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.

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

Artists: Adolescence & the Autism Spectrum Exhibition

Artists: Adolescence & the Autism Spectrum Exhibition

Tue 12 June - Sat 23 June 10:00am - 4:00pm

TRWOT kei Rotorua

TRWOT kei Rotorua

Wednesday 20 June 9:00am - 2:30pm

Plunket Korean Playgroup

Plunket Korean Playgroup

Wednesday 20 June 9:00am - 10:30am

Movie Night! Special Screening – Camp Unity Fundraiser

Movie Night! Special Screening – Camp Unity Fundraiser

Wednesday 20 June 8:30pm - 10:00pm

Te Reo Wainene o Tua – The Sweet Story of Yester-year

Te Reo Wainene o Tua – The Sweet Story of Yester-year

Wednesday 20 June 10:00am - 1:30pm

Rotorua Night Market

Rotorua Night Market

Thursday 21 June 5:00pm - 9:00pm

OGlow Winter Solstice

OGlow Winter Solstice

Thursday 21 June 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Car Seat Clinic- Homedale Central Kids Kindergarten

Car Seat Clinic- Homedale Central Kids Kindergarten

Thursday 21 June 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018 Update

Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018 Update

Thursday 21 June 10:00am - 11:30am

Matariki Māngai: Living Book series

Matariki Māngai: Living Book series

Friday 22 June 10:30am - 11:30am

RNR Reggae Tour

RNR Reggae Tour

Friday 22 June 7:30pm - 3:00am

Matariki Māngai – Living Book series

Matariki Māngai – Living Book series

Friday 22 June 1:00pm - 2:00pm

RhiConnect Speed Dating | Age range: 35-45

RhiConnect Speed Dating | Age range: 35-45

Friday 22 June 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Kuirau Park Market

Kuirau Park Market

Saturday 23 June 7:00am - 1:00pm

JP Service Centre – Saturdays

JP Service Centre – Saturdays

Saturday 23 June 10:00am - 12:00pm

Puarenga Park Run

Puarenga Park Run

Saturday 23 June 8:00am

The Greatest Little Show on Wheels

The Greatest Little Show on Wheels

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

RATs Weekly Winter Bunch Rides

RATs Weekly Winter Bunch Rides

Saturday 23 June 8:00am - 11:00am

Jazzanova

Jazzanova

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

Skyline Mid Winter Christmas Celebrations

Skyline Mid Winter Christmas Celebrations

Saturday 23 June 7:30pm onwards

Marist St. Michael’s Development Vs Ngongotaha Development

Marist St. Michael’s Development Vs Ngongotaha Development

Saturday 23 June 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Puarenga Parkrun Birthday Fluro Run

Puarenga Parkrun Birthday Fluro Run

Saturday 23 June 8:00am - 9:30am

Rotorua Farmers Market

Rotorua Farmers Market

Sunday 24 June 9:00am - 1:00pm

Singles Walk

Singles Walk

Sundays 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Archival film screening – In and around Rotorua (1927 -1954)

Archival film screening – In and around Rotorua (1927 -1954)

Sunday 24 June 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Incredibles 2 Fundraiser

The Incredibles 2 Fundraiser

Sunday 24 June 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Passionata

Passionata

Sunday 24 June 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting 2018

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting 2018

Monday 25 June 9:00am - 6:00pm

RATS Guest Speaker session – “Winter Tune Up”

RATS Guest Speaker session – “Winter Tune Up”

Monday 25 June 7:00pm - 9:00pm

RATs Winter Duathlon Series – #2

RATs Winter Duathlon Series – #2

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

Ol’ King Cole NZ Tour

Ol’ King Cole NZ Tour

Tuesday 26 June 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Victoria University Information Evening

Victoria University Information Evening

Tuesday 26 June 6:00pm - 8:00pm

PLAY ON: Benedict Cumberbatch Must Die by Abby Howells

PLAY ON: Benedict Cumberbatch Must Die by Abby Howells

Tuesday 26 June 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Taiopenga Hangarau – Rotorua Tech Festival 2018

Taiopenga Hangarau – Rotorua Tech Festival 2018

Tuesday 26 June 9:00am - 5:00pm

Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll!

Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll!

Tuesday 26 June 11:00am - 1:00pm

Scrabble at the Library

Scrabble at the Library

Tuesday 26 June 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Unleashing Innovation

Unleashing Innovation

Tuesday 26 June 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Photography for Digital Marketing

Photography for Digital Marketing

Tuesday 26 June 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Protect your IP

Protect your IP

Tuesday 26 June 11:00am - 12:00pm

Rotorua Winter Race Day

Rotorua Winter Race Day

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

Backpacker Night with Peter Pans

Backpacker Night with Peter Pans

Wednesdays 9:00pm - 11:00pm

Cyclezone Night Rides

Cyclezone Night Rides

Wednesday 27 June 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Flow Yoga

Flow Yoga

Wednesday 27 June 9:00am - 10:00am

Have your say on NCEA

Have your say on NCEA

Wednesday 27 June 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Hapu Wananga

Hapu Wananga

Wednesday 27 June 9:00am - 5:00pm

Best Apps for Marketing Clinic

Best Apps for Marketing Clinic

Wednesday 27 June 9:00am - 10:00am

Going Global from Rotorua

Going Global from Rotorua

Wednesday 27 June 11:00am - 12:00pm

Rotorua X Connect: Scaling a tech business

Rotorua X Connect: Scaling a tech business

Wednesday 27 June 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Stepping Up – Free Basic Computer Classes

Stepping Up – Free Basic Computer Classes

Every Tuesday & Thursday 10:00am - 11:00am

Thursday Quiz Night

Thursday Quiz Night

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

Japanese Conversation for Beginners

Japanese Conversation for Beginners

Thursday 28 June 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Nicholson Nissan Grand Opening (with Kane Williamson)

Nicholson Nissan Grand Opening (with Kane Williamson)

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

Mobile Library

Mobile Library

Thursday 28 June 2:30pm - 3:30pm

MBO Tall Blacks vs Hong Kong in Rotorua

MBO Tall Blacks vs Hong Kong in Rotorua

Thursday 28 June 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Lynda.com Workshop

Lynda.com Workshop

Thursday 28 June 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Matariki Māngai – Living Book series

Matariki Māngai – Living Book series

Thursday 28 June 12:00pm - 1:00am

Virtual reality applications for tourism

Virtual reality applications for tourism

Thursday 28 June 10:00am - 11:00am

The Ins & Outs of Electric Vehicles

The Ins & Outs of Electric Vehicles

Thursday 28 June 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Joel & Tim – LIVE Music Thursday

Joel & Tim – LIVE Music Thursday

Thursday 28 June 8:30pm - 11:59pm

Parents Centre Playgroup

Parents Centre Playgroup

Friday 4 May - Friday 6 July 9:30am - 12:30pm

Motion Midwinter Games 2018

Motion Midwinter Games 2018

Friday 29 June 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Harmony Rangimarie | A Fashion Experience

Harmony Rangimarie | A Fashion Experience

Saturday 30 June 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Slam Rock 2018 – Live Roller Derby in Rotorua

Slam Rock 2018 – Live Roller Derby in Rotorua

Saturday 30 June 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Their Faces Tell Their Story

Their Faces Tell Their Story

Saturday 30 June 10:00am - 3:00pm

Motion X Games 2018 – The ultimate night of family fun

Motion X Games 2018 – The ultimate night of family fun

Monday 2 July 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Matariki Māngai – Living Book series

Matariki Māngai – Living Book series

Wednesday 4 July 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Hot Tub, Taupo Funk Band

Hot Tub, Taupo Funk Band

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

Japanese Conversation for Beginners

Japanese Conversation for Beginners

Thursdays 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Rotorua Musical Theatre Presents Dreamgirls

Rotorua Musical Theatre Presents Dreamgirls

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

ISMNZ Vision 20/20 Conference

ISMNZ Vision 20/20 Conference

Friday 6 July - Monday 9 July 2:00pm

He is Marvellous!

He is Marvellous!

Sunday 8 July 4:00pm - 10:00am

Messy Church

Messy Church

Sunday 8 July 4:00pm - 6:00pm

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

Matariki Māngai – Living Book series

Matariki Māngai – Living Book series

Wednesday 11 July 12:00pm - 1:00am

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

Playdate with IOD Moulds and Stamps

Playdate with IOD Moulds and Stamps

Thursday 12 July 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Bogan Jesus

Bogan Jesus

Friday 13 July 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Kelvin Cruickshank Live Rotorua

Kelvin Cruickshank Live Rotorua

Saturday 14 July 7:00pm - 9:30pm

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

Cyclezone Group – Okoroire Fun Ride

Cyclezone Group – Okoroire Fun Ride

Sunday 29 July 10:00am - 1:00pm

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

The Amazing Flex Family Race

The Amazing Flex Family Race

Sunday 5 August 8:00am - 2:00pm

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

The Lynmore Curling Cup 2018

The Lynmore Curling Cup 2018

Sunday 12 August 10:00am - 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 ITM Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Rotorua ITM Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Wednesday 15 August - Thursday 16 August 10:00am - 12:00pm

Rotorua Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Rotorua Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Saturday 18 August 11:00am - 2:00pm

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

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

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

Morse Gang “Ground Up” Aotearoa Tour

Morse Gang “Ground Up” Aotearoa Tour

Thursday 13 September 9:00pm - 12:30am

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

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

Whaka TT – Prologue shootout

Whaka TT – Prologue shootout

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

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

New Zealand Aria

New Zealand Aria

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

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

Zen Stretch Class

Zen Stretch Class

Thursdays 9:00am - 10:00am

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

Rotorua Home and Garden Show 2019

Rotorua Home and Garden Show 2019

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