Events in 2020 in Niue
Events in 2020 in Niue

Events in 2020 in Niue

(c) Mike Bhana – Niue Tourism

Niue Events Guide 2020

Eat, play the ukulele, do yoga, drive around the island giving out candy, and dance your way through 2020 in Niue! Niue might be a small island with a small population, but it has no lack of events. There are 14 village show days happening throughout the year. Not to mention the various food festivals, yoga retreats and ukelele festival happening too. So get an overview of the events in 2020 in Niue in the guide below.

While we endeavour to keep our Niue events guide up-to-date, more events may be added throughout the year on the Niue Tourism events page so check that out too.

Public Holidays in Niue 2020

Here is a list of all of the public holidays in Niue in 2020:

  • January 1 – New Year’s Day
  • January 2 – Takai Commission Holiday
  • February 6 – Waitangi Day
  • April 10 – Good Friday
  • April 13 – Easter Monday
  • April 25 – ANZAC Day
  • June 1 – Queen’s Birthday
  • October 19 – Constitution Day
  • October 20 – Constitution Day Holiday
  • October 21 – Constitution Day Holiday
  • October 22 – Peniamina Gospel Day
  • December 25 – Christmas
  • December 26 – Boxing Day

For more information on Niue’s holidays, see Public Holidays in Niue (& Other Important Dates).

Events in 2020 in Niue(c) Niue Tourism

Niue Village Show Days 2020

Village Show Day Season – April-November 2020

Anyone who knows anything about Niue is that the village show days are unmissable. Each of the 14 villages on the island hosts its own show day to showcase the best of their food, handicrafts and community spirit.

As village show days are announced throughout the year, the best place to look out for the latest confirmed dates is on Niue Tourism’s event page.

For more information on what the village show days are all about, see What are the Village Show Days in Niue?

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Niue Events in January 2020

Public Holidays in January

  • New Year’s Day – January 1
  • Takai Commission Holiday – January 2

Takai – January 11

Locals decorate any vehicle they can find to parade around the island, travelling from village to village to distribute candy and goodwill to passers-by! Interestingly, it’s the only day you can ride any vehicle in Niue without a WOF!

Learn more about Takai and the New Year in How to Spend the New Year in Niue.

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Niue Events in March 2020

Savour Niue – March 27-30

This year’s Savour Niue is hosted by Mark Southon, TV chef personality and head chef of the O’Connell Street Bistro. The programme of events includes a welcome drinks and dinner, a “Tastes of Niue” tour of plantations, a master cooking class with wine matching and more.

Much of the programme occurs at the Scenic Matavai Resort, but transport is provided for event activities that happen off-site.

Learn more about Niue’s foodie scene in The Guide to Food in Niue.

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Niue Events in May 2020

NiueKulele – May 15-18

NiueKulele returns in 2020 for more ukulele fun! The biannual event is where you can learn various ukulele styles and techniques through ukulele workshops. The ukulele festival attracts international guest artists and enthusiasts from around the world and Niue. All of this on the beautiful tropical island setting of Niue!

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Niue Events in October 2020

Public Holidays in October

  • Constitution Day – October 19
  • Constitution Day Holiday – October 20
  • Constitution Day Holiday – October 21

Constitution Week – October 19-25

The third week of October is Niue’s Constitution Week, which commemorates when Niue was granted self-government from New Zealand in 1974. The week involves three public holidays, as well as festivities such as a flag-raising ceremony, cultural presentations, performances, competitions and more. Check out the Niue Tourism Events page or visit the Visitor Information Centre for the programme of the week.

Yoga, Fitness & Adventure in Niue – October 24-31

Wellness Retreats NZ hosts a yoga and fitness retreat for both men and women at the Scenic Matavai Resort. The experience includes healthy meals, daily yoga sessions, a massage, nutrition and fitness consultations and more. Find out more about Niue’s retreats in Wellness & Yoga Retreats in Niue.


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Niue Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Niue. She knows the island inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Niue’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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