We have several ways to find out what’s happening in Rotorua.

First of all we have our app, to be able to see absolutely everything that is happening and broken down by relevant categories.

Secondly is below, on our website, where we have a select number of events for you to browse through.

Alternatively connect with us on Facebook to see a small list of events that we have collected on our Facebook page. Like us on Facebook to be alerted to what’s happening and kept in the loop with updates.

Around Town

Around Town is a mobile app showcasing all the fantastic things that are happening in Rotorua. It has 30 different categories and you can receive notifications for categories that you’re interested in. Below is a cross section of some of the events you can see on the app. To see more details, or to save these to your favourites list, please download the app to get the full functionality. To download on Android click here, or to download on iPhones & iPads click here.

Sandy Shells: Exhibition of original works by Mindplus Students

Sandy Shells: Exhibition of original works by Mindplus Students

Week Days 9:00am - 5:00pm

Bootcamp Classes (Evenings)

Bootcamp Classes (Evenings)

Every Mon, Wed & Fri 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Works & Progress – An Exhibition by Rebecca Simmonds

Works & Progress – An Exhibition by Rebecca Simmonds

Until 27 October 9:00am - 4:30pm

JP Service Centre – Saturdays

JP Service Centre – Saturdays

Every Saturday 10:00am - 12:00pm

Taste Indigenous New Zealand: A Degustation Experience

Taste Indigenous New Zealand: A Degustation Experience

Weekends 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

12 - 27 October 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Wacky Warm Ups Weekly Meet

Wacky Warm Ups Weekly Meet

Every Monday 10:00am - 12:00pm

October Trail Karma

October Trail Karma

Sunday 14 October 1:00pm - 1:00pm

New Salsa Classes

New Salsa Classes

Every Tuesday 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Raukura 2018

Raukura 2018

Wednesday 17 October 9:00am - 3:00pm

Okere Falls Store Beerfest 2018

Okere Falls Store Beerfest 2018

Wednesday 17 October 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Seniors Groove Dance Fitness

Seniors Groove Dance Fitness

Every Wednesday 10:30am - 11:30am

Thursday Night Burger Off

Thursday Night Burger Off

Every Thursday 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Latin Body Sculpt

Latin Body Sculpt

Every Thursday 9:00am - 10:00am

Twilight Golf at Rotorua Golf Club

Twilight Golf at Rotorua Golf Club

Every Thursday 2:00pm - 6:00pm

White Chapel Jak at Okere Falls Store Oktoberfest

White Chapel Jak at Okere Falls Store Oktoberfest

Friday 19 October 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Playgroup with Music and Movement

Playgroup with Music and Movement

Friday 19 October 9:30am - 12:30pm

Pedal Powered Scavenger Hunt- Rotorua Bike Festival

Pedal Powered Scavenger Hunt- Rotorua Bike Festival

Friday 19 October 8:30am - 8:00pm

Rotorua Hospice Presents Jo Seagar on Tour

Rotorua Hospice Presents Jo Seagar on Tour

Friday 19 October 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Recycled Revolution Fashion Show

Recycled Revolution Fashion Show

Friday 19 October 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Freestyle AirBag BIG AIR Competition 2018

Freestyle AirBag BIG AIR Competition 2018

Friday 19 October 3:30pm - 9:30pm

After Work with Reid

After Work with Reid

Friday 19 October 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Kuirau Park Market

Kuirau Park Market

Saturday 20 October 7:00am - 1:00pm

Puarenga Park Run

Puarenga Park Run

Saturday 20 October 8:00am

Whaka TT – Prologue shootout

Whaka TT – Prologue shootout

Saturday 20 October 12:00pm - 5:00pm

WBOP Secondary Schools Championship

WBOP Secondary Schools Championship

Saturday 20 October 9:00am - 4:00pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday 20 October 9:00am - 1:00pm

NZMRL Tuakana Tournament 2018

NZMRL Tuakana Tournament 2018

Saturday 20 October 8:00am - 5:00pm

Jazzanova

Jazzanova

Saturday 20 October 11:00am - 1:00pm

Methamphetamine Hikoi Rotorua Aotearoa Whanau

Methamphetamine Hikoi Rotorua Aotearoa Whanau

Saturday 20 October 10:00am - 3:00pm

Family Grind: Stars Spokes and Tent Poles

Family Grind: Stars Spokes and Tent Poles

Saturday 20 October 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Rotorua Farmers Market

Rotorua Farmers Market

Sunday 21 October 9:00am - 1:00pm

New Zeal Launch – Rotorua Hub

New Zeal Launch – Rotorua Hub

Sunday 21 October 10:00am - 1:00pm

Love & Light Rotorua

Love & Light Rotorua

Sunday 21 October 9:00am - 4:00pm

Ride the Runway 2018

Ride the Runway 2018

Sunday 21 October 8:30am - 11:30am

The Great Electric Bike Challenge

The Great Electric Bike Challenge

Sunday 21 October 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Brendon Chase as ELVIS

Brendon Chase as ELVIS

Friday 19 October 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Whaka100 2018

Whaka100 2018

Saturday 20 October - Sunday 21 October 12:00PM - 7:00PM

Lava Bar Quiz it Mondays

Lava Bar Quiz it Mondays

Monday 22 October 8:30pm

Splash n Dash 4 Steph

Splash n Dash 4 Steph

Monday 22 October 9:30am - 11:00am

Redwoods Coast 18

Redwoods Coast 18

Monday 22 October 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Whaka100 MTB marathon presented by CamelBak

Whaka100 MTB marathon presented by CamelBak

Sunday 21 October 8:00am - 8:00am

Toddlers on Bikes

Toddlers on Bikes

Tuesday 23 October 11:00am - 1:00pm

Rotorua Symphonic Band Rehearsal

Rotorua Symphonic Band Rehearsal

Wednesday 24 October 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Dual Slalom – Rotorua Bike Festival

Dual Slalom – Rotorua Bike Festival

Wednesday 24 October 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Architectural Designers NZ National Conference 2018

Architectural Designers NZ National Conference 2018

Thursday 25 October - Saturday 27 October 9:00am - 5:00pm

Spin Speed Dating

Spin Speed Dating

Thursday 25 October 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Maui’s Hook

Maui’s Hook

Thursday 25 October 10:30am - 12:30pm

Business Breakfast – The Business of Bikes

Business Breakfast – The Business of Bikes

Thursday 25 October 7:00am - 8:30am

SH5 Wairakei to SH38 Community Conversations

SH5 Wairakei to SH38 Community Conversations

Thursday 25 October 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Rotorua ECE Cultural Festival 2018

Rotorua ECE Cultural Festival 2018

Thursday 25 October 8:30am - 3:00pm

Chainless on Corners

Chainless on Corners

Friday 26 October 4:00pm - 8:00pm

BikeYoga Class

BikeYoga Class

Friday 26 October 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Rotorua Open 2018

Rotorua Open 2018

Friday 26 October 10:30am - 5:30pm

Body and Soul – Wine and Food Event

Body and Soul – Wine and Food Event

Friday 26 October 6:30pm - 9:30pm

East Side Rapture II

East Side Rapture II

Friday 26 October 6:00pm - 10:00pm

New Zealand Aria

New Zealand Aria

Saturday 27 October 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Giant 2W Gravity Enduro Race 1

Giant 2W Gravity Enduro Race 1

Saturday 27 October 6:00am - 6:00pm

Action Sports Direct Winter Enduro Finals

Action Sports Direct Winter Enduro Finals

Saturday 27 October 9:30am - 4:00pm

The Amazing Race Rotorua

The Amazing Race Rotorua

Saturday 27 October 9:00am - 4:00pm

IBike4kids Rotorua

IBike4kids Rotorua

Saturday 27 October 9:00am - 1:00pm

Cycling Rotorua Hill Climb Fun Challenge

Cycling Rotorua Hill Climb Fun Challenge

Saturday 27 October 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Frocktastic! – Frocks on Bikes ride for Bike Fest 2018

Frocktastic! – Frocks on Bikes ride for Bike Fest 2018

Sunday 28 October 11:00am - 2:00pm

W.R.M – Skyline Sunday Session

W.R.M – Skyline Sunday Session

Sunday 28 October 9:00am - 12:00pm

Community Forum: NZ’s Welfare System

Community Forum: NZ’s Welfare System

Monday 29 October 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn the Cast Jewellery Process

Learn the Cast Jewellery Process

Monday 29 October 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Summer Social Bowls

Summer Social Bowls

Thursday 21 June 6:45pm - 7:45pm

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

Tuesday 30 October 11:00am - 1:00pm

Free Trade Agreements and Negotiations Update

Free Trade Agreements and Negotiations Update

Tuesday 30 October 8:45am - 10:45am

The Rent Event – Landlord Evening

The Rent Event – Landlord Evening

Tuesday 30 October 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Sustainable Homes

Sustainable Homes

Tuesday 30 October 5:30pm - 7:00pm

W.R.M – Ride Coffee Cake

W.R.M – Ride Coffee Cake

Wednesday 31 October 9:00am - 11:00am

2018 BoP Pitch Night

2018 BoP Pitch Night

Wednesday 31 October 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Drop-in Tech Assistance

Drop-in Tech Assistance

Monday 5 November 9:00am - 12:00pm

2TOA Aotearoa – CrossFit Competition

2TOA Aotearoa – CrossFit Competition

Friday 2 November 1:00pm - 6:00pm

French Chat

French Chat

Saturday 3 November 10:30am - 12:30pm

Tim Armstrong Live

Tim Armstrong Live

Friday 9 November 7:30pm - 0:00am

Championship x 2 and Open ROM shows

Championship x 2 and Open ROM shows

Saturday 10 November 9:30am - 9:30pm

Summer Set Festival Rotorua

Summer Set Festival Rotorua

Saturday 10 November 11:00am - 10:00pm

Family History Research Assistance

Family History Research Assistance

Wednesday 14 November 10:00am - 1:00pm

Spring Fair

Spring Fair

Saturday 10 November 10:00am - 2:00pm

Mindful Moments Retreat

Mindful Moments Retreat

Saturday 10 November - Sunday 11 November 8:30am - 3:00pm

Compressed Air Seminar at NMEC 2018

Compressed Air Seminar at NMEC 2018

Monday 12 November 9:00am - 3:00pm

November Trail Karma

November Trail Karma

Sunday 11 November 1:00pm - 1:00pm

Zealandia, Earths Hidden Continent

Zealandia, Earths Hidden Continent

Tuesday 13 November 6:00pm - 7:30pm

UkeBox Ukulele Open Mic Sessions

UkeBox Ukulele Open Mic Sessions

Sunday 21 October 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Tuesday 13 November 10:00am - 12:00pm

Christmas Dine & Dance Party

Christmas Dine & Dance Party

Friday 16 November 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Marathon Noir

Marathon Noir

Saturday 17 November 7:00am - 6:00pm

Animals & Anything In Pastel Weekend Workshop

Animals & Anything In Pastel Weekend Workshop

Saturday 17 November 9:00am - 4:30pm

Dinner & Cabaret Show

Dinner & Cabaret Show

Saturday 24 November 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Rotorua Half Marathon 2018

Rotorua Half Marathon 2018

Sunday 25 November 7:15am - 11:00am

Custodians of Hope: Supporting the suicidal person in non-mental health…

Custodians of Hope: Supporting the suicidal person in non-mental health…

Monday 26 November 9:00am - 4:00pm

ECS 1 A – Foundation Class

ECS 1 A – Foundation Class

Wednesday 28 November 9:30am - 6:00pm

Blue Baths Christmas Party | Greased Lightnin

Blue Baths Christmas Party | Greased Lightnin

Friday 30 November 7:00pm - 11:30pm

Bay Dixie

Bay Dixie

Sunday 2 December 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Operatunity Presents: Cinderella – A Christmas Pantomime

Operatunity Presents: Cinderella – A Christmas Pantomime

Tuesday 4 December 11:00am - 1:00pm

The Arts Village Summer Festival

The Arts Village Summer Festival

Saturday 8 December 10:00am - 4:00pm

Giant 2W Gravity Enduro Race 2

Giant 2W Gravity Enduro Race 2

Saturday 8 December 6:00am - 6:00pm

December Trail Karma

December Trail Karma

Sunday 9 December 1:00pm - 1:00pm

Zen Stretch Class

Zen Stretch Class

Thursdays 9:00am - 10:00am

Tim Armstrong  – Christmas Eve

Tim Armstrong – Christmas Eve

Monday 24 December 7:30pm - 0:00am

Interislander Summer Festival Rotorua Races

Interislander Summer Festival Rotorua Races

Thursday 27 December 10:00am - 5:00pm

NZ’s First Crime Writing Festival – Rotorua Noir

NZ’s First Crime Writing Festival – Rotorua Noir

Saturday 26 January - Sunday 27 January 8:00am - 5:00pm

Ecomist Blue Lake Multisport Festival 2019

Ecomist Blue Lake Multisport Festival 2019

Sat 26 January - Sun 27 January 7:00am onwards

Kids Triathlon – Blue Lake Multisport Festival

Kids Triathlon – Blue Lake Multisport Festival

Saturday 26 January 11:00am - 2:00pm

2019 Northern Inter Provincial Series (IPS)

2019 Northern Inter Provincial Series (IPS)

Saturday 26 January 9:00am - 5:00pm

2019 Junior National Touch Championship

2019 Junior National Touch Championship

Fri 8 - Sun 10 February 9:00am - 4:00pm

Giant 2W Gravity Enduro Race 3

Giant 2W Gravity Enduro Race 3

Saturday 9 February 6:00am - 6:00pm

Rotorua Home and Garden Show 2019

Rotorua Home and Garden Show 2019

Friday 15 February - Sunday 17 February 10:00am - 4:00pm

2019 National Touch Championship

2019 National Touch Championship

Friday 1 March 10:00am - 4:00pm

5th Annual Tummy & Tots Expo

5th Annual Tummy & Tots Expo

Saturday 9 March 9:00am - 3:00pm

Generation Homes Legend of the Lake

Generation Homes Legend of the Lake

Saturday 16 March 8:30am - 4:00pm

23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion

23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion

Sunday 7 April 6:00pm - 9:30pm

The Game of YOUR Life – Workshop

The Game of YOUR Life – Workshop

Friday 31 May 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Game of Your Life – Music Concert

The Game of Your Life – Music Concert

Friday 31 May 6:00pm - 8:00pm