Auckland events are as varied as the races of people who live in the city. Among the events which have gained momentum are cultural festivals and large scale sporting events and international music stars performed in the city.
The ASB tennis classic and Heineken Open Tennis Tournament are professional tournaments which attract some of the world’s prominent tennis players playing prior to the Australian Open. The Auckland Chinese New Year Dragon Festival is a spectacular event featuring boats built and raced enthusiastically in the traditional style.
Carols by Candlelight gathers together all ages and nationalities in a popular gathering to celebrate the spirit of Christmas. The Panasonic People’s Triathlon showcases the enjoyment of exercising in the beautiful Auckland climate, and embraces the spirit of young and old.
The New Zealand Herald Christmas Carnival is a highlight of Auckland public’s social calendar.
International music stars Alicia Keys and Kayne West preform in Auckland City. Large scale sporting events such as major league soccer are among the large scale events Auckland City attracts.
The Lindauer Twilight Summer Series features six fast paced horse races which attract large crowds each year