Vector Lights for Auckland Lantern Festival

The one of a kind light show that is bringing Auckland Harbour Bridge to life
18 January, 2018

Vector Lights on Auckland Harbour Bridge will be lighting up in partnership with the Auckland Lantern Festival to welcome in the Year of the Dog from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 March 2018.

The festival takes place in the Auckland Domain and is an opportunity to celebrate and immerse yourself in Chinese culture.

Starts at 8.30pm, then every half hour until midnight.

About Vector Lights

Vector Lights  is a world-first solar, battery and peer-to-peer powered Auckland Harbour Bridge light show that demonstrates a smarter way to power our city. 

Vector Lights will be programmed for special events throughout the year and subtly frame the architecture of the Harbour Bridge on every other night.

Find a great vantage point to watch, and BYO radio or smartphone to hear the synched music and sound that accompanies the amazing visual display, playing on Coast 105.4 FM and

Where to See the Launch of Vector Lights

Silo Park
Wynyard Quarter

The much-loved urban playground is the perfect vantage point for viewing Vector Lights. During the long weekend, enjoy live performances and activities on Saturday and Monday afternoon and after the sun has set, behold the stunning display in action.  

Euro Restaurant & Bar
Shed 22, Princes Wharf

Euro offers winning views over the harbour and a sophisticated menu of dishes created with the freshest and finest local seafood, produce and ingredients. Enjoy the beautiful light display over an exquisite meal. 

El Limon
Shed 23, Princess Wharf

Another waterfront eatery with perfect views over the Bridge, El Limon serves delicious Mediterranean food perfect for warm summer evenings.

Bellini Bar
147 Quay Street

Take in the light display with a cocktail in hand. This luxurious bar's waterfront views, a carefully-curated cocktail list and alluring atmosphere make it a great vantage point for the Vector Lights launch.

Dr Rudi's Rooftop Bar
Cnr Quay & Hobson Street

Dr Rudi's is an ideal spot for watching the display while enjoying the rooftop bar's chilled vibe, extensive selection of beer and delicious pizza.

The Parasol & Swing Company
7/204 Quay Street

The latest addition to the Viaduct line-up has a beautiful rooftop terrace with fantastic views over the harbour. Its excellent cocktail list and delicious fare won't disappoint either.  

The Sugar Club
Skytower, 78 Victoria Street West

If you're planning a special occasion, why not treat yourself to an unforgettable meal at The Sugar Club with possibly the best views over the city.