Make the most of Auckland

The cicadas are calling and so is another stunning Auckland summer.

From surf beaches out west and gentle family-friendly white sands out east to majestic bush walks and stunning island getaways, there is an Auckland adventure calling for you. Tāmaki Makaurau has something for everyone with plenty of free summer events, pools, splashpads, paths and over 4000 parks to explore.

Nau mai, haere mai. Your Auckland summer is calling.

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Summer 16 Dec 2021

Enjoy great entertainment this summer

Throughout the summer, make the most of Auckland's new and reimagined city centre spaces, explore public art trails, visit our zoo, galleries and museums, and much more.

Summer 17 Jan 2022

Explore Auckland's natural wonders

Explore our region this summer and take your pick of Auckland's stunning tracks, bush, maunga and walkways. 

Summer 22 Dec 2021

Make a splash this summer

Take a dip, make a splash and cool off around Auckland this summer at one of our region’s beaches, splashpads and pools. 

Summer 15 Dec 2021

Events across the region

Discover what's on near you and across the region this summer, from live music to movies, sports, family fun and more.

Summer 18 Jan 2022

Climb every maunga this summer

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

Summer 17 Jan 2022

A family fun-packed day in West Auckland

Plan a family fun day in West Auckland, complete with good coffee, a walk at Nihotupu Dam and visits to Pt Chevalier beach and Coyle Park.

Summer 17 Jan 2022

Discover Auckland’s greatest walks

Between the sweep of the Waitākere Ranges and the glittering stretch of the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland has abundant natural riches.

Summer 17 Jan 2022

10 cool things to do in our regional parks

There are always more new and surprising things to do in Auckland’s regional parks. If you’re looking for something different to do, try one of these cool experiences.

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29 Jan 2022 - 12 Feb 2022

Takapuna Movie Night at the Beach

Grab the kids, gather your friends and head down to Takapuna Beach Reserve to enjoy some free movies.

30 Jan 2022

Puhoi Village Market @ The Pub

Spend the day in Puhoi enjoying live music, delicious food and artisan stalls.

31 Jan 2022

Auckland Live Summer in the Square – Jazz Weekend

New Zealand’s much-loved jazz legend Nathan Haines takes to the outdoor stage at Summer in the Square for Anniversary Weekend.

31 Jan 2022

Mission Bay Art & Craft Market – Auckland Anniversary Day

A fantastic place to bring the whole family for a day out.

31 Jan 2022

Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta 2022

Watch Auckland’s harbours come alive in one of the world’s biggest one-day regattas.

01 Feb 2022 - 27 Feb 2022

Auckland Pride Festival 2022

A month-long celebration showcasing Auckland's diverse communities.

01 Feb 2022 - 28 Feb 2022

Aotearoa Bike Challenge 2022

It's fun, free and a great way to enjoy the summer months by bike.

03 Feb 2022

World Wetlands Day Motu Manawa Marine Reserve

An educational kayak trip though the beautiful Motu Manawa marine reserve.