Celebrating our fifth year of Elvis in the Gardens free family concert day.
Bring your family, friends and picnic and enjoy six hours of timeless Elvis music while you relax in the beautiful Auckland Botanic Gardens.
Direct from the UK, the 2012 World Champion Memphis Elvis Tribute Artist Ben Portsmouth will be performing twice throughout the afternoon with a live band. Endorsed by Presley Enterprises and having wowed the USA on the David Letterman Show - He will have two performances throughout the day. Check out how good he truly is on his website. http://www.elvistribute-band.co.uk/ Ben is so busy touring Europe we are very lucky to get him booked to come down under to support this free community concert.
Six hours solid music including five other performers: Dean Craig also from UK, the return of Paul Fenech from Sydney and NZ favourite's, Brendon Chase, Steve Fitter and Kerryn Winn.
Vintage dress competition for women and men - Judged by the Team the The Breeze 93.4
Free children's activities including bouncy castles, face painting and more.
Special Guest appearances.
A bucket collection will be taken for this years chosen charity - Heart Foundation of NZ. A very worthy cause as heart disease remains the biggest killer of our people each year.
Food and refreshment stands will be available all afternoon.
Parking is onsite. Please enter through the Everglades Drive entrance to the south end of gardens. Do not enter through the Hill Road entrance. This site automatically posts the hill road address and map but please go to our website for correct access map and Traffic Management staff will direct you.
Exit off the motorway South or North at Redoubt Road, then turn off Redoubt into Everglades Drive. Entrance to the park at the bottom.
Bring your sun block and water.
Disabled parking and spectator area, and also a marquee free spectator area will be roped off.
Dancefloor for you rock and rollers.