Summer festivals hitting the Bay

Tauranga is the ultimate summer destination, boasting some of New Zealand's hottest festivals, all thanks to our amazing weather and prime location. Get ready for an epic line-up starting with L.A.B on the 28th December at Wharepai Domain. A  Kiwi summer wouldn't be complete without some L.A.B music!

If you are a Dire straight’s fan then book the Summers Day live concert on the 30th December showcasing Dire Straits Legacy, Nazareth, Hello Sailor & Wildlanes at Wharepai Domain. This incredible line-up of rock music is set to be the ultimate Summer’s day at the Domain too.

Bay Dreams comes back on the 3rd January at the Domain, and has just dropped heavyweight international headliners NLE, Choppa, Kelis, Yelawolf, Destroy Lonely, LUUDE + over 50 more acts! Tickets are almost sold out… this one will be CRAZY.

The classic kiwi band, The Feelers, hit Totara Street on the 4th January to mark the release of REIMAGINED - GREATEST HITS. The band will treat their legion of fans to a live set exploding with all of their epic classic hits. I CANNOT WAIT!

Followed by the reggae vibes of One Love at Wharepai Domain on the 27th 28th January, New Zealand’s biggest reggae music festival featuring some of the biggest names in reggae from across the country and the globe.

The party doesn't stop there – throughout the season, our smaller venues and bars are set to host a diverse range of performers, ensuring non-stop entertainment.

Come and stay with us, it's all about the location! Our vibrant downtown hostel is the place to be, offering the best of the best when it comes to location and a place to crash. Our balcony over-looking the harbour is the perfect spot to have a few drinks before you head off to the concerts… Wharepai Domain is only a short walk away!

Don't hesitate – start planning your trip now for a summer experience you won't forget! Book your stay, soak in the festival vibes, and make this summer one for the books!

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