Get into the swing of the holiday season with an incredible range of festive activations to know about in heart of the city, the home of Christmas in 2021. Whether it's taking a trip to visit Santa in his Enchanted Forest at Smith & Caughey's, posting a letter to him at Commercial Bay's three-storey-high Mail Machine or witnessing true magic at the Christmas Light Show in Te Komititanga every evening, there is so much to see and do - find all the details you'll need below. 

Remember, be safe when you are out and about: wear a mask, keep a 2 metre physical distance, scan in using the QR code, and regularly sanitise your hands.

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