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Christmas in the Park 2018

Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park 2018


Auckland gets ready to celebrate at the nation’s favourite Christmas party

One of the world's largest bubble machines will be at Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park in Auckland

Brilliant weather is forecast for this Saturday and the producers of Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park are promising concert goers an event to remember as they count down to Saturday night’s show at the Auckland Domain.

Following the Christchurch concert, the crew faced major delays and logistical challenges due to less than ideal weather conditions as they packed up and prepared to transport eighteen containers of lighting, staging, super screens and audio equipment to Auckland for the second performance of the popular free Christmas event.

Event producer John Searle and his crew worked around the clock and with the help of Kiwi Rail and event partner Mainfreight managed to get the show to the Auckland Domain in time for Saturday’s concert.

And happily the weather forecast promises clear skies and stunning weather for the tens of thousands of concert goers expected to pour in to the Domain to enjoy their annual Christmas party under the stars.

Stan Walker performing at Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park in Christchurch

Kiwi singing sensation Stan Walker will headline the star-studded cast which includes crowd favourites Lavina Williams, Vince Harder, Marley Sola, Tom Batchelor, Ella Monnery, Nyree Huyser and Mikey Havoc. They’ll be joined by a star trio of backing vocalists, Anna Grahame, Paul Fagamalo and Iri Aumatangi.

In addition to traditional Christmas carols and current hits, the crowd can expect some ‘wow’ moments including crowd favourite Snoopy’s Christmas complete with vintage biplanes, a five minute rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody and a spectacular fireworks finale to end the show.

Turanga Merito, Vince Harder and Tom Batchelor performing Bohemian Rhapsody at Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park in Christchurch

Annette Chillingworth, of Coca-Cola New Zealand says, “We’re so excited to be bringing this wonderful celebration of Kiwi talent to the big stage for the twenty fifth year! It’s become a traditional way for many Kiwi families and communities to celebrate the start of the festive season at New Zealand’s biggest free outdoor musical celebration.”

A special 60 minute broadcast featuring highlights from the show will air on Three on Saturday 15 December at 7.00pm.

For more information go to www.christmasinthepark.co.nz


Celebrating 25 years of magic at the biggest, happiest musical spectacular on the Kiwi Christmas calendar!


7.30pm on Saturday 8th December
Auckland Domain

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