Things to do in Auckland

From restaurants and bars, to shopping and international events, we are spoilt for choice with things to do in Auckland’s central city.

Silo Park in Wynyard Quarter
Editor's Pick:Silo Park
Silo Park in Wynyard Quarter has a great playground to take the kids, or just wander the waterfront and enjoy being...
Art Art Gallery
Editor's Pick:Auckland Art Gallery
History, heritage and culture are brought to life at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. NZ’s largest visual arts experience and is home to a series...
Britomart
Editor's Pick:Britomart
For the hungry, the thirsty or the restless, Britomart is alive with eating and drinking options at any hour of the day.
  • Lovebite #54 Unlocked Collections

    Uncover the city's hidden art collections during Artweek.

  • The Kimchi Project

    Experience some great tasting 'Asian-infused' culinary delights on Lorne Street. 

  • Auckland's Civic Theatre
    The Civic

    The Civic is an Auckland landmark and is one of the few remaining atmospheric theatres in the world...

  • Smith & Caughey's Santas enchanted forest
    Santa's Enchanted Forest

    Visit Santa in his Enchanted Forest this Christmas in the Heart of the City at Smith & Caughey'...

  • Auckland Arts Festival Dining Guide
    Our Aotea Arts Quarter Dining Guide

    Fuel up for a night of arts and entertainment with a delicious dinner at one of these top city...

  • Florence + The Machine
    Florence + The Machine

    Florence + The Machine will return to Auckland for one powerhouse performance at Spark Arena.

  • Orchestra Shows 2016
    Orchestra in the City

    Check out the incredible orchestra shows we'll be heading to this year. 

  • The Scarecrow Pop-Up Flower Stall

    The brilliant central city grocer and café Scarecrow, has opened a colourful pop-up flower stall. 

  • Auckland Museum
    Auckland Museum

    Regarded as one of the finest museums in the Southern Hemisphere and is renowned for its unique...

  • Scarecrow

    An urban oasis of fine food serving fresh, healthful food to cater to every diet plus a store...

  • Art Art Gallery
    Auckland Art Gallery

    History, heritage and culture are brought to life at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. NZ’s...

  • A Fine Balance
    A Fine Balance

    Don’t miss this epic theatre event.

  • Academy Cinemas

    The Academy is Auckland's only dedicated art-house cinema, with a wide range of local and...

  • The Kimchi Project
    Lovebite #71 Secret Garden

    A secret garden hidden in the concrete jungle.

  • Four Tet
    Four Tet

    The must-see electronica craftsman takes over the Town Hall in March for Auckland Arts Fe