There are many attractions in and around Te Awamutu for all ages. There is a Twilight Farmers Market each Thursday, 3.30pm to 6.30pm, and 10 golf courses within a 30 minute drive.
The Te Awamutu Events Centre includes the Livingston Aquatic Centre with indoor swimming pools, the Club Waipa gym and the ASB Stadium which is used for many indoor sports.
Te Awamutu is known as New Zealand's Rose Town. The rose gardens attract thousands of visitors every year. There are over 2500 rose bushes, with more than 50 varieties, flowering from November to May.
The Te Awamutu Museum has a rare collection of militaria relating to the New Zealand Wars. The exhibition will help you discover meaning in the heritage sites that surround Te Awamutu. The True Colours exhibition features local born musicians Tim and Neil Finn.
Originally opened in 2000 for the Millennium celebrations, Sculpture Park is an ongoing project to build a collection of interesting sculptures in a picturesque setting with trees, open spaces and seating. This park is also the starting point of the Pioneer Walk. The walk begins across the road (Albert Park Drive) and heads towards the Rose Gardens and War Memorial Park.
The Te Awamutu Space Centre is a small facility run by Dave Owen (Space Dave). Features: wall displays with information and photos of space flight, our solar system and the universe, genuine space artefacts including a "cue card" used on Apollo 9, spare parts from the Space Shuttle and some meteorites, spacecraft models and space collectibles (stamps, cards, patches, etc).