Jan 26 2018

What's going down on the waterfront this Auckland Anniversary Weekend

Sticking around the city this Auckland Anniversary Weekend? Then here is your tailored guide to what's happening on the waterfront this weekend, and we promise you, it doesn't disappoint!

From Silo Park to Te Wero Island, Eastern Viaduct to Queens Wharf, we bring you a celebration of epic proportions.
 

FRIDAY - 26 JANUARY 2018

Silo Cinema
4.30pm - to late 
Silo Park 

Bring along your scaredy-cat mates to this week's movie and help them face their fears. We're watching Spookers! Don't forget your rugs and blankets for comfort (and for hiding behind if necessary - we don't judge), and enjoy! 

Auckland International Buskers Festival 
12 - 7pm

World class performing talent will be hitting the streets of Auckland, for the eighteenth time this Auckland Anniversary Weekend. Buskers will descend on six locations across Auckland including Queens Wharf, Eastern Viaduct and Te Wero Island. Check out the schedule now.
 

SATURDAY - 27 JANUARY

Summer at Silo Park
7am - 6pm
Silo Park 

Silo Park will be your coffee haven in the morning with delicious breakfast treats. 

Tamaki Herenga Waka Festival
7am - 6pm 
Viaduct Events Centre, Halsey Wharf

Enjoy three days of free traditional and contemporary M?ori culture, with performances from M?ori musicians and top kapa haka groups.  Wander the village marketplace, experience traditional M?ori games and take part in the have-a-go waka experiences and sailings.

Queen's Wharf markets
10am - 4pm 
The Cloud 

Come one, come all. From 10am this Saturday, the Cloud transforms into a vibrant, contemporary market-place, full of diverse cultural tastes and things to buy. And there's a family-friendly zone full of children’s activities and games too.

Auckland International Buskers Festival  
12 - 6pm  
Queens Wharf, Princess Wharf, Eastern Viaduct and Te Wero Island.

Vector Lights on the Auckland Harbour Bridge 
From 9pm 

There are some great viewing spots for the Vector Lights launch on Saturday evening. Waterfront vantage points include locations at Westhaven Marina and the promenade boardwalk, the Silo Park gantry and behind Silo 7. Where will you be watching from?
 

SUNDAY - 28 JANUARY 2018

Queen's Wharf markets
10am - 4pm
The Cloud 

Tamaki Herenga Waka Festival
10am - 6pm
Viaduct Events Centre, Halsey Wharf 

Tram Rides
10am - 6pm
Daldy Street

Gold coin donation per person

Ice Cream Sundae
12 - 6pm
Silo Park

Comedown and celebrate Auckland Anniversary weekend at Silo Park with the inaugural Ice Cream Sundae market. Auckland's best loved ice cream aficionados will descend upon Silo Park with an abundance of sweet treats

Auckland International Buskers Festival  
12 - 6pm
Queens Wharf, Princess Wharf, Eastern Viaduct and Te Wero Island.
 

MONDAY - 29 JANUARY 2018

Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta
From 9.30am 
Waitemata Harbour

Commemorate Anniversary Day by taking in one of the world’s (maybe Auckland’s) single biggest one day sailing regattas - right here on the Waitemata Harbour. From dingys to dragon boats, vintage tug boats to A class classics - there's something to suit every taste.

Queen's Wharf markets
10am - 4pm
The Cloud

Tram Rides
10am - 4pm 
Daldy Street

Gold coin donation per person

Tamaki Herenga Waka Festival
10am - 6pm
Viaduct Events Centre, Halsey Wharf

Summer at Silo Park
12pm - 6pm
Silo Park

Celebrate Auckland Anniversary Day relaxing in the sun at Silo Park. They'll be tunes, food trucks and the Silo Bar will be open.

Auckland International Buskers Festival  
12 - 6pm
Queens Wharf, Princess Wharf, Eastern Viaduct and Te Wero Island.