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This page contains a list of Christmas events happening in 2019.

Updated: 19/11/2019 4:19 p.m.

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There is plenty of free fun for all the family coming up in our District between now and the New Year.


  • 30 November promises to be a busy day for many with the Kamo Christmas Parade kicking off at 11.30am, followed by the Christmas Festival at 4pm at Semenoff Stadium

  • the Hikurangi Christmas Festival and parade will be held on 7 December

  • Onerahi’s Christmas Festival (no parade) and Ruakaka’s Christmas Parade will be held on 14 December

  • and the traditional Christmas Eve Christmas Parade in Waipu will be held in the evening on 24 December.  


  • Christmas-themed street flags are going up across our District

  • a Christmas tree will be going up at the Town Basin in time for the Town Basin Christmas Festival, including fashion show at The Boatshed on 6 December.


  • the Saturday Artisan’s Markets have kicked off at their new location by Reyburn House and will be held every Saturday 

  • the Friday Food Market’s have also re-located to the Reyburn House location and will be held on 22 November and 20 December. 


  • 30 November the Christmas Festival, 4pm at Semenoff Stadium

  • On 20 December, a Santa’s Grotto will be open in Cameron Street – people can grab a bite at the Town Basin, and then wander into the centre of town for some fun.


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