Not sure of when to plan your trip to Rarotonga? 

Here's a guide of some events that are happening in 2022.  Some great sporting and cultural activities most months of the year.

JANUARY

BEACH GAMES    10 - 22 January

MARCH

PURSUIT IN PARADISE AITUTAKI MARATHON    21 - 24 March

APRIL

MANA TIAKI (culture and heritage) WEEK
DANCER OF THE YEAR CONTESTS (Te Mire Ura) Scheduled for April

MAY

OLDIES RUGBY FESTIVAL    7 - 10 May

JULY

Whale Watching Season begins (July - October)

TE MAEVA NUI Scheduled for July

AUGUST

MANUREVA AQUAFEST, AITUTAKI 

SEPTEMBER

ROUND RARO ROAD RACE (AND OTHER RUNS)    22 - 28 September

COOK ISLAND GAMES    30 Sept - 15 October

NOVEMBER

TE MIRE TIARE (FLOWER) FESTIVAL WEEK 

DECEMBER

BSP NETBALL IN PARADISE    2 - 8 December

CHRISTMAS EVENTS

 

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS AND GOSPEL DAYS

The following are PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
Every Sunday
Good Friday and Easter Monday
Christmas Day and Boxing Day
New Year's Day and 2nd January
Anzac Day, 25th April each year
Queen's Birthday (HRH Queen Elizabeth II): first week of June
Ra O Te Ui Ariki (House of Ariki) public holiday: first week of July
Constitution Day - 4th August
*Not Palmerston which celebrates the birthday of the late Queen Victoria instead

 

*also see https://www.cookislands.org.uk/calendar