What’s on in January 2020

What's on in January 2020

The best of what's on this month in Auckland for Kids

Our pick of the BEST January 2020 events for families, kids and teenagers in Auckland, New Zealand

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Thu23Jan10:00 am5:00 pmEditors PickENERGIZE holiday activities at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri24Jan12:00 pm6:00 pmEditors PickAuckland International Buskers Festival 202012:00 pm – 6:00 pm Auckland CBD, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Festival,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat25Jan9:00 am4:00 pmEditors PickSeePort Festival 20209:00 am – 4:00 pm ​Captain Cook Wharf, ​Captain Cook Wharf, Ports of Auckland, Quay Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Festival,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun26Jan6:00 pm10:00 pmEditors PickSunset Symphony & Fireworks with the Auckland Symphony Orchestra6:00 pm – 10:00 pm ​Captain Cook Wharf, ​Captain Cook Wharf, Ports of Auckland, Quay Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Festival,Free,MusicWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue28Jan9:30 am11:00 amEditors PickSummer Fun Preschool Play Windsor Reserve 20209:30 am – 11:00 am Windsor Reserve, 2 Victoria Road, Devonport, AucklandType:FreeWhere:North AucklandAges:Babies (up to 1 year),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Fri31Jan6:00 pm11:00 pmEditors PickTāmaki Herenga Waka Festival6:00 pm – 11:00 pm ​Captain Cook Wharf, ​Captain Cook Wharf, Ports of Auckland, Quay Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Culture,Festival,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu23Jan8:00 am4:30 pmSculpture in the Gardens at Auckland Botanic GardensMore dates8:00 am – 4:30 pm Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland Type:Art,Exhibition,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu23Jan9:00 am5:00 pmPOPs Games Pop-up Fun ParkMore dates9:00 am – 5:00 pm Albany Stadium Pools Complex (Grass area in front of the building), Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu23Jan9:30 am11:00 amSummer Fun Preschool Play BayswaterMore dates9:30 am – 11:00 am Bayswater Park, Bayswater Park, Bayswater, Auckland 0622Type:FreeWhere:North AucklandAges:Babies (up to 1 year),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Thu23Jan10:00 am5:00 pmMachine Makers at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:Exhibition,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu23Jan10:00 am5:00 pmSarah Hughes: All My Favourite Shapes at Auckland Art GalleryMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Art Gallery, Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu23Jan10:00 am5:00 pmVoyage to AotearoaMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Exhibition,Free,Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu23Jan10:00 am2:30 pmInvestigation Station Summer School Holiday Fun at StardomeMore dates10:00 am – 2:30 pm Stardome Observatory & Planetarium, 670 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland 1345Type:Movies,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu23Jan10:30 am2:00 pmThe Antarctica VR ExperienceMore dates10:30 am – 2:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Museums and Galleries,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu23Jan1:30 pm9:10 pm10 Minute Free Dance Parties | Summer in the Square1:30 pm – 9:10 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu23Jan2:00 pm3:30 pmA Family Design Challenge2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Auckland Art Gallery, Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,Exhibition,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu23Jan7:00 pm9:00 pmNo. 2 Film | Films in the Square7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,Movies,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu23Jan7:30 pm10:15 pmRomeo & Juliet | Pop-up Globe Farewell SeasonMore dates7:30 pm – 10:15 pm Pop-up Globe, 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, AucklandType:TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:Teens (13 to 18 years)

Fri24Jan12:00 pm2:00 pmTāmaki Makaurau Kapa Haka Regionals12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Aotea Centre, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Culture,Free,School holidays,TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri24Jan2:00 pm6:00 pmRodders Beach Festival 20202:00 pm – 6:00 pm Orewa Beach, Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri24Jan(Jan 24)6:00 pmMon27(Jan 27)12:05 pmAuckland Folk Festival 20206:00 pm – 12:05 pm (27) Kumeu Showgrounds, Corner of Access Road & Waitakere Road, Kumeu, AucklandType:MusicWhere:West AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri24Jan6:30 pm10:50 pmLion King – Movies in Parks6:30 pm – 10:50 pm Ambury Regional Park, 43 Ambury Rd, Mangere Bridge, AucklandType:Free,MoviesWhere:South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sat25Jan10:00 am4:00 pmRock Spiders Craft Corner at Cornwall ParkMore dates10:00 am – 4:00 pm Huia Lodge Discovery Hub, Michael Horton Drive, Cornwall Park, Epsom, Auckland 1051Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sat25Jan10:00 am12:00 pmFree Gone Fishin Days – Blue Light Kids10:00 am – 12:00 pm Wynyard Quarter, Wnyard Quarter, Auckland 1010Type:Free,School holidays,SportsWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat25Jan11:00 am2:00 pmCelebrate Chinese New Year At WestCity11:00 am – 2:00 pm WestCity Waitakere, 7 Catherine St, Henderson, Auckland 0612Type:Art,Culture,Free,School holidaysWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sat25Jan12:00 pm1:30 pmKabuki Ninja Cooking Classes12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Stanford Plaza Auckland, 22-26 Albert Street, Auckland, 1010Type:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sat25Jan12:00 pm6:00 pmPhoto Laundry 202012:00 pm – 6:00 pm Silo Park, Corner Beaumont Street and Jellicoe, Jellicoe St, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,Free,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat25Jan4:00 pm8:00 pmHare Krishna Food Festival4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Hare Krishna Temple Auckland, 1229 Coatesville-Riverhead Hwy, Kumeu, Auckland 0892Type:Culture,FestivalWhere:West AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat25Jan6:00 pm11:00 pmSummer Vibes Night RidesMore dates6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Rainbow’s End, 2 Clist Crescent, Manukau, Auckland 2104Type:School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat25Jan6:30 pm10:30 pmToy Story 4 | Movies in Parks6:30 pm – 10:30 pm Birkenhead Memorial Park, Recreation Drive, Birkenhead, AucklandType:Free,MoviesWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat25Jan9:00 pm11:50 pmVector Lights for Auckland Anniversary 20209:00 pm – 11:50 pm Auckland Harbour Bridge, Auckland Harbour Bridge, AucklandType:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun26Jan11:00 am2:00 pmMagic Wand Workshop11:00 am – 2:00 pm 38 HURSTMERE, 38 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun26Jan12:00 pm5:00 pmIce Cream Sundae | Silo Park12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Silo Park, Corner Beaumont Street and Jellicoe, Jellicoe St, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun26Jan12:00 pm5:00 pmHoli Festival of Colours12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Hare Krishna Temple Auckland, 1229 Coatesville-Riverhead Hwy, Kumeu, Auckland 0892Type:Culture,FestivalWhere:West AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun26Jan4:00 pm6:00 pmMore Human than Human | Films in the Square4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,Movies,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Mon27Jan7:00 am6:00 pmPorts of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta 20207:00 am – 6:00 pm Waitemata Harbour, Waitemata Harobour, AucklandType:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon27Jan12:00 pm6:00 pmSilo Park: Free Climbing Wall12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Silo Park, Corner Beaumont Street and Jellicoe, Jellicoe St, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed29Jan10:00 am10:30 amWriggle and Rhyme outdoor Botanic Gardens sessions10:00 am – 10:30 am Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Thu30Jan5:00 pm7:00 pmMusic in the Square – Dianne Swann & Dictaphone Blues5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,MusicWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu30Jan7:00 pm9:00 pmRussian Ark | Films in the Square7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,Movies,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

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