What's On Across Auckland This August
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G'day, Auckland!

We’ve made it to the last month of winter and while we’ve had some wild and windy weather, in true Joylab fashion we haven’t let it keep us down. We’re turning up the heat this August and keeping you cosy with an absolutely fire schedule of events – check out What’s On this month.

Joylab Curry Club

Multiple Establishments

Spice up your life this August with the JOYLAB CURRY CLUB – the hottest club in Auckland. With a menu of delicious curries sure to tickle the tastebuds no matter what your flavour is, come on in and chow down on the perfect winter warmer!

7 curries, 7 locations, 8 days… go on, you know you want to join the club. You can even score yourself a Curry Club t-shirt or get your name in the Curry Club Hall of Fame – learn more and check out our T&Cs below.

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Jägermeister Golden Hour Sessions

Multiple Establishments

Partnering with Jägermeister, we’re continuing our Golden Hour Sessions with tickets available for the final three shows. Make some memories at your fav local with big tunes, big drinks and three big nights left:

Saturday 30 July – PARADISO – Coops Corner Pub

Friday 12 August – YEAH GOODE – Goode Brothers Botany

Saturday 13 August – GET TRUNKED – The Elephant Wrestler

Lula & ZM’s Love Island Finale

The Lula Inn - Wed 3 Aug

I GOT A TEXT!!! If you’ve been glued to this season of Love Island UK and don’t want to feel like a total mug, make sure you’re at The Lula Inn on Wed 3 August for New Zealand’s only official finale viewing party, hosted by ZM’s Bree & Clint all thanks to Neon. If your head’s been turned by this news, get in quick and secure a spot. Limited tables available to pre-book, first in first served on the night. Crack on!

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Toasted Thursdays

Merchant Pub Co.

Get toasted on Thursdays from 9pm at The Merchant – live DJs and drink specials galore, plus free entry with student ID.

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Hot Wing Eating Contest

The Flying Moa - Sat 6 Aug

If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen... If you can, head to The Flying Moa on Sat 6 August, with the last man standing crowned Moa’s hottest wingman.

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Bottomless Bites, Bubbles & Bums

The Zookeeper's Son
Head to The Zookeeper's Son’s rooftop for a cheeky semi-nude life drawing session, complete with bottomless bites and bubbles.

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Live Band Karaoke

Coops Corner Pub

Belt out your choice of bangers with a backing band every Saturday from 8pm at Coops, with drink specials flowing to soothe the throat between songs.

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Free Bus to Warriors Games

The Zookeeper's Son

Save on transport costs to Warriors home games - have a pint and a bite before jumping on our free bus taking you directly to Mt Smart Stadium (and back to Zoo’s after!).

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Live Music - Samba Party & Dire Straits Tribute Show

The Postman's Leg

Postie’s keeps live music on lock! Grab tickets to Samba Party on Sat 6 Aug and The Dire Straits Tribute Show on Sat 20 Aug.

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Drag Queen Bingo

Multiple Establishments

It’s bingo… with balls! Book your seat at Drag Queen Bingo now at The Elephant Wrestler, Sweat Shop and The Flying Moa.

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$10 Jam Jar Cocktails

Goode Brothers Botany - Fri & Sat from 9PM

Quench your thirst every Fri & Sat with $10 Jam Jar Cocktails at Goode Brothers Botany – pick your poison and get down on the dancefloor to our live DJ.

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Bottomless Fried Chicken & Waffles

Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen - Sat 6 Aug

Round up the crew and chow down at our monthly bottomless sesh on Sat 6 August – fill your boots with 2 hours of fried chicken, waffles, beer and bubbles at Sweat Shop.

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Malfy Summer Gin Bar


Catch the last of the Amalfi Coast heat at Regatta’s Malfy Summer Gin Bar before the sun sets on 28 August.

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Check out The Elephant Wrestler's new makeover

The Elephant Wrestler

Pop in for a visit and say hello to our new menu and new look!

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