Archived: What's On in March

Here are our picks of the best March events to enjoy around the city centre.
18 February, 2019

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

Auckland Arts Festival 2019
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.

Arctic Monkeys
6 March, Spark Arena

We beat that you'll look good on the dancefloor enjoying the UK indie-pop sweethearts who are heading back to New Zealand in March 2019.

Dog Day Afternoon
23 March from 12pm to 6pm, Silo Park

All dog lovers, dog owners and enthusiasts are invited to come celebrate this special day dedicated to our furry, four-legged friends at Silo Park.

5 - 8 March; 6.30PM & 8.30PM - The Basement Theatre

Can two exes put their differences aside to make a killer sketch show?

Ferment Festival
23-24 March, The Cloud

If you are a fan of kombucha and other fermented fancies, head to The Cloud for Auckland's first ever Ferment Festival.

Inferno Hot Pilates
Mon, Wed and Fri at 9:30am and 1:30pm, Tues and Wed at 6:15pm and Sat at 10:00am, Hot Yoga Works

Looking for some new exercise inspiration? Head to Hot Yoga Works for a 50-minute Inferno Hot Pilates class. Lots of fun guaranteed!

Silo Cinema - March
Every friday during March, Silo Park

The Silo Cinema movies for March feature some blockbusters, a popular indie film and another People’s Choice. Grab some friends and a blanket and head to a screening - they're taking place every Friday beginning at 8.30pm.

New Zealand Coffee Festival
15-16 March, Shed 10

The New Zealand Coffee Festival returns for two days of endless coffee, food, drinks and music! A perfect way to pay homage to New Zealand’s vibrant coffee scene.

Princes Wharf Oyster Festival
01-31 March, Princes Wharf

Princes Wharf Festival is returning with all-you-can-eat oysters, a multitude of dining deals and a music festival. Head to Princes Wharf to enjoy the festivities!

Red Hot Chili Peppers
08-09 March, Spark Arena

Playing their first headline tour in more than six years, Red Hot Chili Peppers will bring their unique, funk rock signature sound and high-energy performances to New Zealand on Friday, March 8 & Saturday March 9.

Silent Dance Party organized in association with Deaf Interpreting New Zealand
21 & 23 March, Rydges

Night owls join this silent dance party and learn some basics of sign language with a new and original concept this March at Rydges Auckland.

World On The Street
02 & 03 & 09 & 30 March, Silo Park

Over four Saturdays in February and March, Silo Park is hosting themed street food gatherings from Māori & Pasifika, Africa to Latin America and East & Southeast Asia.

KiwiHarvest: Kai with a (re)Purpose
16 March from noon to 6pm, Silo park

The first food event dedicated to utilising rescued food, Silo Park is partnering with KiwiHarvest to bring you Kai with a (re)Purpose. 

Art After Hours: F'rock da Base
28 March from 6pm to 10pm, Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland Art Gallery presents a new late night event called Art After Hours: F'Rock Da Base. This event is co-curatored with the Pacific Sisters and public can enjoy live music and visual arts from 6pm to 10pm.

Game of Thrones Quiz Night
16 March from 6.30pm to 9pm, The Bluestone Room

This is a do-not-miss event for all GoT fans, Gee Quiz is bringing two and a half hours of Game of Thrones trivia to The Bluestone Room on Saturday 16 March.

Guide to Saint Patrick's Day in the city centre
17 March, various venues

St Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and we know the best things to do and places to go to celebrate the Irish's favourite day of the year.