It’s a popular time to visit Auckland this coming long weekend, with Anzac Day and Easter weekend falling so close together, many will be taking extra time off to make the most of the public holidays, and with school holidays falling in around the same time, you may be visiting us with the little ones in tow! So, to help navigate and figure out what’s going down in the city, we have scowered the internet to bring you some of your favorite events happening the big smoke this Easter.
The Great SKYCITY Easter Egg Hunt
Join The Great SKYCITY Easter Egg Hunt this April and go in the draw to win one of five ultimate family prize packs, including two nights accommodation plus breakfast in a Premium Suite for two adults and two children at SKYCITY Hotel, a $1,000 SKYCITY Gift Card, a family pas up the Sky Tower with a Magic memories photo pack to take home, plus valet parking during your stay.
Four eggs have a letter or symbol, write them on your entry form to complete the special phrase and drop your form in the draw box in the Atrium, there’s a special fifth golden egg hidden somewhere. Find it, write its location on the entry form and you’ll get an extra entry in to the draw (hint… it’s Sky high). Kids also go free these school holidays at SKYCITY Auckland, with a huge range of activities and special offers for the whole family.
The Great SKYCITY Easter Egg promotion runs from 9am on 1 April 2019 to midnight on 30 April 2019.
Dining in the Dark
Dans le Noir? (French for “In the Dark?”) is an international company offering patrons a unique experience by eating in complete darkness, guided and served by low vision or blind people. More than 1.3 million people have already lived this experience worldwide.
In the heart of Auckland City, at Rydges Auckland, surprise your senses as never before! Enjoy a unique sensory experience, thanks to our famous surprise menus in three different versions (Trust the Chef, Seafood and Vegan) assisted by unexpected guides.Your evening will be full of conviviality, excitement but also self-questioning. A full immersion in this sensual dining adventure will impress you as a once lifetime experience!
The Classic Late and Live
Ideal late-night entertainment after dinner or for those night owls looking for a laugh, the live and late showcase is a great late-night option to close your night out at the city. Feature up and comers and some established acts, it’s always a great time. Gather a group of you and 5 mates for the Table of 6 Discount!
Playing to sold-out houses all over the world, Potted Potter takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real-life game of Quidditch) into 70 hilarious minutes. This fantastically funny show features all your favourite characters, a special appearance from the fire-breathing dragon, endless costumes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props and a generous helping of Hogwart’s magic!
Created by double Olivier Award Best Entertainment nominees Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, the show is a must-see for Potter addicts and a great introduction to the series for anyone who’s ever wondered what all the fuss is about.