5 fun things happening in Auckland this long weekend

PSA: it’s T-Minus two days until the long weekend. If you’re staying in Auckland and looking for something to do, aside from binging Netflix all weekend long, Remix has got you covered with a curated guide of what's on and where.

Whether you’re partying the night away at the Our:House Fields Festival, immersing yourself in confetti for the 'gram, indulging in vegan fare or attending the record breaking Six60 concert, there’s plenty of activities to keep you entertained.

Round up your family and friends and get those tickets booked to ensure you don't experience FOMO this long weekend.

SIX60 Live

Six 60

The wait is finally over, with Six60’s hotly-anticipated Eden Park concert happening this weekend. Be immersed amongst 50,000 others in the largest concert since pre-Covid in the world. Made even better sipping on the official drinks partner, Pals: a go-to favourite at festivals this summer. With four thirst-quenching flavours to keep you partying along to ‘Don’t Forget Your Roots’ and ‘The Greatest’ all night, including Vodka, Central Otago Peach Passionfruit and Soda, Vodka, Hawke’s Bay Lime & Soda, Vodka, Watermelon, Mint & Soda, Gin, Hawke’s Bay Lemon and Hawke’s Bay Apple & Soda. Cheers to a night to remember! 

The Lowdown 

Date: Saturday 24 April, 2021

Time: 4pm - till late 

Where: Eden Park 

Tickets: Ticketmaster


Our:House Fields Festival

Our: House Fields Festival

Our:House is bringing a brand new festival to the fields of Ellerslie Racecourse for a sun-soaked, long weekend dance party. Gather your festy pals and get yourself amped for Fields Festival. Featuring a stacked lineup, with unmissable acts, including local DJ’s OTOSAN, Josh Butler (UK), Body Ocean, Chores and Tim Phin.

The Lowdown

Date: Anzac Day, April 25th 2021

Time: 2 pm - till late

Where: Ellerslie Racecourse Fields

Tickets: Eventbrite


Six60 warmup with Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen 

Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen Ambience

ZM and Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen present the official Six60 Warm-Up Party. Get ready to celebrate one of the nation’s hottest homegrown bands in the best way possible: with good drinks, flowing food and even better banter. With entertainment from Brotherhood Musiq playing Six60’s smash hits and DJ sets to elevate the pre-party moods, as well as ZM giving away a free double pass to the gig, there’s no other place to be for the big night preparation. 

Free entry. See here for more information.

The Lowdown 

DateSaturday 24th April

Time: 12 pm onwards

Where: Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen

Tickets: Free Entry


Happy Place 

Happy Place

Titled “The world’s most instagrammable exhibition”, Happy Place has travelled the world in a quest to help people “find their happy” - and now it’s touched down in Auckland. Step inside a world of multi-sensory rooms designed to spark eternal joy. Get up close and personal with the world's largest indoor Confetti Dome, an overflowing Rubber Ducky Bathtub, a Cookie Room which smells of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, and a room filled with 40,000 golden handmade flowers. Outside of the immersive experiences, guests can enjoy the Happy Place Lemonade Stand, benefiting local charities, a specially curated retail store, and a \culinary menu, featuring a variety of tasty Insta-worthy items.

The Lowdown 

Date: From Friday April 23rd

Time: 10am - 10pm daily

Where: Spark Arena

Tickets: here


Van Gogh Alive 

Van Gough Alive

Grande Experiences, AKA Australia and Live Nation, alongside official media partner Sky NZ, present Van Gogh Alive, a multi-sensory experience to entertain the whole family. Van Gogh's masterpieces come to life, giving the sensation of walking right into his paintings. After touching down in Auckland, following a global tour, Van Gogh Alive is the perfect way to spend an autumn weekend. 

The Lowdown 

Date: From April 10th to May 23rd

Time: 9am - 8pm daily

Where: Spark Arena

Tickets: here


Auckland Vegan Food Festival

vegan food festival

One for the plant-based lovers, the annual Vegan Food Festival hosted by the Food Truck Collective is coming back this Sunday. Grab your tickets to get your hands on vegan goodness sold amongst the large selection of food trucks and stalls. What’s more, live entertainment, activities, wellness workshops and an eco marketplace will also be happening, proving to be a bustling atmosphere to get amongst. 

The Lowdown

Date: Anzac Day, April 25th 2021 

Time: 10am - 4pm 

Where: Corban Estate Arts Centre, Henderson 

Tickets: Eventfinda