First up on the Ministry of Tourism’s calendar, is a Regional Meeting for Energy Transport Ministers on April 24-28 in Nuku’alofa.
This will be followed by Oceania Judo Championship 2017 on April 28-29.
The Annual Inter-College Athletics Competition is also set to be held later this month for three-days, at a venue to be confirmed, since the Teufaiva Stadium is under repair.
In May, local church conferences start with the Church of Tonga on May 8-12 , followed by the Free Church of Tonga on May 19-25 in Nuku’alofa.
Tonga’s Constitutional Church Conference will held in Vava’u on May 26-31. Also hosted in Vava’u is the 2017 World Arc Round the World Rally, from May 30 to June 2.
From June 27-July 4, is the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga Annual Conference also in Vava’u. The King’s birthday will also be celebrated in Vava’u on 4 July.
Meanwhile, the annual Heilala Festival is set for July 1-8 in Nuku’alofa, including the Miss Heilala Pageant.
The Annual Royal Agricultural Shows start in Vava’u on 7 July, Niuatoputapu on 12 July, Niuafo’ou on 13 July, Ha’apai on 18 July, ‘Eua on 22 July.
The event concludes in Tongatapu on 29 July.
A Military Exercise hosted by the United States with HMAF is also scheduled to be held in Nuku’alofa on a date to be confirmed in July.
Other local events later in the year, include World Tonga Assembly of God’s Annual Conference on December 19-26.