Whats On


 

 

Click here for photos of the Trustpower Christmas Parade

 

Rainy Day? Check out the Fantastic range of movies at Event Cinemas and Rialto

 

Monday 26th - Friday 30th September - Science Holiday Programme

For one week in the holidays, come and investigate, explore and discover at our holiday programme. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm. Please note this is a repeat of the after school programme. Cost $250 for the week. Maximum of 20 students. Financial Assistance may be available.
SORRY ALL BOOKED OUT


Monday 26th September - Friday 7th October - Tauranga Art Gallery's Holiday Programmes

Inspired by abstract works in the Miles Art Awards 2016 exhibition, such as Graham Crow's Shift - greengold/magenta and Sarina Beekie's Audacity, children will experiment with ways to create highly coloured and textured surfaces, to assemble into their own abstract work. They can also Inspired by Tawhai Rickard's recycled wooded artwork Continent or land of great extent, children will construct a wall-hung ship from recycled wood before illustrating it with their own imaginary journey imagery.

Click here for more information and to view the holiday programmes


Tuesday 27th September - Wednesday 5th October  - Tauranga Library School Holiday Programmes 

The Tauranga City Libraries School Holiday Programme kicks off on Tuesday, 27 September. We have a range of activities for kids young and old – from making your own ice-cream to making your own zines with local manga artist Kris Coburn. We also have a 3D printer workshop where you can learn how to make and print your own 3D creations and a Scratch coding class where you can have a go at making your own videogame!

Click here for more information and to view the holiday programmes


Friday 30th September - Saturday 1st October - HONK! JR

STEPS PERFORMING ARTS, directed by Paula Harrison presents, HONK! JR, a contemporary comedy musical of the classic tale of ‘The Ugly Duckling’ by Hans Christian Anderson appropriate for everyone in the family. HONK! JR  became a standout by winning the 2000 Olivier Award (the British equivalent of the Tony® Award) for Best New Musical. The Broadway musical score written by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (who wrote Mary Poppins), tells the story of Ugly, whose odd gawky looks instantly incite prejudice from his family and neighbours. Ugly pursued by a hungry cat to leave the farm and on his journey he meets various characters. Along his journey he not only discovers the true beauty and glorious destiny, but he also finds love and acceptance.

Times: Click here for times
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $20 - $30
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Saturday 1st October – Tequila & Tunes with DJ Corz

Looking at an Event venue or somewhere to party after your event in the city? The Tequila Lounge is a primo joint for your event any night of the week. Bring your event to La Mexica on a Saturday night and La Mexica supplies the DJ!

Times: 10.00pm - 3.00am
Location: La Mexica Cantina Restaurant, 109 The Strand, Tauranga 
Tickets: FREE ENTRY


Monday 3rd October - Friday 7th October - Robotics Holiday Programme

Spend a week working with your partner to build, program and compete a VEX-IQ robot. Numbers strictly limited to 20 students. Cost $250 for the week. Culminates in a tournament on the Friday.
SORRY ALL BOOKED OUT

 

Wednesday 5th October - The Mighty Wurlitzer 90th Anniversary Show

Awonderful programme organised by the Tauranga Theatre Organ Society and the Baycourt team. Well known Organist Scott Harrison will accompany the short Silent Film by Laurel and Hardy’s ‘Liberty’ with music through the years. Tauranga is fortunate to have this amazing musical instrument which is truly a whole orchestra in one magnificent package.  As a way to celebrate this wonderful occasion Baycourt are offering free tickets for all those residents that are in their 90’s and want to come and join in the celebrations. Ticket holders will be invited to join the Tauranga Theatre Organ Society for a celebration afternoon tea with an anniversary cake cutting to cap off the event.

Time: 2.00pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $15 - $18  (Baycourt are offering free tickets for all those residents that are in their 90’s)
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Friday 7th October - Harold's Pop Up Reading Room

Come down to the Tauranga Waterfront and pop inside the famous Life Education Truck to hear celebrities read to kids during the school holidays. The celebrities will include Elsa from Frozan, Alice from Alice in Wonderland and Harold from Life Education.

Celebrity line up
11.00AM - 11.15AM Harold the Life Education Giraffe
11.20AM - 11.35AM Elsa from Frozen
11.40Am - 11.55AM Alice from Alice in Wonderland

Time: 11am - 12pm 
Location: Tauranga Waterfront
Click here to view the Facebook event

 

Saturday 8th October –  Tequila & Tunes Latin Dance Party with DJ Rod Salinas

After the HUGE success (we were packed out!) of our first Latin Dance Party we have decided to hold the event every second Saturday of the Month! Rod Salinas, undoubtedly the best Latin DJ in New Zealand will be spinning some sexy and fresh Latin, Salsa, Reggaeton, Electro Cumbia sounds and more.

Times: 10.00pm - 3.00am
Location: La Mexica Cantina Restaurant, 109 The Strand, Tauranga 
Tickets: FREE ENTRY
Click here for more information 

 

Saturday 8th October - Life's a Circus

Presented by: Tauranga Floral Arts Group. Francine has travelled throughout New Zealand and to the east coast of Australia teaching, judging and demonstrating. She was a demonstrator at the 2014 WAFA World Show in Ireland, representing New Zealand as part of an international demonstration. Francine will bring the stage alive with beautiful designs, music, dance and flowers showcasing the beauty that is life.

Time: 4.30pm - 6.45pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $35 - $55
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets


Sunday 9th October - Spiderman Kids Entertainer

Spiderman, Spiderman, does whatever a spider can! This superhero can flip around, spin webs and balance anything and everywhere he chooses. Your mini superheroes will learn a thing or two from him, including some body balance for those who dare. 

Times: 2.00pm
Location: La Mexica Cantina Restaurant, 109 The Strand, Tauranga 
Tickets: FREE ENTRY
Click here for more information 


Sunday 9th October - Triumphs and Other Alternatives

Triumphs and Other Alternatives, collides sculpture with gutsy performance to create an original and visceral new style of dance theatre. Combining dance, visual art, clowning, design, theatrical elements and theatre craft, Ross McCormack produces an exemplary piece of contemporary work.

Time: 8.00pm - 9.30pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $15 - $49
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Monday 10th October - BlueBells Part 3. The Italian Job 

Bluebells will be holding its first 8-course tasting menu by paying homage to Italian cuisine. Join Rye Kitchen for a night of cheekiness and banter as Ian takes us through his culinary version of the 'The Italian Job' showcasing many of his favourite dishes developed throughout his career.

Location: American Rye - 19 Wharf St
Click here for times and more information  

 

Wednesday 12th October - Bellyful Tauranga Movie Night - Bridget Jone's 2016 Baby

The very popular Bellyful movie night is back! This time, we have the fabulous Bridget Jones's Baby! Grab your girlfriends for a fun night out, with dessert served from 7.30pm, the movie starts at 8pm.

Time: 7.30pm - 11.00pm
Location:
Event Cinemas Tauranga - 45 Elizabeth St
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets  

 

Wednesday 12th October - Lizzie Marvelly - The 10 Years Tour

Sir Howard Morrison and Dame Malvina Major introduced the then-teenaged Lizzie Marvelly to the nation in 2006 marking the beginning of Marvelly’s music career – a journey that has included two major international signings, two top-ten albums, a top-fifteen pop debut, European tours, performances throughout Asia and Australia, countless national anthems, and collaborations with musician as diverse as Paul Potts and P-Money.

The 10 Years Tour sees Marvelly perform a handful of shows to mark a decade in the music business, spanning the divide from her early repertoire to brand new songs, and everything in between. Performing with her live band the concerts will feature an eclectic mix of music, from Whakaaria Mai (How Great Thou Art), which she recently performed as a tribute to late rugby legend Jonah Lomu, to Made for You, the Marvelly/P-Money collaboration that featured in the 2015 Stan Walker film Born to Dance.

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $49
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Thursday 13th - Saturday 15th October - New Zealand Mountain Film Festival 

The 2016 New Zealand mountain film festival was held in Wanaka & Queenstown from 30th June – 9th July this year. A selection of top films were selected to showcase the best of the best, featuring films from New Zealand and around the world. On Thursday 13th, Friday 14th and Saturday 15th October the festival will be screened in Tauranga. The night promises to have a mix of action-packed excitement, high drama, and inspiration for your own next great adventure.

Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm
Location: Tauranga Art Gallery, Cnr of Wharf and Willow St
Click here for more information and to book tickets  

 

Friday 14th - Saturday 15th October - The White Guitar

A stunning new play by The Conch
Directed by Nina Nawalowalo and Jim Moriarty.

Following standing ovations and sell-out seasons in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, comes The White Guitar. Renowned hip-hop artist Scribe features with his father John and brother Matthias in this stunning new play – the true story of their family, the Luafutus. A grandmother's dream of a better life in New Zealand collides with the reality of hardship and loss: a man's journey from boyhood innocence into the heart of darkness – through violence, drug addiction, prison and gangs – to the possibility of hope, healing and redemption. With the intensity of a live gig, music pumps through the story's veins – from the first songs of a grandmother as she sings along with her white guitar to the power of rock 'n' roll, the beats of hip-hop and church hymns. A story of hardship, loss, hope and healing.

Time: 8.00pm - 9.30pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $25 - $55
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Saturday 15th October - Tequila & Tunes with Mufasa and Groove Mantis

Looking at an Event venue or somewhere to party after your event in the city? The Tequila Lounge is a primo joint for your event any night of the week. Bring your event to La Mexica on a Saturday night and La Mexica supplies the DJ!

Times: 10.00pm - 3.00am
Location: La Mexica Cantina Restaurant, 109 The Strand, Tauranga 
Tickets: FREE ENTRY


Monday 17th - Tuesday 18th October - Grease

Presented by:   Urban Dance Studio 162
Urban Dance Studio 162 presents Grease, an explosive Dance experience, bringing creativity, passion and power from the street to the stage.

Time: 6.00pm - 7.30pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $15 - $20
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Wednesday 19th October - The Hot Pink Walk

Come on down to The Strand and join us for the annual HOT Pink Walk. Brought to you by the Breast Cancer Support Service Tauranga Trust and House of Travel this fun event is a chance to walk, celebrate and remember those in our lives who have had breast cancer. With entertainment along the way and a fun afterparty at La Mexica on The Strand, why not make a night of it. Bring your friends; bring your family and have some fun.  Everyone is welcome!

Tickets available from 26 September on line at www.prontocommunity.co.nz/HOTPinkWAlk16 or from House of Travel and Z Garages.


Saturday 22nd October - The International Youth Silent Film Festival

The International Youth Silent Film Festival is an initiative for students aged 20 years and under, invited to create a three-minute silent film - set to a musical score the filmmakers choose from a list of ten original compositions composed for the festival. Screenings of the top films from around New Zealand will be held at Baycourt on Saturday 22 October 2016, with Nathan Avakian, the festival’s composer, playing the Wurlitzer and Jon JP Palanuk, presenting the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. The three winning films will compete in the international competition held in Portland, Oregon, USA in June 2017.

Baycourt encourages all young filmmakers and media students to enter by 1 September 2016. Details and submission guidelines are available from www.makesilentfilm.com.

Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: 
General Admission $10
Students/Children FREE
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Saturday 22nd October – Tequila & Tunes with DJ John Harrison

Looking at an Event venue or somewhere to party after your event in the city? The Tequila Lounge is a primo joint for your event any night of the week. Bring your event to La Mexica on a Saturday night and La Mexica supplies the DJ!

Times: 10.00pm - 3.00am
Location: La Mexica Cantina Restaurant, 109 The Strand, Tauranga 
Tickets: FREE ENTRY

 

Tuesday 25th October - The Gruffalo

Based on the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler published by Macmillan Children's Books. After sell-out seasons throughout the world, including the West End and Broadway, and throughout New Zealand in 2010 – 11,The Gruffalo returns in 2016! Whether their favourite food is roasted fox, owl ice cream, scrambled snake or Gruffalo crumble, audiences eat up this delectable tale about the adventures of a clever little mouse in a forest full of predators. Join Mouse on an adventurous journey through the deep, dark wood in this big scary monster of a show.

Times: 11.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 2.30pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $28
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Thursday 27th October - Saturday 29th October - State Highway 48

A rock opera (Presented by: Old Rockers Inc.) based on the journey of middle age. Welcome to State Highway as we track the life of an everyday family as they navigate the treacherous road of middle age.

Times: 7.30pm - 9.30pm daily
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $40 - $49.90
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Saturday 29th October – Day of the Dead! Tequila & Tunes with Mufasa

Día De Los Muertos, Day of the Dead is one of the biggest events in the Mexican Calendar and at La Mexica it’s going to be HUGE! Mufasa will be spinning heavenly delights and some devil bass from 10pm until the small hours. Devilishly good food and drink specials all night.

Times: 10.00pm - 3.00am
Location: La Mexica Cantina Restaurant, 109 The Strand, Tauranga 
Tickets: FREE ENTRY
Click here for more information 

 

Saturday 29th October - Lloyd Spiegel - one of Australia's leading Blues artists

Lloyd Spiegel, one of Australia's leading Blues artists, is returning on 29th October to Tauranga. Since his 2015 tour, Spiegel's highly acclaimed 'Double Live Set' CD has received four Australian Blues Music Awards, three Victorian Blues Awards and was a finalist at the Blues Foundation's International Blues Challenge Best Album award category.  

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Location: Tauranga Art Gallery
Tickets: $25 general public/$20 Friends of the Gallery on sale now at Tauranga Art Gallery 07 578 7933
Click here for more information on Lloyd Spiegel


Sunday 30th - Monday 31st October - A Lion in The Meadow and Other Stories By Margaret Mahy

Presented By: Tim Bray Productions. Celebrating 25 years (1991 – 2016)

A Lion in the Meadow and Other Stories by Margaret Mahy adapted for the stage by Tim Bray, songs by Christine White. Join in the fun as some of Margaret Mahy’s best-loved stories are together into one enjoyable and imaginative show. Magical Mahy comes to life on stage. Featuring Mahy’s stories A Lion in the Meadow, Leaf Magic and The Witch in the Cherry Tree, along with her poems, Magic and The Reluctant Hero, or Barefoot in the Snow.

Bring your class, school or early childhood centre to the shows on Friday 21 October. Public also welcome.
Generous Discounts for groups
Free Teachers’ Resource Guide packed with cross-curricula activities to do before and after your visit to the show
Home School groups welcome

Times: Click here for more information
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $14 - $17
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Wednesday 2nd November - NZSO Presents: Mozart & Beethoven

In this closing programme of the Masterworks series, Edo de Waart showcases the emotional power and technical prowess of the NZSO. The sparkling overture from A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a delicious confectionery of sound. Composed when Mendelssohn was 17, it has remained a firm favourite for good reason. As we are led into Shakespeare’s comedy, we can still marvel at the precocious wit that created such magical music.

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $15 - $62
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Sunday 6th November - Star Wars Jedi Training Day Kids Entertainer

Time: 2.00pm 
Location:
 La Mexica Cantina Restaurant, 109 The Strand, Tauranga 
Tickets: 
FREE ENTRY

 

Monday 7th November - Celtic Illusion

Presented by R.K.T.Z Group & Eureka Entertainment

Celtic Illusion’s hallmark individuality, is the creative and seamless fusion of two spellbinding art forms never before seen together on stage - electrifying contemporary Irish dance and awe inspiring grand Illusion with mind-blowing magical elements, incredible choreography, heart-racing music and a sensory experience like no other, audiences will be kept on the edge of their seats and left wanting more. 

Time: 8.00pm - 10.00pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $59.90 $79.90
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Tuesday 8th - Wednesday 9th November - Grease

The West End smash hit musical that features all those unforgettable songs from the movie, and dazzling costumes, GREASE is the original High-School musical. Packed with explosive energy, this high-octane rock ‘n’ roll party is ready to rumble. Since the show’s Broadway premiere in 1972, followed by the 1978 hit movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John; which went on to become the highest grossing movie-musical of all time, GREASE has triumphed across the globe, striking a universal chord with its irresistible mix of adolescent angst, vibrant physicality and 1950s pop culture.

Time: 8pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $55 - $99.90
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Saturday 12th November – Tequila & Tunes Latin Dance Party with DJ Rod Salinas

Looking at an Event venue or somewhere to party after your event in the city? The Tequila Lounge is a primo joint for your event any night of the week. Bring your event to La Mexica on a Saturday night and La Mexica supplies the DJ!

Times: 10.00pm - 3.00am
Location: La Mexica Cantina Restaurant, 109 The Strand, Tauranga 
Tickets: FREE ENTRY


Saturday 12th November - Sunday 13th November - The Nutcracker – Imperial Russian Ballet

Following their sell-out 2015 performances of Swan Lake, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to perform The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker is famous for Tchaikovsky’s music. The genius of Tchaikovsky created one of the most recognisable and enduring music scores ever written. The illustrious cast of the Imperial Russian Ballet Company enjoy performing The Nutcracker more than any other ballet from their extensive repertoire, especially when they are joined by children from local ballet schools in the cities that they perform in around the world. The Imperial Russian Ballet Company was formed in 1994 by the Bolshoi Theatre soloist, Gediminas Taranda. The Imperial Russian Ballet Company comprises 40 dancers from the major ballet schools of Russia.

Times: 
12 November 8pm-10pm
13 November 2pm-4pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $60.50 - $98.50
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Satruday 12th November - Sunday 20th November - Downtown Tauranga Garden and Art Festival Displays 

The below cafe sites have been chosen for the "Urban Garden Design Project" where artists will create pop-up interactive gardens and sculptures for the public.

 

 

Thursday 17th November - Scott Russell Hill

Australian psychic and best-selling author Scott Russell Hill was born with a unique sense of knowing and is one of the world’s best when it comes to down-to-earth spiritual knowing. His world famous predictions including 9/11 and the Bali Bombings all came amazingly true, and his ability to present accurate details on TV’s Sensing Murder set an awe inspiring bench mark regarding what could be achieved in the field of psychic detective work. Scott’s services are sought by people from all walks of life, the famous and the not so famous, and during his show he will openly discuss his chats with Princess Diana, including what they talked about on the day she died.

Times: 7.00pm-9.30pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $65
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Saturday 19th November – Tequila & Tunes with Dan Aux

Looking at an Event venue or somewhere to party after your event in the city? The Tequila Lounge is a primo joint for your event any night of the week. Bring your event to La Mexica on a Saturday night and La Mexica supplies the DJ!

Times: 10.00pm - 3.00am
Location: La Mexica Cantina Restaurant, 109 The Strand, Tauranga 
Tickets: FREE ENTRY


Saturday 12th November - Saturday 17th December - 'Allo 'Allo Le Christmas Dinner Show

Join professional actors and comedians: The Prime Suspects as they recreate the nostalgia of this much-loved 1980's British sitcom whilst diners enjoy a delectable three course authentic French meal. Show dates are restricted to an audience capacity of just 75 guests per night so BOOK EARLY!

Show Dates:
Friday November 25th
Saturday November 26th
Thursday 1st December
Friday 2nd December
Saturday 3rd December
Thursday 8th December
Friday 9th December
Saturday 10th December
Friday 16th December
Saturday 17th December

Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm
Location: Cafe Versailles, 107 Grey St, Tauranga
Tickets: $85.00 for a 3 course dinner and show
Click here for more information and to book tickets  


Friday 25th November - The ABBA Show

Presented by: Showtime Australia
Direct from Australia, and following more than 5000 international shows, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute – The ABBA Show – is coming to town! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring more than 2 hours of live musical performances with a live backing band, replica costumes, theatrical lighting and effects and all the dancing an ABBA fan can handle.

Times: 8.00pm-10.30pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $30-$59
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets


Saturday 26th November - A Night of Song

Presented by: INACHORD and Guests
Tauranga’s accomplished Inachord Chorus present ‘A Night of Song’ at Baycourt Theatre. For their annual concert, Inachord will sing a variety of acapella and accompanied contemporary music. They will be joined by guest performers including John Darke, Dave Wilson, Dan Pepperell and Felicity Tomkins.

Times: 7.30pm - 9.00pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $15 - $20
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets


Sunday 27th November - Romancing the Tuba

Presented by: Bay of Plenty Symphonia

Tchaikovsky’s passionate fantasy-overture Romeo and Juliet sets the scene for Bay of Plenty Symphonia’s final concert of 2016. The romantic theme continues with the rarely heard Tuba Concerto in F-minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams, featuring soloist Tak Chun Lai, recently appointed Principal Tuba with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Lai brings his international experience to show off the surprisingly virtuosic capabilities of this large brass instrument, although the tuba also has beautiful lyrical qualities, particularly well expressed in the second movement Romanza. Dvorak’s 8th Symphony completes the programme.

Times: TBC
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $12 - $32
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Saturday 3rd December - Trustpower Christmas Parade 

Bring your family and friends to Downtown Tauranga to view the wonderful floats and entertainment whilst celebrating Christmas with the rest of the Tauranga community.  Stay afternwards and take the kids to the waterfront after the parade for fun and rides with The Little Entertainment Company.

Time: 11.00am - 12.00pm
Parade Route: Starts 2nd Ave, down Devonport Rd, onto The Strand, finishing at Harrington St
Parade is a Free Public Event  

Click here to Register your Float

Click here for the Parade Rules

To be an amazing person and become a Christmas Parade Volunteer simply email your interest to info@downtowntauranga.co.nz


Saturday 3rd December - Christmas Elves Show Kids Entertainer

Time: 1.00pm
Location: La Mexica Cantina Restaurant, 109 The Strand, Tauranga 
Tickets: FREE EVENT 

 

Friday 9th December - Marley NZ All-Stars Celebrate the Legend 

Tiki Taane, Boh Runga, Logan Bell (Katchafire), Ria Hall, Laughton Kora (Kinetic), Jason Kerrison (OpShop, Babysitters Circus and Fungi), Anna Coddington, Fran Kora (Kora) and P Digsss (Shapeshifter) will perform his biggest hits including Get Up Stand Up, 3 Little Birds, Stir It Up, Redemption Song, Turn Your Lights Down Low, Buffalo Soldier, Punky Reggae Party, Exodus, No Woman No Cry, One Love and many many more.

Time: 5.30pm - 10.00pm
Location: Wharepai Domain, Tauranga 
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets

 

Saturday 10th December – Tequila & Tunes Latin Dance Party with DJ Rod Salinas

 La Mexica Cantina and Restaurant on The Strand is the perfect place to host your Works Christmas Party! You will enjoy vibrant, fresh Mexica food and drinks in a fun atmosphere! At La Mexica you will find a friendly environment filled with rich, colourful flavours inspired by the people of Mexico, who enjoy great company as much as they enjoy great food.

Times: 10.00pm - 3.00am
Location: La Mexica Cantina Restaurant, 109 The Strand, Tauranga 
Tickets: FREE ENTRY


Sunday 11th December - Christmas Carols on the Waterfront 

Bring your rugs, cusions and deck chairs and come down to Tauranga's Waterfront to enjoy festive entertainment and listen to your favourite Christmas Carols.

Time: Procesion from No 1 The Strand: 5.40pm, Christmas Carols on the Waterfront: 6.00pm
Location: Edgewater Fan, Tauranga Waterfront 
Free Public Event  

 

Saturday 31st December - New Years Eve Sausage Sizzle and Fireworks Celebration

Grab your picnic rugs, shade tent and family and come join us celebrate New Years Eve on Tauranga's Waterfront - with a sausage sizzle at 5pm, fireworks at 9.30pm, and after dark enjoy New Years Eve on The Strand followed by more fireworks again at midnight on the Waterfront.

Time: Sausage sizzle 5pm, fireworks 9.30pm and midnight
Location: Tauranga Waterfront 
Free Public Event 


2017


Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th February - One Love Festival 

Lock in the dates! The first installment of acts playing at the One Love Festival 2017 has just been announced. And with a line-up of epic proportions, stretched over two days of sunshine and sweet vibes, this is one celebration you simply cannot miss.

Time: 12.00pm - 11.00pm
Location: Tauranga Domain
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets  


Tuesday 14th May - Swan Lake By Moscow Ballet La Classique

Presented by: Grand International Concerts Ltd
The most splendid ballet of all time is brought to life by Petipa & Tchaikovsky’s spectacular score masterpiece. From the moon-lit lake where elegant swans silently glide to the magnificent opulence of the palace ballroom, Odile, the temptress in a cloud of black tulle provides a ravishing counterpoint to the purity and innocence of Odette the beautiful swan queen. In this 2 acts performance of Swan Lake the illustrious Moscow Ballet ‘La Classique’ with their ballet skills, lavish costumes and magnificent stage sets will capture the imagination, the passion and the romance of this classical ballet fairytale.

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Location: Baycourt
Tickets: $65 - $90
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets