What’s happening
in Downtown Tauranga

Looking for what’s going on in Tauranga city centre? You’ve come to the right place.

For upcoming events, activities for all ages, and the best restaurants, pubs, cafes, shopping and accommodation, look no further.

This is your go-to place for things to do in Downtown Tauranga.

 

TASTE TAURANGA EVENT CALENDAR

Taste Tauranga Festival Info

Taste Tauranga is on in Downtown Tauranga in August! Over 25 participating restaurants, bars and cafes bring you a month of all that's good in food.  Events. Tapas Trails. Burger competition. Workshops. Great value. Exotic flavours. Try new places or revisit old favourites! In 2018 Taste Tauranga featured unique events from...

1st August 2019

Taste Tauranga Tapas Trail - Thursday's progressive dinner!

Get ready for a brand-new tapas trail that will take you on a progressive dining experience like no other! Three restaurants will be serving up an array of dishes and drinks to match that will satisfy all tastes at fantastic value!!! If an espresso martini, sliders, brisket and cream cheese stuffed jalapenos, tiger prawn cutlets and redneck...

22nd August 2019

Dialogue

We’re constantly connected these days but is there enough real dialogue happening? Dialogue 2019 is set to change that - bringing high performers from all different areas of business and skill to meet, learn and converse over the 5th and 6th of September. An innovative take on the more traditional ‘sit and listen’...

5th September 2019

Lunch & Learn Series: Groundswell Festival of Innovation

The Lunch & Learn series is an exciting collaboration by local innovators to share knowledge and insight. Each session will be packed with value, fun, and practical learning. ‘We want to stretch the innovation conversation across a broader part of the year and make it really accessible to the community. We want to ensure it adds value to...

17th July 2019

Taste Tauranga Tapas Trail - Tuesday

Turn Tuesday into a Tapas Trail of delight! Disrupt the hum drum of winter with an evening of sensational flavours, divine cocktails and a great night out with friends. Grab a ticket and some friends and join the Taste Tauranga Tuesday Tapas Trail! Four iconic restaurant bars, four stops, four sensations. Picture this… Arrive at...

6th August 2019

Events and Workshops

COMING IN AUGUST   THE BARREL ROOM Meet the Local Brewers Series 1 August - Funk Estate 8 August - Slab Brewing 15 August - Fitzpatrick's Brewing 22 August - Rocky Knob Brewing 29 August - Lumberjack Brewing Join The Barrel Room for weekly series of Meet the Brewer events during Taste Tauranga! They will introduce a different local Tauranga...

1st August 2019

Tapas Trails

TASTE TAURANGA TAPAS TRAIL Tuesday 6th and 20th August Turn Tuesday into a Tapas Trail of delight! Disrupt the hum drum of winter with an evening of sensational flavours, divine cocktails and a great night out with friends. Grab a ticket and some friends and join the Taste Tauranga Tuesday Tapas Trail! Four iconic restaurant bars, four stops, four sensations. Picture...

1st August 2019

Burger Competition

ON NOW!! Vote for your favourite burger in store and you will go in the draw to WIN $300 in Downtown Tauranga dining vouchers! You can vote at the restaurant, bar of cafe by filling in a voting form, or CLICK HERE to vote for your favourite burger online now!   BROOKLYN PATIO AND EATERY - THE BROOKLYN BURGER Stop by at lunchtime to feast upon The Brooklyn Burger! With buffalo...

1st August 2019

Specialty menus

COMING SOON   ALIMENTO EATERY Seared Winter Lamb A special dish of seared lamb rump with roasted winter vegetables, parsnip puree, red wine and plum jus. Served with a Red Wine to match the dish. $28 per person.   MACAU Tapas Thursday at Macau Lounge Buy a drink and get a tapa's tasting plate for just $5 per person. A small selection of Macau's...

1st August 2019

The Rock are judging the Taste Tauranga Burger Comp!

15 restaurants, 15 burgers, 1 supreme burger winner – who will it be? The Downtown Tauranga best burger competition has started as part of Taste Tauranga this month and Sam and Casey from The Rock have the…. very tough, job of judging the competition! They started last week at Oscar and Otto, taking to Instagram saying "Otto Eatery hitting...

9th August 2019

Taste Tauranga 2019
Indulge in food. Try new flavours. Sample new restaurants. Win. Our...
Student Hotspots
Welcoming students to the city centre! Enjoy these amazing deals below from our...
Goddards Shopping Centre
Linking Devonport Road and Grey Street enjoy browsing our stores for Fashion...
Tauranga Waterfront
Some of the greatest cities in the world have iconic waterfronts and we firmly...