The city centre is your one-stop-shop for all things fun and fabulous! Maximise your weekends with pop-up markets, street performances, free gigs, skate comps, sneaker swaps, immersive performances and more happening throughout our city centre. There's something to surprise and delight all ages! 

JUN 14-16 

CHOOM Live | 14 Jun, 7-10pm | Cassette Nine

K Loud entertainment dance team is bringing (arguably) the best music, an experienced K-Pop DJ, and featured performances by Konstellation and ELIT-IS to Cassette Nine for an epic night of music and culture!

Co-Curator Tour | 15 Jun, 2-3pm | Gus Fisher Gallery

Join exhibition co-curators Lisa Beauchamp, Curator of Contemporary Art at Gus Fisher Gallery, Aaron Lister, Senior Curator (Toi) at City Gallery Wellington Te Whare Toi, and Michael Lett for a guided tour through Derek Jarman: Delphinium Days.

Matariki on the Waterfront | 15 Jun, 3:30pm - 7:30pm | Silo Park

Celebrate Matariki on our waterfront, think live music, DJ, toasted marshmallows, free hot chocolates (limited to 300 cups) and more, while connecting with those you love, and those around you.

Cassette Nine

What's on Matariki

JUN 21-23

Ko Au: mini Festival | 20-22 Jun, 8-9pm | Basement Theatre

Ko Au 2024 will be a three-day mini festival that will platform fundamental pillars of freestyle, battle, and showcase. KO AU will be kicking off Matariki by showcasing our diverse cultures through the artistry of street dance. 

Red, White and Brass | 18-7 Jul | ASB Waterfront Theatre

Experience the heartwarming and inspiring true story of Red, White and Brass, filled with Tongan warmth and spirit. It’s a tale of friendship, family, and standing up for what you believe in—perfect for a memorable winter date night. The Good George Brewery offers ASB Waterfront Theatre ticket holders a two-course meal with a house drink for $50 per person. Check out the offer here!

Bottomless Burlesque | 22 Jun, 12:30-2:30pm | Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen

Get your gang together and head in to the city for a couple glasses of bubbles and enjoy the glamorous show, featuring the famous, Kiki Kisses! With selected nibbles and bottomless bubbles and beers, you're in for a scandalous afternoon. 

bottomless burlesque
Ko Au

JUN 28-30

SkyCity Matariki Night Markets | 29 Jun & 6 Jul, 3-9pm | SkyCity Auckland

Delicious food awaits you under the Sky Tower at SkyCity’s Matariki Night Markets! With many different Māori and Pasifika food stalls to choose from, this will be sure to please. From savoury to sweet, SkyCity's diverse food stalls will have something for everyone.

Aotea Square Ice Rink | 28 Jun - 11 Aug, 2024 | Aotea Square

The kiwi winter favourite for many is back in Aotea Square. Bundle up and have a blast skating around the rink with your friends hand in hand. This year, the rink features a brand new two-lane, 12-metre long curling rink! There will also be specially themed party nights like Date Night Thursdays with romantic music and lighting, and Groovy Fridays featuring the coolest beats spun by a DJ from a booth on ice.

Shapeshifter 25 Years | 29 Jun, 7pm | Auckland Town Hall

Don't miss your chance to celebrate 25 years of Shapeshifter in Auckland this June—an experience that will leave you craving more.

SkyCity Night Market
Ice Rink

Matariki Events on this Weekend

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 May 2024