It’s the first month of spring which mean we have more daylight to burn! And what better place to be than the big city! And October is not letting up! It is jam-packed with activities that are outdoors, indoors, that go late, require early starts and are perfect for foodies, art fans and anyone with a sense of adventure!
Returning for another hilarious stand-up show, US comedian Chelsea Handler is back with her ‘Life Will Be The Death of Me’ comedy tour – Disarmingly honest and riotously funny than ever, it will showcase the brash and self-deprecating humour that’ she made her name on. Here for one night only at the Auckland Town Hall, don’t miss the opportunity to catch this comedy queen live.
See the quirky and talented side of the city as Artweek Auckland takes over ten suburbs across the city. Showcasing art of the talented artists in our city, you can get amongst free walking tours, workshops, exhibitions, tattooing and so much more across this ten-day festival. From the first-ever outdoor art market to the return of Late Night Art, and creating your own masterpiece, it’s time to get artsy in Auckland.
Festival Italiano 2019
The largest Italian festival in New Zealand is back, bringing more pasta, art, pizza, wine and cars you can poke a stick at. Festival Italiano takes over the streets of Newmarket once again, with al fresco lunches from leading Italian eateries, a pop-up Italian bar, and a market with more than 40 stalls.
ASB Auckland Marathon
Get that summer body ready, or just put it to the test with the famous Auckland Marathon! It’s time to sign up for your race of choice, start training and hit those fitness goals. With no rules how to run the five distances on offer, It sprawls across our beautiful city, with views of the harbour and ports to inspire you for the last push of the race.
Taste of Auckland
One of Auckland’s most delicious events of the year is set to transform Queens Wharf into a foodie playground. Taste of Auckland returns with some old favourites like Culprit, Lowbrow and Xoong showcasing delicious bites, and new additions like modern Indian cuisine by Michelin-starred chef Manjunath Mural of Epicer. Headlining the foodie festival is Marco Pierre White, considered the ‘godfather of modern cooking, heading to the event for an exclusive multi-course dinner for charity.