As with any international
city that has many exciting events and happenings Auckland is no
different. You will find everything in this great little city from
concerts to live music,
sporting events, exhibitions, performing arts, festivals, markets,
workshops and much much more.... there's something for everyone.
Some upcoming events...
There's alway something on at The Edge Aucklands
premier entertainment centre incorporating The Civic, the Aotea
Centre, Auckland Town Hall, Bruce Mason Centre &
Aotea Square.Visit http://www.the-edge.co.nz/Home.aspx
to find out what's on and what to do to get it!
Southside Arts Festival -
Urbanesia celebrates Auckland's diverse
population with activities showcasing Māori and Pacific visual
arts, dance, theatre, literature, design, poetry, film, music and
more. This year,
Southside Arts Festival takes place between 12 and 29 November,
moving between four festival 'villages' across the
Ōtara Village - 12-15 November ·
Māngere Village - 20-22 November ·
Henderson Village - 23-26 November ·
Takapuna Village - 27-29 November.
Black, White and Colour 19-30
November, 10am-8pm daily is
an extraordinary exhibition showcasing inspiring and
thought-provoking works. Located in
Wynyard Quarter, Silo Six is the perfect venue to display more than
50 crisp and edgy photographs. The large-format prints echo the
industrial finish of the silos, complementing their prominent
structure and providing an aesthetic visual experience which
visitors are sure to remember. Free.
WOW World of Wearable Art 21
November 2014 - 22 March 2015. Auckland
Museum. Art and fashion
collide in a world-first, exclusive to Auckland
Museum. Get up close with
WOW® World of WearableArt™ in what is arguably New Zealand's most
creative exhibition. This is your first
and only chance to experience the magic up close, before it embarks
on a worldwide tour.
Farmers Santa Parade Sunday 30
November (rain date: 7 December) At 2 pm. Parade route:
Mayoral Drive, Queen Street, Customs Street West and Albert
more than 80 years, the Farmers Santa Parade has brought joy to the
children of Auckland and this year is no exception.
The Santa Parade features all
the amazing pageantry, fun and surprises that have made this annual
Auckland extravaganza a perennial favourite.
Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park
Saturday 13 December, 7.30pm. Free at
the Auckland Domain. This year, Coca-Cola
Christmas in the Park is celebrating 21 years and proudly
supporting Youthline - developing and supporting young people
across New Zealand.Gather your friends and family for a
magical night under the stars and enjoy star-studded entertainment
and fabulous fireworks on the happiest night of the
Light Show - Auckland Art Gallery 11
October 2014 - 8 February 2015. Exhibition organised by
the Hayward Gallery, London in association with Auckland Art
Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. An immersive multi-sensory experience
that plays with perception, Light Show brings together visually
stimulating artworks created from atmospheric installations, and
intangible sculptures you can move around and even
through. Presenting cutting-edge technologies
such as custom made, computer-controlled LED lighting, Light Show
will ignite a world of wonder.
Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand Auckland Art
Gallery. 9 August 2014 - 15 March
high above cities and landscapes via this first public-gallery
presentation of paintings by UK-born Robert Ellis.
Large-scale artworks map the
arteries of urban motorways, while shields, flags and landmarks are
among the symbols representing the artist's adopted home of
Aotearoa New Zealand. Explore the dynamics between
transport and urbanism, ecology and spirituality, and Māori and