Whangārei Maritime Festival 2023

September 2023

The Whangārei Maritime Festival 2023 is just around the corner, and it's the perfect occasion to celebrate Whangārei's maritime past, present and future. Set your calendars for October 14th and 15th, as this annual event promises a weekend filled with fun, food, and entertainment for everyone.

What's in Store?

The Whangārei Maritime Festival offers a treasure trove of activities for all ages:

  • Classic Boat Show: Marvel at over 30 classical boats, including the majestic R. Tucker Thompson tall ship.
  • Marine Trade Displays: Meet local craftsmen and watch marine demonstrations.
  • Art & Craft Markets: Shop for nautical-themed treasures.
  • Talks & Movies: Immerse yourself in seafaring tales.
  • Family Fun: Keep the kids entertained with ocean-themed activities and free boat rides.
  • Food & Entertainment: Savor seafood delights while enjoying local music.

The festival takes place at the Town Basin in Whangārei and admission is free, making it accessible to everyone. For more details, visit the official website of the Whangarei Maritime Festival here. So, whether you're a seasoned boatie or simply seeking a fantastic day out with friends and family, this maritime extravaganza promises to be a great experience for all ages.