CHECK OUT WHERE TO DINE, GREAT SHOPPING AND WHAT’S NOT TO MISS DOWNTOWN TAURANGA!

Meet and support our hard working business owners and operators and Buy Local Buy Downtown Tauranga!  Plus find out what’s on in our city centre.  We’ve highlighted some key events below and for more events on now and coming up click here

Ceramic Gallery Workshops

Take part in one of the exciting Activate Vacant Spaces social workshops at the pop-up ceramic exhibition. These workshops are perfect for a beginner, someone returning to clay or people looking for a fun night out with a difference!​ During the 2 hour sessions, you can expect to make something and underglaze it so that the finished item...

1st November 2020

Tauranga Moana Pride Picnic 2021

'Be yourself - everyone else is taken". Come on down to The Waterfront in Tauranga and be part of the celebration of diversity. The Tauranga Moana Pride Picnic is all about celebrating who we are - and everyone who wants to celebrate with us is welcome. So bring your picnic and your whanau and be part of the festival atmosphere of the...

7th March 2021

Auto Extravaganza 2021

A car, truck & bike show like none before Saturday 27 February: Swap Meet 0830 culminating with an 11:00 Cruiz to Mount Maunganui via Greerton. Sunday 28 February: Park up 08:00 to 09:00 Open to the public from 10:00 - 2:00 Food, Drinks and fun for the kids. Spectator Entry is a Gold Coin per person Exhibitors $5 per...

27th February 2021

Russell Howard

Following the record-breaking success of his 2017 tour Round The World and hot on the heels of his critically-acclaimed hit Sky One show The Russell Howard Hour, and his global smash Netflix special Recalibrate, Russell is back on stage where he belongs, making sense of a world that’s spinning out of...

31st January 2021

Tasters Series V2, Tauranga, Excelso Coffee Roasters

Want to taste some delicious coffee? Want to win the coffee you've tasted? Want a fun night with the community? About this Event After a successful first Tasters Series, the NZSCA is continuing to celebrate our community and promoting specialty coffee with the next ‘Another Tasty Brown Stuff Event’ series. In the second...

15th February 2021

Ceramics Gallery and Workshops

Open Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 3pm until January 31st FORMER GLASSONS SITE DEVONPORT ROAD This incredible exhibition showcases our creative ceramic community with featured works by some of our most respected and celebrated artists and emerging potters too. On display works by John Parker, Duncan Shearer, Fiona Tunnicliffe, Diane Parker, Ian Drury, Bev McKenzie, Janet...

20th November 2020

Outdoor Dining Gazebos

This summer, we will temporarily transform Masonic Park, through placemaking, into a themed outdoor dining/community building environment that encourages interaction and creates a more livable and inviting space.  An energized, vibrant and visually inviting space that draws people in to meet, talk, socialize and relax. Coming in December... ...

2nd November 2020

Laneway Creative Installation

Have you been down to check out Downtown Tauranga’s latest mural? Created by artist Sam Allen this amazing underwater creation is located in the laneway that links Grey Street to the Spring Street Carparking building… Check out this impressive mural in person and make sure you get some cool selfies!   Check out more of Sam Allen's...

2nd November 2020

Best Falafel in the City!

BUY LOCAL. BUY TAURANGA. Meet one of our brave locals If you’re taking a walk down Grey Street in Downtown Tauranga, considering your lunch options, you might not think that one of our city’s most popular, utterly delicious lunch spots is tucked down a small alleyway. Falafel Metro is well worth the find, and walking down the alleyway, it’s clear to see many...

19th June 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

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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Durham Street

In 2019 we welcomed the new University of Waikato campus with students and...

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