Auckland Events

Wild Photographer of the Year Exhibition

7 July - 3 December 2017

Auckland War Memorial Museum


TEDxAuckland 2017

1 - 2 December 2017, Aotea Centre

Be inspired and challenged by local and international people changing the world with their unique ideas.


SKYCITY Christmas Spectacular

24 November - 23 December 2017, Victoria Street & Federal Street

Experience the fun and excitement of the festive season with a series of exciting events at SKYCITY. Enjoy live entertainment including Christmas Carollers, Break Dancing Santas and more under the Sky Tower every Friday and Saturday from 24 November. Find unique, hand crafted gifts at the Christmas markets every Sunday from 26 November.


The Art of Banksy

5 January - 6 February 2018

80 original works of this iconic street artist on display at the Aotea Centre


Volvo Ocean Race - Auckland Stop Over

24 February - 18 March 2018

Once again the Auckland Viaduct will be transformed into a vibrant Race Village for the Stopover with the Viaduct Events Centre acting as Race HQ and a packed programme of entertainment on Te Wero Island.


Auckland Arts Festival

8 - 25 March 2018

Diverse programme of ticketed and free performances and events from NZ and across the world, curated to bring culture and creativity to Auckland


Auckland Art Fair

23 - 27 May 2018

New Zealand's premier showcase for contemporary art at The Cloud on Auckland's Queen's Wharf