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
… 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 Box, Kahuna Kidsongs, Anna van Riel, Mr Roberelli, Captain Festus McBoyle's Travellin' Variety Show, MC 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.