Weekend Roundup

Weekend Round Up #12

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

Deadshot's Hosting A Garden Party

Friday 6th March + Saturday 7th March

Celebrating their brand new cocktail menu and outdoor courtyard, Deadshot is hosting a Garden Party this weekend and you're invited. Head down to the Ponsonby bar from 5pm to relax under their parasols and sip frozen cocktails as you listen to their phenomenal live talent. To sweeten the deal, $2 from every drink bought will go to Ngā Rangatahi Toa to support vulnerable Auckland youth.

The Culpeper's Rosé Champagne Bar Is Open

Saturday 7th March

This Saturday marks the first weekend of The Culpeper's G.H. Mumm Rosé Champagne Bar. Running everyday until April 4th, the Princes Wharf eatery will have bottles of G.H. Mumm for only $65, or treat yourself to a bottle and a dozen rock oysters for $89. The Culpeper's going to be all about rosé, sun, and good times this month. Book your spot here!

Bottomless Bikini Brunch

Saturday 7th March

Don't get too excited, it's not that kind of bottomless... This Saturday at Franc's, join diners in their best beachwear for brunch and bottomless bubbles and bellinis. The 90 minute package treats you to a delicious item off the brunch menu and cocktails and Prosecco on the ready. Situated perfectly opposite Takapuna Beach, it's the perfect segue from brunch to beach for a relaxing day. Book your table in quick!

Huckleberry Easter Market

Saturday 7th March

Easter's coming early this Saturday at Huckleberry's Easter Market Day. Setting up on Richmond Road from 10am, there'll be plenty of your favourite local producers such as Karma Cola, Trade Aid New Zealand Chocolate, Two Islands, Be Nourished, and Redeem Drinks. As well as face painting, entertainment, and seasonal hot cross buns up for grabs!

Parasol & Swing's Guilty Pleasures

Sunday 8th March

Rate your bar tendering? Put your mixologist skills to the test this Sunday at The Parasol & Swing Company's Cocktails & Dreams: Guilty Pleasure night. Hosted at the Viaduct bar, you and your team will be put through two rounds of vigorous cocktail-making to see one team come out on top. Click here for details on how to enter your team!

Holi Summer Festival

Sunday 8th March

Join Radio Tarana and Page3 for one final Summer hooray this Sunday. The Vodafone Events Centre will host the Holi Summer Festival from midday, packed with live music, a foam party, rides, entertainment, and of course plenty of delicious and authentic food vendors. Entry is free, and all are welcome!

Auckland Fish Market's Shuck-Off

Sunday 8th March

Everyone's going crazy for the new season oysters, but there can only be one shucking champion. Head to the Auckland Fish Market this Sunday from 12pm to catch all the action and score the chance to enter the shuck-off yourself. Seafood School head chef Paulie Hooton will be starting with a live demonstration on the perfect shuck before picking two lucky audience members to battle for the title. Plus, there'll of course be plenty of oysters to eat your way through on the day!

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