Wellington Foodie Events

Who makes the best hot chocolate in the Hutt? - July 2019

Hot chocolate lovers in the Wellington region will be salivating when the country’s only hot chocolate challenge and newly introduced masterclasses arrive in the Hutt Valley 4-28 July.  

The “Sweet As” Hutt’s Hot Chocolate Challenge, sees 17 cafes, restaurants, bars and a bakery in Lower Hutt create their own signature hot chocolate drinks for people to enjoy over three weeks. 

Vote for your favourite drink by ballot or on Sweet As Hutt’s Hot Chocolate™ Facebook page, with the winner declared at the end of the challenge.

Toast Martinborough November 2019

Toast Martinborough is an opportunity to taste award-winning wines and sample food from the regions' top restaurants, all while enjoying some of the best live entertainment in New Zealand. Located at 10 boutique wineries in Martinborough, one of the country's most exquisite wine-growing regions.

Wellington Wine & Food Festival - February 2020

The Wellington Wine & Food Festival will bring together the best of local food, wine, beverages and restaurants, outdoors on the waterfront in the sun, accompanied by great music, fun and friends.

Highball - May 2020

Cocktails your thing? Head to Highball, New Zealand's first dedicated spirits and cocktail festival.

Other events with foodie deals

We work with the Wellington hospitality community to bring you great meals and deals as Wellington hums with fabulous events. Keep an eye out here for the details as they come up.