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Festive

13-24 Dec
Festive 13 Dec 2021

Vector Lights for the festive season

It’s going to be Auckland’s brightest festive season yet with Vector Lights on Auckland Harbour Bridge counting down the 12 days of a Kiwi Christmas.

13-25 Dec
Festive 13 Dec 2021

Te Ara I Whiti - The Lightpath

The vibrant inner city cycleway will feature a special festive season lighting show which can be enjoyed on foot or by bike from 8pm each evening.

29 Nov - 24 Dec
Festive 29 Nov 2021

Santa's Magic Mail Machine

Find Santa's Magic Mail Machine with a direct line to the North Pole at Commercial Bay. Write your Christmas wishlist and post at the mail machine.

26 Nov - 31 Dec
Festive 26 Nov 2021

Tē Tōangaroa Murals

Discover murals celebrating Ngāti Whātua Orākei stories and the diverse community that makes Tāmaki Makaurau unique.

25 Nov - 24 Dec
Festive 25 Nov 2021

Britomart Live Music Sessions

Enjoy Festive Season activities in the sun in Takutai Square with free performances by students from the University of Auckland's School of Music and sessions by DJ Rose Alice.

7 Nov - 10 Jan
Festive 7 Nov 2021

Angels in Elliott Street

Look up as you’re wandering Elliott Street and see Christmas angels strung between the beautiful trees which line the shared space.

7 Nov - 10 Jan
Festive 7 Nov 2021

Doves and Globes

Enjoy the gorgeous and much loved dove and globe installations as they change colours throughout the day and night in Durham Street East and Vulcan Lane.

7 Nov - 10 Jan
Festive 7 Nov 2021

Giant Neon Christmas Shapes

A Neon Star shines in Freyberg Place and a large Neon Christmas Tree glows in Khartoum Place and O'Connell Street.

7 Nov - 5 Jan
Festive 7 Nov 2021

Farmers Christmas lighting

Check out the colourful lighting on the Farmers building from 8pm each night.

7 Nov - 10 Jan
Festive 7 Nov 2021

Christmas Light Forest

The illuminating light forest makes for great Instagram content either in the daytime with their bright colours, or at night as they glow under the night sky.

7 Nov - 10 Jan
Festive 7 Nov 2021

Giant Baubles

Giant Festive Baubles can be found in Te Komititanga, with the biggest reaching six metres in height.

7 Nov - 10 Jan
Festive 7 Nov 2021

Christmas Banners

Colorful flags bringing festive fun can be found in Queen Street and surrounding city centre streets.

6 Nov - 25 Dec
Festive 6 Nov 2021

Smith and Caughey's Christmas Windows

Wonder at the annual Christmas window display at Smith & Caughey's, a re-creation of "The Fairies' Night Before Christmas", and head inside to meet Santa and explore the Enchanted Forest.

24 Oct - 5 Jan
Festive 24 Oct 2021

Neon Shapes on Queen Street

Neon shapes in trees along Queen Street will be illuminated with different colours. Look up to see them glow.