Your Christmas Event Guide

Everything you need to know about this Christmas
16 November, 2018

Make the most of the festive season with our guide to Auckland city centre Christmas events featuring stunning decorations, Christmas markets, live music, theatre and more. 

Late Night Christmas
20 December, 5-9pm

Last minute Christmas shopping without the stress? Come into the city centre on Thursday 20 December, with over 90 stores open late and discover over 25 performances at this street festival.

SKYCITY Christmas Wonderland
23 Nov - 24 Dec, Victoria Street & Federal Street

Experience the magic of Christmas at SKYCITY. Stroll through the mesmerising Christmas Wonderland with twinkling lights, Christmas trees, farmers markets and have a picture with Santa and his helpers. 

Christmas Decorations
Various Locations

The city streets are now all dressed up in delightful decorations. From beautiful lights and baubles, to giant presents, and Santa himself, there is so much to discover this year.

Farmers Santa Parade
2 December, Queen Street

The 85th Farmers Santa Parade gears up for this year’s festive extravaganza. Families from all over the country will come together to witness the astonishing 3,500 plus participants who bring this incredible parade to festive life. After the epic parade, don’t forget to come and get your groove on at Santa’s Party in Aotea Square.

Silo Park Christmas
21 - 23 December, Wynyard Quarter

Enjoy some festive fun, with music (DJs to carolers!), food trucks, entertainment, games, and the ever delightful Silo Park bar serving you some extra special Christmas cheer. Santa will even be joining on the Saturday and Sunday! Of course, Silo Cinema will be playing on Friday night at 9pm. 

The Glass Goose Christmas Pop-up
30 November - 31 December

Enjoy delicious cocktails for a cause, a season of festive rooftop fun and a red and gold rooftop wonderland with candycanes, eggnog galore, mistletoe all around, tinsel and presents at the Glass Goose.

Work Do
29 November - 21 December, Basement Theatre

This year is Basement's tenth annual Christmas 'Do, and champagne is popping with a show written by top class comedians Rose Matafeo and Alice Snedden.