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Summer Events in Auckland

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We have a few weeks of summer left to enjoy and soak up the sun before the cold months start again! There are several summer events coming up in Auckland in the next few weeks that you can enjoy with family and friends before we go into autumn in full flow!

SkyCity Summer Garden

This Summer, the Auckland SkyCity have transformed their plaza into an Instagram-able haven of luscious plants and beautiful florals. You can surround yourself with the beautiful sights of nature as you weave your way through breath-taking flower beds featuring 55 troughs and over 1,000 flowers.

Take photos in the stunning botanical backdrops like the charming gazebo intertwined with colourful flora and greenery, or giant birdcage, a sanctuary for photo opportunities. Check out the mini greenhouse or make a wish in the pixiu pond to bring luck and positivity into the new year.

This gush-worthy garden is a must-see summer activity for all ages!

When: 17Feb 2021, 6.30am-6.30pm until 27 Feb 2021, 6.30am-6.30pm

Where: SKYCITY Auckland Main Plaza, 90 Federal Street, CBD, Auckland

Website: http://skycityauckland.co.nz/whats-on/content/1352/3228/skycity-summer-garden/

Food Trucks at Central Park

If you enjoy delicious street food, this one is a must for you, held at Central Park every Tuesday and Thursday, organised for the Food Truck Collective.

Every Tuesday they have The Rolling Pin serving their famous dumplings & every Thursday they mix it up with a variety of cuisines! Could be Mexican, Italian, French, Filipino & much more!

Spend your afternoon enjoying a delicious lunch with family and friends.


Thu 18 Feb 2021, 11:30am–2:30pm

Tue 23 Feb 2021, 11:30am–2:30pm

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 11:30am–2:30pm

Where: Central Park, 660 Great South Road, Greenlane

Website: http://www.facebook.com/events/728656971190455/

Auckland Live Summer in the Square

Experience the Aotea Square transformed into a lively landlocked marina bursting with colour, free live entertainment and good vibes.

Launch yourself in front of Auckland Live’s whale of an outdoor screen to get a shipshape view of all the live yacht racing action from the harbour and while your there indulge in some of our tasty Kiwi treats directly from the galley.

There will be sweet beats playing, Christmas festivities, live music performances, blockbuster movies, Pride celebrations and a whole of chilled out summer fun.

Don’t miss any of the action at Summer in the Square!

Auckland Live’s Summer in the Square will be anchored in the heart of the city until 27 February.

When: Thu 19 Feb 2021, 6.30pm-8.00pm until Sat Feb 2021, 6.30pm-8.00pm

Where: Aotea Square, Queen St, CBD, Auckland

Website: http://www.aucklandlive.co.nz/event/summer-in-the-square-2021

Chinese New Year Market

Auckland Night Markets has teamed up with Skycity to bring you the much anticipated annual Chinese New Year market!

They will be serving traditional Chinese food alongside a mixture of other cuisines.

There will be live performances and music to keep you all entertained throughout the evening.

Go with your family and friends and celebrate the year of the Ox!


Fri 19 Feb 2021, 5:00pm–10:00pm

Fri 26 Feb 2021, 5:00pm–10:00pm

Where: Sky Tower, Corner of Victoria and Federal St, CBD, Auckland

Website: http://aucklandnightmarkets.co.nz/

Auckland Vegan Food Festival

If you love vegan food, this one is a must for you. The annual Auckland Vegan Food Festival is hosted by the Food Truck Collective on 7th March 2021 at Corban Estate Arts Centre, Henderson.

There will be a wide selection of quality food trucks & stalls serving their plant based goodness. Plus an eco marketplace featuring locally made crafts, plant based health & beauty products, clothing and accessories.

Live entertainment and activities for the whole family, cooking demonstrations and wellness talks scheduled.

When: Sun 7 Mar 2021, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mount Lebanon Ln, Henderson, Auckland

Website: http://fb.me/e/cNajuDmDM

Movies in the Parks

Make the most of warm summer Auckland evenings with your friends and whānau at this year’s Movies in Parks.

From new releases to family favourites, enjoy a free movie night for the whole neighbourhood. Grab a blanket, torch and warm clothes, and head down to the local park. Pack a picnic or grab a bite from one of our food stalls.

Movies start once the sun has gone down, but the fun begins earlier with plenty of pre-movie entertainment to enjoy while you relax in the park.

When: Sat 20 Feb 2021, 6:15pm–10:15pm – Take Home Pay
Where: Mangere Centre Park, Robertson Rd, Mangere, Auckland

When: Fri 26 Feb 2021, 6:00pm–9:45pm – Trolls World Tour
Where: Harvey Wright Park, Cnr Birkenhead Ave, Birkenhead, Auckland

When: Sat 27 Feb 2021, 6:00pm – 10:15pm – Dumbo
Where: Central Park, Wood Street, Papakura, Auckland

When: Saturday 6 March 2021 6:00pm – 9:35pm – Trolls World Tour
Where: Keith Park, Roys Road, Manurewa, Auckland

When: Saturday 13 March 2021 5:50pm – 10:00pm – Dumbo
Where: Murphy Park, Avenue Rd, Otahuhu, Auckland

When: Friday 26 March 2021 5:30pm – 9:30pm – Frozen 2
Where: Lloyd Elsmore Park, Cascades Rd, Pakuranga, Auckland

When: Saturday 27 March 2021 5:30pm – 8:55pm – Jumanji: The Next Level
Where: Ambury Regional Park, 43 Ambury Road, Mangere Bridge, Auckland

Website: http://www.moviesinparks.co.nz/films/detail.asp?ID=515

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