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.

Agewise Driver Refresher Course

Agewise Driver Refresher Course

Tuesday 10 April - Thursday 14 June 9:30am - 2:30pm

Family History Research Assistance

Family History Research Assistance

Wednesday 11 April - Wednesday 14 November 10:00am - 1:00pm

Explore Mandarin – Intermediate Level Classes

Explore Mandarin – Intermediate Level Classes

Thursday 12 April - Thursday 19 July 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Explore Mandarin – Intermediate Entry Level Classes

Explore Mandarin – Intermediate Entry Level Classes

Thursday 12 April - Thursday 19 July 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Explore Mandarin – Beginner Classes

Explore Mandarin – Beginner Classes

Monday 16 April - Monday 23 July 5:30pm - 7:00pm

RATs Winter Spin Class

RATs Winter Spin Class

Tuesday 1 May - Thursday 27 September 5:45pm - 7:00pm

Resemblance Exhibition

Resemblance Exhibition

Friday 4 May - Friday 1 June 5:30pm - 5:00pm

Toru (Chamber Music)

Toru (Chamber Music)

Tuesday 22 May 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Youth Section Rotorua Rock Mineral Fossil & Gem Club Meeting

Youth Section Rotorua Rock Mineral Fossil & Gem Club Meeting

Wednesday 23 May 18:00pm - 19:00pm

He Pīpī Paopao – First Steps​

He Pīpī Paopao – First Steps​

Wednesday 23 May 10:30am - 11:15am

Rotorua Night Market

Rotorua Night Market

Thursday 24 May 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Finance, Legal & Professional Sector Group

Finance, Legal & Professional Sector Group

Thursday 24 May 7:30am - 9:00am

Traci Houpapa – Award Winning Leader

Traci Houpapa – Award Winning Leader

Thursday 24 May 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Rotorua Night Market Celebrates NZ Music Month

Rotorua Night Market Celebrates NZ Music Month

Thursday 24 May 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Rotorua Rotary – Circus Quirkus NZ 2018

Rotorua Rotary – Circus Quirkus NZ 2018

Thursday 24 May 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Suspension Clinic – May

Suspension Clinic – May

Thursday 24 May 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Smith & Neo – LIVE Music Thursday

Smith & Neo – LIVE Music Thursday

Thursday 24 May 8:30pm - 11:58pm

Free Car Seat Clinic

Free Car Seat Clinic

Thursday 24 May 8:30am - 10:30am

Youth Week at the Youth Centre

Youth Week at the Youth Centre

Monday 21 May - Friday 25 May 6:00pm - 8:00pm

He Pī Ka Rere – Adventurers

He Pī Ka Rere – Adventurers

Thursday 24 May 10:30am - 11:30am

Battle of the Businesses Games Day

Battle of the Businesses Games Day

Friday 25 May 12:00pm - 5:00pm

The Art of Remembering – Te Pū o Mahara

The Art of Remembering – Te Pū o Mahara

Saturday 21 April - Saturday 26 May 10:00am - 4:30pm

Kuirau Park Market

Kuirau Park Market

Saturday 26 May 7:00am - 1:00pm

Puarenga Park Run

Puarenga Park Run

Saturday 26 May 8:00am

NZ Lamb & Beef Degustation

NZ Lamb & Beef Degustation

Saturday 26 May 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Charlotte Yates & Show Pony

Charlotte Yates & Show Pony

Saturday 26 May 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Rotorua District Choir: New Zealand: Life and Land

Rotorua District Choir: New Zealand: Life and Land

Saturday 26 May 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Introduction to Resin Painting

Introduction to Resin Painting

Saturday 26 May 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Vegas Themed Party – Ponsonby Rd Turns 3

Vegas Themed Party – Ponsonby Rd Turns 3

Saturday 26 May 9:00pm - 11:59pm

Introduction to the Rural Fire Environment

Introduction to the Rural Fire Environment

Saturday 26 May 8:15am - 4:30pm

Rotorua Farmers Market

Rotorua Farmers Market

Sunday 27 May 9:00am - 1:00pm

NZ Music Month At the Rotorua Farmers Market

NZ Music Month At the Rotorua Farmers Market

Sunday 27 May 9:00am - 13:00pm

Westpac BayTrust Rescue Helicopter Duck Race and Fun Day!

Westpac BayTrust Rescue Helicopter Duck Race and Fun Day!

Sunday 27 May 11:00am - 2:00pm

Podium Winter Duathlon Series – #1

Podium Winter Duathlon Series – #1

Sunday 27 May 8:30am - 11:30am

NZ Music Month at the Rotorua Farmers Market

NZ Music Month at the Rotorua Farmers Market

Sunday 27 May 9:00am - 1:00pm

Soul’d Out Sessions

Soul’d Out Sessions

Sunday 27 May 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Trivia Bingo Sunday

Trivia Bingo Sunday

Sunday 27 May 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Rotorua Women’s Cycling Retreat

Rotorua Women’s Cycling Retreat

Friday 25 May - Sunday 27 May 4:00pm - 1:00pm

The Face & Cranium course Rotorua

The Face & Cranium course Rotorua

Saturday 26 May - Sunday 27 May 9:00am - 5:00pm

Rotorua Baptist 75th Anniversary Celebration

Rotorua Baptist 75th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday 26 May - Sunday 27 May 6:00pm - 2:00pm

RATs Winter Duathlon Series – #1

RATs Winter Duathlon Series – #1

Sunday 27 May 8:30am - 11:30am

The Broken Bowl Project

The Broken Bowl Project

Sunday 27 May 9:30am - 12:30pm

All Over the Place – Keep Up If You Can with Lipi Sinnott

All Over the Place – Keep Up If You Can with Lipi Sinnott

Tuesday 29 May 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Working Therapeutically

Working Therapeutically

Tuesday 29 May 9:00am - 4:00pm

Lava Bar Quiz it Mondays

Lava Bar Quiz it Mondays

Monday 28 May 8:30pm

Shoestring Marketing for Non-Profits

Shoestring Marketing for Non-Profits

Wednesday 30 May 9:30am - 4:00pm

Business Connection Breakfast – Third Place

Business Connection Breakfast – Third Place

Wednesday 30 May 7:00am - 9:00am

Leadership in Business with Nicki McClintock from ASB

Leadership in Business with Nicki McClintock from ASB

Wednesday 30 May 12:30pm - 2:00pm

He Pī Ka Rere – Adventurers

He Pī Ka Rere – Adventurers

Tuesday 29 May 10:30am - 11:30am

Rotorua Night Market Celebrates NZ Music Month

Rotorua Night Market Celebrates NZ Music Month

Thursday 31 May 5:00pm - 9:00pm

He Pīpī Paopao – First Steps​

He Pīpī Paopao – First Steps​

Wednesday 30 May 10:30am - 11:15am

Train to become a Rotorua Museum Volunteer Guide

Train to become a Rotorua Museum Volunteer Guide

Wednesday 30 May 9:30am - 12:00pm

Tribal Queens

Tribal Queens

Saturday 2 June 9:30am - 9:30am

2018 Okere Falls Strong Beer Festival

2018 Okere Falls Strong Beer Festival

Saturday 2 June 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Zulu Love

Zulu Love

Sunday 3 June 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Taking Care of Business with MBIE

Taking Care of Business with MBIE

Tuesday 5 June 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Andrew London Trio

Andrew London Trio

Sunday 3 June 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Ocean’s 8 Advance Screening Special Event

Ocean’s 8 Advance Screening Special Event

Wednesday 6 June 6:00pm - 9:00pm

June Creative Network Hui

June Creative Network Hui

Wednesday 6 June 10:45am - 11:45am

Social Media Breakfast with How to Dad

Social Media Breakfast with How to Dad

Wednesday 6 June 7:00am - 9:30am

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Tuesday 5 June 10:00am - 12:00pm

Make a Pendant Workshop

Make a Pendant Workshop

Saturday 9 June 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Rock ‘n’ Rollin’ Mid-Winter Party!

Rock ‘n’ Rollin’ Mid-Winter Party!

Saturday 9 June 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018

Sunday 10 June 6:30pm - 9:30pm

The Great Rotorua Tweed Ride

The Great Rotorua Tweed Ride

Sunday 10 June 2:00pm - 5:00pm

This Way North and Bernie Griffen and The Thin Men

This Way North and Bernie Griffen and The Thin Men

Sunday 10 June 5:00pm - 8:30pm

The Double Rainbow Trail Run/Walk – 10,17,25 or 42km

The Double Rainbow Trail Run/Walk – 10,17,25 or 42km

Saturday 9 June 8:00am - 3:00pm

Mindful Moments Retreat

Mindful Moments Retreat

Saturday 9 June - Sunday 10 June 8:30am - 3:00pm

Top Art 2018

Top Art 2018

Saturday 9 June 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Rotorua Wedding Affair

The Rotorua Wedding Affair

Sunday 10 June 10:00am - 6:00pm

June Trail Karma

June Trail Karma

Sunday 10 June 1:00pm - 1:00pm

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Sunday 10 June 6:30pm - 9:30pm

123rd Philippine Independence Day Celebration

123rd Philippine Independence Day Celebration

Thursday 14 June 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Jazzanova

Jazzanova

Saturday 16 June 11:00am - 1:00pm

JMT Running RIOT New Zealand – Journey Running Camp

JMT Running RIOT New Zealand – Journey Running Camp

Friday 15 June - Sunday 17 June 6:00am - 10:00pm

Rotorua Ukebox – Ukulele Open Mic Sessions

Rotorua Ukebox – Ukulele Open Mic Sessions

Sunday 17 June 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Nathan Wallis: The Developing Brain – The Big Picture

Nathan Wallis: The Developing Brain – The Big Picture

Monday 18 June 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Rotorua Make Up Workshop

Rotorua Make Up Workshop

Sunday 17 June 11:00AM - 5:00PM

Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde

Tuesday 19 June 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Parent to Parent Coffee Group

Parent to Parent Coffee Group

Tuesday 19 June 11:00am - 12:00pm

Education, Training & Technology Sector Group June

Education, Training & Technology Sector Group June

Tuesday 19 June 7:00am - 9:00am

Nathan Wallis: The Developing Brain – 2 to 7 years

Nathan Wallis: The Developing Brain – 2 to 7 years

Tuesday 19 June 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Rotorua Ukebox – Ukulele Open Mic Sessions

Rotorua Ukebox – Ukulele Open Mic Sessions

Sunday 17 June 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Sad Blokes: Supporting the Depressed Male Workshop – Rotorua

Sad Blokes: Supporting the Depressed Male Workshop – Rotorua

Monday 18 June 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Greatest Little Show on Wheels

The Greatest Little Show on Wheels

Saturday 23 June 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Jazzanova

Jazzanova

Saturday 23 June 11:00am - 1:00pm

RATs Winter Duathlon Series – #2

RATs Winter Duathlon Series – #2

Sunday 24 June 8:30am - 11:30am

Rotorua Winter Race Day

Rotorua Winter Race Day

Wednesday 27 June 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Nicholson Nissan Grand Opening (with Kane Williamson)

Nicholson Nissan Grand Opening (with Kane Williamson)

Thursday 28 June 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Winter MTB Series – Event 1

Winter MTB Series – Event 1

Sunday 1 July 9:00am - 12:00pm

Hot Tub, Taupo Funk Band

Hot Tub, Taupo Funk Band

Sunday 1 July 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Tuesday 3 July 10:00am - 12:00pm

Rotorua Musical Theatre Presents Dreamgirls

Rotorua Musical Theatre Presents Dreamgirls

Friday 6 July 7:00pm - 9:30pm

The Rambler

The Rambler

Saturday 7 July - Sunday 8 July 8:00am - 9:00pm

The Role of the Teacher in a Play-Based Classroom

The Role of the Teacher in a Play-Based Classroom

Saturday 7 July 9:00am - 3:00pm

U-Jam Fitness*

U-Jam Fitness*

Saturday 7 July 5:30pm - 5:30pm

July Trail Karma

July Trail Karma

Sunday 8 July 1:00pm - 1:00pm

Colour the Night for Matariki 2018

Colour the Night for Matariki 2018

Thursday 12 July 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Rotorua Home Show 2018

Rotorua Home Show 2018

Friday 13 July - Sunday 15 July 10:00am - 5:00pm

The Klara Kollektiv

The Klara Kollektiv

Tuesday 24 July 7:30pm - 10:00pm

RATs Winter Duathlon Series – #3

RATs Winter Duathlon Series – #3

Sunday 22 July 8:30am - 11:30am

Secret of Sponsorship for Non-profits

Secret of Sponsorship for Non-profits

Thursday 26 July 9:30am - 4:00pm

Taumarunui Racing Club Annual Meeting

Taumarunui Racing Club Annual Meeting

Saturday 28 July 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Steampunk Fashion in the Field

Steampunk Fashion in the Field

Saturday 28 July 11:00am - 2:00pm

Learn To Write Good – Rotorua

Learn To Write Good – Rotorua

Saturday 4 August 10:00am - 6:00pm

Winter MTB Series – Event 2

Winter MTB Series – Event 2

Sunday 5 August 9:00am - 12:00pm

Ice Skate Tour at Lynmore Primary School (Rotorua)

Ice Skate Tour at Lynmore Primary School (Rotorua)

Monday 6 August - Saturday 11 August 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Mindful Moments Retreat

Mindful Moments Retreat

Saturday 11 August - Sunday 12 August 8:30am - 3:00pm

The Sulphur City CLASH

The Sulphur City CLASH

Saturday 11 August - Sunday 12 August 10:30pm - 10:30pm

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Tuesday 14 August 10:00am - 12:00pm

ParkFit Entry – Rotorua Tough Guy and Girl

ParkFit Entry – Rotorua Tough Guy and Girl

Saturday 18 August 9:00am - 9:00am

Richard Mapp

Richard Mapp

Wednesday 22 August 7:30pm - 10:00pm

NZ College of Midwives 15th Biennial National Conference

NZ College of Midwives 15th Biennial National Conference

Thursday 23 August - Saturday 25 August 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Krissie Knap Live

Krissie Knap Live

Saturday 25 August 7:30pm - 11:30pm

Risky Business: Assessing Suicide Risk and Imminent Danger – Rotorua

Risky Business: Assessing Suicide Risk and Imminent Danger – Rotorua

Monday 27 August 9:00am - 4:00pm

Turning the Tide: Men and Suicide Workshop – Rotorua

Turning the Tide: Men and Suicide Workshop – Rotorua

Monday 27 August 9:00am - 4:00pm

Street Fighters Round 2

Street Fighters Round 2

Saturday 1 September 7:00am - 6:00pm

The Big Spring Clean Rotorua

The Big Spring Clean Rotorua

Saturday 1 September - Sunday 2 September 8:00am - 8:00pm

Martial Arts Seminar

Martial Arts Seminar

Saturday 1 September 10:00am - 4:00pm

Mindful Moments Retreat

Mindful Moments Retreat

Saturday 8 September - Sunday 9 September 8:30am - 3:00pm

Winter MTB Series – Event 3

Winter MTB Series – Event 3

Sunday 9 September 9:00am - 12:00pm

September Trail Karma

September Trail Karma

Sunday 9 September 1:00pm - 1:00pm

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Tuesday 11 September 10:00am - 12:00pm

Hopewalk Rotorua

Hopewalk Rotorua

Saturday 15 September 10:00am - 3:00pm

LED Lenser Run Beneath the Stars

LED Lenser Run Beneath the Stars

Saturday 15 September 2:00pm - 10:00pm

Trail Fund Conference and AGM 2018

Trail Fund Conference and AGM 2018

Saturday 22 September - Sunday 23 September 8:00am - 2:00pm

International Hobbit Day 2018

International Hobbit Day 2018

Saturday 22 September 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Hot Cycles/MEC MTB Camp

Hot Cycles/MEC MTB Camp

Friday 28 September - Sunday 30 September 3:00pm - 1:00pm

Blue Lake 24hr Challenge

Blue Lake 24hr Challenge

Saturday 29 September 8:00AM - 9:00AM

Buttercups Big Break – Blue Baths Pantomime

Buttercups Big Break – Blue Baths Pantomime

Tuesday 2 October - Sunday 14 October 10:00am

2018 World Indigenous Business Forum

2018 World Indigenous Business Forum

Tue 9 Oct - Fri 12 Oct 10:00am - 3:00pm

October Trail Karma

October Trail Karma

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

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Tuesday 16 October 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

Whaka100 MTB marathon presented by CamelBak

Whaka100 MTB marathon presented by CamelBak

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

Mindful Moments Retreat

Mindful Moments Retreat

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

November Trail Karma

November Trail Karma

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

Rotorua ASD Support Group

Rotorua ASD Support Group

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

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

December Trail Karma

December Trail Karma

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

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

Rotorua Home and Garden Show 2019

Rotorua Home and Garden Show 2019

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

Rotorua Girls’ High School 60th Reunion

Rotorua Girls’ High School 60th Reunion

Friday 19 April - Monday 22 April 10:00am - 5:00pm

LEFTI KIRITUHI FACE TATTOO

LEFTI KIRITUHI FACE TATTOO

Saturday 10 February