What's Happening in Havelock

If you are wondering what's happening in Havelock, then read on. Here are just a few of the reasons to come and visit Havelock, Marlborough.

Take a bit of time to explore our wee town and it's environs and you should be surprised by how much is on offer.

This months list of "goings on" will get you started and then check out Havelock Holiday Parks Activity Suggestions and Suggested Day Trips for even more reasons to stay.

Come for a few hours, a few days or even a week - we are confident that you will find plenty to keep you occupied.

Local Events and Happenings for October (and beyond)

The Gallery

Every Day:

The Gallery: @ Havelock Main Road 10:00am-4pm. This is a must visit. Featuring sixteen local artists, there is something for everyone here. I find it impossible to describe just how good this display is. It really is a case of "Wow!"
Pelorus Mail Boat

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

Pelorus Mail Boat: @ Havelock Marina 9:30am-5pm(ish). It is only a three minute walk to the Mail Boat from the Havelock Holiday Park. A short stroll back to your cabin or van after your trip, freshen up and then walk to the nearby Captains Daughter for a magnificent meal to complete your first Havelock Experience. The Mail Boat offers 10% discount for Kiwi Park Members so join up when you get here and take advantage of this great offer.
The Slip Inn

Every Wednesday and Thursday:

Gourmet Burger Night: @ The Slip Inn 6:00pm-7:30pm. $20 deal - choose your burger and pair it with a beer, wine or non-alcoholic drink. Great way of warding off the winter blues.
Captains Daughter

Live Music

@ Captains Daughter, details below.

18th October:

Wine Club: @ Captains Daughter, 6:30pm start. Fromm winery will be presenting 5 wines with 5 courses. This night is very popular so be in early or miss out. Phone 03 574 2440 to secure your own seats. Only $60pp.

19th October:

Maungatapu: @ Town Hall, 7:30pm start. This play examines relationships between gang members  Burgess, Kelly, Levy and Sullivan as they plot and carry out five murders on Maungatapu Track, are arrested, tried and executed. Tickets from Eyes on Nature, 61 Main Rd. Phone 03 574 1256 to secure. Only $15-$20pp.

21st-23rd October:

The Gallery: Exhibition of Posters from students of Waitaria Bay & Linkwater Schools. Theme of these posters is "Future of Peace.

22nd October:

Pizazz: @ Captains Daughter, 7pm start. Blenheim Jazz Duo on piano, bass & saxophone. Contemporary Jazz with some Swing.


 27th October:

The Ahern Brothers: @ Captains Daughter, 7pm start. Two highly respected solo artists and song writers in their own right, they formed this Australian Duo after touring the USA and documenting their experiences in song and music.

mussel festival

17th March, 2018:

Mussel and Seafood Festival: @ Havelock Domain. The date for the next festival has been decided and all the planning has started. Don't miss out - get your accommodation booked with Havelock Holiday Park asap. The good news is that the organisers are determined to make sure that the music is continuous throughout the day. We'll announce any other updates as we hear them.