22 Jun to 31 Jul
'Midnight Sun, 2022' is a spectacular, immersive artwork by New Zealand artist Sara Hughes which will bring new life to Tauranga’s Willow Street bus shelter from June 2022.
19 Nov to 08 Apr
The summer of speedway continues with the CB Caravans and RV Centre North Island Sprintcar Championships! This promises to be a huge night of Speedway racing action - Tickets available at the gate and online.
20 Nov to 08 Apr
Ditch the car and catch the ferry between the Mount and Tauranga
01 Jan to 02 Apr
What they say is true, a Sunday well spent really does bring a week of content.
18 Feb to 18 Nov
German songs and story for kids 3-12, families are welcome!
19 Feb to 30 Apr
Brain Watkins House Museum (est. 1881) on the corner of Elizabeth Street and Cameron Road is open from 2pm - 4pm every Sunday.
01 Mar to 31 Mar
Drop by your local library and have a go at our multicultural quiz. By completing the quiz, you’ll go in the draw to win one of four $20 Whitcoulls vouchers!
04 Mar to 27 Mar
Join Shepherd Teepa (Nō Tūhoe me Tauranga Moana) and check out some mahi tā moko first hand.
16 Mar to 01 Apr
Welcome to the Hardcase Hotel: the last resort luxury hotel for the wild, weird and wacky rich!
17 Mar to 10 Apr
In the aftermath of the terrible floods in Hawkes Bay, the Incubator are hosting a fundraiser art exhibition to raise money to help their Arts Community.
17 Mar to 10 Apr
Seven students from the first wheel workshop in the newly opened Creative Campus invite you to view this intimate Exhibition of their work.
18 Mar to 15 Apr
A exhibition of portraits alongside inspiring and encouraging stories of how local people found their way out of perinatal depression.
24 Mar to 02 Apr
Get ready for a jam-packed schedule of mouthwatering events!
24 Mar to 02 Apr
Karena and Kasey Bird, Aotearoa culinary superstars will take you on a multi-sensory journey of flavours, aromas, sound and more.
25 Mar to 26 Mar
Experience the incredible! Aotearoa's biggest convention
Superheroes, it's time to suit up - patients with life-limiting illnesses need us!
25 Mar to 01 Apr
Decorate one of our eggs however you like and be in to win a special Easter prize
Enjoy a lovingly-crafted morning tea with artisan flavours from local Farmers' Market producers.
Learn how to build a Worm Farm or operate a Bokashi Bin.
NZ’s premium food, wine and music festival is back at Wharepai Domain
A three hour lunch with traditional recipes and plenty of wine!
Enjoy a three-course menu designed by Executive Chef Rob Forsman, along with spectacular views!
29 Mar to 31 Mar
The Prophet by Hone Kouka
Discover some of the best eateries in Tauranga's city centre at this curated progressive dining experience.
Learn about modern cloth nappies and that they're far easier to incorporate into a modern lifestyle than you might think!
Come along and learn how to become part of the solution to our world waste crisis.
Under the Influence – a monthly art workshop series featuring local artists and their unique creativity!
01 Apr to 10 Apr
The Port of Tauranga 60th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter
The Lexus Urban Polo is more than just polo! It’s an unforgettable day of sport, music, fashion and food, making it the event of the summer.
01 Apr to 05 Apr
A modern window into the life, times and music of the musical legend Nat King Cole
Pay What You Want (trust based, consumer set pricing) entry model – an amazing NZ First! Half Marathon, 15km, 10km, 5km and Matua Mile.
Expect good food, good conversation and great insight into the menu at Sugo Flavours of Plenty Lunch.
Enjoy live music, fresh fungi display, cocktails and a mushroom inspired lunch at Picnicka.
03 Apr to 12 Apr
An Easter Egg Hunt in Greerton Village
04 Apr to 06 Apr
Wright Family Foundation 45th National Youth Jazz Competition. Showcasing the very best emerging jazz players from secondary schools from all over New Zealand.
The Jac is back! Contemporary original jazz from the best in the business.
RODGER Plays RODGER
The Rodger Fox Big Band 50th Anniversary!!
Meet the Easter Bunny in Greerton Village
The New Caledonia are back
Shirazz and Scott Harrison Present: Piping Hot Dixie
Our very own New Orleans!
Modern/contemporary jazz influenced by all music traditions, art and life experiences.
07 Apr to 09 Apr
After a day at the festival, relax to a fantastic jam session at the Jazz Cafe and VIP bar.
Polish born pianist and rising star in the jazz scene
A beautiful marriage of Te Reo, Taonga Puoro and Jazz
Celebrating the best of BOP jazz across the decades
The best way to spend your Easter weekend in 2023!
08 Apr to 09 Apr
City comes alive with jazz!
Shining the light on local talent
Blue Train Reunion - revisiting the funk!
Blues drenched jazz, expect atmosphere and real emotion.
Soul and grooves meets Galactic Funk
Dance and Dine with Tauranga Big Band
Soak up the sounds at Mount Mainstreet!
11 Apr to 12 Apr
The Sunny Side Up Children's Film Festival is an amazing event that offers a fun-filled selection of movies, games, and prizes for children. With a new lineup of fantastic movies each year, the festival promises an unforgettable experience for families.
11 Apr to 21 Apr
Keep the kids busy this school holidays with an array of exciting events
Join in on the fun of The Incubator school holiday programme and come along to the screening of the animated classic Bee Movie, at the Village Community Cinema!
Christopher Everest presents an evening of solo classical guitar. Classics from the traditional repertoire along with some fun favourites from NZ and afar!
14 Apr to 29 Apr
Murder and chaos are pitted against love and virtue in this sweeping gothic musical.
A free afternoon celebrating some of the Bays' fine young musical talent.
Not your normal running event. It's like nothing you've ever experienced. Put on your bright colours and run the night!
The songs are perfect for the summer, as sunshine comes pouring out of every note
ID Dance Studios presents Tinker Belle
Scavenger hunt, map reading and puzzle solving by bike as you explore the trails of Kopurererua Valley.
Think scavenger hunt, map reading and puzzle solving by bike as you explore the trails of Kopurererua Valley.
Roots guitar music is rarely as evocative as on Tom Rodwell’s Wood & Waste, an album that moves easily between minimalist rock structures and improvisatory, darkly sensual grooves
Come along to The Village Cinema and enjoy our school holiday programming, with something on offer for everyone!
Pioneers of the New Zealand entertainment industry, Stewart and Tricia Macpherson, will celebrate 50 golden years in “showbiz” in 2023 and to mark this amazing milestone, they will present a showstopping journey through their greatest musical triumphs
Best-selling author, musician and performer Deano Yipadee, aka ‘Nee Naw Man’, will have your child in stitches.
6th Stop of the Tour.....Tauranga, The Jam Factory. Retro Rock band and Jennifer K Austin
21 Apr to 29 Apr
Baycourt Community and Arts Centre is set to celebrate its 40th anniversary from 21-29 April with a range of artistic and performance events.
B40: Gala Concert
21 Apr to 29 Apr
B40: X-hibition. Presented in collaboration with The Incubator Creative Hub.
Tauranga based psychedelic post-punk solo artist, We Will Ride Fast, is a musical output of singer/multi-instrumentalist, Kyle Sattler (Frayden, Seedy Burners, The Bennies).
22 Apr to 23 Apr
Forest Song & Don Quixote Grand Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine
The Ten Tenors are celebrating the act's 20th anniversary touring New Zealand with the shows centered around their ‘Greatest Hits.’
To celebrate 40 years of the classic album Prayers Be Answered, Dance Exponents are reforming for their first shows in 36 years!
27 Apr to 29 Apr
Tuatara Collective in collaboration with Ahipoutu Collective present He Toi Kupu - Uhi Tai.
Come along and learn about why we waste food and how to stop it.
Matias Ceballos is a NZ-based composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, originally from the South of Chile. His original music work is largely influenced by the roots of the native culture and the traditions of Latin America.
B40: Whānau Day
Experience New Zealand's Hottest Obstacle Course Race
The Trail walk and run event with a kiwi twist!
Come and test your knowledge at Oropi Playgroups Annual Fundraising Quiz Night.
05 May to 07 May
Tauranga Girls’ & Boys’ Colleges are proud to present The Addams Family.
Matt Joe Gow and Kerryn Fields are charismatic storytellers and bonafide masters of their style of Alt-Country/Americana Music
Ring making workshop to celebrate Mother’s Day this year.
The revolutionary bucket drumming programme taking the world by storm
12 May to 14 May
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra 2023
NZSO Concert Series
Three teams of College students face off against three teams of Adults which include Politicians, Local Celebrities and Local Professionals.
NZSO concert weekend
The multi-award-winning comedian and self-proclaimed people's princess of New Zealand, CHRIS PARKER, is back with a brand new show LOTS OF LOVE, after completely selling out his 2022 tour ‘The Best of Chris Parker’.
23 May to 27 May
Nickelodeon The Spongebob Musical
Two epic new cover bands take to the Jam Factory to show-case their talents.
Meet wonderful wedding vendors who can help you create the most amazing day of your life
Whitney Houston’s musical legacy is brought to life in 'The Greatest Love of All', critically acclaimed tribute concert starring the breath-taking vocals of Belinda Davids (Britain’s Got Talent)
31 May to 01 Jun
Presented by ACG & Oxford Performing Arts
Learn about modern cloth nappies and that they are far easier to incorporate into a modern lifestyle than you might think!
09 Jun to 17 Jun
stage right trust presents
Guy Montgomery used to be a little boy and now he's a 34-year-old man. The world is a crazy place and he would like to tell you about it through the medium of stand up comedy.
Join us for a morning of learning and networking with best-selling author and global resilience expert Dr. Lucy Hone
The Long Road Home Tour
The Creedence Clearwater Collective brings to the stage a six piece band – with a guest Saxophonist and a vocalist that emulates John Fogerty’s distinct vocals – to capture the unique CCR sound.
Glow in the dark puppetry
Chamber Music New Zealand presents the Sonoro Quartet, with special guest Tony Chen Lin.
So you’re tough, but are you tough enough to take on the Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge?
Piaf: The Legend Tour 2023
18 Aug to 20 Aug
Produced by Indian Ink
Join us on Saturday the 26 of August as we run the streets of Mount Maunganui. With a 21km, 10km or 5km option.
Rockaria - The ELO Experience is a show that delivers a captivating live concert recreating the unforgettable sound of Jeff Lynne’s The Electric Light Orchestra.
02 Sep to 08 Sep
The Zespri AIMS Games is one of Australasia’s largest junior sporting events, held annually in Tauranga Moana.
21 Sep to 07 Oct
Tauranga Musical Theatre proudly presents Matilda - The Musical! The story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.
The Ultimate Drag Show
Elton John vs. Billy Joel NZ Tribute
Direct from Australia, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand! Be immersed in the spectacle, grandeur and extravagance of Queen and Freddie Mercury. Big sound, big screens, crazy lighting and outlandish costumes… the REAL ROCK EXPERIENCE!
A Tribute to Neil Diamond