WOW - World of WearableArt


2022 World of WearableArt Awards Show

29 Sep – 16 Oct  |  TSB Arena, Wellington

Performance Dates & Times

29 Sep 7:30pm
30 Sep 7:30pm Awards Night
1 Oct 7:30pm SOLD OUT
2 Oct 5pm
5 Oct 7:30pm Extra Show + NEW Stageside tickets
6 Oct 7:30pm
7 Oct 7:30pm
8 Oct 1:30pm 7:30pm
9 Oct 1:30pm 7:30pm
12 Oct 7:30pm
13 Oct 7:30pm
14 Oct 7:30pm
15 Oct 1:30pm 7:30pm
16 Oct 1:30pm

Ticket Prices

Ticket Type

VIP Table


Stageside Experience

from $255.00


from $189.00


from $145.00


from $99.00

Restricted View

from $50.00

Terms and conditions apply to the purchase of tickets. Read terms and conditions click here.

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Seating Plan 

Click below to view the 2022 Show seating plan for TSB Arena. 

2022 WOW Souvenir Programme – $25.00

Take home a piece of the magic with the 2022 WOW Souvenir Programme. The Souvenir Programme is the perfect companion to the 2022 World of WearableArt Awards Show. Learn more about every one of this year’s breath-taking entries in the competition with imagery and information of the full collection of finalist garments, discover the journey that happens before the doors open to the Show with insights from the 2022 Creative Team, plus much much more.

Secure your copy when you book your tickets and then collect on arrival at the show venue. 

Top tip: If you purchase Platinum Seats or the Stageside Experience a Souvenir Programme is included with your ticket!


Stageside Experience

To make your 2022 WOW Awards Show experience even more extraordinary why not indulge in our Stageside Experience?

The Stageside Experience, offers exclusive table seating for you and your friends right up close to the action of the Show. Seats are booked individually, you can book anywhere between 1 and 10 seats at a table.

Stageside Experience is available at the following performances: Sat 1 October 7:30pm, Sun 2 October 5:00pm, Wed 5 October 7:30pm (NEW), Sat 8 October 1:30pm & 7:30pm, Sun 9 October 1:30pm & 7:30pm, Sat 15 October 1:30pm & 7:30pm and Sun 16 October 1:30pm. 

Your experience includes:

  • Meet and greet by a member of the Front of House team
  • Early entry to the venue so you can avoid the crowds
  • Intimate stageside seating for up to 10 people at one table
  • The opportunity to select your specific seats at the table
  • A glass of bubbles on arrival
  • A pre-Show tasting platter to include a selection of traditional cold cuts, artisan New Zealand Cheeses, freshly baked sour dough rye and house made seeded crackers with assorted accompaniments.  Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Nut Free, and vegan platter are available on request.
  • A complimentary 2022 WOW Souvenir Programme

Click here to view our downloadable Stageside Experience brochure

Gemini: the Twins, Dawn Mostow & Ben Gould, United States

VIP Tables

As a VIP-hosting opportunity the World of WearableArt Awards Show cannot be matched! Whether you’re planning a standout experience for your most valued clients, an opportunity to thank your employees or want to celebrate a special occasion, our WOW VIP Tables are a unique and truly unforgettable experience. Check out the sample menu here. There’s also an alternative menu for vegan, gluten free, and nut free.

Click here to read more about our VIP Tables

“One of the best nights ever! (We’re) coming back again next year … honestly why would you not. Compliments to the chefs, the food was outstanding!”

Kirsten, Asteron Life

Please click on the button below to enquire about or book a VIP Table.


Below you will find a selection of Frequently Asked Questions. If we haven’t covered your query here please get in touch for more information





Plan Your Visit


The World of WearableArt Awards Show takes place in the Coolest Little Capital: Wellington, New Zealand! It takes a great city to make an amazing WOW experience and every year Wellington lights up with WOW. Known for its vibrant arts scene and world class cafe and restaurant culture, it’s easy to see why WOW and Wellington make such a great match!

Start planning your trip and make the most of your #WellyLovesWOW experience at


Show Venue


Wellington Accommodation

Looking for somewhere to stay for your 2022 World of WearableArt Awards Show experience? Check out what’s on offer from our accommodation partners: InterContinental Wellington and QT Wellington. These two incredible properties are not only conveniently located, allowing you to make the most of your time in Wellington, they also have onsite restaurants and facilities to make your stay one to remember.


InterContinental Wellington

Adjacent to Wellington’s waterfront, InterContinental Wellington is a global five-star hotel located in the heart of Wellington city. It is the seamless and personal service that makes InterContinental Wellington the best luxury in Wellington.


QT Wellington

Fall down the rabbit hole into an explosion of colour and texture at Wellington’s design-driven Hotel, QT Wellington. The walls host a curated collection of high & low-brow art sitting in a stunning harbourside location & engulfed by vines of vivid ivy. Art, design, curiosities and a dash of the absurd.


Here’s what people have to say about the WOW Awards Show…

“It’s insane! The whole experience was just out of this world. It’s like beyond imagination.”


“It is the most incredible, amazing spectacle you will ever see! It is just indescribable.”


“This was one of the most unique shows I’ve seen. Thank you for a fantastic experience. My daughter barely waited for the end of the show to eagerly ask if we could return next year!”


“Thank you for a dream night out. Brilliant world class show. Extraordinarily superb.”

“To attract and nurture creativity is the key to our future. WOW provides a stage for the innovators, inventors and original thinkers.” – Dame Suzie Moncrieff

236 Maiden Lane, Lynn Christiansen, United States; Lady Ethereal, Dawn Mostow & Snow Winters, United States; Chinese Opera – Drama Life, Chan Wai Tung, Hong Kong Design Institute, Hong Kong, China. Getty images.



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