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Summer family fun

Published: 24 January 2020

Whether your idea of a great summer is heading to the beach, hitting up a local festival, visiting our region's parks and reserves or exploring the city, there's heaps to do in Auckland.

Throughout the school holidays and beyond, there's plenty going on to keep your kids busy too. Take a look at the lists below to find some tamariki-friendly events near you:

Great summer daytrips around Auckland  Cinema Under The Stars
Out & About – Park Fun Day Explore and play in south Auckland
Saddle up and get active this summer Get active with Akl Paths
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Explore and play in central Auckland Get active out west this summer
Dog Day Afternoon Picnic in a park this summer
Kids Only Market – Western Springs 10 amazing picnic spots in Auckland
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Great summer daytrips around Auckland

Get outdoors, try something new and make the most of summer in Auckland by heading out to one of these great locations.

Summer arts and culture

From festivals in your local park to award-winning theatre and arts, there's something for everyone in Auckland this summer.

Get your summer sorted

Discover events and activities across the region, get active and make the most of summer with Auckland Council.

Be a happy camper this summer

Our regional parks offer something for everyone, whether you’re a glamper, camper or outdoor survivalist.

Help keep kauri standing this summer

If you’re looking for a nature fix this summer, there are heaps of kauri safe places you can go across the region

Stay safe around pools this summer

When a drowning statistic turns out to be someone you know, the impact is life-changing, says Drowning Prevention Auckland’s Chief Executive Nicola Keen-Biggelaar.

Climb every maunga this summer

Exploring Auckland's maunga is a great way to stretch your legs and enjoy getting into nature.