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 7 Jan 2021

Five easy summer getaways

With no opportunities to get overseas thanks to COVID-19, now is the perfect time to explore our own amazing region.

Sports / Leisure 21 Dec 2020

Summer at your local leisure centre

With swimming pools, gyms, group fitness classes and school holiday programmes for the kids – there’s heaps of ways for the whole whānau to be active and having fun this summer.

Summer 18 Dec 2020

Protect and learn about Auckland's environment this summer

Every season provides unique opportunities to treasure and restore Aucklands natural environment, and summer is no exception.

Akl Paths 7 Dec 2020

Explore and play in central Auckland

Exploring Auckland’s paths are a great opportunity to combine exercise with helping the kids burn off some energy and having some fun.

Events53 Results

18 Dec 2021 - 07 Feb 2022

Summer School Holidays 2021-2022

Find lots of fun, local and affordable activities for kids across the region over the school holidays.

15 Jan 2022 - 03 Apr 2022

Music in Parks 2022

Soak up the summer sun with free live music events from Tāmaki Makaurau’s best at Auckland Council’s Music in Parks.

28 Jan 2022 - 02 Apr 2022

Movies in Parks 2022

Make the most of warm summer Auckland evenings with your friends and whānau at this year's free Movies in Parks.

18 Jan 2022 - 28 Jan 2022

Learn the Ropes

Earn your sailor’s tattoo by mastering traditional knot skills on a heritage vessel these school holidays.

10 Jan 2022 - 06 Feb 2022

Curious Creatures of the Concrete Jungle

Explore and discover parts of the city you've never seen before and see if you can find the curious creatures.

06 Jan 2022 - 10 Apr 2022

Kaipātiki Summer Fun Programme

For local families/whanau to enjoy being active together in local parks and reserves.

18 Dec 2021 - 13 Feb 2022

Water World

A huge floating waterpark full of challenging obstacles that moves around Auckland beaches throughout the summer.

13 Dec 2021 - 28 Jan 2022

Auckland Libraries: Kids Summer Reading Programme

Summer school holidays reading programme for tamariki aged 5-12.