From: Sunday, Feb 13th, 2022
To: Sunday, Feb 13th, 2022
Big Gay Day Out Auckland 2022
The Ending HIV Big Gay Out is New Zealand’s largest and most fabulous family-friendly Rainbow Community event and part of the Auckland Pride Festival.
Each year it attracts of more than 10,000 gorgeous LGBTIQ+ people, their whānau and friends, for a day in the sun full of music, food, dance and colour.
The event takes place in Coyle Park in the heart of Auckland. Coyle Park covers nearly 5 hectares, with grassy open spaces, mature trees, harbour views, impressive cliff faces, and a rock shelf exposed at low tide.
Big Gay Day Out Auckland kicks off from midday and continues on until 7pm followed by several after parties in the city’s leading gay bars and clubs.
Each year the main stage plays host to some great performances from local acts and international stars. The line up is sparkling and diverse, just like the event itself.
Big Gay Day Out also features more than 200 different stalls from partners including health information, community groups, small businesses and a selection of fine food and beverage stalls offering delicious snacks and drinks.
Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action,
Gay Map of Auckland
The gay bars and clubs are located on Karangahape road and have some good hotel and apartments close by that will not break the bank.
Recommended Apartments in Auckland
Sleeps 2 Guests
Modern and vibrant living with sunny deck on K’rd, the apartment featuring 1 bedroom, a kitchen with a dishwasher and a washing machine, 1 bathroom with a Shower. Access to a patio. Free WiFi
NY Loft Ponsonby
Sleeps 4 Guests
NY air-conditioned Loft offers 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with a bath or shower, a living room with a flat-screen TV & satellite channels & a terrace, fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher. Free WiFi & parking
Luxury in the City
Sleeps 7 Guests
Luxury in the City air conditioned apartment has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with a shower, a living room a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and washing machine. Free parking and WiFi.
Sale Street Loft
Sleeps 8 Guests
The apartment features 4 bedrooms, a Living room flat-screen TV with satellite channels, fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and washing machine, 1 bathroom with a bath and shower. FREE WiFi
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Recommended Hotels in Auckland
Auckland’s gay scene is located in two neighbourhoods in the city, Karangahape Road & Ponsonby & Grey Lynn.
Karangahape Road (or K’ Road for short )is a former red light district is known for its artsy boutiques, hip café culture, and crazy nightlife. Meanwhile, Ponsonby & Grey Lynn has become a gentrified Edwardian district with charming streets, hip boutiques and bars and cafes.
We have chosen hotels within easy walking distance of the bars and clubs.
The Langham Auckland
5 Star, Luxury Option
Featuring a luxurious day spa, a heated rooftop pool and 2 restaurants with an exclusive club lounge and gym.
M Social, 4 Star
Located on the iconic Quay street, M Social offers accommodation in the heart of Auckland. Free WiFi
VR Queen Street Hotel
4 Star, Self Catering
Located in Auckland CBD (Central Business District) the hotel offers self-catering accommodation with free Wi-Fi.
4 Star, Great Location
Modern apartments, air conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV located in our readers’ favourite part of the city
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