4. Watch the action at a sports match
It’s an exciting weekend of sport in the city with cricket matches at the Basin Reserve and football at Sky Stadium.
Start your long weekend watching the Wellington Phoenix A-League men v Melbourne Victory at 7pm on Friday 19 January. Get your tickets on Ticketek.
Then on Monday 22 January, get ready to park up at the Basin Reserve to see Wellington Blaze v Magicians at 12.30pm and Wellington Firebirds v Kings from 4pm. Book your tickets on the Cricket Wellington website.
5. Make the most of our outdoor pools
Khandallah Pool is hosting a Back to School Party for all to enjoy on Saturday 20 January! Have some fun in the sun while you enjoy music from our live DJ and tasty kai from the BBQ. Jump off the diving board, challenge yourself on the inflatables, join in our fun games, or play your way in the pool.
Starting this Sunday 21 January, Thorndon Pool will be open for Sundaze Sessions every second Sunday from 4pm to 6pm. Jam to some great Kiwi music, soak up the sun and make the most of the summer. Check out the Facebook event.
Some of our facilities and services have reduced opening hours during holiday periods, so make sure to check out holiday hours page before heading out.
Watch out each Friday for a fun list of five great activities to do, places to explore, or things to discover in our awesome city.