Events

Events

Head to Event Central! Ruapehu has trail running, mountain biking, art, historical and environmental events. From multi-sport adventure racing and market days, to what's happening at the National Army Museum, discover all the events that are on in Ruapehu.

Ohakune 5K Ohakune 5K
Ohakune 5K

Ohakune 5K

01 Jan - 30 Dec 24 Mangawhero Walkway, Ohakune

Ohakune 5K is a free, weekly community 5km walk, jog or run – all abilities welcome!

Ohura Medieval Festival Ohura Medieval Festival
Ohura Medieval Festival

Ohura Medieval Festival

02 Mar 24 Ohura Rugby Grounds

The Ohura Medieval Festival is on!

Blazing Hills Trail Run or Walk Blazing Hills Trail Run or Walk
Blazing Hills Trail Run or Walk

Blazing Hills Trail Run or Walk

09 Mar 24 Mangaeturoa South Road, Raetihi

Blazing Hills is a new trail run/walk event hosted on private property in the heart of the Waimarino. Take the opportunity to experience trails on the vast hill country, which is varied, scenic and has hills that just keep on coming!

Ohakune Beer Festival Ohakune Beer Festival
Ohakune Beer Festival

Ohakune Beer Festival

30 Mar 24 3 Rimu Street Ohakune

Beer festival located on the Hill at Kings, Ohakune Junction - Ruapehu district.

Ride for Refuge Fundraiser Event with Special Guest Sir Wayne Smith KNZM Ride for Refuge Fundraiser Event with Special Guest Sir Wayne Smith KNZM
Ride for Refuge Fundraiser Event with Special Guest Sir Wayne Smith KNZM

Ride for Refuge Fundraiser Event with Special Guest Sir Wayne Smith KNZM

13 Apr 24 Forgotten World Adventures Headquarters, 9 Hakiaha Street Taumarunui 3920 New Zealand

Forgotten World Adventures are delighted to welcome Sir Wayne Smith on board the rails for this inaugural fundraiser event.

The Big Bike Film Night The Big Bike Film Night
The Big Bike Film Night

The Big Bike Film Night

17 Apr 24 Kings Ohakune, 3 Rimu Street,

Let the good times ROLL Ohakune, The Big Bike Film Night is riding into town!!

Artists Open Studios and Art Trail Special Event Artists Open Studios and Art Trail Special Event
Artists Open Studios and Art Trail Special Event

Artists Open Studios and Art Trail Special Event

20 Apr - 28 Apr 24 Ruapehu New Zealand

From Saturday April the 20th to Sunday the 28th Anzac weekend 10 am - 3pm Offering region wide Coordinated art gallery exhibitions, open studios, art and craft workshops, activities, great food at cafes restaurants, and art-stay accommodation.

Raetihi Gut Buster Raetihi Gut Buster
Raetihi Gut Buster

Raetihi Gut Buster

27 Apr 24 Meeting outside Waimarino Museum, 101 Seddon Street Raetihi

Raetihi Gutbuster has a range of run, road bike, mountain bike and E-bike options to challenge you in our unique and welcoming landscape.

Cheal T42 Cheal T42
Cheal T42

Cheal T42

04 May 24 Tongariro National Park

A beautiful adventure. Trail run, walk or mountain bike in the central plateau.

Ohakune Carrot Carnival Ohakune Carrot Carnival
Ohakune Carrot Carnival

Ohakune Carrot Carnival

01 Jun 24 Ohakune Junction, Ohakune

Back again for 2024 the iconic Carrot Carnival will be held at the Ohakune Junction

Ohakune Mardi Gras Ohakune Mardi Gras
Ohakune Mardi Gras

Ohakune Mardi Gras

22 Jun 24 Ohakune Junction, Ohakune

Everyone’s favourite winter festival is BACK at Thames Street, Ohakune Junction for 2024!