Cut Off Your Hands will perform at House of Vans party this Saturday. Photo / Supplied

Fun Things To Do This Weekend 18/02/19

Skate into the weekend with Splore, Six60, House of Vans party and plenty more on the cards

House of Vans Party at Flying Fish 
Get your skate on — and don't forget to wear your Vans. The annual House of Vans party will high roll into Ponsonby this Saturday, and is a must-attend event for aspiring skaters. Taking place at Flying Fish, the line up includes D.I.Y workshops, live art, Vans Skate and BMX teams, curated musical performances, and more. There will also be a custom-built mini ramp to skate on and workshops including skate classes from Young Guns Skate School, skate deck customisation workshops with artist Ryder Jones and 3D custom shoe design. The event is free but workshop spots are limited so online registration is essentialAt night, Cut Off Your Hands, Cindy, P.H.F and The Leers will perform. 
When: Saturday February 23, 11am-10pm   Where: 230 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby   Register: Eventbrite.com

Six60 at Western Springs 
In a colossal line-up of Kiwi music, fan favourites Six60 will be joined by Drax Project, Sons of Zion, Swidt and Illbaz in a memorable evening of summer music outdoors at Western Springs. 
When: Saturday February 23, 5pm-11pm    Where: Stadium Rd, Western Springs   Tickets: Ticketmaster.co.nz 

Hidden at Ellerslie Racecourse
Hip-hop fans are in for a treat with new music festival Hidden, taking place outdoors at Ellerslie Racecourse. The line-up includes Kayzo, Lil Yachty, Shapeshifter, Ski Mask, The Slump God, TroyBoi, CRAY, Gentlemen's Club, J.I.D, and Moody Good. 
When: Friday February 22, 2pm-10:30pm    Where: 
80 Ascot Ave, Remuera   Tickets: $99-$129 Theticketfairy.com

Dumplings, pork buns and music bingo at Bang Bang China Cafe. Photo / Supplied

Beats By Bingo at Bang Bang China Cafe
For nights you want to end in dumplings, cocktails and a round of karaoke check out the Viaduct’s new addition Bang Bang China Cafe tucked under Saint Alice. This Friday they will be hosting Beats By Bingo (like bingo but with songs) for a fun night, guilty pleasure tunes, and spot prizes.
When: Friday February 22  Where: Level 2, 204 Quay St, CBD  

Splore at Tapapakanga Regional Park
Music and performance festival Splore will hit Tapapakanga Park this weekend. To celebrate the festival's 20th birthday, the line-up includes local favourites Holli Smith, The Beths, King Kapisi, JessB, MIss June, as well as international acts DJ Marky and Jungle Brothers. Splore has over 100 music and performance acts to enjoy as well as 15 art projects staged throughout Tapapakanga Park. Don't forget to book in for a few of the onsite Wellness events too. 
When: Thursday February 21 – Sunday February 24   Where: 95 Deerys Rd, Orere Point   Visit: Splore.net

Cate Le Bon at Whammy Bar
Get up close and personal with Welsh musician Cate Le Bon on her New Zealand tour this month as she performs with just a piano. Cate will be accompaniment by John Thomas (Cate Le Bon/Islet) on synth, for an intimate rework of Cate's past material.
When: Saturday February 23, from 8pm   Where:  St Kevins Arcade, 
183 Karangahape Rd  Tickets: $37 at Undertheradar.co.nz

Silo Cinema Outdoor Cinema 
KIck off your weekend with a free screening of Shoplifters, hosted outdoors by Silo Cinema. 
When: Friday 22 February, 5pm   Where: Corner Beaumont St & Jellicoe St, Auckland

Daily Bread Pizza Night 
Daily Bread is spreading the sourdough lovin’ and serving sourdough wood-fired pizzas on Friday nights. A wine and beer list, and vegan soft serve is available too.
When: Every Friday, 5pm-9pm   Where: 210 Great North Rd, Point Chevalier

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