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Festive

3-24 Dec
Festive 23 Dec 2021

Christmas Light Show at Te Komititanga

Take a festive journey with this large scale projection illuminating the Chief Post Office. Presented by Heart of the City, Auckland Council & Commercial Bay.

From 20 Dec
Festive 20 Dec 2021

Extension to Silo Park

There's more of Silo park to love this summer, with new interactive play equipment for everyone to enjoy.

15 Dec
Festive 15 Dec 2021

Coast Christmas Singalong

Coast FM’s Toni, Jase and Sam host a Christmas singalong with Jackie Clarke, APO’s Brass Quartet, Modern Māori Quartet, The Auckland Gospel Choir and more.

Festive 14 Dec 2021

Amey Daldy Park pump station mural

A new mural in Wynyard Quarter celebrates our native birds.

Festive 13 Dec 2021

Places to eat out this festive period

Discover some of the best places to eat, socialise and reconnect around the city during the festive period.

Festive 13 Dec 2021

Shopping around Auckland this festive period

Spend time exploring the shopping precincts in Auckland, offering a world-class collection of gifts and treats for you and your loved ones..

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.

Festive 9 Dec 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

After the lockdown blues of the past year, some jolly old cheer is top of everyone’s Christmas list as the pohutakawa begin to bloom and Santa prepares to head into town.

8-19 Dec
Festive 8 Dec 2021

Summer in the Square: Tap Tap Takahē

A sneaky Takahē needs your help to fill Aotea Square with festive treats. Use your smartphone to choose a digital gift for Takē to unwrap on the big screen.

1- 29 Dec
Festive 1 Dec 2021

Summer in the Square: Aotea Square Christmas tree.

Aotea Square is merry with the arrival of the Auckland Live Christmas tree. Snap a holiday selfie while getting your shopping done in the heart of the city.

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.