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Mark your calendar with the most anticipated tourism events of the year
We have a variety of Events happening in Papua New Guinea this year! Keep scrolling to see our list below.
Interested in experiencing our famous cultural festivals? Click Cultural Events or download our Special Events Guide for a more comprehensive read of tourism related activities and events.
National Game Fishing Titles
April 3-13 | The New Britain Game Fishing Club is set to host the 2020 National Game Fishing Titles.
ANZAC Day, Rabaul
April 25 | This dawn service honors the ANZACs who served during the Battle of Rabaul WWII New Guinea Campaign.
ANZAC Day, Bomana
April 25 | The Bomana War Cemetery in Port Moresby, hosts the largest ANZAC Day dawn service observance in PNG.
PNG Flower Show
May 4-10 | A beautiful floral showcase of our unique PNG flowers brought to you by our local floriculturists.
WWOMB Fashion & Culture Show
June 10-11 | The Women Weavers of Milne Bay bring you an exciting showcase of their woven arts and crafts.
June 12-13 | Experience the incredible variety of Baining culture in East New Britain Province.
Montevideo Maru Commemoration
June 22 | A special day commemorating the WWII tragedy of the Montevideo Maru after the fall of Rabaul to Axis Powers.
Mask & Warwagira Festival
July 8-12 | Held in Kokopo, East New Britain Province, this is a spectacular showcase of ritual performance and culture.
National Remembrance Day
July 23 | Our nation remembers our armed forces who served during WWI, WWII and various missions throughout our history.
National Remembrance Day, Port Moresby
July 23 | Remembrance Day in Port Moresby will be observed at the Remembrance Memorial Park at Ela Beach.
Sepik River Crocodile & Arts Festival
August 5-7 | The festival highlights the crocodile and its cultural significance to the Sepik River communities.
September 13-16 | Celebrate the rebirth of Rabaul town in East New Britain after the 1994 volcanic eruptions.
Independence Day Anniversary
September 16 | Our diverse nation unites to celebrate the day we achieved our Independence over four-decades ago.
Lukim PNG Nau Tourism Expo
September | The biggest tourism networking and travel-trade showcase event in Papua New Guinea.
World Tourism Day
September 27 | A United Nations international day of observance celebrating global significance of tourism.