The Howick Santa Parade is a must attend event.
Come early and enjoy the pre-parade entertainment which includes face painting, clowns, 25 Disney characters, free games, lollies and merchandise, hot rod and antique car shows, live music, magic shows, kids zone and more.
You can enjoy some Christmas shopping at the Xmas Markets and enjoy lunch with your family at any of the delicious cafes and restaurants open on the day, or grab a bite to eat from local food trucks.
The highlight of the day is finishing off with the parade which boasts 67 floats, made up of schools, entertainers and community groups.
The Howick Santa Parade is an iconic East Auckland event, creating excitement and memories for the young and old, and an overall great free day out for families.