Upcoming events around Auckland
POP-UP GLOBE SEASON 3
Thursday 7 December - Thursday 1 March
Based on the performance tradition of 1614, the King's Company are Pop-up Globe’s resident all-male company of actors and musicians, drawn from around the world. Working with international theatre experts and creatives, they will transport you four hundred years into the past for the extraordinary experience of seeing Shakespeare’s plays performed in the space for which they were written.
THE ART OF BANKSY
Friday 5 January - Tuesday 6 February 2018
The exhibition of the works of Banksy, the mysterious street artist who has overwhelmed the world, will be on display this January at the Aotea Centre
Monday 15 January - Tuesday 16 January 2018
A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.
PARNELL FARMERS' MARKET
Saturday 20 January
Think fresh. Think local. Think delicious produce brought to you by the producers themselves at this genuine community farmers' market.
Parnell Farmers' Market is open every Saturday from 8am to 12noon at the Jubilee Building car park at 545 Parnell Road, Parnell between the library and Auckland War Memorial Museum.
Saturday 27 January - Monday 29 January
Each year over Auckland Anniversary weekend, Ports of Auckland invites you behind the iconic red fence to discover your port from land, sky or glistening sea. Captain Cook Wharf is transformed into a bustling summer carnival with family-friendly rides, tours and day-long entertainment on and off the water.
V 4 AND ROTARY NATIONALS
Saturday 27 January
The V 4 and Rotary Nationals position itself as the largest event of its kind throughout Australasia.
ST JEROME'S LANDWAY FESTIVAL
Monday 29 January, 2018
This year, the Laneway Festival was finally able to invite fans to our dream festival location for a day that was dazzling in all the best ways. The shady greenfields and urban cityscapes of Albert Park precinct will again play host to next year’s event on another unforgettable Auckland Anniversary Day
Wednesday 31 January
See a planetarium show, look through the telescopes, watch NASA live streams, learn how to take your own astrophotography images of the Moon, and wander through our special ‘Lunar Exhibition’ in the Matariki Room.
Saturday 3 February 2018
Foo Fighters will be joined at all shows by very special guests Weezer, plus a local opener from each city on the tour.
Wednesday 14 February 2018
Global pop phenomenon, Robbie Williams, is bringing his mammoth Heavy Entertainment Show World Tour to Auckland.
SUMMER POPS - MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES
Saturday 17 February
A programme that will include the music of Vangelis (Chariots of Fire), John Williams (Star Wars, Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List), Alan Silvestri (Back to the Future) and Bill Conti (Rocky).
Tuesday 27 February 2018 - Saturday 3 March 2018
Joining Bruno Mars as special guest is none other than DUA LIPA.
THE PIANO: THE BALLET
Thursday 8 March - Saturday 10 March
Drawing on the rich inspiration of The Piano, the Royal New Zealand Ballet is honoured to stage the world premiere of this new full-length dance work by Jiří Bubeníček.