Annual Events in Mairangi Bay

Food and Wine Festival – February

The Mairangi Bay Festival of Food and Wine has become a favourite summer event with both locals and visitors alike. Sample amazing food and beverages from our wonderful selection of cafes and restaurants. Beach Road is closed for an afternoon of food and wine tasting, cooking demonstrations, live music, market stalls, a kids entertainment area and more!

Mid Winter Swim & Beach Dig – June

The Mairangi Bay Business Association, along with the Mairangi Bay Surf Lifesaving Club, with support from Hibiscus and Bays Local Board, ASB, and Silverdale Printing, run a Mid Winter Swim and Beach Dig in late June/early July each year. There are prizes for the best dressed Adult and best dressed Child – so dress up for the swim to be in to win! Heaps of amazing prizes from local businesses in the beach dig also – so come and join the fun!

Buy Local Campaign – August

Every time you spend more than $20 in one of the Mairangi Bay businesses during the month of August, you can enter a draw to win one of three excellent prizes! Shopping locally supports our local businesses, promotes great service, invests in our local community and reduces your environmental impact!

Barfoot & Thompson Mairangi Bay Fun Run – mid November

The annual Barfoot & Thompson Mairangi Bay Fun Run is held on a Sunday in mid November and is a very popular and successful community event. In 2012 there were 969 entrants, 400 of whom were children and the event was successful in raising almost $10,000 for Mairangi Bay School. www.mairangibayfunrun.co.nz

Christmas Parade – late November/early December

For 59 years Mairangi Bay has held a Santa Parade on the last Saturday in November. The Lions and the Mairangi Bay Business Association come together to make this a fun community event.