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It's on in our City Centre

It’s on in our city centre with a calendar full of events for the whole whānau to enjoy. Head along to Pocket Sized Play every Saturday, check out the monthly Little Big Markets or watch a show at Baycourt. The events are continuously updated so keep an eye on what's coming up and don't miss out all all the fun to be had in our city centre!

02 Apr
to
17 Dec
2024
Iti Pounamu - Toddler Time | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
02 April to 17 December

Songs, stories and fun for under 5’s.  Read more

02 Apr
to
17 Dec
2024
Digital drop-in | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
02 April to 17 December

Learning at the library has never been easier! We offer 20 minutes of free one-on-one digital assistance with one of our tech experts in your local library every week.   Read more

17 Apr
to
18 Dec
2024
Tauranga Book Chat | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
17 April to 18 December

Discover new parts of your library with monthly themes while enjoying the company of our friendly group.  Read more

29 Apr
to
01 Jul
2024
Kawhe Whawhe
29 April to 01 July

Nau kake mai, nau haere mai ki te Kawhe-whawhe! Come along and practice your reo Māori skills, no matter your level   Read more

10 Jun
to
30 Jun
2024
matARiki Sculpture Trail
10 June to 30 June

A family friendly Matariki themed exhibition event that uses Augmented Reality   Read more

11 Jun
to
10 Dec
2024
Genealogy at the library | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
11 June to 10 December

Need help with your genealogy research? We can help  Read more

12 Jun
to
26 Jun
2024
Crafting Your Story: Teen Writing Workshop
12 June to 26 June

Learn how to craft your ideas in this exciting two-part writing workshop  Read more

14 Jun
to
01 Jul
2024
Mānawatia a Matariki - Matariki Star Trail
14 June to 01 July

Find the Matariki whetū (stars) in Downtown Tauranga!  Read more

15 Jun
to
22 Jun
2024
Cats the Musical
15 June to 22 June

Let the Memory live on! This June, the record-breaking, award-winning musical - CATS returns the Baycourt stage for a limited season.  Read more

20Jun
2024
Ladies Night
20 June

This is the ultimate wholesome girl's night out- dessert, prosecco and self-care!  Read more

22Jun
2024
Pocket Sized Play - Raranga weaving I Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
22 June

We're celebrating Matariki this week with a Raranga (weaving) workshop.  Read more

22Jun
2024
Concert Storytime with Opus Orchestra | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
22 June

Enjoy the magic of a storytime enhanced by live orchestral music.   Read more

26 Jun
to
27 Jun
2024
Mauao Always Beside You
26 June to 27 June

MAUAO is a devised theatre spectacular to celebrate Matariki and create new legends, featuring waiata, dance, haka and drama (monologue and poetry). Featuring a large cast of rangatahi, this will be the most epic Mount Maunganui College production ever.   Read more

27Jun
2024
Ngā Tohu Toi 2024
27 June

Let's celebrate and honour Māori individuals shaping our regional identity, reaching beyond our borders, and in some cases, making a local, national and/or international impact.  Read more

28Jun
2024
Lunchtime Art Demo
28 June

Come and have a go at our free interactive ART demos with live music, at lunchtime; 12-2pm.  Read more

29Jun
2024
Pocket Sized Play - Noho & toi I Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
29 June

Join us for a Matariki themed noho and toi (sit and paint) session.  Read more

29Jun
2024
Young@Heart2: Renewal
29 June

Join Bay of Plenty Symphonia and Youth Philharmonic Tauranga in a journey through classical music inspired by far-flung cultures, places, and times!  Read more

30Jun
2024
The Stars
30 June

Join Ballet.Culture in a celebration of the stories and the meaning behind this special cluster of stars, from cultures all around the world.  Read more

01Jul
2024
Tauranga Public Lecture
01 July

This lecture reports on a project that put children’s experiences of the performing arts centre stage at Baycourt Community and Arts Centre.  Read more

03Jul
2024
Nurse Georgie Carroll: Sista Flo 2.0
03 July

As seen on Britain’s Got Talent 2023, winner of ‘Best Comedy Show' at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and following a sell-out Australian and UK tour, don’t miss Nurse Georgie Carroll as she brings her hit show to Baycourt!  Read more

05Jul
2024
Caribbean Nights
05 July

A Flavourful Feast Fundraiser   Read more

06Jul
2024
Lunchtime Art Demo
06 July

Come and have a go at our free interactive ART demos with live music, at lunchtime; 12-2pm.  Read more

06 Jul
to
25 Jan
2025
City Night Markets
06 July to 25 January

Eat. Play. Shop. Repeat - Every Saturday at Tauranga's only undercover carpark markets! The best range of food vendors, stalls, live music and free fun in the heart of the city  Read more

15Jul
2024
Badjelly the Witch Glow Show
15 July

Badjelly the Witch, the much-loved, utterly loony Spike Milligan classic, is this year’s Glow Show! This utterly original mash-up of science, puppetry and music is a glorious experience for children 7 years and up!   Read more

19Jul
2024
Magic Men 2024
19 July

Australia's most anticipated men are heating up our city with Magic Men - Feel The Magic, showcasing their most talented men in a heart-stopping live performance.  Read more

20Jul
2024
Tauranga Youth Chamber Ensemble
20 July

The Tauranga Youth Chamber Ensemble is a talented bunch of young violinists from Ahlers Violin Studio and cellists from Therèse Ahlers Music Studio in Tauranga.  Read more

21Jul
2024
Sylvia Jiang
21 July

For her debut national tour as a soloist, Sylvia has built a programme around the theme of ‘home’— both to her personally and as a broader concept.  Read more

22Jul
2024
The World of Musicals in Concert
22 July

The World of Musicals in Concert Returns to Tauranga in 2024 featuring an all new show. From the best of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Les Misérables’ to ‘Guys & Dolls’ and ‘South Pacific’ and many, many more classics!  Read more

24Jul
2024
A Taste of Ireland
24 July

Hot off its Off-Broadway premiere, ‘A Taste of Ireland: The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ is coming to Baycourt. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with a production that is Celtic, for this generation.  Read more

26 Jul
to
28 Jul
2024
Prima Facie
26 July to 28 July

Acclaimed Oliver and Tony award-winning play, Suzie Miller's Prima Facie is an unforgettable story and one-woman tour de force that has the power to question the structure of the legal system  Read more

26Jul
2024
Creedence Clearwater Collective
26 July

Enjoy a night of Creedence Clearwater Revival and John Fogerty, celebrating one of the worlds most iconic bands.  Read more

27Jul
2024
Karohirohi
27 July

Step into a world where whimsy and classical grace collide in our dynamic concert lineup. Albert Schnelzer's "A Freak in Burbank" blends Tim Burton's quirkiness with Haydn's ingenuity, offering a thrilling opener.  Read more

15Aug
2024
Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time
15 August

From the quote attributed to Mark Twain, humour is defined as Tragedy Plus Time. Come and join Ed Byrne as he tests that formula by mining the most tragic event in his life for laughs.  Read more

11 Sep
to
28 Sep
2024
Les Misérables
11 September to 28 September

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of adversity, broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.   Read more

03Oct
2024
Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
03 October

Come along to hear our very own local artist, Margaret Harper, play a selection of enchanting music and song.  Read more

05Oct
2024
Pink High Tea with Austin Powers
05 October

Cloe’s Creationz is curating a pink fundraiser high tea show with actor Gary Brown as Austin Powers at The Cargo Shed Tauranga.  Read more

19Oct
2024
The Ultimate Drag Show
19 October

Get ready to sashay, shante, and slay with the most fabulous drag performers from coast to coast! The Ultimate Drag Show is hitting the road, bringing you an unforgettable extravaganza of glitz, glamour, and jaw-dropping performances!  Read more

23Oct
2024
The Bee Gees Night Fever
23 October

A rollicking fun night for Bee Gees fans and anyone who appreciates a good tune. Expect all the disco dancefloor-fillers, smooth 70s ballads and 60s Pop standards you know and love!  Read more

10Nov
2024
Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA
10 November

Far from being ‘just another cover band’, Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA is a full-scale concert production featuring more than two hours of fun, energetic musical performances that all dancing ABBA fans can handle  Read more

24Nov
2024
Urzila Carlson: Just Jokes
24 November

A deadset fan favourite (quite literally), Urzila is a household name in Australia and New Zealand and her latest show Just Jokes will not disappoint!   Read more