1. Anniversary Day Regatta
Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta will be celebrating its 179th edition. The race is New Zealand's longest-running regatta and one of the biggest one-day regattas in the world. Best viewing locations from land include Bastion Pt, North Head, East Coast Bays, Tamaki Drive, Orakei Wharf and Princes Wharf. Action starts with tug-boat races from 10am.
The SeePort festival at Captain Cook and Marsden wharves will feature tug-of-war competitions, helicopter flights, rescue service and Defence Force displays and carnival rides.
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St Jerome's Laneway Festival at Albert Park from 11.25am to 10.30pm. Acts include Florence and the Machine, Gang of Youths, Denzel Curry and High Beams.
The Auckland International Buskers Festival has a multitude of performers around the CBD and waterfront.
5. Birthday lights
The Auckland Harbour Bridge will be lit up to celebrate the city's birthday from 9pm to midnight.