With over 90 street performances and over 150 stores open late, you won't want to miss out on Late Night Christmas in the city centre.
There are so many incredible performances happening on Thursday 19 December, we have gone through the schedule and picked out some highlights of cultural performances from around the world. We also have a handy map and performance schedule for you to download and print off for the night. Click here to download it.
Black Sunday Crew - African drumming
Performing: Outside R.M. Williams
Rhythms that will move your body, mind and soul.
Anunanua Dance Troupe - Cook Island entertainment
Performing: Darby Street, High Street
The Anuanua Dance Troupe are passionate about sharing their powerful and enchanting songs and dances, paying homage to their heritage and striving to remain connected as Māori people of the Cook Islands.
Mariachi Band - Traditional Mexican
Performing: Outside Westpac - 75 Queen Street
Let the rhythms of Guapangos, Ranchera, Sones and other exciting fusions of Latin music transport you South America this Late Night Christmas.
Allana Goldsmith Group - Te Reo Jazz
Performing: Outside Smith & Caughey's - 253 Queen Street
Allana Goldsmith’s unique approach to jazz is highlighted by her original voice and songs sung in te reo Māori. A truly unique experience.
Caribbeanz Southern Stars Steelband - Steel drums originating from Trinidad and Tobago
Perfroming: Darby Street
The delightful sounds of Trinidad and Tobago brought to you by NZ’s first Caribbean Steelband. Because “When Steelpan playing, everybody smilin!” (Caribbean proverb)
Bollywood Dancing - Aaja Nachle
Performing: Outside Sephora - 171 Queen Street
Aaja Nachle is Auckland's leading Bollywood dance school and the students are excited to be performing their high energy Bollywood numbers once again at Late Night Christmas.
Tamashii Taiko - Japanese drumming
Performing: Opposite Little High St
Tamashii Taiko is known for their spirited, high energy performances which mixes martial arts movements into their performing styles.
Please note performance information and timings could be subject to change on the day due to unforeseen circumstances.