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, home to a series of permanent collections as well as...
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.
  • Auckland's Civic Theatre
    The Civic

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

  • All you need is love
    All You Need Is Love

    All You Need Is Love is a dazzling and daring large scale concert production featuring 35 musicians...

  • A Fine Balance
    A Fine Balance

    Don’t miss this epic theatre event.

  • The Barber of Seville - NZ Opera
    The Barber of Seville

    One of the craziest operatic comedies ever written, Rossini’s razor-sharp musical wit delivers in...

  • Planet Earth II Live In Concert
    Planet Earth II Live In Concert

    The acclaimed Planet Earth II concert series is finally coming to New Zealand.

  • Seoul Chicken
    Seoul Chicken

    A new deep-fried Korean chicken restaurant has just opened in Auckland city centre. 

  • OKO Dessert Kitchen
    OKO Dessert Kitchen

    OKO Dessert Kitchen in Aotea Square offer magical dessert experiences. 

  • Red Pig
    Red Pig

    Head to Red Pig for mouthwatering Korean BBQ in the city centre's Aotea Arts Quarter.

  • Great Escape
    Great Escape

    Great Escape is a fun and simple, yet challenging real life escape game. 

  • Queen's Head Bar & Eatery
    Queen's Head Bar & Eatery

    Serving modern New Zealand cuisine with a gastro pub twist.

  • Hansel & Gretel
    Hansel & Gretel

    For Christmas 2019, the Royal New Zealand Ballet is proud to present a new two-act ballet by...

  • FOALS live in concert

    Reckless and exhilarating, Oxford indie superstars FOALS are back!

  • Les Misérables at The Civic
    Les Misérables

    The acclaimed musical phenomenon Les Misérables is returning to the city in November 2019.

  • Citizen Q

    Citizen Q is the perfect Aotea Arts Quarter eatery to pop into before your show. 

  • The Streets
    The Streets

    The poet of British Suburbia, THE STREETS, have announced a New Zealand tour off the back of their...