Carnival dress up party

Photo above not from real event, indicative only

Archived: What's on in Auckland this March

Here are our picks of the best March events to enjoy around Auckland city centre.

From concerts to food festivals and hanging out with dogs, there are so many events to keep you busy this month in the city centre.

Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland Arts Festival 2020
7 - 24 March 2019, various venues

For 19 days every March, Auckland Arts Festival fills Auckland's heart of the city with incredible acts from both local and international artists and performers. The globally-recognised event celebrates people and culture, and showcases the cultural diversity and vibrant energy of New Zealand's largest and most exciting city. See below for some of our top event recommendations.

Dog Day Afternoon cancelled

This event has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 situation and the Government’s new limits on mass public gatherings.

All dog lovers, dog owners, dog enthusiast are invited to come celebrate this special day dedicated to our furry friends.


Zucchero is a regular on the world stage having recorded, written and performed with the biggest artists on the globe including Pavarotti, Queen, Joe Cocker, Miles Davis, Bono, Eric Clapton and many more.

Enjoy two hours of free parking or $5 evening and weekend rates. Find out more. Ride on public transport from as little as $2 each way. Find out more.
Last updated: 21 August 2020

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