Local Events

Date/Time Event
20/04/2018 - 22/04/2018
All Day
Hororata Pig & Possum Hunt
Hororata Domain, Hororata

The Hororata  Pig & Possum Hunt will be held on the 20th –  22nd  April ( weigh in Sunday, 22nd  April Hororata Domain).  Fantastic prizes up for grabs, heaps of categories and some fun  events on weigh in day.   This event is targeted at family and community participation so make sure you keep this weekend free and pop along for what will be a enjoyable day (whether you’ve entered an animal or not).  Food and beverage stalls will be available on weigh in day.   Click here to visit the Facebook page

28/04/2018 - 29/04/2018
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hororata Night Glow
Hororata Domain, Hororata

Experience hot air balloons firing up the night sky!

Balloonists from all over New Zealand are travelling to this event, the only one of its kind in the South Island, providing an unique opportunity to experience hot air balloons lighting up the night sky, glowing in unison to music.

Surrounding the Night Glow will be an autumn festival including music from Holly Kimber,  The Volts Duo and The East Hearts, children’s entertainment and an amazing array of street food, this unique autumn festival will entertain the whole family.

Click here for details

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Windwhistle Golf Classic
Terrace Downs, Windwhistle

Windwhistle Golf Classic is a fundraiser for the Windwhistle School. Tee-off is at 10am. For more information or to register please contact Lucy Richards admin@rcengineers.co.nz

28/07/2018 - 29/07/2018
All Day
25th Malvern Game Hunters Competition
Coalgate Tavern, Coalgate

This annual event always attracts a large number of hunters from around Canterbury. With heaps of prizes over all categories it is one not to be missed. Weigh in is on the 29th of July at the Coalgate Tavern. Click here to link to the Malvern Game hunters Club Facebook page here

9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Hororata Parish Spring Fair
Hororata Domain, Hororata

Held annually on Labour day this is a great family free fun day out with market stalls, children’s entertainment, a white elephant auction, live music and much more.


9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hororata Highland Games
Hororata Domain, Hororata

A traditional Scottish Highland Games with a kiwi twist. Heavy competitions (caber, sheath etc), Highland Dancing, Pipe Bands, Tug o’ War, market stalls, fairground, Have a Go, Junior Warriors and so much more.