Christmas has come early in the city this year! Get into the swing of the holiday season with an incredible range of festive events, attractions and live on-street performers throughout the city centre from November 24. Plan a trip in with your whāhau over the weekend or enjoy festivities all around you on your lunch break or after work. Find all the details on what to expect this year below. 

Christmas festivities come early in the city centre

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Magical family experiences

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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.



Helpful guides

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.