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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04 Feb 2022 - 05 Feb 2022

Auckland Live Summer in the Square – Circus Weekend

A free show in the Square with some of New Zealand’s best circus performers and try your hand at some of the interactive activities on offer.

04 Feb 2022 - 01 Apr 2022

Te Atatū Food Truck Fridays

A tasty selection of Auckland’s best street food, music and entertainment.

05 Feb 2022

Korean Game: Yutnori

Play a big, family-friendly, traditional Korean board game in Albert Park.

06 Feb 2022

Waitangi Day Celebrations in Kaipātiki

A free celebration of Waitangi Day in Kaipātiki at Marlborough Park.

06 Feb 2022

Waitangi ki Manukau 2022

A fun, whānau day out with a pōwhiri, live music and kai.

09 Feb 2022 - 12 Feb 2022

Powerade G9

Eden Park will be transformed into a unique nine-hole golf course.

10 Feb 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Tahnua Torea Nature Reserve

Take a free guided walk with your community park ranger team through Glendowie's ecological treasure.

10 Feb 2022 - 13 Feb 2022

Auckland Lantern Festival 2022

This free, family-friendly festival showcases Chinese lanterns, cultural performances, food stalls and more.