Lunch guests each received a gorgeous stem of orchids, compliments of Iain Stephens Floral Design.
Local and very talented buskers Thomas and Nicholas Scott.
Watching the Monet painting come to life with body artist Yolanda and model Emily Adams. Photo by A Lighted Window. https://www.facebook.com/alightedwindow/
Mrs Claus and an Elf check out Santa's Sleigh.
More moustaches on festival-goers. Photo by Vanita Andrews.
Event sponsor Barfoot & Thompson with their walking house!
Sophie Shale and Amelia Sutton from Churchill Park intricately cut their blue and lilac lantern, a Finalist in the Year 4-6 catetory.
Phantom of the Opera magician enthralled passersby...
Lantern making workshops in full swing...
Overhead lanterns were created by children at School Holiday Programmes across Auckland.