Upcoming Tekapo events

For a small town, Tekapo has plenty of events happening throughout the year - from mountain biking, kayaking, skiing or multi-sport races; to cultural and musical performances.

Regular Tekapo events:

  • Saturday Market - local market in the village square, 9am - 1pm first Saturday of the month, and long weekends from September to April.  Art, crafts, local food, beverages and products.
    w: www.facebook.com/Laketekapomarket

2022 Tekapo events:

April 2022:
  • 14 April - 22 May: AUTUMN Art Exhibition @ ArtSpace
    w: www.artspacetekapo.co.nz
  • Mon 18th: Easter Monday Market 10am - 2pm
    Bringing together some very talented local artists, crafters and producers.  A fundraising Op Shop is also part of this market.
  • w: www.facebook.com/Laketekapomarket 
May 2022:
  • Fri 27 - Sun 29th: Lake Tekapo Hot Ice Tournament
    This unique tournament requires players to assist the goal scored and prizes are awarded for most assists not goals. With a focus on sons and daughters playing with their parents the tournament sold out last July in advance of this year!
    w: www.facebook.com/Lake-Tekapo-Hot-Ice-tournament
September 2022:
  • Saturday 17th: Race Tekapo - unique courses for all levels, a great race environment and fun for all!
    w: www.racetekapo.com

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