Best free events in Auckland this summer

Auckland Takapuna view

Jan 16, 2023

Looking for a free event for your whole family to enjoy in Auckland this summer? Here’s RoomMate Cabins’ round-up of some of the best free events in Auckland.

Manurewa Market, every Sunday

Bustling and vibrant, the Manurewa Market offers a variety of stalls including fresh fish, BBQ, Island donuts, Chinese food, puha, new and used clothing, fishing rods, fresh produce, and much more.

The Manurewa Market runs every Sunday, 7am – 12pm, at the corner of Northcrest Way and Maich Rd, Manurewa.

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Takapuna Beach Summer Days Festival, Saturday 21 January

The Takapuna Beach Summer Days Festival takes place Saturday 21 January at Takapuna Beach Reserve. This event is FREE and open to the whole community.

Starting at 10am, the festival features family entertainment and performances, games, face painting and bouncy castles. From 3pm-7pm, Kiwi musicians will take to the stage to perform your favourite songs.

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Clay in the Park, Sunday 22 January

Bring the kids down to Clay in the Park on Sunday 22 January at David Lange Park, from 10am – 2pm, for some open-ended nature play with clay.

Kids can get their hands into nature and let their imagination lead them through this sensory experience.

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Auckland International Buskers Festival 2023, Friday 27 – Sunday 30 January

The 23rd annual Auckland International Buskers Festival makes its return during Auckland Anniversary Weekend, with a programme brimming with street artists from across the globe.

The festival showcases an impressive line-up of the very best of international street theatre on Auckland’s city streets. Performances start from 12pm daily across 4 locations.

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Fiafia Festival 2023, Sunday 29 January

Fiafia on the Point, the inaugural Pasifika Festival, is taking place Sunday 29 January, 10am – 10pm, at Catalina Bay, Hobsonville Point.

The event brings together community and Pacific culture, including dance, singing, food and more, with performers entertaining you with the sights and sounds, and food vendors bringing you the smells and tastes of island culture, into the evening.

Find out more.


Need extra space for whānau at your place this summer?

Do you have extras staying at your place this summer? Renting a portable cabin from RoomMate Cabins is a simple and affordable way to create extra space at your place.

Here are some of the top reasons to rent a cabin in Auckland:

–          Hiring a rental cabin doesn’t need a permit

–          Hiring a rental cabin is fast

–          Hiring a rental cabin is cost-effective

–          Hiring a rental cabin is flexible

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