Queen St Christmas Lights

The Magic of Christmas in the City – Street Tango Flash Mob, Performances & Milonga!

Queen St Christmas Lights
How Queen St will look with its trees lit up. Photo / supplied by Heart of the City.

We are very excited to announce that the Auckland Tango Community and Gisela & Ariel have been invited to be part of this year’s ‘The Magic of Christmas in the City’.

The event will begin at 6pm and is designed to capture the imagination of workers, residents and students at the end of the day, inviting them to celebrate the magic of Christmas in the city. The finale will be at 9pm with the illumination of the Queen Street Lights on the trees lining the street.

The event will extend along Queen Street and with over 30 acts performing up, down and around Queen Street at the  selected performance spaces or roaming areas. The performances will be both sophisticated and family orientated. The electic mix of artists will including bands, choir, opera, classical music, circus, tango, cabaret and others, all combining to create a unique night of excitement, merriment and fun.


There will be rain cover for all the locations (including Tango), so the event will go ahead regardless!!


Location for Tango is:

Corner of Darby Street (next to Body Shop) and Queen Street

205-225 Queen Street, Auckland CBD

Date for Tango is:

December 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Programme for Tango

We will start with a Street Tango Flash Mob, follow by Performance by Ariel & Gisela and a Milonga!

5:45pm – arrive at performance/stage area (Corner of Darby and Queen St)

6:00pm – 9:00pm – Milonga (we will start with a Street Tango Flash mob, so start dancing when you hear the music!)

7:00pm – 7:15pm – Tango Demonstration

8:00pm – 8:15pm – Tango Demonstration

DJ of the night : Kelly Poon

Dress code

You can dress up or down – it’s entirely up to you!


We will be dancing on concrete pavement!

Low Cost Carpark in City!!

The best carpark is ‘Chancery Car Park‘ which is a short 5 minutes walk away from the dance spot. After 5:00 pm the cost is $3.00 if you book online with a code.

(When review your carpark booking – under ‘Enter Promotional Code’ enter ‘HOTCPARK’ and select ‘Apply Promotional Code’ – you should then see the price change to $3″ )

Contact for more information

Kelly +64 (0)21 679 762