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Event Calendar, Islands of Tahiti



Trophy Table Art

January 1 - February 10, 2023 Tahiti


Chinese New Year

January 21 - February 5, 2023 Tahiti

The French Polynesia’s Chinese community celebrates the “Year of the Rabbit”. The whole country’s Chinese cultural and folkloric wealth will be emphasized through these celebrations and especially dancing, cooking, demonstration of ancestors’ arts and rites

Pacific International Documentary Film Festival

February 4-12, 2023 Tahiti

FIFO is a long-term event that gathers filmmakers and audiovisual professionals from Oceania. More than 40 documentary films dealing with Oceania are screened and the international jury of the festival rewards the best of them. During the festival, film screenings, free workshops, conferences and encounters are organized. All the events invite the festival goers to dive into the fascinating universe of filmmaking and to meet the amazing people and cultures that Oceania is made of.

Rangiroa Pro

February 20-March 3, 2023 Moorea

Moorea Marathon

February 24-25, 2023 Moorea


Tahiti Fishing Contest

March 6-10, 2023 Tahiti


Tahiti Paddle Festival

April 1, 2023 Tahiti

Te Henua Enata

April 1-30, 2023

Polynesian Battle Games

April 7-9, 2023


Tahiti Pearl Regatta 

May 17-20, 2023 

Xterra Swim Run 

May 21, 2023 

Xterra Trails 

May 27-28, 2023 Moorea 


Te Aito Events

June 2-11, 2023 

Tahiti Fashion Week

June 7-9, 2023 Tahiti

Miss Tahiti Competition

June 23-24, 2023 Tahiti

Makatea Vertical Adventure

June 21-25, 2023 Tahiti


Heiva i Tahiti

July 6-22, 2023 Tahiti

The Heiva i Tahiti is an emotional encounter, a plunge into our age-old culture, made of grace and liveliness, festivities and competitions, diversity and unity. Dualities that unite us: the Heiva i Tahiti is certainly the most beautiful expression of Polynesian culture.

Heiva iTu'aro Maohi du Triangle Polynesien 

July 8-16, 2023

Tahiti Moorea Sailing Rendezvous

July 21-24, 2023


Tahiti Pro Teahupoo

August 5-20, 2023 Tahiti

The Tahiti Pro is the tenth stop on the 2023 Championship Tour Season and the last stop before the Rip Curl WSL Finals. If it’s a slice of paradise you’re after, few places compare to Tahiti. 


Tahiti Soul Jazz

September 28-30


Mister Tahiti Competition

October 7, 2023 Tahiti

Xterra Triathlon

October 28-29, 2023 Tahiti


Hawaii Nui Va'a - Polynesian Canoe Race 

November 1-4, 2023 Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a, Bora Bora  

In the Leeward Islands, Va’a or outrigger-canoe practice is the pre-eminent traditional Polynesian sport. Over 100 canoes will link the islands of Huahine, Raiatea, Taha’a and Bora Bora. The finish line is expected to be set at Point Matira beach – Bora Bora.

Salon du Livre de Tahiti

November 16-20, 2023

11th Holopuni Va'a Hawaiki Nui Voyage

November 19-24, 2023

Hura Tapairu Dance Competition

November 22-December 2, 2023 Tahiti


Downtown Christmas 

Mid December Tahiti

The city of Papeete goes through a makeover for the event with illuminations of Pomare Boulevard, on the waterfront, and the city hall at dusk. The merchants contribute in their own way by displaying downtown Christmas-themed store windows in order to amaze both children and adults for prospective sales.


Salon de Noël  

December 20-24, 2023 Tahiti

The Polynesian Handicraft art association puts some great skill on display showcases, in Papeete, an extraordinary array of know-how and diverse handicraft work in the hall of the Assembly of French Polynesia.

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