Trafalgar Centre

The Trafalgar Centre is Nelson Tasman’s largest multi-purpose spectator sports and events arena. Built in the early 1970s originally as a sports stadium, the Centre has a history of hosting major cultural and entertainment events, and exhibitions.

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Just a 10 minute stroll to the vibrant city centre and a 20 minute ocean drive from the airport, the Trafalgar Centre has been recently earthquake strengthened and upgraded. See the details of this major project here. It  contains two key spaces, the main arena and the new northern extension. 

Where is the Trafalgar Centre?

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7 Paru Paru Rd
Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3 539 1301

Booking the Trafalgar Centre

Pricing can be found on our Facility Hire page. If you would like to place a booking or enquire about availability, please contact our Venue Manager at

What's on at the Trafalgar Centre

For a list of events taking place at the Trafalgar Centre, visit the region's events online database,

Please note all Nelson City Council facilities are smokefree.