Join in the Christmas festivities at SkyCity, with live entertainment and plenty of Christmas cheer. See the line-up and plan your visit today.
Events and experiences
Scotty's Christmas show | 25 & 26 Nov, 1pm 2pm & 3pm and each Saturday & Sunday in Dec, 1pm, 2pm, 5pm, 6pm & 7pm | free
Join SkyCity for an interactive show starring Scotty Sky Tower, his best gingerbread friends and dancers. Featuring local dance schools, this festive extravaganza will warm your heart and fill you with festive joy.
Photos with Santa & friends | Every Saturday and Sunday in Dec from 12pm-7pm | free
Get complimentary photos with Santa and mingle with Christmas fairies and pixies at the photo station every weekend. Digital photos will be sent to your email address.
Christmas Decorations | 18 November - 24 December
New this year is an epic gold Christmas tree, a light forest and giant nutcrackers standing over 4m tall and more to be announced!
Festive songs in the Atrium | 29 November - 22 December | free
Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the Atrium will come alive with the sounds of your favourite holiday songs. Be delighted by the festive tunes and of course, get ready to sing along! See the full timetable here.
Christmas at the Sky Tower
Christmas Light Show | 13 - 25 December from sundown
The biggest Christmas tree in Auckland this festive season will be lit up in green and red in the 12 days to Christmas, and every hour on the same days from 7 pm – 11 pm, you’ll see the Sky Tower dance in a magical Christmas light show.
The World's highest postbox | 1 - 27 December
Write a letter to Santa, take it 220 metres up, and post it from the world’s highest letterbox! Plus, don't forget to visit the WONKA workshop where the little ones can let their imaginations run wild. This is included with standard Sky Tower admission - see pricing here.
Tower Theatre Christmas Imagination Workshop | 1 December & 7 February
To celebrate the release of the Wonka Film, SkyCity are turning the Tower theatre into a magical zone packed with fun activities such as interactive games, activity sheets and watch Wonka content on the large theatre screen.
Celebrate the festive season in style at one of SkyCity's premium restaurants. Check out their offers below - they're even open on Christmas Day.
Lunch or dinner at MASU: Merī kurisumasu! Enjoy a Japanese feast featuring a selection of specialty and signature dishes. Enjoy the premium Masu Kurisumasu set menu featuring a selection of specialty and signature dishes.
Lunch or dinner at The Sugar Club: Fancy Christmas high in the clouds? Celebrate the finest in creative dining with majestic views of Auckland to match.
Dinner at Metita: Curiously curated and shared with passion, Metita is where traditional Pacific flavours are refined and reimagined for contemporary tastes. Share the love with the whole family.
Lunch or dinner at Orbit 360 dining: Experience a four-course festive set menu, including bubbles on arrival, celebrating produce from Aotearoa, with unmatched, sensational 360 degree views of Tāmaki Makaurau.
Breakfast, lunch or dinner at Fortuna: Enjoy an all you can eat festive banquet, featuring your favourite Christmas treats with all the trimmings.
It's easy to get in, out and around
Getting around the city centre is easier, and cheaper than some may think! Here are some parking and transport hacks to remember when you're coming in.
- $12 flat rate parking on weeknights (after 5pm) and weekends at Secure's Federal St carpark.
- Kids ride free on public transport at weekends.
- $2 per hour on weekends and evenings after 6pm (max of $10) at Victoria Street car park.
- $2 per hour on weekends and evenings after 6pm (max of $12) at The Civic car park.