Christmas Garden Festival

18/11/2017 - 19/11/2017

Discover the timeless charm of Highwic's Christmas Garden Festival. Floral displays, plant stalls, garden tours and more.   Don't miss the chance to shop for Christmas at the Christmas shop - open 7 days from 21 October until Christmas Eve.

This year, the Festival is FREE, so check the programme details...

Highwic's Christmas Festival features Christmas-themed gardens, garden tours with plant breeder Dr Keith Hammett, and floral designs through the house. There’ll be music all day from harp and cellist and roving carol singers. Featured acts are the Cherry the Clown on Saturday and Ukulele union, pipe band and choir on Sunday. Santa will be on site from 11.30am - 3.30pm both days. The popular kids Build a miniature Christmas Garden competition is back too.

Programme

Saturday 18 November

  • 10.00am  Gates open
  • 10.30  Café open
  • 10.30  Roving carol singers
  • 10.45  Cherry the Clown
  • 11.00  Garden tour with Dr Keith Hammett - limited numbers, please book in advance
  • 11.30-1.30pm   Make your own Christmas Garden - a kids competition
  • 11.45  Spanish dancers
  • 12.30pm  Joy Dancers
  •  1.30  Choir
  •  2.00  Garden tour with Dr Hammett - limited numbers, please book in advance
  •  4.30  Gates close.

Sunday 19 November

  • 10.00am Gates open
  • 10.30  Café open
  • 10.30  Roving carol singers
  • 11.00  Garden tour with Dr Keith Hammett - limited numbers, please book in advance
  • 11.45  Pipe band
  • 1.00pm  Carols by Ukelele
  • 1.30-3.30pm  Harp and cellist
  • 2.00   Garden tour with Dr Keith Hammett - limited numbers, please book in advance
  • 4.30   Gates close.

Event Details

When?

  • Saturday 18 November
  • 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • Sunday 19 November
  • 10.00am - 4.00pm

How Much?

Free admission.

Address

  • 40 Gillies Avenue
  • Enter from Mortimer Pass
  • Newmarket
  • Auckland
  • 1023

Contact Information

Opening Hours

  • Wednesday to Sunday
  • 10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Cost

Adults: $10 Accompanied children: Free. Unaccompanied children: $3.50 Use your Entertainment Book voucher here. Please understand that surcharges may apply at times of special events.