10.30 am - Santa strolls from Cathedral Junction to New Regent Street flanked by a choir & elves
10.40 am - Santa strolls to Magaret Mahy Playground flanked by the Samba and Ambush brass bands & Elves
11.00 am - Santa boards the Punts and makes his way along the Avon Otakaro River
There will be music, lots of elves all along the river promenade entertaining people
11.50 am - Santa arrives at The Terrace and makes his way to the awesome City Mission Christmas Tree
12.00 pm - The official Christmas Tree launch, hosted by radio presenter Jason Gunn at the Bridge of Remembrance
12.30 pm - Santa boards the Tram and makes his way down to The Crossing where the children will be able to visit him
There will be Christmas fund and entertainment throughout City Mall including Face Painting / Roaming Elves / Choirs and other musical bands
In association with the Christchurch City Mission, we are launching Christmas In The City on the 28th of November. This will be a fun-packed event for the whole family so come and help us celebrate.
Follow Santa as he punts the Avon, from Margaret Mahy Playground to the Bridge of Remembrance....
There will be Elves parading, Choirs, live bands, Face painting, and giveaways.... Don't miss seeing Santa!