CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS DOWNTOWN TAURANGA

Meet our giant Birds of Lumos Kiwis, meet Santa, watch live shows from our creative and cultural community, see the giant advent calendar open daily, go on the Weekend Sun Kids Kiwi Christmas Treasure Hunt, enjoy our Media Works Mayor's Open Air Movie Night and more. It’s all happening here this Christmas, Downtown Tauranga.

Join us and while you are here make sure you support our hard working business owners and operators and Buy Local Buy Downtown Tauranga this Christmas!

Trinity Wharf Dinner & Sunset Harbour Cruise with Bay Explorer

Enjoy a night out to remember with Trinity Wharf & Bay Explorer’s dinner & harbour cruise experience! About this Event Inclusions: Welcome drink, entrée and main meal at Trinity Wharf Tauranga 2-hour harbour cruise with Bay Explorer departing from & returning to Trinity Wharf’s pontoon Dessert...

30th October 2020

The Man She Weeps

TCSC Entertainment Group is a Bay of Plenty based arts organisation owned and operated by youth. Under their umbrella brand, Yellow Flicker Films, they are currently producing a feature film “The Man She Weeps” by Paige Jesse & Sam Tomaszkyk.  This exciting community project, with strong values and the Bay Of Plenty...

10th September 2020

STEM HQ Family Friendly STEM Discovery Centre

Curious minds delight!  This is the space for you.  Brought to you by STEM Wana Trust, come visit this dedicated science, technology, engineering and mathematics ‘discovery’ centre in the former Hallensteins store on Devonport Road. This play and learn environment features 6 separate exhibit zones and a ‘feature...

1st October 2020

Christmas Carols on the Waterfront 2020

The annual Christmas Carols on the Waterfront event returns this year to the city centre for it's 9th year! Everyone is welcome at this free family friendly event where we will celebrate the festive season, singing everyone's favourite Christmas Carols! Bring your picnic blanket, dress up if you like, enjoy the start of summer and...

20th December 2020

Mayor's Open Air Movie Night

Join Acting Mayor Tina Salisbury, Night Owl Cinemas, More FM and Downtown Tauranga and enjoy a classic kiwi movie under the stars. Our giant Kiwi’s – Rowi and her Chick – will also be in Red Square joining us!!  Bring your rugs, cushions, sleeping bags and friends and join us. Tickets are just $10, $8 for students...

12th December 2020

Calling all creatives! Laneway creative art installation project

We’re searching for creative artists to submit a creative art installation concept to our Activate Vacant Spaces Laneway Creative Art Installation Project.  The winning entry will install their concept in a city centre laneway over summer 2020. OUR PURPOSE & VALUES Activate Vacant Spaces turns vacant spaces into vibrant spaces in our city centre. From alleyways to...

5th October 2020

Calling all creatives! Laneway Mural Opportunity

We’re searching for artists to submit a creative mural concept to our Activate Vacant Spaces Laneway Mural Project.  The winning entry will install their concept in a city centre laneway over summer 2020/21. OUR PURPOSE & VALUES Activate Vacant Spaces turns vacant spaces into vibrant spaces in our city centre. From alleyways to rooftops, empty stores to building walls,...

5th October 2020

A magic spot on The Strand

Who’s been to Brooklyn Patio and Eatery lately?  It’s such a magic spot to sit, upstairs or down, and enjoy the view across the waterfront…or to snuggle inside and catch up with friends and family over a drink and some scrumptious food. Some of you may not have met Rohan McCloskey yet. Rohan has owned Brooklyn for 4 years and loves working in the hospitality...

19th June 2020

Wharf Street Upgrade

Tauranga City Council are upgrading Wharf Street to create a safe and attractive, people-friendly space in the heart of the city centre for everyone to enjoy, and work is already underway!! The upgrade will reflect Wharf Street’s role in connecting the city centre with the waterfront. Wharf Street businesses are open for business during construction and includes a wide range of...

4th June 2020

The Weekend Sun Kids Kiwi Treasure Hunt

HEY KIDS!  Want to win some great prizes and have some fun?  Come on The Weekend Sun Kids Kiwi Xmas Treasure Hunt. Find our hidden kiwis in shop windows across our city centre and be in to win some really cool prizes!   It starts on December 1st and here’s all you have to do: 1. Download the treasure map that we’ll pop a link to on this page –...

1st December 2020

Trustpower Toi Tauranga Festival

This Christmas celebrate us. We celebrate art, light, culture, and community...

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Get your favourite fixes from our city centre

You’ve been waiting so long…And so have we! COVID Level 2 means Downtown...

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Goddards Shopping Centre

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Keep warm and enjoy browsing Goddards Shopping Centre - linking Devonport...

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