Welcome to New Zealand’s Premier

Events and Exhibition Centre

Just minutes from Auckland’s CBD, surrounded by the beautiful Cornwall Park in Greenlane the Auckland Showgrounds have been hosting events for over 160 years. With over 18,000m² of indoor and outdoor exhibition space, we can transform our venues to meet any requirement. This flexibility combined with our impressive facilities make the Auckland Showgrounds the leading exhibition and events venue in New Zealand.

Upcoming events

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Auckland Lantern Festival  

10 - 13 February 2022

Auckland Lantern Festival 2022 is back with a roar.

Celebrate Chinese New Year and welcome in the Year of the Tiger at Auckland Showgrounds, 10-13 February 2022. 

The Auckland Lantern Festival is Auckland’s biggest cultural festival and New Zealand’s premier annual four-day festival celebrating Chinese New Year, Chinese culture and Auckland’s Chinese communities.

This free, popular, family-friendly festival showcases hundreds of elaborate handmade Chinese lanterns, cultural song, music, and dance performances, craft demonstrations, sponsor activations and competitions, retail and food stalls, and ends with a stunning fireworks display. 


Auckland Home Show 

23 - 27 February 2022

In February 2022, 450+ exhibitors will come together to showcase the latest products, services and trends in renovations, building, furnishing, home improvements and outdoor living.

Research and compare products, speak to industry experts and get the right advice for your next home improvement project. Get the latest ideas and inspiration, and check out the great range of FREE seminars, workshops and talks.

This is THE place to be to plan your next home improvement project, renovation or new home build. See you there!

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Autumn Gift & Homeware Fair  

TRADE ONLY 6 – 8 March 2022

Sunday: 9am-6pm / Monday: 9am-6pm / Tuesday: 9am-4pm


The Autumn Gift and Homeware Fair is perfectly timed for retailers to view the latest local and overseas samples and refresh their stock as they head into the year. Like the Winter and Spring Gift Fairs, this is a trade-only show where retailers can view and order the latest product lines in one place.


Discover thousands of new products, attend FREE seminars, win awesome prizes & more!


Entry to Autumn Gift Fair is free for all trade if you pre-register.

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Autumn Baby Show

12 - 13 March 2022

Saturday: 9am - 5pm and Sunday: 9am - 4pm    


If you have a young family or are thinking about creating one – this show is a must-attend. It’s where you’ll find over 140 of the best baby retailers and brands in one compact show.

Plus get free parenting advice and tips from some of New Zealand’s top parenting and early childhood experts. The Autumn Baby Show offers invaluable advice and fun-filled entertainment, along with nappy changing, toileting, breastfeeding, and other helpful facilities to make the whole experience easy.

Tiny House Expo & Conference 

25 - 26 March 2022


Dreaming of your own tiny house? It's time to pause youtube, get off instagram and come along to The Tiny House Expo & Conference. A unique two-day event that helps you to connect with your tribe, expand your knowledge, discover, learn, celebrate and shape the growing tiny house and alternative living movement in New Zealand. Wander through the tiny house display village, check out the latest innovative products for your build, and tiny house builds, tiny house design, other alternative housing options, off-grid solar set-ups, and showcasing the best sustainable and environmentally friendly products on the market. Bring your good vibes and join the community of creatives, collaborators, and problem solvers!

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Auckland Pet & Animal Expo

26 - 27 March 2022

10.00am to 5.00pm Daily    


A fantastic annual exhibition of the best products, services and entertainment for all those who love pets and animals. Home of the cute and cuddly, fluffy and famous, wacky and wonderful.


This year is a special year, being the shows 10th Anniversary. The expo is adding new features on an annual basis and going from strength to strength! All indoors under one-roof.

Note - Visiting Public - Please do not bring your own pets!

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Go Green Expo & Better Food Fair

2 - 3 April 2022

New Zealand’s Largest Green Living & Sustainable Lifestyle Show!
This is your one stop shop for everything you need to live a sustainable life. Eco home & building, food & beverages, organic products, health & wellness, beauty & personal care, home & living and many more categories are showcased at this fantastic event that is not to be missed! A large, diverse range of companies and brands cannot wait to transform your way of life, in favour of the environment and you! This show is dedicated to promoting a healthy, environmentally friendly, sustainable lifestyle for New Zealanders.

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