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Source: Auckland Council

Magical September continues at Ellerslie Village, where sparkly fairies and pint-sized pirates took part in the fairy festival on Sunday 9 September.

An estimated 6000 people came to the event, which is now in its 18th year. Among the most popular attractions were a Peter Pan show, face painting and candyfloss.

Ōrākei Local Board member Rosalind Rundle says the festival seems to get bigger every year.

“We have started a survey and so far 86 per cent of people say it was a good event or better,” she said.

“We had a great time! Thanks so much for providing a fun-filled free morning. We have attended the last 5 years and every year is brilliant.” – Survey respondent

More events this month

If you missed out last weekend, there are still plenty of activities coming up.

  • Sunday 16 September 12-3pm
    Union Post Kids Pirate Zone
    Parents can enjoy lunch while our friendly pirate entertains the children in the Kids Zone.
  • Sunday 30 September 11am-3pm
    Fairy and Pirate Crafts Morning
    Meet a real-life fairy and pirate for crafts and entertainment.

Also at Ellerslie Village throughout September:

  • Find where the fairies live: there are 25 fairy doors along the trail throughout the village.
  • Stop in at a local café for a fairy or pirate morning or afternoon tea.
  • Hunt for pirate treasure.
  • Post a letter to a fairy and they might reply!
  • Have a go at the colouring competition. Pick up an entry form from Denise Lee MP’s office or from You could win a $30 Warehouse Stationery Voucher.

Magical September 2018 is proudly brought to you by the Ellerslie Business Association with the support of the Ōrākei Local Board.

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