Dash through the laneways, dance and prance down Queen Street and High Street, jingle all the way to Commercial Bay and Britomart and don't miss all the festive installations in between that are bringing Christmas to the city centre early this year.  Plus, refuel between stores or toast to a productive day ticking off your gift list at one of the city centre's rooftop bars or waterside eateries. 

Start using our interactive gift selector below now to find 150+ gift ideas to get started! 

Hint Hint

Make Christmas a joy, not a chore this year with our fun selector tool that's 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.



Some thought starters...

Make a day of it every Saturday in December

Take a break from shopping and experience Christmas magic

A little magic makes for lifetime memories! To explore our interactive trail map now, click the image below. 


Destination and experiential stores

Prefuel or refuel in between shops

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.