Christmas has arrived in the city centre! Our new decorations and lights are bringing the festive spirit to the streets – if you haven’t had a chance to check them out in person yet, take a look through the gallery below.

There’s a jam-packed schedule of events and displays enhancing the Christmas magic too – the young and young at heart should make sure they have Smith & Caughey’s windows, Commercial Bay‘s Magic Mail Machine and Farmers Santa Parade on their list this year. Take a look at more of the great events happening over the festive season here.

If you’re planning your Christmas shopping, our shopping guide is a great place to start, with picks for Queen Street, Commercial Bay, the High Street District and Britomart – there’s something in the city centre for every budget, gifter, and recipient. 

Last updated: 27 November 2020