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.

Wearable Art Trail in Downtown Tauranga

Downtown Tauranga is showcasing our creative sector in this visually dynamic exhibition trail and we hope you will come and marvel at the creations! The diversity of the artwork will inspire and wow you! 21 designers were selected and commissioned to create Christmas themed wearable art pieces to be displayed throughout our city centre...

28th November 2018

CBD NYE community celebration

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with family and friends. Enjoy the entertainment including a Mayor's BBQ, roving performers, live music and even a visit from Batman in his Batmobile. The night will be topped off with 9.30pm fireworks. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or a picnic and enjoy the celebration with the local community....

31st December 2018

Cultural Christmas at Our Place Tauranga

Join Our Place Tauranga and Tauranga's Christmas in the Park for a cultural celebration of our favourite time of year, Christmas. An all day event, that's free to the public. Everyone's welcome to head there to celebrate our rich culture during a special time of the year. With a line-up of talent and activations...

20th December 2018

Trivia Tuesdays

Crown and Badger Quiz nights are back!!! Call Crown and Badger to book your...

23rd January 2018

Vinyl Fair at Our Place

Come join us at Our Place Tauranga on Saturday and Sunday the 22nd and 23rd of December for a pre-christmas vinyl festival that'll have all you black wax lovers spinning with excitement ... pun intended.  We'll have vinyl dealers from around NZ bringing thousands of their LP's and 45s to sell as well as a curated...

22nd December 2018

GIANT ADVENT CALENDAR LOCATED IN RED SQUARE THIS CHRISTMAS

Make sure you visit the GIANT Advent calendar in Red Square in the city centre, Downtown Tauranga this December. Created to celebrate the creative people and some of the amazing organisations we have in our community the Advent Calendars doors are opened daily showcasing their work to the theme of Christmas. The 24 different window displays have been created by Mockingbird (in...

28th November 2018

Last Minute Christmas Gifts

There are just 6 sleeps in counting until the big man makes his way to Aotearoa! If you're stuck for ideas of what to get mum, your friends newborn, hubby, or workmates secret Santa gift....here are a few options that might just inspire you...   The Fresh Pine limited edition range at Home Etc on Devonport Road is the perfect scent for Christmas. See their full range of...

19th December 2018

Christmas Party on the Waterfront Celebrated Diversity

TRUSTPOWER CHRISTMAS PARTY ON THE WATERFRONT WITH CCS DISABILITY ACTION'S CELEBRATE US CONCERT On Sunday the 9th December we held the Trustpower Christmas party on the Tauranga waterfront. It was a fantastic day in the city centre, and the weather was almost too good, would you believe after the storm which forced us to cancel the parade on the 1st December!  Many of the Downtown...

14th December 2018

Artists in the Christmas Wearable Art Trail

Artists designs are coming alive on the mannequin 15th November 2018 21 designs were selected in the HeART of the City wearable art competition and the artists have been busy over the past 3 weeks creating their Christmas themed artwork to be displayed on mannequins across the city centre. We checked in with some of the artists this week to see how their artwork is coming along, with the...

15th November 2018

Trustpower Photographic Competition

The much anticipated Trustpower Photographic Competition is back and entries are NOW OPEN Be in to win $10,000 in cash prizes and the chance to have your image featured in NZ's largest outdoor photo exhibition! ABOUT THE COMPETITION The Trustpower Photographic Competition challenges amateur and professional photographers across New Zealand to share moments of beauty. This...

5th November 2018

Christmas in the City
Discover what's on in Tauranga city centreĀ for Christmas this year!...
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...