Q: How do I get to the Auckland Home Show?
Q: How much are tickets to the Home Show?
A: Early Bird – Advance Tickets are available online for $10 until SOLD OUT, then there’s an Early Bird Ticket for $15, but only until midnight, Wednesday 6 September 2023. Once the Home Show opens, tickets will be $18 online, or $20 on the door.
Seniors (65+) are $15 at all times (so grab the Early Bird tickets first!) and children (under 18-years) are free and don’t require a ticket.
Q: Can I buy from the stallholders at the Home Show?
A: Yes absolutely! Most exhibitors will be selling their products (and/or taking orders) at the Auckland Home Show, and usually at a special Home Show discount.
Q: Is there an ATM available at the Auckland Home Show?
A: No, unfortunately the Auckland Showgrounds no longer has an ATM facility on their grounds. So we recommend getting cash out before you arrive at the Home Show. But most vendors and exhibitors will have electronic payment methods available.
Q: What are the opening hours?
A: Opening hours are:
10am – 9pm Thursday 7 – Saturday 9 September
10am – 6pm Sunday 10 September
Q: Do I have to pre book a session in the Seminar or Workshop Series?
A: No. We have seating for approx. 80-100 people per seminar or workshop
Q: Is there a cost to attend any of the seminars or 'how to' workshops?
A: No. All our seminars and workshops are FREE to attend and seating/standing room is available on a ‘first come’ basis. Please visit our ‘Design, Renovate Decorate Seminars’ web page here to see what sessions you wish to attend.
Q: Do I need a ticket if I belong to the building trade?
A: Yes, but Trade Industry Professionals can pre-register online for a $10 Trade Ticket to the Home Show. Please visit our Trade Visitors page to find out more about qualifying for trade entry.
Q: Are there toilet facilities?
A: Yes, there are plenty of restroom facilities available onsite. Please refer to the map inside the Show Guide (available upon entry) for locations.
Q: Is there a ‘Parents Room’ facility?
A: Yes, there is a Parents Room available for feeding and changing in the main pavilion (outside Hall 2).
Q: Can I get a 'pass out' to leave and come back on the same day if I need to?
A: Yes, just see the security staff at the Show Exit and ask them for a Pass Out stamp to be able to leave and come back on the same day.
Q: If I don't see everything in one day can I use my ticket to come back on another day?
A: Your ticket is only valid for one day entry, however if you find you can’t get through everything before the Show closes, you can visit the staff at the Show Info desk (main foyer outside Hall 2/3 doors) and they me able to reissue you a return ticket.
Note: not all ticket types are valid for reissue.
Q: Are there cloakroom or storage facilities?
A: No, there are no cloakroom or storage facilities available onsite.
Q: Is there a café / food available at the Auckland Home Show?
A: Yes, there are café’s, food trucks and coffee carts located at various points around the Home Show, with a wide selection of food available.
Q: How much are tickets for children?
A: Children under 18-years get free entry into the Home Show. No ticket required.
Q: Can I bring my dog to the Home Show?
A: As much as we personally would love ALL the dogs to come along to the Show, unfortunately NO pets are allowed entry within the Auckland Showgrounds, excepting of course Registered Guide or Service Dogs.
Q: Is there parking available at the Show?
A: There is parking available next door at Alexander Park (usually for a flat fee of $10), or you might be able to grab a free car park within the surrounding streets. See here for best parking options.
Q: Who is the organiser of the Show?
A: Exhibitions and Events New Zealand (EENZ) was established by Jane Ford, Managing Director. Its directors have over 45 years of experience developing many of Australia and New Zealand’s best trade and consumer shows. Our focus is on staging excellent exhibitions that meet our client’s unique requirements, both exhibitors and visitors. To learn more about us, visit our Contact us page.