Top Christmas Events in Wellington

Christmas at Capital E in Santa’s Workshop

Date: 1 Dec 2008 – 24 Dec 2008
Time: Sunday 10- 4pm
Venue: Capital E, Wellington
Location: Downtown Wellington – Waterfront
Physical address: Civic Square, Wellington
Price: $4 per person
Tel: +64 4 913 3740

Christmas is here and you won’t want to miss the Santa’s Workshop at Capital E. The event will begin on 1st December through till 24th December. Come along and join Santa’s Elves in the morning for entertainment shows by their favorite comedian, like Zappo and Zappolina and story teller Stu Duvall. In the afternoons you can help the Elves to finish all the Christmas gifts in time. If your wondering where Santa will be himself well do not worry, Father Christmas will be visiting Capital E, everyday between 12-4pm where you will get a chance to personally meet and greet him. There will be lots to get creative with including Christmas Tree Decorations, Gift Baskets, Badges and Christmas Card Creations.

Ideal for Families and Children aged 2-12 years

Tickets can be booked by visiting

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Fevah Xmas Ball Feat & Farley

Date: 12 Dec 2008
Time: 10pm
Address: Address cnr Kent Terrace and Majorbanks Street, Wellington Central
Adult price: $30
Tel: +64 4 974 4111

Andy Farley, is flying in direct from the UK to Wellington for the first time in over 6 years.  
Andy has been at the front of revolutionary hard dance creation for the past decade and is as likely to be dancing actively beside you on the dance floor, or jumping up and down behind the DJ booth, a charming characteristic which has won him huge respect from clubbers around the world.  He is a man of great talent creating a sense of oneness with his audience.
So come along and celebrate an early Xmas with one of the biggest names in hard dance!

See you on the floor.

Bach Christmas Oratorio

Date: 14 Dec 2008
Time: 3pm
Adult price: $35
Child price: $10 (under 16yrs)
Price: $25 Student
Tel: +64 4 384 3840

Stephen Rowley is the newly appointed Choir Director of the Bach Choir who will be conducting his first major performance of JS Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with choir.

The Christmas Oratorio, is an oratorio that is only really meant for performance in church during the Christmas period. It was written for the Christmas period of 1734 integrating music from previous pieces of music.

The Christmas Oratorio is a predominantly stylish example of the lampoon technique.

The concert will take place in the newly refurbished Saint Andrews on the Terrace.

The Big Carol Sing

Date: 21 Dec 2008
Time: 6pm
Venue: Wellington Town Hall
Location: Downtown Wellington – Waterfront
Physical address: 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington

The Big Carol Sing is a chance for the people of Wellington to come together at the Town Hall and sing all the best-known Christmas Carols in a traditional Christmas celebration. Special guest for the night will be YULIA who is lending her voice to share the spirit of giving this Christmas and is very excited to be working with Salvation Army to bring together families in the spirit of Christmas.

The Dominion Post will publish words to the carols in the week prior to the event.

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1 thought on “Top Christmas Events in Wellington”

  1. Elsewhere on the internet the 17 Dec Christmas Carols with the Salvation Army Band are advertised at St James, yet your notice here states Town Hall (closed due to earthquake damage)?

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