Join us for an evening of festive shopping at our annual Christmas Twilight Market.
Our market is the perfect place to get some Christmas spirit and find a unique handmade gift for family and friends! Browse amongst our handpicked selection of artisan stallholders offering a diverse range of gifts, crafts and fine foods. Rā Charmian & Friends will provide the Christmas cheer, with stunning carol singing throughout the early evening. Then join us on the rooftop terrace at 7pm for an acoustic set by the choir’s director, Rā.
The kids are welcome too! Robin from Flicks Cinema will be showcasing a series of short films in the Lopdell Theatre, with the programme starting on the hour. Take your tamariki up to the rooftop terrace for some festive face painting with Arian from LittleSmiles.
Gerty Brown is now in its 11th year, focusing on sustainable accessories made with love in Titirangi. Everything from headbands to cushions, zero waste purses to Christmas stockings.
Maria McSporran’s ceramics are hand built using the slow and meditative process of pinching the clay into organic functional shapes, which she then decorates using simple contemporary designs and lots of bright colour.
Leanne from Made with Love will be bringing her locally made essential oil blends and balms, wheat bags, eye pillows and other wonderful gift ideas to this year’s twilight market.
Emerson from Butter and Crumb Kitchen will be back at this year’s twilight market selling her signature cupcakes and mini cakes for you to enjoy!
Laingholm Kindergarten are providing a tasty sausage sizzle and other treats at this year’s twilight market! Sustainability is a key focus at Laingholm Kindergarten and they foster strong links to the local community.
Ina Arraoui is a contemporary print artist currently based in Tāmaki Makaurau. Her work explores the powerful relationship between objects and memory and how this shapes our identity. Ina’s prints make a thoughtful gift for yourself or a loved one.
Irina Velman is an Auckland-based artist whose inspiration comes from the powerful beauty of the West Coast, the brilliance of nature and endless possibilities of the creative process itself. Irina designs her own line of greeting cards, calendars, ceramic tiles and colouring patterns, which she will have at the market for you to peruse.
Te Uru Waitākere Contemporary Gallery is bringing a taste of their fabulous gallery shop to this year’s twilight market. Look out for them!
Matt Coates is a local watercolour artist from Titirangi who loves to illustrate art that is quirky, whimsical and has a story to tell. Each artwork is something you can hang on your wall to give you a bit of joy or make you smile.
Using vintage and vintage inspired fabrics, Vinty creates bibs, blankets and toys for any little person in your life. Come and grab a little piece of loveliness!
Their mission: No more boring candles! Trio Soy Candles pours their candles into an eclectic collection of containers to enhance your decor. Divinely scented 100% soy wax candles that last and last.
Banu's Kitchen started as a small cooking class running out of her home in Te Atatu. Banu will be bringing to the market her famous spices, chutneys and sauces so that everyone can create "a true taste of India" in their own homes.
Pay Pah Kut has a range of handmade quirky pun scenes, decorative cage dolls and paper cut pictures; the perfect gifts for someone who has almost everything.
Lin Island offers handmade embroidery goods like necklaces, rings, pins and homeware decorations, all of which are ideal for original Christmas gifts.
Ronja Schipper is passionate about re-purposing discarded items and materials and turning them into meaningful objects of desire. By using mostly waste material to create her jewellery and objects, she is attempting to make a small contribution towards a change for a better world.
Dung Beetle Space brings their New Lynn shop/arts space to the market, with handcrafted ceramics, herbal remedies, film photography prints, organic candles and locally written books.
Tirimoana Honey is a small family-run business based in Te Atatu South with a mad passion for their bees! They pride themselves on healthy hives, happy bees and as a result, beautiful raw honey with a multitude of health benefits.
Chrissy-Grace Gabriels is a local ceramic artist based at the foothills of the Waitākere Ranges, surrounded by an abundance of nature to inspire her creations. She loves to include elements of nature itself in her work, expanding naturally from the use of the earth.
Don’t leave without a delicious, rich and moist fruit cake, home made in Oratia to Great Grandma Jenkins recipe.
Flora & Clay Handmade use polymer clay to create feel-good, feature earrings. They will be bringing small batch, unique creations to brighten up your outfit.
Martine is creator behind Tinted Vintage and she loves to mix it up when it comes to design and colour. All her pieces are handmade, no two pieces will be the exactly the same but equally as beautiful, super lightweight and jam packed with colour and sparkle, great for any occasion.
faith&joy creates gorgeous succulent-themed scented candles, using eco-conscious wax blends.
Artist, Jessie Kanji is inspired by Mother Nature, studies in physiology and indigenous cultures, and creates abstract forms. Jessie will be bringing her gorgeous designs to the market in the form of fine art prints and stickers.
Smitten Design Ltd is a boutique textile design and screen printing studio run by Katie Smith. Katie creates fabric-based homewares to co-exist with the things you already have and love in your home. Her work is inspired by everyday patterns that surround us in nature, architecture and urban textures.
Gold Creative will be joining us again at this year’s twilight market, with Christmas decorations, t-shirts, new tea towel designs, art prints and Birds of a Feather greeting cards inspired by New Zealand's native flora and fauna.
Country Cowhide is a newcomer to the Lopdell Twilight Market this year! Rachel will be bringing along her unique, sustainable and stylish accessories beautifully crafted in cowhide.
Pick up fresh flowers for Christmas from Pine & Ginger Floral Co., who will be set up in the main entrance foyer. Pine & Ginger is all about supplying gorgeous New Zealand grown goodness.