Weekend What's On
APO 4 Kids Christmas 2017 Under six year olds
Auckland Town Hall
Saturday 2 December 2017: 10:00am and 11:30am concerts
The colour and variety of the full symphony orchestra’s instruments come alive in this narrated, interactive concert for under-sixes. This Christmas Concert is a great way to introduce your littlies to orchestral music.
Cost: Children from $15; Adults from $15
Auckland Art Gallery Family Drop in Session
Auckland Art Gallery
Saturday 2 December 2017: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Create art together in sessions inspired by art in the collection. There is no need to book. Suitable for kids aged 4 and up. All kids under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Christmas in Karaka Festival and Market
NZ Bloodstock Centre, 10 Hinau Road, Karaka, Auckland
Saturday 2 December 2017: 10:320am to 5:30pm
Festival & Markets he Karaka Pavilion with acres of manicured gardens with live entertainment, hand-on workshops, fine wine and food, a Christmas wonderland and festive marketplace, there will be something for every family.
Tickets: Children $2; Adult $10
Blockhouse Bay Primary School Carnival
Saturday & Sunday Events
Wildlife Photographer of the Year Last weekend
Auckland Museum, Auckland, New Zealand
Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December 2017
This is your last chance to see the stunning Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at Auckland Museum.
Cost: FREE for Aucklanders
Sculpture in the Gardens
Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Road, Manurewa, Auckland
Saturday 2 December to Sunday 25 February 2018: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Biennial sculpture show held in the Auckland Botanic Gardens. Take a picnic for a fun free family day out to look at the sculptures and gardens.
Night Noodle Markets Auckland
Victoria Park, Victoria St West, CBD, Auckland
Saturday 2 December to Sunday 10 December 2017: Weekends 11.30am - 10pm; Weeknights, 5pm - 10pm;
This year the Night Noodle Markets is extended to 10 nights so you have double the time and double the fun. A range of high-quality food vendors will offer delicious, authentic Asian meals from a hawker-style market in Auckland’s Victoria Park. Enjoy the colour, sounds and smells of this vibrant outdoor festival - a must for food-lovers, office workers and friends who want to drink, dine and soak up the atmosphere. The Night Noodle Markets will be cashless so you will only be able to pay with credit card or EFTPOS.
Cost: FREE entry
Peter and The Wolf 5 years plus
Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre, 50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland City
Saturday 2 December 2017: 7:00pm
Sunday 3 December 2017: 4:00pm
A magical experience for anyone aged five and up. Peter’s not supposed to leave his grandfather’s house. There are wolves lurking in the forest, and it’s not safe. But Peter can’t stay inside forever and when he finally adventures out into the surrounding meadow, it’s not long before the wolf appears.
Tickets: $15 to $49
Pukekohe Christmas Parade
King Street, Pukekohe, Auckland
Sunday 3 December 2017: 2:00pm
Storybook Christmas theme santa parade.