The Coromandel Peninsula plays hosts to an assortment of fantastic events through out the year, many within short distance from your accommodation at Paku Palms. For more information on local events please see below. Be sure to book early and avoid disappointment.
The Tairua School Wine & Food Festival is a major event for our local community and an important fundraiser for our school. Running for 25 years, the Festival is a favorite staple of the Coromandel Summer bringing together terrific music, sumptuous food, wines & beers, kids entertainment and great New Zealand produce.
Taking place on Saturday 4th January 2020, this year will surely offer another fantastic day. For more information click here.
Leadfoot Festival is a unique weekend scheduled for 8th -9th February 2020, bringing together a mix of classic cars, vintage motorcycles and motorsport legends. Held at Rod Millen’s private grounds at Leadfoot Ranch. The 150 acre, ocean-front estate in Hahei just 20 minutes from Paku Palms features a long driveway that winds through the property designed to be the perfect hill climb. Guests are given one of a kind experiences featuring unparalleled access to the competitors, pits and race vehicles. Visitors dress in period style clothing to step back in time making the Leadfoot Festival an incredible family experience and a true celebration of motorsports and all things automotive.
This year will surely be another spectacular fun filled weekend. For more information on the festival click here.
Brits at the Beach Celebrating All Things British – Brits at the Beach is a 3 day festival based around a British Motoring gathering that attracts hundreds of vehicles and is based right on the waterfront at Whangamata’s Beach Road Reserve.
Taking place on 14th-16th February 2020, this year will surely offer another fantastic day. For more information click here.
The Beach Hop is New Zealand’s number 1 Nostalgia Festival that celebrates the best of the 50’s & 60’s. Taking place from 25th-29th March 2020. Held in the beautiful seaside resort of Whangamata 30 minutes from Paku Palms. For more information about the event click here.
The Whitianga Scallop Festival is one on New Zealand’s iconic seafood events, on The Esplanade in the picturesque village of Whitianga.
Whitianga Scallop Festival is a celebration of all things seafood and cuisine. Do not miss out on a fantastic day in the stunning Mercury Bay, and treating yourselves in a day of scrumptious seafood and fine wine on the waters edge. For more information click here.
K2 Cycle Race – The K2 is the toughest one day cycle challenge in the Southern Hemisphere. It is also one of the most scenic and varied as it circumnavigates The Coromandel. For more information click here