Our pick of the best weekend events on for families, children and teenagers in Auckland, New Zealand
The Trusts Arena, Central Park Drive, Henderson
Saturday 3 November 2018: 6:00pm onwards
Regarded as the largest and most spectacular family friendly Halloween and Fireworks Show in New Zealand, Spooks and Sparks 2018 will feature fantastic family entertainment in the lead up to darkness, followed by a thrilling Laser and Fireworks Show, all set to your favourite classic rock tracks.
With gates opening at 6.00pm, The Trusts Arena carpark will be transformed into a family Fairground, with rides and attractions, a large range of food vendors catering for all tastes, and roving entertainment. Bring your blanket and cushion and take a spot on the banks of Douglas Field and enjoy over three hours of entertainment, as the countdown begins to the amazing 25 mintute Lasers and Fireworks Show.
Tickets: Children under 2 years old are FREE: Children 2 years to 16 years $10:50; Adults $27; Family (2 adults and 3 children) $52
The Cloud and Shed 10 at Queens Wharf, Auckland
Saturday 3 November 2018: Noon to 4:00pm and 5:30pm to 9:30pm sessions
Sunday 4 November 2018: Noon to 5:00pm session
After 10 Years in the making, New Zealand’s most loved culinary festival is here like never before! Occupying The Cloud, Shed 10 and all the available outdoor spaces, the wharf will be lined with top restaurants & pop-up bars, quality artisan producers from around the country, a host of culinary experiences and live music.
Tickets: Children under 5 are FREE; Children 5 to 12 years with an adult $15; Adult $25 to $30;
Auckland Harbour Bridge, Auckland
Sunday 4 to Sunday 11 November 2018: 8:00pm to midnight
At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, an Armistice was signed that ended WWI. Vector Lights commemorates Armistice Centenary 2018 with a lighting and audio show. The lighting design is accompanied by “Sons of Gallipoli” as sung by the Auckland Boys Choir, followed by the Last Post.