Night Lights and Christmas Market Ngā Rama Wherikoriko Pō me Te Mākete Kirihimete

18/12/2020 - 20/12/2020
Christmas market at Old Government Buildings

Come along and enjoy a Christmas experience at Old Government Buildings Wellington. Fun for all the family as the magic of Christmas unfolds and the building becomes beautifully lit. There will be a range of exciting stalls filled with goodies and gifts for the last minute shopper, lovely food options and live entertainment. Our MC for the event is The Ukulele Institute.

Our dedicated heritage team will be on hand to answer any questions you might have about the building, and with 22 chimneys to choose from Santa is sure to be spoilt for choice. Meri Kirihimete!

Event Details


  • Friday 18 December - Sunday 20 December
  • 5.00 - 10.00pm

How Much?

$2 per person. Children under 5 free. Sorry no concessions. All profits go towards a range of heritage projects.


This event is supported by Victoria University of Wellington, Metro Production Services, Kennards Hire, Crown Workspace, The Ukulele Institute  and Warren and Mahoney.  Your assistance is invaluable and appreciated.


  • 55 Lambton Quay
  • Wellington
  • 6011

Contact Information

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday
  • 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Alert Level 2 and above
  • Closed to the public


$5 per person to join a guided or group tour. Group tours may be arranged on request. The building is privately leased to the Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington.