What’s on this week

What's on this week

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

Monday 28 January to Friday 1 February 2019







Sat01Dec(Dec 1)10:00 amSun17Feb(Feb 17)5:00 pmEditors PickSecret World of ButterfliesLAST WEEKEND(December 1) 10:00 am – (February 17) 5:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Exhibition,Free,Museums and GalleriesWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue01Jan(Jan 1)9:00 amThu31(Jan 31)5:30 pmEditors PickNew Mythic Creatures exhibit at Butterfly Creek9:00 am (1) – 5:30 pm (31) Butterfly Creek, 10 Tom Pearce Dr, Auckland Airport, Auckland 2022Type:School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon28Jan9:00 am4:00 pmEditors PickSeePort Festival 20199:00 am – 4:00 pm ​Captain Cook Wharf, ​Captain Cook Wharf, Ports of Auckland, Quay Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue01Jan(Jan 1)10:00 amWed06Feb(Feb 6)8:00 pm1000 Doors – Summer in Aotea Square10:00 am (1) – (February 6) 8:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu03Jan(Jan 3)10:00 amMon284:00 pmUp and Away holiday experience at MOTAT10:00 am (3) – 4:00 pm (28) MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:Exhibition,Museums and Galleries,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu03Jan(Jan 3)1:00 pmSun10Feb(Feb 10)9:00 pmDisney Alladdin the hit Broadway Musical1:00 pm (3) – (February 10) 9:00 pm The Civic, Corner Queen Street & Wellesley Street, AucklandType:School holidays,TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Thu17Jan(Jan 17)10:00 amTue29(Jan 29)4:00 pmWaterslide Mania at Snowplanet10:00 am (17) – 4:00 pm (29) Snowplanet, 91 Small Road, Silverdale, Auckland, 0932Type:School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Fri25Jan(Jan 25)12:00 pmMon2810:30 pmAuckland International Buskers Festival 201912:00 pm (25) – 10:30 pm (28) Auckland CBD, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon28Jan7:00 am6:00 pmPorts of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta 20197:00 am – 6:00 pm Waitemata Harbour, Waitemata Harobour, AucklandType:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon28Jan10:00 am4:00 pmAuckland Latin Fiesta10:00 am – 4:00 pm The Cloud, Queens Wharf, Auckland, 1010Type:FreeWhere:Central Auckland

Mon28Jan1:00 pm4:00 pmMusic in Parks: Local Sounds1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jellicoe Park, Jellicoe Park, Quadrant Road, OnehungaType:Free,Music,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue29Jan9:30 am11:00 amWindsor Reserve Summer Fun Preschool Play Mornings9:30 am – 11:00 am Windsor Reserve, 2 Victoria Road, Devonport, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Wed30JanAll DayThe Bubble Show at Artworks Theatre(All Day: Wednesday) Artworks Theatre, 2 Korora Rd, Oneroa, Waiheke Island, Auckland 1081Type:TheatreWhere:Gulf IslandsAges:All Ages

Thu31Jan9:30 am11:00 amBayswater Park Summer Fun Preschool Play Mornings 20199:30 am – 11:00 am Bayswater Park, Bayswater Park, Bayswater, Auckland 0622Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Fri01FebAll DayThe Bubble Show at Titirangi Theatre(All Day: Friday) Lopdell House, 420 Titirangi Road, Titirangi, AucklandType:School holidays,TheatreWhere:West AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri01Feb(Feb 1)10:00 amSun03Mar(Mar 3)4:00 pmPlayful pop-up books(February 1) 10:00 am – (March 3) 4:00 pm Auckland Central City Library, 44 – 46 Lorne Street, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Exhibition,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri01Feb10:30 am11:30 amStorytime in the Park10:30 am – 11:30 am Mangere Boating Club Playground, Kiwi Esplanade, Mangere Bridge, AucklandType:FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Fri01Feb5:00 pm9:00 pmVantage Black Sticks vs. Belgium5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harbour Hockey Stadium, 60 Paul Matthews Rd, Rosedale, Albany 0632Type:SportsWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri01Feb6:30 pm10:35 pmFree Movies in Parks: Smallfoot6:30 pm – 10:35 pm Harvey Wright Sportsfield, Birkenhead War Memorial Park, Recreation Drive, Birkenhead, Auckland, 0626Type:Free,MoviesWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri01Feb7:00 pm10:00 pmSKYCITY Breakers vs Melbourne United7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Spark Arena, 42 Mahuhu Crescent, Parnell, Auckland 1010Type:SportsWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages