20 Oct - 20 Nov
A field with 18,277 white crosses, each bearing the name of a New Zealander who lost their life in the First World War.
18 Dec - 23 Dec
Eastgate's Christmas Walkthrough returns this year with a fresh story, fresh twists and fresh surprises.
19 Dec - 23 Dec
You’re invited to the best tea party in town with the biggest tricks, larger-than-life characters and the catchiest tunes.
20 Dec - 21 Dec
Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption.
An amazing night out and family fun at this most family time of the year.
A free Christmas street festival with over 25 street performances scheduled across the evening in the city centre.
20 Dec - 24 Dec
Enjoy the Cooper Cres Christmas Lights in the heart of Ōtara.
21 Dec - 23 Dec
A whole bunch of festive fun, with music, food trucks, entertainment, games and more.
An event with a history and heritage like no other.
Flood resilience has been improved and a new play area and boardwalk built in previously flood-damaged areas.