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  • Huakina te Pātaka Mahara Tuesday 28 May 2024 9:00 AM - Friday 2 August 2024 4:00 PM

    Free Family

    This exhibition traces the milestones across the University’s 60 years through the lens of the special collections held by Te Whare Pukapuka

  • i-Spy at Waikato Museum Tuesday 28 May 2024 10:00 AM - Tuesday 31 December 2024 5:00 PM

    Free Family

    Discover mesmerising art, priceless Maaori taonga, historic collection items and much more as you explore our galleries.

  • Shaping Hamilton - Huringa Kirikiriroa Tuesday 28 May 2024 10:00 AM - Friday 31 January 2025 5:00 PM

    Free Family

    Maps, historical artefacts, art, photographs and installations tell the story of the changing demographic and geographic shape of Hamilton.

  • Exscite Tuesday 28 May 2024 10:00 AM - Tuesday 31 December 2024 5:00 PM


    Exscite is Waikato Museum's interactive centre for discovery. It's a hands-on space where tamariki can play and learn through tactile and immersive surroundings.

  • Six Extinctions - Explore the events that changed the World Tuesday 28 May 2024 10:00 AM - Sunday 21 July 2024 5:00 PM


    Get face to face with some of history’s largest and deadliest predators in Six Extinctions.

  • Hamilton Night Market Friday 31 May 2024 5:00 PM - Friday 31 May 2024 11:00 PM

    Free Family

    The Hamilton Night Market is every Friday night. Come get your hot, fresh Hangi, dumplings, churros and all your other night market favourites.

  • Wilson Dixon: Love Don't Live Here Anymore, You Do Friday 31 May 2024 7:30 PM - Friday 31 May 2024

    Wilson Dixon is known to many as the greatest country singer Cripple Creek has ever produced - as well as the only country singer Cripple Creek has ever produced.

  • The Dawks @ Nivara Lounge Saturday 1 June 2024

    The Dawks celebrate the release of their 4th single, So Democracy Dies, with a headline show at the Nivara Lounge in central Hamilton.

  • Frankton Market Saturday 1 June 2024 8:00 AM - Saturday 1 June 2024 1:00 PM

    Free Family

    Saturday market that is filled with colour, vitality and local flavours with a mix of all cultures. Authentic food and fresh produce, clothing, crafts and more.

  • Arbor Day Saturday 1 June 2024 10:00 AM - Saturday 1 June 2024 2:00 PM

    Free Family

    Come and join Hamilton's biggest community planting event this Arbor Day, Saturday 1st June at the Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park.