Local Events

Winter is a special time for a  Tonga holiday as it hosts one of the most spectacular water events in the world, as the giant humpback whales frolic in the warm Tongan waters at the end of their long migration. There are many unique events in Tonga to enjoy throughout the year. Check back here regularly for up-to date information on upcoming Tonga events.

Place: Worldwide (25 Apr 2016)

ANZAC day is national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, originally commemorated by both countries on every 25th of April every year to honor the memebers of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire during World War 1.

Emancipation Day
Place: Tonga (04 Jun 2016)

Though it was a British protectorate until 1970. Tonga is the only Pacific Island never to have been formerly colonized. It’s the only nation in the region continuously governed by it’s indigenous population.

Heilala Festival
Place: Tongatapu (22 Jun 2016 – 11 Jul 2016)

Heilala Festival is an annual event celebrating his Majesty’s Birthday by showing our Tonga beauty, culture and values.

Birthday of His Majesty Tupou VI
Place: Tonga (04 Jul 2016)

His Majesty King Tupou VI will be celebrating his birthday on the 4th of July 2015.  It will also held with other events to memorise his birthday.

Free Wesleyan Church Conference
Place: Nuku’alofa (06 Jul 2016 – 13 Jul 2016)

Weeks festivity: Free Wesleyan Churches gathers together as a community to celebrate their annual church conference

Crown Prince’s Birthday
Place: Tonga (17 Sep 2016)

His Royal Highness Crown Prince’s Birthday held on Wednesday 17th of September 2014.

Tonga’s National Day and Constitution Day
Place: Tonga (04 Nov 2016)

Public Holiday for Tonga’s National Day and Constitutional Day and it will reserve on Monday 3rd of November 2014.

Tupou 1’s Coronation Day
Place: Tonga (08 Dec 2016)

This is the official date when King Siaosi Tupou 1 coronation but it will reserve on the 8th of December 2014.

Christmas Day
Place: Tonga (25 Dec 2016)

It’s a public day for memorial of the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Boxing Day
Place: Tonga (26 Dec 2016)

Traditionally, boxing day is the day following Christmas Day, when servants and tradesmen would receive gifts from their superiors or employers, known as a Christmas box.