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.

The Phoenix Breast Cancer Breakfast

Get some friends together and join The Phoenix in supporting Breast Cancer Support Service Tauranga Trust while enjoying a beautifully prepared breakfast especially for the occasion. Enjoy a glass of champagne upon arrival, a choice of two breakfast options (The Breakfast Stack – potato rosti accompanied with egg, spinach, bacon, roasted...

28th May 2019

Look Fashion Event

We’re launching Look Fashion Month and the city centre winter Look Book at a very fashionable event at Clarence Hotel + Bistro and we hope you will join us! See what’s hot this season, hear from the women behind the brands, enjoy canapes and wine in a beautiful venue, get a first look at this year’s Look Book of city centre...

5th June 2019

TEDx Tauranga 2019

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxTauranga is a local, self-organised event that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks, video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. Head to the next event on Saturday 22 June 2019 at the Holy Trinity...

22nd June 2019

Mega World

Shown across all five exhibition spaces you'll experience contemporary illustration in its many form. From cartoons, comics and toys, to street-art, animations and contemporary art. Mega World Exhibitions: Anti-heroes: The Art of Conscious Cartoonists & Comic Book Creators - Ahsin Ahsin: Neon Utopia - Gary Baseman: Imaginary Friends -...

30th March 2019

Photographic History of Tauranga's National Jazz Festival

Photographs are lining The Strand as part of the photographic history of Tauranga's National Jazz Festival. The exhibition is open to view in time fore the 2019 National Jazz Festival and will be displayed until June 3 2019. The display allows people to view unseen photographs and charts the history of the Jazz Festival over the past 56...

18th April 2019

Shop to Win in Downtown Tauranga!

Shop or dine anywhere in Downtown Tauranga this June and July, fill in an entry form and you will go in the draw to WIN a $1,000 shopping spree!!  Make a purchase anywhere in our city centre. Yes that's right, anywhere! Be it a new pair of shoes, sushi for lunch, dinner out with friends, or that fabulous new hair cut. Simply fill in an entry form in store and you could be the...

1st June 2019

The Hop House is BACK

Hearing the words “The Hop House” may ring a bell for some people. This is because just two years ago it was one of Mount Maunganui’s most popular craft beer houses. Even The Lonely Planet awarded it their top pick in The Mount in 2017! Well, we have some great news for all those craft beer and great food lovers out there…. The Hop House is back! Owner...

10th May 2019

School Holiday Activities Downtown Tauranga

School Holiday activities in Downtown Tauranga There is still over a week left of the April school holidays and there is so much to do in Downtown Tauranga! Read on to discover crafty workshops, Easter egg hunts, learn how to create a balloon animal, Jazz Festival, pop up sales, live music, workshops at the Tauranga Art Gallery, clay, lego and mosaic making at the Tauranga City Library and...

18th April 2019

Lone Star Tauranga's grand prize winner!

When Lianne received a phone call from Lone Star in Auckland saying that she needed to get her passport ready because she had won the National American Fiesta Promotion, she immediately thought she was being pranked. “I didn’t believe them” she says, ‘I said to them, you must be kidding!” And who wouldn’t immediately think it was too good to be true! Lianne...

16th April 2019

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10th April 2019

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...
Wharf St Dining Precinct
Over 500 railway sleepers from the old Matapihi Railway bridge, over 80...