Ho ho ho, get in the Christmas mood and start your present buying, because it’s Christmas time in Wellington! Events are happening all over the city in anticipation, so we’ve put together a list of things we thought you may enjoy during the lead up to Christmas.

Advent Calendar

Discover more of Wellington with the Wellington City Council’s annual advent calendar. Open a door each day leading up to Christmas to reveal deals from some favourite spots in Wellington.  Unveil what’s under today’s door here.

Christmas Pop up Shop

Stuck for gift ideas? Enjoy the Christmas mood and surprise your loved ones with locally made, quality gifts from the Christmas Pop Up on Manners Street. Find out more details here.

Christmas Themed Buffet at Whitby Restaurant

Time to start getting festive with the Christmas themed buffet at Whitby’s restaurant. Available until Christmas Eve, plan your day and celebrate pre-Christmas with your friends, family and colleagues while indulging in honey glazed ham, roasted turkey & pavlovas (and more!). Find out more details here.

Christmas Lights All Around

Grab yourself a hot chocolate and wander up and down the lit up streets of Wellington. There’s nothing like a street of Christmas lights to bring Christmas cheer to all. Find out what streets are participating here.

Christmas Singalong with Wellington Orchestra

Orchestra Wellington is hosting a Christmas Singalong to get us all fired up before Santa Claus comes to town. Is there a better way to round off the year than singing along to some seasonal treats we all know and love? Find out more details here.

Enjoy! We hope you have a very Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year! After the year we’ve had, I think we’re all (cautiously) excited for what 2021 will bring.