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Top Picks

27Nov
2021
Oempa Festival 2021
27 November

An Authentic South African & Multicultural Family Funday Experience   Read more

27Nov
2021
Mount Maunganui Half Marathon
27 November

Take in the best of Mount Maunganui with a weekend full of entertaining options and highlights of the region.  Read more

22Jan
2022
Hot Spring Spas T20 Tauranga Black Clash in association with Heartland
22 January

The Hot Spring Spas T20 Tauranga Black Clash in association with Heartland pits New Zealand’s biggest stars of rugby and cricket against each other in a high-intensity, hugely fun T20 cricket match. Don't miss the best sporting event this summer!  Read more

04 Mar
to
18 Mar
2022
ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2022
04 March to 18 March

The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 is coming to Aotearoa for 31 incredible matches across 31 action-packed days and you can be there for all the world-class action.  Read more

Upcoming Events

19 Jun
to
20 Nov
2021
Historic Village Wellbeing Market
19 June to 20 November

Tauranga's fantastic monthly wellbeing market, wonderful stalls, Holistic practitioners, natural health products, massage, crystals, candles, herbs, smudge sticks, Aura-Soma & more....  Read more

03 Aug
to
21 Dec
2021
Cinemate Film Club
03 August to 21 December

Free movie screening of award winners or classics with a cuppa!  Read more

28 Sep
to
26 Oct
2021
Fundamentals of Painting - September
28 September to 26 October

This course will be based on traditional painting techniques with some contemporary approaches  Read more

21 Oct
to
21 Dec
2021
Te Manawataki o Mauao
21 October to 21 December

Experience the rhythmic pulse of Mauao.  Read more


21 Oct
to
31 Oct
2021
Tauranga Arts Festival 2021
21 October to 31 October

AROHA MAI & SORRY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED  Read more

28Oct
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
28 October

Reading, fun, games and much more for 5-11 year old's.  Read more

28Oct
2021
Paint and Wine Night-The Scream-Paintvine
28 October

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other, now let’s paint a masterpiece!  Read more

29Oct
2021
Bay of Plenty Home Show
29 October

AROHA MAI & SORRY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED  Read more


29Oct
2021
Tauranga Night Market
29 October

No Body cooks on Friday  Read more

30Oct
2021
Tauranga 10Up! Dragonboat Regatta
30 October

A fun event bring people of the community together through active recreation!  Read more

30Oct
2021
Rising Stars 2021
30 October

Bay of Plenty Symphonia presents its 7th biennial Rising Stars finals concert featuring young musicians aged from 12-18 years.  Read more

31Oct
2021
Powerco Pedal & Pump Papamoa - Ride, find & WIN Halloween 2021
31 October

Win1 of 4 brand new kids bikes, wicked prizes for best dressed and heaps of epic prizes!   Read more


02Nov
2021
Watercolour and Wine-Summer Fruit-Paintvine
02 November

Turn wine into watercolour! Take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other, and let’s paint a watercolour masterpiece!  Read more

04 Nov
to
02 Dec
2021
Simple Sewing - Learning the Basics
04 November to 02 December

Gain confidence with easy cures for common sewing machine troubles.   Read more

06 Nov
to
07 Nov
2021
Wish You Were Here
06 November to 07 November

Wish You Were Here will take you on a journey to places throughout the world, and though travel is limited, they will bring it all to you on stage.  Read more

06Nov
2021
Tauranga Diwali Festival
06 November

Glitter, sparkle, music, love, light, rejoice - light your bright and prosperous future with the lights on the Diwali day!   Read more


06Nov
2021
The Bays' First MS Gala
06 November

Enjoy an evening full of fantastic entertainment and insight with locals and legends!  Read more

09 Nov
to
07 Dec
2021
Fundamentals of Painting - November
09 November to 07 December

This course will be based on traditional painting techniques with some contemporary approaches  Read more

11Nov
2021
IYSFF NZ National Awards Final 2021
11 November

CEREMONY NOW TAKING PLACE ONLINE. Get ready for a cracking night of cinema at the IYSFF NZ National Awards Final 2021. This year's top 15 films and filmmakers will be celebrated.  Read more

11Nov
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
11 November

Reading, fun, games and much more for 5-11 year old's.  Read more


11Nov
2021
Paint and Wine Night-Bob Ross Snowy Mountain-Paintvine
11 November

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other, now let’s paint a masterpiece!  Read more

12Nov
2021
Tauranga Business Awards 2021
12 November

Celebrating & recognising the brilliance of local business  Read more

14Nov
2021
GENX/Marra Tinman Triathlon
14 November

The Tinman Triathlon is proudly bought to you by GENX Homes & Marra Construction. The race has a distance for everyone.  Read more

14 Nov
to
03 Apr
2022
Sol Markets
14 November to 03 April

Sol Markets is a new sustainability-themed market coming to the Bay of Plenty this summer, aimed at giving people access to more sustainable options when shopping.   Read more


15 Nov
to
19 Nov
2021
Tauranga Primary Schools Music Festival 2021
15 November to 19 November

The Tauranga Primary Schools Music Festival 2021 brings together 35 choirs over five nights from local priomary/intermediate schools embracing this year's theme "Songs From Aotearoa".   Read more

20Nov
2021
New Zealand String Quartet 2021 National Tour
20 November

The New Zealand String Quartet returns to Tauranga to perform its 2021 National Tour. Immerse yourself in astounding beauty, inspire the senses, and fire your curiosity through four centuries of enlightening string quartet music.  Read more

20 Nov
to
21 Nov
2021
Bethlehem Brick Show
20 November to 21 November

Tauranga's Biggest Brick Show  Read more

21Nov
2021
Northern Lights
21 November

BOP Symphonia winds up the year with some musical highlights representing the cool Northern European landscape and its patriotic composers Smetana, Sibelius, Wagner and Shostakovich.  Read more


22 Nov
to
23 Nov
2021
The Bee Gees Night Fever
22 November to 23 November

Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dance floor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever!  Read more

25Nov
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
25 November

Reading, fun, games and much more for 5-11 year old's  Read more

25Nov
2021
Paint and Wine Night - Fruit Still Life - Paintvine
25 November

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other, now let’s paint a masterpiece!  Read more

27Nov
2021
Oempa Festival 2021
27 November

An Authentic South African & Multicultural Family Funday Experience   Read more


27Nov
2021
Mount Maunganui Half Marathon
27 November

Take in the best of Mount Maunganui with a weekend full of entertaining options and highlights of the region.  Read more

30Nov
2021
The Big Bike Film Night 'Feature Series' THE OLD WORLD - Tauranga
30 November

Get your pedal ON!! The Old World features some of Europe's wildest riding- 15 athletes, 8 disciplines, 7 countries and 100% European!   Read more

30Nov
2021
Watercolour and Wine-Northern Lights-Paintvine
30 November

Turn wine into watercolour! Take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other, and let’s paint a watercolour masterpiece!  Read more

04Dec
2021
Dancing for Life Education in partnership with the Wright Family Foundation
04 December

Get dressed up and ready for a night to remember as 10 local couples hit the dance floor to fundraise for Life Education Trust!  Read more


12Dec
2021
Hotel California The Eagles Experience
12 December

Check-in to Hotel California The Eagles Experience – the captivating live concert and stage show saluting the extraordinary talent and timeless catalogue of The Eagles.   Read more

27Dec
2021
EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon
27 December

Set against the beautiful backdrop of Mount Maunganui & the surf beach of the mount, the iconic Eves surf breaker triathlon returns for the 37th year.  Read more

22 Jan
to
23 Jan
2022
New Zealand Beach Tour - Bay of Plenty 5-Star Event
22 January to 23 January

The New Zealand Beach Tour showcases some of New Zealand's top beach volleyball athletes competing at the home of NZ beach volleyball, Mt Maunganui Beach!  Read more

22Jan
2022
Hot Spring Spas T20 Tauranga Black Clash in association with Heartland
22 January

The Hot Spring Spas T20 Tauranga Black Clash in association with Heartland pits New Zealand’s biggest stars of rugby and cricket against each other in a high-intensity, hugely fun T20 cricket match. Don't miss the best sporting event this summer!  Read more


04 Feb
to
19 Feb
2022
Les Misérables
04 February to 19 February

THE MUSICAL PHENOMENON RETURNS IN 2021! 26 years after first bringing Les Misérables to Baycourt, Tauranga Musical Theatre is thrilled to present a brand new, reimagined production of Les Misérables.  Read more

20Feb
2022
Generation Homes Womens Triathlon
20 February

The Generation Homes Women’s Triathlon is an entry level Women’s only event that encourages participation of Women from 11 years of age & at any level of fitness and ability.  Read more

20Feb
2022
Mount Maunganui Weet-Bix™ Kids TRYathlon 2022
20 February

Join us for our 30th Year of the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon!  Read more

25Feb
2022
Urzila Carlson - It's Personal
25 February

This is a show about keeping your cards close to your chest but walking around naked. Can we have it all? Yes, but also bloody no but also it’s none of your business because IT’S PERSONAL.  Read more


26Feb
2022
Folk Sessions
26 February

A showcase of some of NZ's most talented songwriters. Avalanche City, Holly Arrowsmith, Luke Thompson, Hans Kraenzlin, and Joseph & Maia come together for the first Folk Sessions at Baycourt for an unforgettable night of music.  Read more

27Feb
2022
Drag Up Your Life
27 February

Get ready for a drag production full of incredible lip sync performances, stunts and tricks that’ll blow your wig right off! This is a one night drag experience you do not want to miss!  Read more

04 Mar
to
18 Mar
2022
ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2022
04 March to 18 March

The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 is coming to Aotearoa for 31 incredible matches across 31 action-packed days and you can be there for all the world-class action.  Read more

11 Mar
to
12 Mar
2022
Postmodern Jukebox - The Grand Reopening
11 March to 12 March

Postmodern Jukebox makes its grand return! The famed time-twisting musical collective that puts pop music in a time-machine will bring The Grand Reopening Tour to Tauranga in March 2022.  Read more


13Mar
2022
Divas & Diamonds
13 March

Glyn Tucker and Barbie Davidson take you on a magic carpet ride, recalling the classic pop songs of the 60s through to the 80s. Featuring special guest, guitar legend Gray Bartlett.  Read more

13Mar
2022
Marra Sprint Triathlon
13 March

Set against the beautiful backdrop of Mount Maunganui, the marra sprint triathlon returns for the 35th year  Read more

19 Mar
to
20 Mar
2022
Tauranga Go Green Expo 2022
19 March to 20 March

New Zealand’s Largest Green Living & Sustainable Lifestyle Show!  Read more

02Apr
2022
Generation Homes The Mount Swim
02 April

Swim around Leisure and Rabbit Islands in April 2022  Read more


02May
2022
Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C. Tour
02 May

The outrageously funny KEVIN BLOODY WILSON returns with another dose of his fair-dinkum Aussie humour. F.U.P.C spotlights Political Correctness for what it is and how Kev sees it – a big giggle crafted in song. Supported by Jenny Talia. R18.  Read more

04May
2022
Friends! The Musical Parody
04 May

So no one told you life was gonna be this way, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons one of TV’s all-time greatest shows in the hit New York and Las Vegas show Friends! The Musical Parody.  Read more

09Jun
2022
Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live!
09 June

Tom Sainsbury is hitting the road with his brand new show SNAPCHAT DUDE LIVE! and no stone will be unturned in his quest to poke fun at New Zillunders.  Read more

10Jun
2022
Leaving Jackson
10 June

Take a step back in time to when country music told a true story of life, love and heartache. LEAVING JACKSON The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show will have you singing, laughing and crying for more.  Read more


16Jun
2022
World of Musicals
16 June

World of Musicals brings the very best, colourful, inspiring and memorable musical classics to life, all performed by an internationally star-studded cast presenting the audience with nightly entertainment at the highest level.  Read more

19Jul
2022
Wonderland Glow Show
19 July

WONDERLAND GLOW SHOW, a ‘kiwified’ interpretation of the classic ‘Alice in Wonderland’ tale for tamariki, educators and whanau! Let your imagination soar as you are transported by the magic of giant scale glow-in-the-dark puppetry.  Read more

06Aug
2022
Piaf: The Legend
06 August

International singer Mandy Meadows presents Piaf: The Legend, a celebration and reflection of Edith Piaf’s extraordinary view on love and tragedy.   Read more

27Aug
2022
The Boss: Bruce Springsteen Tribute
27 August

THE BOSS is a full production, kick-ass compliment of nine passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. A 3 hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA' album.  Read more


24 Sep
to
25 Sep
2022
Bay of Plenty Baby Expo
24 September to 25 September

Discover all you need to know for you, your pregnancy or young child.  Read more

20 Oct
to
21 Oct
2022
Tutus on Tour
20 October to 21 October

A carefully curated programme of works, from beloved classical favourites to recent works that have claimed a rightful place on the international stage.  Read more

16Dec
2022
A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland
16 December

Watch two star-crossed lovers twirl beneath the mistletoe as award-winning Irish musicians complement the world’s best Irish Dancers to deliver an exciting mix of traditional tunes, heartfelt ballads, carols and red-hot rhythms.  Read more