January is in full swing, and Christmas trees and turkey are a distant memory. But never fear—Auckland has lined up an awesome list of things to do this week. From groovy tunes to delish eats, shake off those January blues. This week is gonna be a cracker!
Whether it be with your s/o or your squad, there’s no shortage of ways to start 2018 with a bang. So, get your diaries out because this one is worth planning!
Monday 22 January
AUCKLAND LIVE SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: FOLK WEEK
Forget Monday-itis and opt for an event that’ll have you groovin’. Kicking off this Monday is the much-loved Auckland Folk Festival. Celebrating 45 years of the epic festival, the event will showcase the likes of New Zealand’s best folk musicians. With performances from Flip Grater, Fables and Reb Fountain, this is one that shouldn’t be missed! So, round up the squad and hop to it.
Tuesday 23 January
AUCKLAND NIGHT MARKETS
Night markets and Aucklanders, a love story that never gets old. Auckland culture wouldn’t be the same without those pop-up eats that we love so much. Get amongst it this Tuesday night at the charming Auckland Night Markets. Think delectable dumplings, doughnuts and a whole lotta noodles. Your tastebuds are in for a treat!
Wednesday 24 January
Titanic Live is on this Wednesday, and we're calling it unmissable. That’s right, this week you have the chance to see the outstanding British conductor Neil Thomson, a 72-piece orchestra and breathtaking vocalists bringing that iconic musical score to life. Music that has a special place in our hearts performed right in front of our very eyes. It’s gonna be incredible.
It just wouldn’t feel right to miss out an event that showcases wine and cheese. A combo we just can’t get enough of, and can you blame us?! Head to The Wine Cave this Wednesday and feast on the famous duo to your heart's content. You’re only human after all, and who couldn’t appreciate the awesome atmosphere of the Wine Cave, a stellar glass of wine and mouth-wateringly good cheese. Count us in!
The night we’ve all been waiting for has officially arrived. The infamous story of Tonya Harding that had the world’s attention for so long is coming to the big screen this Thursday. Buttery popcorn, choc-top ice creams and a highly-anticipated flick… no wonder we love a date night to the movies! It’s bound to bring in crowds so be sure to get your hands on tickets pronto!
Feel like getting out and seeing some nature? Check out these great NZ walks.