Auckland Anniversary Weekend

Auckland's Viaduct Harbour comes alive once again to celebrate the 2010 Auckland Anniversary Weekend (Jan 29th - Feb 1st). With plenty to see and do over the long weekend, including:
  • Music and live performances taking place as part of Auckland International Buskers Festival
  • Plenty going on at Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum
  • A fireworks display
  • The annual Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta
  • And the Auckland Seafood Festival.

As well as this, there are carnival rides for the kids, a South American-themed fiesta and dance party, and a fireworks display to round off the weekend.

Event Highlights

The Auckland Seafood Festival
Saturday, 30 January to Monday, 1 February 2010
Noon to 7pm daily
Halsey Street Wharf, Viaduct Harbour
General admission $15 (children 13 years and under free with accompanying adult)
Enjoy Auckland's only seafood festival, offering a huge range of local delicacies from more than 20 different stalls.
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Auckland International Buskers Festival
Friday, 29 January to Monday, 1 February 2010
Day shows noon to 6pm daily - plus night shows at various times
Vulcan Lane, Downtown, Princes Wharf, and Viaduct Harbour
FREE
An amazing and unique group of acrobats, jugglers, mimes, magicians, pavement artists, comedians and more will come together to create an energetic vibe in Auckland over the long weekend.
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St Jerome's Auckland Laneway Festival
1 February
Britomart Square, city centre
$99.75
The very first Laneway Festival in Auckland features a roll call of exciting and diverse iconic and up-and-coming indie bands, brought together for folks who love music. See St Jerome's Auckland Laneway Festival.
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Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta
Monday, 1 February 2010
from 9am
Free
Auckland's 170th Anniversary Day Regatta celebrates our maritime history and heritage on land and sea with a fleet of sail boats, classic yachts, vintage tugboats and tall ships, plus the fastest racers on the water, all competing for line honours in their respective classes.
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Ports of Auckland boat tours
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International Customs Day
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Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum
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