Christmas Shopping Event 

Wednesday 30th October // 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Get your Christmas Shopping sorted early this year, and join us for our annual Christmas Shopping Evening!

With stores open until 8:30pm, there will be plenty of time to shop the Ballantynes Christmas Magazine.

Prepare for an evening of Christmas inspiration, tastings, demonstrations and entertainments. Light refreshments will also be available on the night.

Plus, go in the draw to win one of 6 x $500 Ballantynes Christmas Shopping Sprees drawn on the night in our Christchurch store, and one in Timaru.

RSVP to secure your spot now! - Register here

Christmas Shopping Evening - Beauty Events   

Friday 18th October // From 5:30pm // Cosmetics Department 

Join our talented Cosmetics team on our Christmas Shopping Evening as they complete express makeovers and offer Gift With Purchase on some of our favourite beauty brands!

Click here to find out more and book your space! 

Canine Glamour Shoot  

Wednesday 30th October // 5:00pm to 8:00pm // Contemporary Lounge

Our Canine Glamour Shoot is back by popular demand!

Bring your furry friends into the Contemporary Lounge to have an express portrait session with our professional photographer, Dave Richards. 

All the money raised from the event will be donated to the SPCA. 

With limited number available, book your preferred time slot now and bring in your donation of $20 or more with you on the night.

This event is now sold out, but you can join the waiting list to be notified if a place becomes available. 

Watch the Christmas Magazine come to life

Wednesday 30th October // 6:00pm // Ladies Fashions (First Floor)

Watch our wonderful staff bring our latest Christmas Magazine to life, as our expert buyers talk you through the upcoming fashion trends for the season.

This is a complimentary event, and no RSVP is required.

An Evening with Josh Emett

Wednesday 6th November // 5:30pm for a 6:00pm start

Josh Emett made his name internationally as an acclaimed Michelin Star chef, but his love of food started as a child growing up on a dairy farm in NZ.

Come along to hear his journey.

Ticket price of $60 includes the Cookbook "The Recipe." Bookings are essential.

 
Book your tickets here. 

Christmas Entertaining with Xavier

10:00am - 11:30am // Kin 

Receive a 12 cup Tala Mini Muffin pan and light refreshments with your ticket. Tickets are $40, book you ticket here.

Vitamix Class

3:00pm - 4:30pm // Kin 

In this culinary Vitamix class, nine recipes will be prepared, demonstrated and tasted. Tickets are $20, book your ticket here

 

Vitamix Class

10:00am - 11:30am // Kin
In this culinary Vitamix class, nine recipes will be prepared, demonstrated and tasted. Tickets are $20, book your ticket here

Wreath Making Class

3:00pm - 4:30pm // Christmas Shop 

Tickets include wreath only, any accessories to be chosen at the class are an extra. Tickets are $40, book your ticket here

Buttercream Sprinkle Cake Class

9:30am - 12:30pm // Kin 

Join us for this three hour hands-on class and take home your own creation. You will learn all the tips and tricks from our qualified instructor. Ticket price includes a 6" un-iced cake, buttercream icing, ganache, decorating sprinkles and the use of class equipment. Bookings available here.

Wreath Making 

3:00pm - 4:30pm // Christmas Shop 

Ticket price includes the wreath only, any accessories chosen at the class are paid for as an extra. Bookings available here

Bed & Bath World Cup

11:00am - 2:00pm 

Can you fold a fitted sheet? Is your bed-making time record-breaking? Register to go into the draw to join us at this complimentary event. You will be teamed up with your favourite bedding brand selecting from Baksana, Wallace Cotton, MM Linen, Linens and More, Thread Design, Feathers and Co, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and Sheridan to compete for a $500 Ballantynes gift voucher to spend on your Spring/Summer 19 bedding collection. Register here

Christmas DIY & Wrapping Workshop 

Saturday 9 November // 10:00am - 10:30pm // Stationery 

Ticket price of $10 is redeemable on stationery and includes light refreshments. Bookings available here.

Meet Federica and Rachel from Citta 

Thursday 14 November // 11:00am - 11:30am and 2:00pm - 2:30pm // Citta 

Be inspired this Summer with ideas from Citta, creating on-trend looks for your home. Includes light refreshments. Bookings available here

Meet Vanessa from French Country

Saturday 16 November // 11:00am - 11:30am // French Country 

Be inspired for Christmas interiors. Includes light refreshments. Register here

 

Mad Millie Fresh Cheese Making Class

10:00am - 12:00pm // Kin 

A Mad Millie Cheese Kit is included in the demonstration cost, to set you up with all the equipment and ingredients to make your own Halloumi, Feta, Cream Cheese, Quark, Cottage Cheese, Goats Cheeses and more! Finish the class with a tasting of the cheeses created. Bookings available here.

Mad Millie Beginners Italian Cheese Making Class

2:30pm - 4:30pm // Kin 

A Mad Millie Cheese Kit is included in the demonstration cost, to set you up with all the equipment and ingredients to make your own Ricotta, Mozzarella, Mascapone, Burrata, Bocconicini and Ricotta Salata. Finish the class with a tasting of the cheeses created. Bookings available here

 

Meet Elizabeth from CC Interiors   

Wednesday 20 November // 10:30am - 11:00am and 2:30pm - 3:00pm // Home & Living 

Join us at this complimentary event where Elizabeth will talk about styling your home to create a fresh look for Summer. Includes light refreshments, and bookings are essential! Secure your spot here.

Christmas Window Opening

Friday 22 November // From 4:00pm 

Be among the first to see our 2019 Christmas Windows. Join Santa as he counts down to the unveiling after an afternoon of entertainment, a sausage sizzle and dress-up competition.

 

Santa's Grotto Opens   

Santa's Grotto

Bookings are now open for you to continue the family tradition of a family photo with Santa in his Grotto! Keep an eye out here to make your booking online.

 

Santa's Grrrrotto for your canine friends    

Santa's Grotto

Back by overwhelmingly popular demand, we have opened Santa's Grotto up to you and your best canine friend. Saturday bookings available from 8-9am. Sunday bookings available from 9-10am. Keep an eye out here to make your booking online.