Local Events

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 (25th of April)

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 members 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 (4th of June)

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 (22nd of June – 11st of July)

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 (4th of July)

His Majesty King Tupou VI will be celebrating his birthday on the 4th of July 2017. It will also held with other events to memorise his birthday.

Free Wesleyan Church Conference

Place: Nuku’alofa (6th of July – 13st July)

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

Crown Prince’s Birthday

Place: Tonga (17th of September)

His Royal Highness Crown Prince’s Birthday held on Monday 18th of September 2017.

Tonga’s National Day and Constitution Day

Place: Tonga (4th of November)

Public Holiday for Tonga’s National Day and also Constitutional Day and it will reserve on Monday 6th of November 2017.

Tupou 1’s Coronation Day

Place: Tonga (8th of December)

This is the official date when King Siaosi Tupou 1 coronation but it will reserve on the 8th of December 2017.

Christmas Day

Place: Tonga (25th of December)

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

Boxing Day

Place: Tonga (26th of December)

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.