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The BEST of what's on this week in Auckland for Kids

Our pick of the best WEEKDAY events for families, children and teenagers in Auckland, New Zealand. 

If you are looking for events on this weekend, you can find them here.




Sunday 8 December 2019Saturday 14 December 2019

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  • Sep 22, 2019Sep 28, 2019
  • Sep 29, 2019Oct 05, 2019
  • Oct 06, 2019Oct 12, 2019
  • Oct 13, 2019Oct 19, 2019
  • Oct 20, 2019Oct 26, 2019
  • Oct 27, 2019Nov 02, 2019
  • Nov 03, 2019Nov 09, 2019
  • Nov 10, 2019Nov 16, 2019
  • Nov 17, 2019Nov 23, 2019
  • Nov 24, 2019Nov 30, 2019
  • Dec 01, 2019Dec 07, 2019
  • Dec 08, 2019Dec 14, 2019
  • Dec 15, 2019Dec 21, 2019
  • Dec 22, 2019Dec 28, 2019
  • Dec 29, 2019Jan 04, 2020
  • Jan 05, 2020Jan 11, 2020
  • Jan 12, 2020Jan 18, 2020
  • Jan 19, 2020Jan 25, 2020
  • Jan 26, 2020Feb 01, 2020
  • Feb 02, 2020Feb 08, 2020
  • Feb 09, 2020Feb 15, 2020
  • Feb 16, 2020Feb 22, 2020
  • Feb 23, 2020Feb 29, 2020
  • Mar 01, 2020Mar 07, 2020
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Sun08Dec8:00 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

Sun08Dec10:00 amWinter Wonderland Santa Family Snow FunMore dates10:00 am Snowplanet, 91 Small Road, Silverdale, Auckland, 0932Type:Christmas,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec10:45 am1:45 pmChristmas Tree Showcase – The Salvation Army10:45 am – 1:45 pm Barfoot & Thompson Netball Centre, 44 Northcote Road, Takapuna, Auckland, 0627Type:ChristmasWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec11:00 am4:00 pmHowick Santa Parade11:00 am – 4:00 pm Howick Town Centre, Picton Street, Howick, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:East AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec11:00 am6:00 pmFree Ice Skating at WestgateMore dates11:00 am – 6:00 pm Westgate Shopping Centre, Fred Taylor Drive, Westgate, AucklandType:Free,SportsWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sun08Dec11:00 am1:00 pmFamily Surf Days at Aotearoa Surf11:00 am – 1:00 pm Te Arai Beach, 708 Te Arai Point Rd, Te Arai 0975Type:SportsWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sun08Dec11:00 am2:00 pmGet creative at My Art TimeMore dates11:00 am – 2:00 pm Auckland Art Gallery, Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec11:00 am3:00 pmAn Eden Park Christmas11:00 am – 3:00 pm Eden Park, Reimers Avenue, Kingsland, Auckland 1024Type:Christmas,Free,Markets & Fairs,MusicWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec12:30 pm3:30 pmA Very Coastie Christmas12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Whangaparoa College, 8 Stanmore Bay Road, WhangaparaoaType:Christmas,Festival,Markets & Fairs,MusicWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec1:00 pm3:00 pmKids Learn to Ride – Mangere1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Mangere-Otahuhu Netball Courts, Mascot Avenue, Mangere, AucklandType:Free,SportsWhere:South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Sun08Dec2:00 pm3:00 pmPukekohe Christmas Parade2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Pukekohe Town Centre, King Street, Pukekohe, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec2:00 pm4:00 pmMusic in the Square – 95bFM Kids Show Live, Ruckus & more2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,MusicWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec2:30 pm3:00 pmTe reo rhymetime at Takapuna Library2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Takapuna Library, 9 The Strand, Takapuna, AucklandType:FreeWhere:North AucklandAges:Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Sun08Dec4:00 pm5:40 pmHip Hop-eration | Films in the Square4:00 pm – 5:40 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,MoviesWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sun08Dec4:00 pm9:00 pmNight Noodle MarketsMore dates4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Victoria Park, 203-271 Victoria Street West, AucklandType:Markets & FairsWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec5:00 pm9:00 pmManurewa Christmas in the Park5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Mountford Park, Weymouth Road, Clendon, AucklandType:Christmas,FestivalWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec6:00 pm8:00 pmMurMur | Summer in the Square6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec7:30 pm10:00 pmEditors PickFranklin Road Christmas Lights7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Franklin Road, Franklin Road, Ponsonby, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec8:00 pm9:00 pmLight Me Up Manurewa8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Light Me Up Manurewa, 13 Cairnsvale Rise, The Gardens, Auckland 2105Type:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec8:45 pm10:00 pmChristmas Lights for Hospice8:45 pm – 10:00 pm Christmas Lights for Hospice, 9 Sayes Close, Dannemora, East Tamaki, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun08Dec9:00 pm10:00 pmKaraka Christmas Lights9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Karaka Lakes Christmas Lights, 20 Cornwall Palce, KarakaType:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon09Dec8:00 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

Mon09Dec10:00 am12:00 pmStorytime with Mrs. Claus at Westfield Manukau10:00 am – 12:00 pm Westfield Manukau, Cnr Great South Road & Manukau Station Road, Manukau, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Mon09Dec10:00 amWinter Wonderland Santa Family Snow FunMore dates10:00 am Snowplanet, 91 Small Road, Silverdale, Auckland, 0932Type:Christmas,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon09Dec10:30 amThe Santa Claus Show ’19More dates10:30 am The PumpHouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0622Type:Christmas,TheatreWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Mon09Dec10:45 am1:45 pmChristmas Tree Showcase – The Salvation Army10:45 am – 1:45 pm Barfoot & Thompson Netball Centre, 44 Northcote Road, Takapuna, Auckland, 0627Type:ChristmasWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon09Dec11:00 am6:00 pmFree Ice Skating at WestgateMore dates11:00 am – 6:00 pm Westgate Shopping Centre, Fred Taylor Drive, Westgate, AucklandType:Free,SportsWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Mon09Dec1:00 pmThe Santa Claus Show ’19More dates1:00 pm The PumpHouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0622Type:Christmas,TheatreWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Mon09Dec7:30 pm10:00 pmEditors PickFranklin Road Christmas Lights7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Franklin Road, Franklin Road, Ponsonby, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon09Dec8:00 pm9:00 pmLight Me Up Manurewa8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Light Me Up Manurewa, 13 Cairnsvale Rise, The Gardens, Auckland 2105Type:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon09Dec8:45 pm10:00 pmChristmas Lights for Hospice8:45 pm – 10:00 pm Christmas Lights for Hospice, 9 Sayes Close, Dannemora, East Tamaki, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue10Dec8:00 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

Tue10Dec9:30 am11:00 amSummer Fun Preschool Play Windsor Reserve 20199:30 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)

Tue10Dec10:00 am4:00 pmThe Shouting Valley exhibition and kids activity sheet10:00 am – 4:00 pm Gus Fisher Gallery, Level Four, The Kenneth Myers Centre, 74 Shortland Street, AucklandType:Art,ExhibitionWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Tue10Dec10:00 amWinter Wonderland Santa Family Snow FunMore dates10:00 am Snowplanet, 91 Small Road, Silverdale, Auckland, 0932Type:Christmas,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue10Dec10:30 amThe Santa Claus Show ’19More dates10:30 am The PumpHouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0622Type:Christmas,TheatreWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Tue10Dec10:45 am1:45 pmChristmas Tree Showcase – The Salvation Army10:45 am – 1:45 pm Barfoot & Thompson Netball Centre, 44 Northcote Road, Takapuna, Auckland, 0627Type:ChristmasWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue10Dec11:00 am12:00 pmStorytime at Mt Albert Library11:00 am – 12:00 pm Mt Albert Library, 84 St Lukes Road, AucklandType:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Tue10Dec11:00 am6:00 pmFree Ice Skating at WestgateMore dates11:00 am – 6:00 pm Westgate Shopping Centre, Fred Taylor Drive, Westgate, AucklandType:Free,SportsWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Tue10Dec1:00 pmThe Santa Claus Show ’19More dates1:00 pm The PumpHouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0622Type:Christmas,TheatreWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Tue10Dec7:30 pm10:00 pmEditors PickFranklin Road Christmas Lights7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Franklin Road, Franklin Road, Ponsonby, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue10Dec8:00 pm9:00 pmLight Me Up Manurewa8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Light Me Up Manurewa, 13 Cairnsvale Rise, The Gardens, Auckland 2105Type:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue10Dec8:45 pm10:00 pmChristmas Lights for Hospice8:45 pm – 10:00 pm Christmas Lights for Hospice, 9 Sayes Close, Dannemora, East Tamaki, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed11Dec8:00 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

Wed11Dec9:00 am4:00 pmFun and games exhibition9:00 am – 4:00 pm Auckland Central City Library, 44 – 46 Lorne Street, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Exhibition,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed11Dec10:00 amWinter Wonderland Santa Family Snow FunMore dates10:00 am Snowplanet, 91 Small Road, Silverdale, Auckland, 0932Type:Christmas,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed11Dec10:00 am4:00 pmThe Shouting Valley exhibition and kids activity sheet10:00 am – 4:00 pm Gus Fisher Gallery, Level Four, The Kenneth Myers Centre, 74 Shortland Street, AucklandType:Art,ExhibitionWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Wed11Dec10:30 amThe Santa Claus Show ’19More dates10:30 am The PumpHouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0622Type:Christmas,TheatreWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed11Dec10:45 am1:45 pmChristmas Tree Showcase – The Salvation Army10:45 am – 1:45 pm Barfoot & Thompson Netball Centre, 44 Northcote Road, Takapuna, Auckland, 0627Type:ChristmasWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed11Dec11:00 am6:00 pmFree Ice Skating at WestgateMore dates11:00 am – 6:00 pm Westgate Shopping Centre, Fred Taylor Drive, Westgate, AucklandType:Free,SportsWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed11Dec1:00 pmThe Santa Claus Show ’19More dates1:00 pm The PumpHouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0622Type:Christmas,TheatreWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed11Dec6:00 pm8:00 pmMurMur | Summer in the Square6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed11Dec7:30 pm10:00 pmEditors PickFranklin Road Christmas Lights7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Franklin Road, Franklin Road, Ponsonby, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed11Dec7:30 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)

Wed11Dec8:00 pm9:00 pmLight Me Up Manurewa8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Light Me Up Manurewa, 13 Cairnsvale Rise, The Gardens, Auckland 2105Type:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed11Dec8:45 pm10:00 pmChristmas Lights for Hospice8:45 pm – 10:00 pm Christmas Lights for Hospice, 9 Sayes Close, Dannemora, East Tamaki, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu12Dec8:00 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

Thu12Dec9:00 am4:00 pmFun and games exhibition9:00 am – 4:00 pm Auckland Central City Library, 44 – 46 Lorne Street, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Exhibition,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu12Dec9:30 am11:00 amSummer Fun Preschool Play Bayswater9:30 am – 11:00 am Bayswater Park, Bayswater Park, Bayswater, Auckland 0622Type:FreeWhere:North AucklandAges:Babies (up to 1 year),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Thu12Dec10:00 amWinter Wonderland Santa Family Snow FunMore dates10:00 am Snowplanet, 91 Small Road, Silverdale, Auckland, 0932Type:Christmas,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu12Dec10:00 am4:00 pmThe Shouting Valley exhibition and kids activity sheet10:00 am – 4:00 pm Gus Fisher Gallery, Level Four, The Kenneth Myers Centre, 74 Shortland Street, AucklandType:Art,ExhibitionWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Thu12Dec10:30 amThe Santa Claus Show ’19More dates10:30 am The PumpHouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0622Type:Christmas,TheatreWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu12Dec10:45 am1:45 pmChristmas Tree Showcase – The Salvation Army10:45 am – 1:45 pm Barfoot & Thompson Netball Centre, 44 Northcote Road, Takapuna, Auckland, 0627Type:ChristmasWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu12Dec11:00 am6:00 pmFree Ice Skating at WestgateMore dates11:00 am – 6:00 pm Westgate Shopping Centre, Fred Taylor Drive, Westgate, AucklandType:Free,SportsWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu12Dec11:30 am12:00 pmRussian Storytime11:30 am – 12:00 pm Whangaparaoa Library, 9 Main Street, Whangaparaoa, AucklandType:FreeWhere:North AucklandAges:Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Thu12Dec1:00 pmThe Santa Claus Show ’19More dates1:00 pm The PumpHouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0622Type:Christmas,TheatreWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu12Dec5:00 pm9:00 pmChristmas Markets at Victoria Park Market5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Victoria Park Market, 210 Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Christmas,Markets & FairsWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu12Dec5:00 pm7:00 pmMusic in the Square – All Together Now! Singing Club5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,MusicWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu12Dec7:00 pm8:00 pmCarols at Botany7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Botany Town Centre, 588 Chapel Road, Botany, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:East AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu12Dec7:00 pm8:30 pmAotea Square Free Short Film Night7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Aotea Centre, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Free,MoviesWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu12Dec7:30 pm10:00 pmEditors PickFranklin Road Christmas Lights7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Franklin Road, Franklin Road, Ponsonby, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu12Dec8:00 pm9:00 pmLight Me Up Manurewa8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Light Me Up Manurewa, 13 Cairnsvale Rise, The Gardens, Auckland 2105Type:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu12Dec8:45 pm10:00 pmChristmas Lights for Hospice8:45 pm – 10:00 pm Christmas Lights for Hospice, 9 Sayes Close, Dannemora, East Tamaki, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu12Dec9:00 pm10:00 pmKaraka Christmas Lights9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Karaka Lakes Christmas Lights, 20 Cornwall Palce, KarakaType:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri13Dec8:00 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

Fri13Dec9:00 am4:00 pmFun and games exhibition9:00 am – 4:00 pm Auckland Central City Library, 44 – 46 Lorne Street, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Exhibition,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri13Dec10:00 amWinter Wonderland Santa Family Snow FunMore dates10:00 am Snowplanet, 91 Small Road, Silverdale, Auckland, 0932Type:Christmas,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri13Dec10:00 am4:00 pmThe Shouting Valley exhibition and kids activity sheet10:00 am – 4:00 pm Gus Fisher Gallery, Level Four, The Kenneth Myers Centre, 74 Shortland Street, AucklandType:Art,ExhibitionWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Fri13Dec10:30 amThe Santa Claus Show ’19More dates10:30 am The PumpHouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0622Type:Christmas,TheatreWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri13Dec11:00 am11:30 amMandarin Storytime in New Lynn11:00 am – 11:30 am New Lynn War Memorial Library, 3 Memorial Drive, New Lynn, AucklandType:FreeWhere:West AucklandAges:Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Fri13Dec11:00 am6:00 pmFree Ice Skating at WestgateMore dates11:00 am – 6:00 pm Westgate Shopping Centre, Fred Taylor Drive, Westgate, AucklandType:Free,SportsWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri13Dec1:00 pmThe Santa Claus Show ’19More dates1:00 pm The PumpHouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0622Type:Christmas,TheatreWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri13Dec5:00 pm6:00 pmMusic in the Square – Northern Ranges Philharmonic Society5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,MusicWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri13Dec5:00 pm7:00 pmMusic in the Square – Tibor & Audrey’s Dance5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,MusicWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri13Dec6:00 pm8:00 pmMurMur | Summer in the Square6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri13Dec7:30 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)

Fri13Dec7:30 pmHansel and Gretel – Royal New Zealand Ballet at the Bruce Mason CentreMore dates7:30 pm Bruce Mason Centre, Bruce Mason Centre, Takapuna, AucklandType:TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri13Dec7:30 pm10:00 pmEditors PickFranklin Road Christmas Lights7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Franklin Road, Franklin Road, Ponsonby, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri13Dec8:00 pm11:00 pmEditors PickMOTAT Christmas LightsMore dates8:00 pm – 11:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:Christmas,Museums and GalleriesWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri13Dec8:00 pm9:00 pmLight Me Up Manurewa8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Light Me Up Manurewa, 13 Cairnsvale Rise, The Gardens, Auckland 2105Type:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri13Dec8:45 pm10:00 pmChristmas Lights for Hospice8:45 pm – 10:00 pm Christmas Lights for Hospice, 9 Sayes Close, Dannemora, East Tamaki, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri13Dec9:00 pm10:00 pmKaraka Christmas Lights9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Karaka Lakes Christmas Lights, 20 Cornwall Palce, KarakaType:Christmas,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri13Dec9:00 pm11:50 pmVector Lights for the Festive Season 20199:00 pm – 11:50 pm Auckland Harbour Bridge, Auckland Harbour Bridge, AucklandType:Christmas,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat14Dec8:00 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

Sat14Dec9:00 am9:00 pmAuckland Fish Market Birthday Party9:00 am – 9:00 pm Auckland Fish Market, 22 Jellicoe St, Freemans Bay, Auckland 1010Type:Markets & FairsWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages