Events coming up in Takapuna this summer!

Happy Chinese New Year in Takapuna
Saturday 10 February, 9am – 8pm

Waiwharariki Anzac Square & Takapuna Beach Reserve – FREE
Celebrate the Chinese New Year, and the Year of the Dragon on Takapuna Beach! Featuring live music, cultural performances, food stalls, market stalls, arts and crafts, demonstrations of martial arts and tai chi, and so much more.

Takapuna Beach Cup 2024
Friday 16 – Sunday 18 February

Takapuna Beach & Reserve
New Zealand’s premiere Waka Ama Festival is coming back to Takapuna! Racing takes place on the Hauraki Gulf from Takapuna Beach, with competitors taking part from around New Zealand and around the world! Come along to watch all the action, or even take part in some of the amateur challenges!

Takapuna Movies in the Square
Saturday 17 February, from 4.30pm

Waiwharariki Anzac Square – FREE
I Love Takapuna are excited to be putting on TWO FREE movies on a big screen, right in the heart of Takapuna. Bring a picnic and some seating, grab some takeaway from a local eatery, then pick your perfect spot and hunker down for the night! Movies will be announced soon – follow @ilovetakapuna on socials or at for more details.

Urban Wine Walk Takapuna
Saturday 17 February, 12pm – 4pm

*R18* Hurstmere Rd
The Urban Wine Walk is coming to Takapuna! The streets and laneways of Takapuna will come alive this summer as a line-up of incredible venues each transform into an Urban Cellar Door for you to visit on a self-guided wine trail. Tickets include wine tastings, a food voucher and more. Get your tickets now from Eventbrite (search Urban Wine Walk Takapuna).

Taste of Türkiye
Saturday 24 February, 12pm – 7pm

Waiwharariki Anzac Square – FREE
Don't miss out on the ultimate celebration! Join us for an unforgettable day filled with live music to groove the day away, food stalls showcasing Türkiye's culinary delights, market stalls for unique finds, Backgammon corner for a dash of traditional fun, and more fun for the whole family!

Re:generate Market
Saturday 24 February, 10am – 3pm

McKenzie Arcade, Hurstmere Road - FREE
Re:generate Fashion and I Love Takapuna are bringing the re:generate fashion markets to Takapuna! You will find some great second-hand bargains, vintage pieces and retro treasures for all genders and budgets.

Takapuna Latin Fiesta
Saturday 2 March, 11am – 7pm

Takapuna Beach Reserve – FREE
Come and enjoy a day of Latin American culture, including free dance classes, live music, cultural displays, traditional foods, language corners, kids area, arts and crafts market, and more. Bring your dancing shoes, your hat and sunscreen, and a picnic or local takeaways. Grab the family or meet your friends on Takapuna Beach for some fiesta fun in the sun!

Takapuna Food Truck Park Up
Thursday 14 March, 5pm – 9pm

Waiwharariki Anzac Square – FREE
You won't want to pass up this incredible selection of Auckland's best street food and live music in the heart of Takapuna. Come along to Waiwharariki Anzac Square to grab some dinner from one of the great food trucks on offer from the Food Truck Collective. 

Issue 149 February 2024