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Council events

Christmas Celebration 2018

Following the success of last year’s new-look Christmas Celebration for our senior residents at the award winning Trafalgar Centre, the doors are set to open for this year’s festive event on Thursday, 20 December.

 Read more on the Our Nelson website.

Find Council events - It's On!

Council hosts and sponsors a number of events and activities around the region. Visit for listings and details of Council (and other) events. 

Nelson Arts Festival and Summer Festival

Nelson City Council runs the annual Nelson Arts Festival and Summer Festival, you can visit the Arts Festival or Summer Festival website for more information.

Contact the Nelson City Council festivals office

+64 3 546 0212
Fax: +64 3 546 0239
PO Box 645, Nelson

Other annual events

A number of Council hosted and sponsored events happen each year including:

Full event details can be found at

Council and committee Meetings

Read agendas, minutes and find out more about Council and committee meetings