Christmas Garden Party


Enjoy a family day out in Highwic’s beautiful heritage gardens where we will be combining garden themes with all the fun of the festive season.

Live musical entertainment. Refreshments available, a variety of stalls, children's activities, raffles and more.  Bring along a picnic, peruse the pop-up Christmas shop and enjoy a day at Highwic.

Xmas Garden Festival

Discover Highwic’s Christmas Garden Party

  • Highwic Christmas shop
  • Christmas Carols with traditional carol singers
  • Kumeu Brass, Gypsy Jazz, Maypole dancers
  • Pop-up-café; bar with craft beers and cocktails
  • Floral head dress workshop
  • Book stall
  • Preserves and plant stalls
  • Raffle with exciting prizes
  • Children's activities including Flower fairy garden trail, crafts and writing a letter to Santa
  • Sweet-making in the kitchen
  • Free lucky dip for every child.

Parking is available at Westfield Newmarket. Blue Badge parking on site. 

Our Mortimer Pass entrance is a five-minute walk from Newmarket rail station.  Buses stop on Broadway and by our Gillies Avenue entrance.

Event Details


  • Sunday 6 December
  • 11am - 4pm

How Much?

Entry is by gold coin donation


Parking is available at Westfield Newmarket, Blue Badge parking only is available on site.


  • 40 Gillies Avenue - enter from Mortimer Pass
  • A small amount of parking is available on site for our visitors
  • Newmarket
  • Auckland
  • 1023

Contact Information

Opening Hours

  • Wednesday - Sunday
  • 10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Last admission into the house at 3.45pm.
  • Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.


Adults: $10 Children under 18: Free. Maximum of four per paying adult. Onsite parking available. Please understand that surcharges may apply at times of special events.