 22 October 2022 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Where: Mitre 10 Park, Percival Rd, Hastings

What: Hindu Council of Hawke's Bay & entire Indian Community alongside Hastings District Council & Napier Council would like to invite you all to Diwali 2022 Celebrating Festival of Light and Bandi Chorr Divas. Diwali symbolises the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.


Hawke's Bay Art Trail

When: Saturday 22 October 2022 – Monday 24 October 2022 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where: Various locations 

What: Visit over 40 artists studios and galleries, open to visitors over three days of Labour Weekend. Pick up a map from i-SITEs, galleries and cafes and be your own art tour guide. Meander around the region from CHB to Bayview, and out to the coast, and discover inspiring Hawke's Bay artists at home, and wonderful gallery shows. The Art Trail showcases the HB Art Guide participants and will include workshops and demonstrations throughout the weekend. Look for the bright yellow sign!

More Info: www.hawkesbayartguide.co.nz