Need some extra hours in the day to make sure you tick off your Christmas list? Commercial Bay and Britomart are here to help this festive season by not only staying open late, but by bringing festive cheer while you're here. This Thursday, 14 December, there will be Christmas markets to pop-up performances, giveaways and more to get amongst! 

Britomart Christmas Night Markets

Head to Britomart from 5pm for their special Christmas market, complete with delicious dinner options, sweets treats, arts and crafts stalls and more. Plus, Britomart's shops will stay open until 8pm - the most fun way to do your Christmas shopping!

Be sure to hang around for the entertainment too! There will be a Pasifika choir singing carols, a seven-strong brass band and a DJ playing groovy tunes. 

Christmas at Commercial Bay

Get amongst live music, mocktails from Harker Herbals, entertainment, giveaways, deals and all the festive feels from 4pm until close at 8pm. There will be an Eco Glitter bar set up for those who want to adorn themselves with some extra holiday sparkle along with complimentary calligraphy offering customised gift messages and festive quotes exclusive from 5pm-7pm too.

If you haven't had a chance to catch Santa before he heads back to the North Pole, post a letter to him via his Mail Machine! Found on level 1 and 2 of the centre, the magical Mail Machine provides a theatrical experience that is sure to surprise and delight.

If you need some help with gift wrapping, head to the Christmas workshop (concierge desk) and get your gifts wrapped for free (with spend over $25 at any Commercial Bay retailer). Plus, spend over $150 and get your hands on a complimentary Santa sack (while stocks last). 

To give you as much time as possible, Commercial Bay will extend their hours over multiple days up until Christmas - see their extended hours here

Britomart Saturday Market
Britomart Saturday Markets
Christmas at Commercial Bay

Be in to win a $100 shopping voucher!

Because we're feeling extra festive, we're giving away 1x $100 Commercial Bay voucher and 1x $100 Britomart Black Card! Enter to win below! 

✨ Enter to win here

Britomart Pavillions

Marvel at Christmas lights and decorations 

And don't miss the Christmas lights and decorations dotted around the city centre, the perfect way to end your evening! 

Grab a bite to eat while you're here

Toast to the festive season with a special dinner before, after or in between your shopping trip! Britomart and Commercial Bay are home to some of the city centre's best restaurants and eateries, with fine dining, sharing and casual options to suit all.

Last updated: 25 December 2023