Weekend Roundup

Weekend Round Up - What's On In Auckland #7

By Grace Noles
The Wynyard Pavilion Fresh Produce Market

We're in the know about all the best things to do, see, eat, and drink this weekend!

Choice Bros X Save Ferris

Friday 31st January - Saturday 2nd February

The ultra-retro Save Ferris will be hosting a special guest this weekend, with a three day takeover by Choice Bros and their experimental craft beers. Friday til Saturday, head to their Mount Eden parlour for a weekend full of fried chicken, innovative beverages, and old school-cool arcade games.

La Chandeleur at La Fourchette

Friday 31st January - Saturday 2nd February

Plan a visit to one of La Fourchette and La Petite Fourchette's three venues (Wynyard Quarter, Britomart, and St Heliers) across Auckland this weekend to celebrate ‘La Chandeleur', the French occasion of indulging in crepes. Available in three different flavours (Nutella, fruits of the forest, and classic sugar), there’s nothing better than a piping hot fresh crepe.

Epic Beers and Jo Bro Burgers

Friday 31st January

Add beers and burgers to your weekend agenda, we’re sure it won’t be hard to rustle up a few keen friends too! Epic Beers HQ will be hosting Jo Bro Burgers for a one day only Friday affair with brand new seasonal beers on tap, old favourites in the fridge, and Jo Bro’s heart burgers on the grill. Friends, family, and pets all welcome!

Tastings At Smith & Caughey's

Friday 31st January

Book yourself in for a last-minute tasting session at Queen Street’s Smith & Caughey’s this Friday. Between a morning, afternoon, and evening session, sample and experience some of Smith & Caughey’s finest food selections, from brands such as The Remarkable Chocolate Company, Puhoi Distillery, and Forty Thieves. There will even be special discounts on your favourite pickings too. Available while stocks last so make sure you get in quick! Find all the details and session times here.

Wynyard Pavilion Fresh Produce Market

Saturday 1st February

Head down to Auckland’s latest fresh produce market at Wynyard Pavilion on Jellicoe Street. From 9am - 1pm this Saturday, there’ll be 16 local vendors from La Petite Fourchette for freshly-baked French pastries to artisanal cheeses from Whitestone Co. and freshly-picked bouquets. With hot coffees and a bacon butter BBQ station, you’d be silly to miss it! Check out all the offerings here!

Poutine Machine At Urbanaut

Saturday 1st February

Name a better combo than beer and cheesy fries? Head down to Urbanaut Brewing Co in Kingsland this Saturday from 1pm-6pm for a collaboration from PoutineNZ and Urbanaut’s iced cold beers. Vegan options will be available too!

Food & Spice Tour

Sunday 2nd February

Enjoy all the flavours of Sandringham this Sunday with their Food and Spice Tour hitting the precinct. A ticket for the day scores you samples from six of Sandringham’s best restaurants and three different spice markets. Accommodating to the gluten-free and vegans, there’s really no excuse to not spend your Sunday food-hopping! Grab your ticket here!

The Fiesta

Sunday 2nd February

If there’s any day of the week particularly perfect for Mexican, it’s a Sunday. Join Dj Dhuna and Gabriella Gonzalez this Sunday at Madriz Spanish Tapas Bar in the heart of the city for a session of drink specials, jams, and Mexican favourites. Free entry after 7pm, make sure you’re prepared for a big night!

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