Local Events

Upcoming events around Auckland

Connecting you with what is happening across Tāmaki Makaurau.
CLASSIC COMEDY ALL STARS
Friday 20 September

Friday and Saturday our Comedy Allstars take the stage at NZ's home of live comedy.
4 to 5 comedians in a 2 hour show featuring a selection of headliners and rising stars.

PARNELL FARMERS' MARKET
Saturday 21 September

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.

SCHOOL OF ROCK
Tuesday 3 September - Sunday 22 September
School of Rock follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star forced to earn some extra cash by posing as a teacher at a prestigious prep school. But Dewey isn’t going to teach his straight-laced students algebra or arithmetic, oh no, these kids are going to learn what it takes to become the most awesome rock ‘n’ roll band of all time! 
CHOCOLATE AND COFFEE SHOW
Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 October

Auckland’s shrine to all things chocolate and coffee has seriously stepped it up for 2019. This year, the Chocolate & Coffee Show’s chocolate and caffeine treats will be joined by cheese AND wine for the ultimate celebration of decadence.
AMERICAN IDIOT
Thursday 10 October - Sunday 20 October
Fresh from a critically acclaimed West End run and a sell-out UK Tour, Green Day’s explosive Tony Award winning rock musical, American Idiot will play Auckland’s Civic Theatre this October. 
LECTURE SERIES "COLIN MCCAHON: ARTIST, CURATOR, SPOUSE"
Sunday 15 September - Sunday 10 November 

The exhibition’s focus lies in the significance of Auckland City on McCahon’s development as an artist and its presence in his painting.
ARTWEEK AUCKLAND
Saturday 12 October - Sunday 20 October

Artweek Auckland is an annual, week-long festival celebrating the visual arts of Auckland.

ART OF WINE 
Monday 14 October

We bring together the visionary winemakers of tomorrow from 35 cutting-edge artisanal producers with more than 100 wines under one roof, surrounded by New Zealand’s single greatest art collection.
DYLAN MORAN
Friday 18 October

Critically-acclaimed deadpan comedy performer, Dylan Moran, is about to make his highly-anticipated NZ comeback this October.
FESTIVAL ITALIANO
Sunday 20 October 

The largest Italian Festival in New Zealand is back in Auckland, with the very popular Festival Italiano street event in Newmarket adding fashionable Teed St to the existing layout, which also includes Osborne St, Kent St, Rialto Centre and Lumsden Green.
SWAN LAKE - IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BALLET COMPANY
Friday 1 November - Saturday 2 November
The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand with Swan Lake... the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline.