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Summer fun in Albert-Eden

Published: 5 December 2018

There’s no reason to stray far from home as the temperatures rise this summer.

To keep you and your whanau busy over the coming months, here are our top 11 local spaces, places and cool spots around Albert-Eden.

Get Out & About in Albert-Eden

Albert-Eden Local Board’s Out and About programme brings free events, including Park Yoga, Kite Day and The Amazing Race to Albert-Eden.

"I hope people make the most of them. I know I will," says local board chair Peter Haynes.

Visit the Albert-Eden Facebook page for regular updates or Our Auckland events for more information.

There is no party like a Summer Block Party

Everyone is welcome to the ARCC Summer Block Party and end the year with a multi-ethnic party to bring families and neighbourhood together. Free entry and proudly supported by the Albert-Eden Local Board. 

Event Details: Saturday 15 December 3.30 - 7.30pm Alberton, 100 Mt. Albert Road. 

Find more information here on OurAuckland, and RSVP here.

Visit our local home of the arts or catch some history at the Alberton

Pop into an exhibition at the Pah Homestead for an artistic experience. Check what’s on at Alberton here and the Pah Homestead here.

Check out one of the fantastic award-winning local cafes or restaurants

Albert-Eden Out and About 2
The Albert-Eden Local Board with the winners of the Albert-Eden Business Awards 2018.

… and enjoy locally produced food and delicious coffees.

 Read the full list of award-winning local businesses here.

Get Back to the Future in Coyle Park

Catch a movie or concert in our local parks in Auckland’s biggest summer entertainment series.

See moviesinparks.co.nz for full line-up and programme and more information here

The kids will love this

Kids Music in Parks line-up includes Itty Bitty Beats and Petite Music BoxKahuna KidsongsAnna van RielMr RoberelliCaptain Festus McBoyle's Travellin' Variety ShowMC Suzy Cato

Event Details: Saturday 19 Jan, 12pm-4pm, Coyle Park, Point Chevalier Road, Point Chevalier, Auckland. 

Accessibility:  Very limited event mobility parking, but there is a drop-off point at event entry. Accessible toilet on site.

(optional) RSVP on Facebook.

See musicinparks.co.nz for full line-up and programme. 

Dare your under 12s to explore other worlds

Our local libraries are popular community hubs and offer opportunities to widen perspectives.

Check out Dare to Explore, our hugely successful summer programme at one of the three local libraries in Albert-Eden.

More information on the libraries website here.

Beat the heat with splash pad fun!

Albert-Eden hosts two full-size splash pads at Potters Park and Waterview Reserve. Dress the kiddies in sunscreen and swim wear and head to one for some safe-water fun. 

Find our more here

Samba like there’s no tomorrow

Auckland’s popular Brazilian Day Festival at Rocket Park is on! Samba down to the park on Saturday 26 Jan, 11am-7pm

RSVP for the day here

Take a stroll by Te Auaunga/Oakley Creek

More about our local gem here

Or walk up Maungawhau / Mt Eden

… and enjoy the best views in Auckland.

More information here