Upcoming Events

There is so much happening in the Bay of Plenty region, check out what upcoming events are on:


Kiwifruit Cup Day - Mid-Winter Christmas Party at the Races






Tauranga Racecourse, Cameron Rd, Greerton, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Saturday 24 June 2017 11:30am – 4:30pm


  • Mid-Winter Christmas Party at the Races: $105.00
  • Buy Tickets – 07 578 6102

Our ever-popular Mid-Winter Christmas at the Races function is just what you need to chase away the winter blues. Enjoy a delicious festive lunch and live music, mixed with top-class thoroughbred racing action. Gather a group of friends, family or workmates and book your spot today!

Your package includes:
- Admission to the Mid-Winter Christmas at the Races lounge
- Reserved tables for you and your guests*
- Delicious Christmas buffet style luncheon and dessert from our award-winning caterers, Classic Cuisine
- Complimentary beverages including Mills Reef wine, standard domestic beer and non-alcoholic drinks**
- Complimentary racebooks for each guest
- Tab facilities and Trackside TVs
- Live music from Sparx Band

*Tables seat 8-10 people. Bookings of less than 8 people may be required to share. Cash bar available for the purchase of spirits and premium beers.

For more details, contact our office on 07 578 6102 or e-mail bookings@racingtauranga.co.nz


Paradox: Tauranga Street Art Festival





Tauranga Art Gallery, Cnr of Wharf and Willow Streets, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Monday 1 May 2017 – Thursday 15 June 2017 10:00am – 4:30pm

All Ages

Admission: Free

The festival is paradoxical in its nature not only by bringing street art into a gallery but also by internationally acclaimed artists turning the city into an outdoor gallery.

Paradox: Tauranga Street Art Festival is being developed by Tauranga City Council in partnership with Oi you! and Tauranga Art Gallery and will run from 28 March through to 15 June.

The festival will have the Oi You! Collection including the most extensive assembly of Banksy works in the Southern Hemisphere on display at Tauranga Art Gallery. Buildings across the city will be brought to life with giant artworks created especially for Paradox, featuring New Zealand and international artists, complemented by works by local artists and events featuring food, film, music and painting.

World Junior Squash Championships






Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre, Cnr of Devonport and 11th Ave, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Wednesday 19 July 2017 – Saturday 29 July 2017

All Ages

Admission: Free

Tauranga is hosting a world sporting event!

Tauranga is hosting the World Junior Squash Championships offering an abundance of top class squash to watch! This is the largest international sporting event to be held in Tauranga and we can’t wait.

Top level squash is guaranteed with the Boys and Girls Individual event and also the Girls Teams event, all vying for the world title.

The sport is very global with Squash played in 185 nations, by 20+ million people and world champions from every continent. In 2017, we expect 200+ elite athletes.

The event will take place in July 2017:
- July 19- 23 Individual Championships (Girls and Boys)
- July 24-29 Team Championships (Girls).

The event will generate significant international and national media opportunities. Live Streaming will ensure that the action is seen on every continent of the world.


The Seriously Good Food Show




ASB Arena at Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty

Until July 2nd


The Seriously Good Food Show is coming back to Tauranga and will be held on the 1st and 2nd July 2017.

Designed with good taste in mind, the Seriously Good Food Show will host displays and exhibits from some of New Zealand's top food and drink producers with live cooking seminars, lots of tastings and unique products.

The show is organised by long time Tauranga-based event management company Bay Events Ltd, organisers of the popular Tauranga Home Show, the Tauranga Spring Home Show and other events.

With room for over 150 exhibits and plenty of free car parking on site, the new ASB Arena at Baypark is the ideal venue.

See you there!

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