It’s not long until you switch the out-of-office on and pick up a cocktail instead of a coffee. Here’s the what/when/where of Britomart during your well-deserved summer break.

We wish you the happiest of holidays, full to the brim with good times, great company, yummy eats (…a few too many drinks) and an abundance of sunshine. If you happen to catch yourself in the city during the festive season here’s the what’s on and what’s not at Britomart.


Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: 11am-5pm
01 and 02 Jan: Open


The market will be open on Christmas Eve Saturday 24 December 8am–1pm.

It will be closed Christmas Day Sunday 25 December, New Year’s Eve Saturday 31 December and New Year’s Day Sunday 01 January. It will be running back to normal from Saturday 07 January and Sunday 08 January 2017.



Central Valet:
Up to 24 Dec: Open as usual
25 Dec – 08 Jan: Closed
09 Jan – 15 Jan: Open 10am-4pm (reduced hours)
(Normal hours resume Monday 16 January)

Britomart Carpark Valet:
Up to 24 Dec: Open as usual
25 Dec – 15 Jan: Closed
(Re-opens Monday 16 Jan)

24 Dec – 15 Jan: Closed
(Re –opens Monday 16 Jan )

25 Dec – 08 Jan: Closed
09Jan – 15 Jan: Open but reduced hours (8am-6pm)
(normal hours resume Monday 16 January)

The carpark will continue to validate early bird tickets at Reception from 28 30 December and between 4-6 January. You will need to be in the carpark after 6am & before 10am then leave after 3pm & before 8pm to receive the $18 rate.


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