Past Event17 Feb - 19 Feb 2022

Beats Weekend

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Aotea Square

Special Events

UPDATE 24 Jan 2022: Auckland Live, our partners and artists involved in Auckland Live Summer in the Square regret to announce that due to New Zealand being in Covid-19 Red Traffic Light setting indefinitely, all events scheduled from Friday 28 January - 26 February will not be going ahead. Due to the nature of the events planned and difficulty safely distancing or capping audience numbers in Aotea Square, the events are now postponed until further notice.  The welfare and safety of our artists, staff and audiences will remain our first priority.  

These events are:

Fiesta  28 – 30 January
Jazz  31 January
Circus  3 - 5 Feburary
The Greatest Showman  5 February
The Circus  5 February
Fashion  11 -12 February
Beats  17 -19 February
In the Heights  19 February
Animation Gets Groovy  19 February
Pride  24 - 26 February
Auckland Pride Party  26 February

We are monitoring advice from the Ministry of Health and will provide further updates and advice around rescheduling of Auckland Live’s Summer in the Square in due course.


Join us all weekend long and catch some of your favourite Kiwi artists bringing urban beats and a feast of internationally renowned spoken word artists to the heart of the city.

Grab a drink at our garden bar, slip into a deck chair and chill to the sounds of DJs and the hottest free summer line up in town!


Welcome back to Auckland Live, where our venues are open for Covid-19 Protection Framework compliant events. All visitors must show a valid My Vaccine Pass, sign in and wear a face covering when required. Click here for our Covid-19 FAQs and information on how we are keeping our people, visitors, and venues safe.  

Accessibility: If you are attending a show or event in our venues and have an access need, find more information about accessibility here




Thursday 17 February

Coming soon! 

Friday 18 February

4pm - 6pm: DJ Pom

6pm - 7pm: K-Pop with Rina Chae


7pm - 8pm: Kapa Haka

8pm - 9pm: DJ Scizzorhands

9pm - 10pm: Pollyhill

Saturday 19 February

10am - 11am: Freshmans Dance Crew

11am - 12pm: Film | Animation Gets Groovy

12pm - 1pm: Freshmans Dance Crew

1pm - 2.30pm: Kapa Haka

2.30pm - 4pm: Haus of Iman: Vogue Workshop

4pm - 5.30pm: Film | In The Heights

5.30pm - 6.30pm: Parks

6.30pm - 7pm: Kapa Haka

7pm - 8.15pm: Connecting Worlds With Words

8.15pm - 9pm: DJ Scizzorhands

9.15pm - 10.15pm: King Kapisi

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