There's something special about Christmas in the city centre. Join the buzz of excited shoppers, marvel in the twinkling lights and shiny baubles and toast to the season at the endless bars and restaurants that are perfect for Christmas catch ups with loved ones. And while you're here, catch a festive show, enjoy the yacht racing and check out one of the many new family-friendly attractions that have just opened, or are opening this month. See our inspiration below, as well as many other great mini break experiences that await you. 

Christmas catch ups

Festive events and activities

Gift suggestions

A holiday in a day

A long weekend in your lunch hour

A weekend getaway in an afternoon

Escape for an evening

A week away in one night

Take a two hour retreat

Go on a girls getaway

Vacation in the viaduct

Lose yourself in the laneways