Usually, if you've been to one Christmas market, you've been to them all. But not this year. In the lead up to Christmas 2019, Auckland has diversified its festive offerings. Along with the usual knick-knacks and gourmet packaged produce, you can buy from local artisans at a big design market, load up on Italian goods or enter a historic mansion for pre-loved goods. We'll take that over a crowded shopping centre any day.
Image: K' Road Business Association.
The Best Christmas Markets in Auckland for Presents, Produce and Festive Feels
With markets for local designers, fresh produce, ceramics and plants, there's really no reason to go within a square kilometre of a shopping centre this year.