It's time to celebrate!

Welcome to the Auckland Calendar of Events

  • Wednesday 4th AprilBlush Drink Local Be Social, Meet the makers and the brains behind the Rhubarb Rendezvous

    Time 6pm-10pm

    Venue: Cork Gin and Whisky Bar

    Entry Free, $10.00 Blush Gin all ways

  • Wed 4th - Sat 14th AprilGood gin doing good things.

    Venue: Love Bucket, The Jefferson

    Gin Partner: Elephant Gin

    Entry: Free

    Head in to Love Bucket and The Jefferson this Gin Jubilee and $1 from each featured cocktail will be donated to David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an organisation which adopts elephants who have been orphaned by poaching in East Africa.

  • Wed 4th – Sat 14th AprilMonkey 47 Pop Up

    Venue: Mea Culpa

    Gin Partner: Monkey 47

    Entry: Free

    A pop up bar in one of the smallest bars on Ponsonby Rd, surely the idea of a madman. Inspired by Cheetah (Tarzan’s Monkey) the bar will be serving up a bit of the Monkey 47 style, and of course, tasty drinks.

  • Wed 4th – Sat 14th AprilBeefeater G+T Trolley

    Venue: Mission Bay Pavilion

    Gin Partner Beefeater 24

    Entry: Free

    Though the Beefeater Gin Trolley has found permeate residence at MBP. Come out the to enjoy the end of summer and specialty crafted G+T’s in the courtyard of Mission Bay Pavilion.

  • Friday 6th AprilScapegrace - “Lula’s Gin Lab” – at The Lula Inn

    Time: 5 pm – till late

    Venue: The Lula Inn, 149 Quay Street, Auckland Viaduct.

    Gin Partner: Scapegrace Gin

    Entry: Free

    The friendly folk down at The Lula Inn love any excuse to throw a party. Showcasing cocktail-guru Mason’s Gin Jubilee Scapegrace cocktail, The Maiden Lula, amongst their impressive 40+ strong gin collection, is their latest excuse for a good-time bash. Join Hamish Crocker (SAX), DJ Phoebe Falconer and Mischief Band as they keep the tunes coming while you sit back in their waterfront garden oasis, sip away on shaken or stirred gin specials and enjoy tasty treats from the chefs kiwi-inspired kitchen.

  • Wednesday 11th AprilEast Imperial - Masterclass Glengarry Victoria Park

    Time: 7pm

    Venue: Glengarry Victoria Park

    Entry: $25.00

    East Imperial is one of the world's finest producers of quality Tonics, and tonight we have brand ambassador Mikey Ball hosting a very special evening. We will learn the history of Tonic water and it's quintessential partner, Gin. East Imperial will present four different Tonics and their Ginger Beer, each matched in a cocktail with a different Gin. We will also have the ambassadors from five great Gins here to present and discuss the matches - Blush Gin, Hidden World, Rutte, Sacred Spring and Scapegrace (formerly Rouge Society). This will be a really fun and informative evening, so grab your G&T drinking friends and book quickly!

    Buy your tickets here

  • Wednesday 11th AprilMonkey 47 Spirited Dinner

    Venue Lillius

    Gin Partner: Monkey 47

    Entry: $150

    Partnering with the talented team at Lillius, Logan Demmy, Spirits Ambassador for Pernod Ricard New Zealand, looks to take food pairing to a new level. The food and drink menu take inspiration from the different botanicals which set Monkey 47 apart. Guests will be treated to a 5 course tasting menu with drinks to pair throughout.

  • Thursday 12th AprilSacred Spring & Satya presents: The Botanical Bazaar

    Time: 6.30pm, 8.30pm

    Venue: Satya Chai Lounge K Road, Sandringham Road

    Entry Fee: Free

    Satya & Sacred Spring have joined forces to bring you the botanical bazaar. Come experience bold flavours and colourful cocktails with our food and cocktail pairing evening. Owners Sammy (Satya) and Ben Bonoma (Sacred Spring) will take guests through the flavours and pairings on a night that will surely be the most memorable during Gin Jubilee.

  • Thursday 12th AprilCitadelle Gin Soirée comes to 46 & York

    Time: 5.30pm - late

    Venue: 46 & York

    Entry Fee: Free

    Citadelle Gin, the premier ‘Gin de France’ arrives in Auckland for Gin Jubilee. For one special night, Citadelle Gin will be holding an exclusive evening at 46 & York, showcasing it’s award-winning gin in a variety of cocktails and libations, all served alongside delicious Bluff oysters. Expect Gin & Tonics and cocktails in a specially designed menu for the evening. The evening will be hosted by Mitch Wilson, Brand Ambassador for Citadelle Gin and Maison Ferrand.

  • Thurs 12th & Fri 13th AprilSacred Spring & Fukuko presents: Crowd Painting

    Time: 5.30pm - late

    Venue: Fukuko

    Entry Fee: Free

    Channel your inner Picasso and get down to Fukuko to be part of Sacred Spring’s Gin mural. Each guest will have the opportunity to paint a mural while sipping on the incredibly refreshing Gin Jubilee cocktail. The final mural will be proudly displayed at the closing party on 14th April before taking its permanent home at the distillery in Golden Bay. Let’s create a masterpiece together!

  • Friday 13th AprilScapegrace

    Time: 6pm till late

    Venue: The Corner Remuera, 602-604 Remuera Rd

    Gin Partner: Scapegrace Gin

    Entry: Free

    It is Friday and it is the 13th , so it is time to through a big old party. Come enjoy head bartender, Kam Tee Boons delicious Gin & East Imperial Tonic for what will be a magical night of colour and live music. Come enjoy the celebrations.

  • Friday 13th AprilBeefeater takes over the Veranda Bar at 1885

    Time: 4 pm – till late

    Venue: 1885

    Gin Partner: Beefeater 24

    Start of the weekend with a bang. Happy hour will roll late into the night with good beats and Beefeater Gin and Tonics Served late into the night.

East Imperial Gin Lane Closing Party

Saturday April 14th

Time: 5pm Venue: 130 Ponsonby Rd, Grey Lynn Entry: Free

The Gin Lane closing street party will showcase a series of pop up bars and gin brands at Ponsonby’s Gypsy Caravan. Auckland’s “Best Gin & Tonic” winner will also be announced here. The Gin Lane party is free for all to attend, and guests can take the opportunity to try out some of the competing bars’ Gin & Tonic creations.