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The Christmas Destination For December Is Skycity

The Christmas Destination For December Is Skycity

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SKYCITY, Auckland's centre of entertainment, today announced its impressive line up of seasonal festivities, entertainment, dining and attractions for December. The entire SKYCITY complex will be decked out in dazzling festive decorations and all the restaurants have an array of special menus for Christmas Day. Don't miss the 30 foot Christmas tree in the Atrium!

For further information on SKYCITY's December entertainment calendar visit or call 0800 SKYCITY.

SKYCITY CASINO Walk In & Win Kicking off for December, Walk In & Win $20,000 guaranteed on Friday and Saturday evenings between 5pm - 8.30pm, with two winners every week until the end of January. The live draw could make your Christmas complete and takes place at 8:30pm every Friday and Saturday night from November 28 to January 31, 2009. Details available at

Happy Hour at Aces Bar & Learn to Play Great for that after work wind-down or get the team together for a Christmas night out Monday-Thursday between 5-7pm at Aces Bar in the Casino. Half price house drinks and free finger food. Free live entertainment from The Candy Lane Showgirls and free Learn to Play fun tables for roulette and blackjack.

Frankie & Fortuna Mondays to Thursdays from 11.30am to 2.30pm during December visitors to SKYCITY's Fortuna buffet restaurant will love dining on the $19.95 all-you-can-eat festive buffet lunch special and enjoy free entertainment from the likes of iconic Kiwi entertainers Frankie Stevens and Ray Woolf. Diners can go in the draw to win a SKYCITY Grand Hotel experience including a night in a luxury world class five-star hotel for two and fabulous breakfast at The Terrace Restaurant.

SKY TOWER Sky Tower Twilight Christmas Experience Enjoy baubles, bubbles and all that jazz. Head to the Sky Tower this summer to watch gorgeous sunsets and twinkling Christmas lights right across the cityscape. Get your free glass of bubbles while you enjoy the very best view in town and live festive music every evening December 7-24, 7-9.30pm. Visit to find out who's playing when.

Santa in the Sky - kids under 5 free Visit Santa and Scotty Sky Tower on the Sky Deck on December 6, 7, 13, 14 and every day from 20 December until Christmas Eve between 10am and 4pm and receive a free Santa photo and treat. Kids can mail their letters to Santa at the highest post box in the country. Kids 5 years and under are free and one child (6-14 years) goes free to Sky Deck with every full paying adult.

New seniors ticket price To soak up the breathtaking views of Auckland, SKYCITY is offering Sky Tower passes at a new, and a permanently reduced rate, for seniors. Trips to the top of the town are now just $15 for those aged 65 and over. HOTELS Meanwhile, grown ups can take a break from the hustle and bustle of the festive season and indulge in a mini break at SKYCITY Hotel or SKYCITY Grand Hotel. Accommodation and entertainment packages start as low as $149 including gst and options abound for families and couples.

RESTAURANTS & BARS Yes, our restaurants are open on Christmas Day with special menus. From all-you-can-eat buffet at Fortuna restaurant to a five-course degustation lunch at dine by Peter Gordon to Yum Char at Ming Court to a meal 192m up at Observatory Restaurant in the Sky Tower, SKYCITY meets every taste. Restaurant bookings through 0800 SKYCITY.

And don't forget... NEW YEAR'S EVE AT SKYCITY - VIVA LAS VEGAS AT SKYCITY - R20 Viva Las Vegas Everyone's a star at SKYCITY Auckland's R20 sexy, thrilling and exciting Vegas styled New Year's Eve party - from a red carpet welcome, to mingling with Elvis, Marilyn, Frankie & his rat pack, SKYCITY offers the ultimate playground for your New Year celebrations.

* Renew (or practice!) your vows with Elvis at our in-house Wedding Chapel

* Take in the myriad live entertainment options on-site - from burlesque dancers in champagne glasses to the Nairobi Trio. From Elvis, Frankie & Billy Joel to Tango dancers, showgirls & Vox Nova!

* Casino floor MC & host for the evening Frankie Stevens will entertain you


NYEB3 Get down Vegas-style at Bar3 this New Year's Eve... With DJs Sample Gee and Grant Marshall on the decks, a free champagne cocktail on arrival, Vegas-style entertainment and drink specials, you're guaranteed a night to remember at this exclusive ticketed event. Where: Bar3, Level 3, SKYCITY Auckland Cost: $35 per person - Limited availability for maximum comfort Secure your ticket at the Restaurant Reservation desk in the Atrium or from Bar3.

SkyWalk / SkyJump For those looking for a further shot of adrenalin, both SkyJump and SkyWalk will be open until 8pm on New Year's Eve.

New Year's Dining Book early to secure a place at one of our restaurants on both New Year's Eve and New Year's Day - to see what's on the menu at our outlets visit or call 0800 SKYCITY.


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