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Exciting Upcoming Events in East Auckland for the Rest of 2024

As we move through 2024, East Auckland is gearing up to host a plethora of exciting events that promise to captivate residents and visitors alike. From cultural celebrations to music festivals and everything in between, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in this vibrant corner of the city. Whether you’re a foodie, an art enthusiast, or a music lover, East Auckland has you covered. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights coming your way for the rest of the year.

  1. Howick Village Winter Lights Festival (Date: July 15th) Kicking off the list is the much-anticipated Howick Winter Lights Festival. This annual event transforms the streets of Howick. Experience the Village after dark on this enchanting winter evening. Twinkling lights, paper lanterns and top food vendors.
  2. Pakuranga Night Market (Every Saturday Night) If you’re a foodie looking to tantalize your taste buds, look no further than the Pakuranga Night Market. Every Saturday night, food vendors from across Auckland gather to showcase a mouthwatering array of international cuisines. Whether you’re craving authentic Thai street food, traditional Indian curries, or gourmet burgers, you’re sure to find something to satisfy your cravings at this bustling market.
  3. Matariki, the Māori New Year, at various events across East Auckland. From cultural performances to art exhibitions and workshops, the Matariki Festival offers a diverse range of activities that honor Māori traditions and celebrate the renewal of life. Come together with the community to learn, share, and embrace the spirit of Matariki.
  4. Halloween: at the Howick historical Village: Spooktacular activities for all the family. Go directly to their website for more details.
  5. Botany Christmas Parade  Wrap up the year with the festive cheer of the Botany Christmas Parade. Join the community as they come together to celebrate the holiday season with a dazzling parade featuring colorful floats, marching bands, and of course, Santa Claus himself. It’s a joyous occasion for all ages, with plenty of entertainment and festive spirit to go around.

These are just a few of the exciting events happening in East Auckland for the rest of 2024. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun, cultural experiences, or gourmet delights, East Auckland has something to offer everyone. Be sure to mark your calendars and get ready to make some unforgettable memories in this dynamic and diverse region of the city.

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