Oamaru’s Victorian Heritage Celebrations

Oamaru’s Victorian Heritage Celebrations is a wonderful annual event celebrating the Victorian Heritage of Oamaru.

This year, we are exploring the theme of Victorian Literature.


The Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations occur every year in early November. Locals and visitors enjoy a range of events throughout the week including historical talks, dances, garden party and penny farthing races. 

Oamaru is full of grand Victorian architecture, traditional rural buildings and beautiful gardens making it the perfect location to explore the Victorian era and celebrate our ancestors.