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Your guide to Christmas at Westfield Albany

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The decorations are up and there's magic in the air. From photos with Santa to Christmas gift ideas for the whole family, Westfield has everything you need this festive season.

We've compiled this ultimate guide to Christmas at Westfield Albany, including how to book your Santa Photography session, Christmas opening hours, local Christmas events and more.

Christmas opening hours

We’ve extended our opening hours in the lead up to Christmas so you have more time to shop. Plan ahead and shop at a time that suits you.

See our Christmas opening hours here >

Santa photos

Tis’ the season to be making merry memories. Create a Christmas memory and book your Santa photo at Westfield Albany. Bookings are essential for Santa Photography, Pet Photography, and Sensitive Santa Photography sessions so book online to secure a time that’s convenient for you. Our sessions can book out quickly, so book in early to secure your spot!

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Exciting Christmas events & activities

The Great Westfield Gift-mas Giveaway

Friday 1st - Tuesday 12th December |
11:00AM- 2:00PM | L2, Near Mecca

Are you ready to unlock magical possibilities with The Great Westfield Gift-mas Giveaway? This Christmas, Westfield members can WIN instant daily prizes from 1 December.

Find out more, coming soon.

Gingerbread Lane

Thursday 14th - Saturday 23rd December |
11:00AM - 3:00PM | L2, near Mecca

Find out more, coming soon.

Face Painting

Various dates throughout November/December | L1, near Farmers or JB Hi-Fi

Join us for a FREE face paint for the little ones throughout Nov/Dec!

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Messages of Hope

Take a minute to give thanks and appreciation to someone in your community by posting a message on our Westfield Messages of Hope wall. For every message posted, Westfield will donate $1 to Lifeline to support people through difficult times.

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Roaming Entertainment

Catch our roaming entertainment building the ambience in the lead up to the big day! From choirs, to Monty, we have entertainment for the whole family.

Visit from Monty:



6 Dec11:00AM-2:00PM
15 Dec2:00PM - 5:00PM
16 Dec2:00PM - 5:00PM
17 Dec2:00PM - 5:00PM

Auckland Fellowship Brass Band



25 Nov10:00AM - 12:00PM
2 Dec10:00AM - 12:00PM
9 Dec10:00AM - 12:00PM
16 Dec10:00AM - 12:00PM

PForm Dance Crew

Where: L2, outside in the plaza, near the Christmas tree.



10 Dec12:00PM - 2:00PM

We're making Christmas easier

Gift Wrapping

You've done the hard yards of finding the perfect Christmas gifts, so let us help by taking care of the wrapping.

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Still stuck for Christmas gift ideas?

Let them choose their perfect gift with a Westfield Gift Card and Physical Westfield Gift Cards can be purchased from our customer service desk at all Westfield Shopping Centres.

Best Parking

Make your trip a breeze and plan your visit ahead of time. Find the best parking at Westfield Albany for your visit here.

Make the most of every shopping trip with Westfield membership

We’ve been dishing out plenty of incredible member offers and events. Unlock your member benefits this Christmas by downloading the Westfield membership app.

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Need help navigating the centre?

If you need to locate a specific store or event but are not sure where it is, visit our friendly customer services team on level 2 near Glassons, or call them on 09 925 9200 and they will be able to direct you to the right location.

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