My Dunedin Itinerary

Autumn Events

Kneeboard Surfing World Titles 2020

29 February - 7 March

Dunedin will be the host city for the Kneeboard Surfing World Titles from 29th February-7th March 2020. Competitors from all corners of the globe will take to the renowned Dunedin waves to vie for the top spot.

Wings and Wheels Spectacular

1 March

Wings and Wheels 2020 is shaping up to be the biggest yet! There are a record number of Replica Warbird Aircraft, General Aviation Aircraft scheduled to attend, and there will be an amazing array of classic, exotic, and special vehicles on display.There will be a large variety of vendors onsite offering food, drink, crafts, and attractions for all ages. This event once again will offer something for everyone in a relaxed fun day out on the Taieri.

Dunedin Fringe Festival

18-29 March 

The Dunedin Fringe Festival is shaping up to be a cracker again this year, with an eclectic array of entertainment from the on-trend to the offbeat, guaranteed to me you laugh, cry, clap and/or gasp. Events take place everywhere from Waitati to Broad Bay, in theatres, bars, galleries, churches, book stores, pop-up spaces, the Town Belt and maybe even someone’s backyard. To get the best of the fest all in one shot, the showcase evening opens the festival on Wednesday 18 March, 2020.

Blackcaps v Australia

24 March

The exciting, high energy atmosphere of T20 cricket will take over the city and Dunedin’s University of Otago Oval as the BLACKCAPS take on Australia.

Otago Rally 

3-5 April

For lovers of motorsport of all kinds, the Otago Rally is a chance to indulge in petrol-fueled excitement as New Zealand's top rally drivers pit their skills against competitors from across the globe, in a series of different events over 3 days.

Wild Dunedin - New Zealand Festival of Nature

17-23 April

Get to know Dunedin’s wild side with over 50 events celebrating nature in all its splendour. Discover why Dunedin is the wildlife capital of New Zealand and a city rich in natural places for the whole family to enjoy. The festival programme ranges from guided walks, workshops and talks through to kids activities, special tours and ‘wild’ dining.

What else is on in Dunedin?

See the city-wide event calendar for a full list of happenings in and around Dunedin