Yearly Events Out West and in Auckland
The colourful yearly events taking place in West Auckland orbit around
public holidays, and traditional celebrations of its diverse
Listed are events that take place each year. Young and old is
looking forward to these major events being celebrated out West or in Auckland
City. For your convenience links open into related websites for more detailed information.
Overview of events taking place each year
Royal Easter Show
- 25 April:
Ceremonies are held to commemorates the soldiers of WWI and WWII
- First Monday in June, Queen's
- Indian Diwali
Festival of Lights
- of October :
- Fourth Monday
Labour Day Weekend
The day commemorate the establishment of the 8 hour working day, but
also symbolizes the beginning of the summer season.
- The community at Piha
a yearly market
day. At the west coast
from this weekend on the life guards will be on duty.
- The Kiwi Day Out a free family event, from
noon to 6pm, draws crowds to the Auckland Domain
Send an e-card to invite family and friends to the contest.
- 5 November,
Guy Fawkes Night
It is one of the yearly events people come together with friends, in
communities, or joining official
events to celebrate Guy
Fawkes Night with a firework highlighting the evening.
- 24 November 2013,
Farmer's Santa Parade
at 2.00pm!!!(Rain Date: Sunday December )
More information on: Farmers Santa Parade,
Auckland Queen Street, free family event
- 10 December 2013:
Christmas in the park
Saturday at 7.30h, (rain date Sunday), Auckland Domain, free family
- 31 December:
New Year celebration:
Family and friends come together in private or go out for
a Gala dinner
- The Monday closest to the 29th January:
- Auckland buskers festival
It is also a long weekend many Aucklanders choose to go away for. So keep this in mind and remember to pre-book camp sites and other accommodations in lodges, hotels etc.
- 6 February:
This is a public holiday in memory to the Treaty
of Waitangi. It was
signed in 1840 between the British crown ant the Maori people.
Free family events take place in:
Okahu Bay, Orakei starting at 8.30am with a rowing ceremony, followed
by music entertainment …
Henderson Park, from 1.pm-5pm, music event
It is the first of a series of four in the Waitakere Region
thumbnail goes to e-cards of the Chinese lantern festival.
Celebration of the Chinese New Year in Albert Park, 5pm to 10.30pm