Join the festivities in Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland’s festive season is calling, so come join the fun and frivolity. From a uniquely Kiwi light show on the bridge, to lights and decorations twinkling in the city centre and parks across the region, you’re bound to find your special festive cheer on the map below.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Christmas Banners

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

Events5 Results

09 Dec 2021

Papakura Late Night Festive Fun

Do your Christmas shopping, have dinner at one of our 60-odd eating establishments and enjoy some music.

09 Dec 2021 - 16 Dec 2021

Ponsonby Central Twilight Christmas Market

A shopping morning following by a bit to eat with friends before the silly season begins.

12 Dec 2021

Glasshouse Christmas Market

An urban market at the Glasshouse in Morningside Precinct.

12 Dec 2021

James Ioelu: An Evening of Song and Arias

Bass-baritone James Ioelu presents this end of year recital to ring in the Christmas season.

12 Dec 2021

Maker's Market at Pah Homestead

A great opportunity to support local and pick up some handmade goods.