Celebrate the iconic Sky Tower’s 25th birthday with a month-long calendar of fun and events. You’ll be able to catch magic shows and Scotty Sky Tower on weekends in August, make sure to tell him Happy Birthday!


Calendar of events: 

Sky Tower rainbow

Sky Tower Birthday Lights | 3 August

On Wednesday 3 August the Tower will dance in colourful lights at 7.30pm to celebrate the Sky Tower’s 25th birthday.

Light the Sky Tower

Light the Sky Tower | 4,5,6 August from 6pm - 9pm

For the second time in history, the Sky Tower is inviting the public to light the Sky Tower in a colour of their choice! There will be entertainment, visits from Scotty Sky Tower, face painters, a food truck, More FM DJs and plenty of prizes to be won! Test your skills at the All Blacks Experience passing cage to see if you have what it takes to pull on the Black jersey and keep an eye out for a mythical creature that has broken out from Wētā Workshop Unleashed! Sky Tower light options: Pink, Blue, Orange, Green, Red, Purple, Gold, Pastel Party, More FM Moment and Sky Tower Surprise!

If it’s raining, please bring raincoats and umbrellas as queues will be outside – wrap up regardless!
Queues may be closed ahead of stated end time if demand is high. It is recommended you arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Scotty the Sky Tower

Magic Shows and Scotty Sky Tower | Weekends in August 

Head up the Sky Tower for a series of fun entertainment, including a bubble girl, magic shows in the Tower Theatre and Scotty the Sky Tower roaming throughout the Sky Tower. If you see Scotty Sky Tower, make sure to tell him Happy Birthday! 

Magic shows will run every Saturday and Sunday in August at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm   

Sky Tower being built

A trip down memory lane | Main Observation Deck Gallery | 5 - 31 August 

From 5 August, a mini art gallery will be installed in the Main Observation Deck of the Sky Tower for customers to enjoy for the month of August. They'll be replicating a gallery of construction images that was on display in the Tower in the 1990’s with a couple of new exciting images 

Limited time offers

$2 per hour to a max of $12 on weekends and a $12 flat rate for weekday evenings at The Civic car park. Find out more

Last updated: 20 July 2022