What's on this weekend
The best of what's on this weekend in Auckland for Kids: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June 2018
Our pick of the best weekend events on for families, children and teenagers in Auckland, New Zealand
OMAC 30 Open Day
Saturday 23 June 2018: 10am to 4pm
INSPIRO by Flip n Fly Circus School and Empire Dance Studio
Sat 23 June 2018: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Flip N Fly Facebook event page
Ramadan / Eid al-Fitr Storytime
Saturday 23 June 2018: 10:30am to 11:00am
Join Onehunga Library for a special Ramadan / Eid al-Fitr Storytime and learn about Muslim culture and how Ramadan, the month of fasting, is celebrated across the world.
CATS The Musical by National Youth Theatre Company
Saturday 23 June 2018: 1:30pm and 7:00pm show
National Youth Theatre Company
Saturday and Sunday Events
Aotea Square Ice Rink, Ice Slide & Ice Bar
Aotea Square, Queen Street, Auckland
Saturday 23 June to Sunday 22 July 2018: 10:00am to 10:00pm
Tickets available at the rink
Your winter wonderland in Aotea Square Ice Rink is back with a series of fun events. Skate or slide against the backdrop of downtown Auckland and experience the magic. For the first time, an Ice Bar will be open to all ages offering cocktails and yummy mocktails. Illuminated sculptures Pou Rama (light posts) will sit beside Aotea Square Ice Rink throughout Matariki Festival (Māori New Year).
Aotea Square Ice Rink Tickets*: Children (under 12 years) $16; Adults; $21; Family pass (1 adult + 2 children) $49; Family pass (2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children) $55.
Aotea Square Ice Slide Tickets: 3x rides – $7.50; 5x rides $9; 5x rides after 6pm $5
Aotea Square Ice Bar Tickets: Child entry and mocktail $15; Adult entry and mocktail (age 13+) $23; Adult entry and cocktail $30; Adult entry and two cocktails $35; Single family (1 adult + 2 children) and a mocktail each $49; Single family (1 adult + 3 children) and a mocktail each $69; Family (2 adults + 2 children) and a mocktail each $69
Saturday and Sunday Events
Secret World of Butterflies
Saturday 23 June 2018 onwards
Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of colours and patterns as new exhibition Secret World of Butterflies takes flight. View thousands of butterflies from the Shannon Collection, on display for the first time. Be amazed by these stunning insects in this family-friendly exhibition that reveals unbelievable butterfly facts and is packed full of interactive activities. Zoom in on nature’s designs or create your own butterfly and unleash it into a magical digital garden.
BODY WORLDS Vital
BODY WORLDS is the Original Exhibition of Real Human Bodies – seen by 45 million visitors globally. Vital explores the wonders of human health and wellbeing.
Winter Stories in the Sky 6 years plus
Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June 2018: 6:00pm
Accelerate: Driving New Zealand
Saturday 23 June onwards: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Delve into the past, present and future of New Zealand’s relationship with vehicles. Accelerate brings a new perspective to the MOTAT road transport collection while exploring the technologies, social impacts, and culture associated with automobiles. It revisits some of the museum’s most cherished vehicles, whilst introducing new cars and the stories of the people who love them. This one’s for the petrol heads, tech enthusiasts, history buffs, and future thinkers alike.
Snow in the Park
Sunday 24 June 2018: 11:00am to 3:00pm
Henderson-Massey Local Board
Tartan Day Celebration Tattoo
Sunday 24 June 2018: 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Kaipatiki Community Facilities Trust