Whether you're feeling like summery cocktails and tapas on the water's edge or a long lunch complete with all the trimmings, there's something for you in the city centre this festive season. Get in the spirit as you make your way to your table, with festive decorations and pop-up performances lining the streets - because Christmas has come early in the city centre this year! 

'Tis the season for long lunches and festive dinners

Hint Hint

Make Christmas a joy, not a chore this year with our fun selector tool! It is jam packed with all the best gift ideas for everyone in your life, or for you to drop hints to those who need it too! You’ll also find must-see festive activations and events to help you create memories that can only be found in the city centre and plenty of suggestions for where to head for all those end-of-year catch ups or that much needed post shopping drink. Because Christmas shopping feels different in the city.



Toast to ticking off your gift list

A little magic in between stores makes for lifetime memories! Click the image below to explore our interactive trail map now. 


Festive activations to enjoy while you're here

Christmas in the city centre is brought to you by Heart of the City and Auckland Council and is supported the city centre targeted rate.