Showgrounds Hawke's Bay is a multipurpose venue lending itself to a variety of events and functions, from large national events such as Horse of the Year, the Royal A&P Show of New Zealand and weekly Hawke's Bay Farmer's Market.
The Showgrounds venue has a range of small and medium size event spaces and large green open areas which can be adapted to suit your event.
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay also has a large variety of equipment for hire for events both on and off site.
This venue is used for events such as:
Check out Tim Whittaker's footage of the 2016 Horse of the Year and Showgrounds Hawke's Bay set up
Our grounds are perfectly set-up to cater for:
Situated right on the edge of Hastings City, accommodation is close by and travel to and from the cities of both Napier and Hastings is effortless.
The Showgrounds are blessed with plenty of space. This means that those who are exhibition, or supplying facilities such as food and refreshments, can be placed with ample room to trade. Families attending can always find a nice quiet area to take time out during the excitement of the days events.
The A&P Society can provide the perfect location, the right grounds, right facilities and professional staff to meet your event requirements.
This Hawke's Bay event complex is a large facility offering an impressive seated grandstand, green fields, animal housing facilities and large exhibition areas all set in beautiful spacious park-like grounds, which include a gorgeous lake in Waikoko Gardens. Hawke's Bay Showgrounds provides quality facilities on 42 hectares (100 acres) and features extensive parking facilities.
We have a range of equipment available, please contact us for more information and pricing.
The Showgrounds border Elwood Road, Karamu Road and Kenilworth Roads in Hastings. Accommodation is close by and travel to and from the cities of both Napier and Hastings is effortless.
Hastings is located approximately 300km north of Wellington the capital city of New Zealand which is about a 4hrs
drive by car. If you are travelling south from Auckland the distance is approximately 455km with a driving time of 5hrs.