Auckland Christmas Markets

Auckland Christmas Markets

If you’re stuck for Christmas gift ideas why not try some of Auckland’s Christmas markets for inspiration. There are several Christmas markets being held in Auckland the run up to Christmas Day and all will be packed full of plenty of goodies to stuff your loved ones’ stockings with. Check out View Auckland’s guide to the best Christmas markets in Auckland:

Christmas Craft and Gift Market

Buy original Christmas gifts from this market at the railway station in Swanson and you’ll be supporting local craftspeople and helping raise funds for the Swanson Christmas Parade – if that doesn’t give you a fuzzy festive feeling nothing will!

Date: 9 December
Time: 6pm-8pm

Dots & Daisies Christmas Market

Billed as ‘the ideal place to be to make your gift-giving delightfully different’, this market at the Marist Brother’s Old Boys RFC in Ellerslie will feature more than 70 exhibitors showcasing unique, handmade gifts, products and fresh foods.

Date: 10-12 December,
Time: from 10am each day

Marche de Noel

If you fancy bringing a little ooh-la-la to your Christmas gift shopping then the Alliance Francaise Christmas Market in Grey Lynn is the one for you. There will pottery, clothes, chocolates and jewellery on sale, and Christmas story-telling, hook-a-duck, face-painting and secret santa to keep the kids happy.

Date: 11 December
Time: 10am-2pm

Parnell Christmas Markets

As the deadline for finishing your Christmas shopping shortens avoid the stampedes at the shopping centres and try out Parnell Christmas Markets at Parnell’s Jubilee Hall for unique, budget-friendly gifts. Date: 11th & 18 December

Time: from 9am

City Farmers' Birthday/Christmas Market

The final City Farmers’ Market before Christmas is bound to have a great atmosphere as they’ll be celebrating both Christmas and the market’s fourth birthday. Go along to the market behind Britomart train station and you’ll find the usual local artisan food and drink producers along with live music from Tahini Jam and face-painting, balloon artists and a petting zoo for the kids.

Date: 18 December
Time: 8.30am-12.30pm

Grey Lynn Farmers' Market Festive Twilight Market

If you’re trying to find the perfect yuletide gift for a foodie friend then the Christmas edition of the Grey Lynn Farmers’ Market is worth a look. Located at the Grey Lynn Community Centre you can buy all sorts of local produce and treats while enjoying live entertainment and plenty of festive atmosphere.

Date: 18th December
Time: 1.30pm-5.30pm

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