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Cromwell Farm­ers’ and Craft Mar­ket

Cromwell Her­itage Precinct Sun­day De­cem­ber 27 from 9am to 1pm

Range of re­gion­ally sup­plied pro­duce and crafts

Ford Tro­phy Day One Cricket - SBS Bank Otago Volts vs. Auck­land Aces

2pm Molyneux Park Sun­day De­cem­ber 27 from 11am Adults $15, chil­dren $5, fam­ily $30

Ford Tro­phy One Day Cricket - SBS Bank Otago Volts vs. Canterbury

Molyneaux Park Wed­nes­day De­cem­ber 30 from 11am Adults $15, chil­dren $5 each, fam­ily

Clyde Mar­kets

Clyde His­toric Precinct Monday De­cem­ber 28 from 10am to

Over 20 stalls with range of food, beverages, crafts and more

Ban­nock­burn MTB Clas­sic

Ban­nock­burn Ho­tel, 430a Ban­nock­burn Rd, Ban­nock­burn, Cromwell Wed­nes­day De­cem­ber 30 from 4pm $60 (af­ter De­cem­ber 20)

A moun­tain bike ride for all ages and abil­i­ties which forms part of the A1 Homes Cromwell Sum­mer Se­ries, another MTB ride, a half marathon, duathlon and road race. Rides are split into three cat­e­gories. This ride takes ap­prox­i­mately one and a half to three hours with roughly 35km of moun­tain ter­rain, metal roads, 600m climbs and four wheel drive tracks. The sport ride takes any­where from an hour and 15 min­utes to two hours and 15 min­utes over four wheel drive tracks, 350m climbs and var­i­ous other great moun­tain bik­ing ter­rains. The recre­ation ride is great for fam­i­lies with chil­dren over 10 years, and first timers. It takes be­tween 30-60 min­utes and in­cludes

10km of gravel roads and farm tracks.

Lake Dun­stan Triathlon/Duathlon

Satur­day Jan­uary 2 from 9.30am. Lake Dun­stan Boat Club, McNulty In­let, Cromwell

$45 (in­di­vid­ual), and $65 (team). This event is part of the A1 Homes Cromwell Sum­mer Se­ries (along with the Ban­nock­burn MTB clas­sic as pre­vi­ously men­tioned) which in­cludes two moun­tain bike rides, a half marathon and a road race. 300 swim, 22.4km road cy­cle and a 5.8km run 5.5km kayak, 22.4km road cy­cle and 5.8km run.

3km run, 22.4km road cy­cle and 5.8km run

In­ter­is­lander Sum­mer Fes­ti­val Roxburgh Trots

Roxburgh Race­course, Roxburgh East Rd, Roxburgh Monday Jan­uary 4 from 10am Gen­eral ad­mis­sion - $10, 18 and un­der - free, Sum­mer Shade Mar­quees (group of 10) - $300.

live mu­sic, Fash­ion in the Field, kids en­ter­tain­ment, rac­ing ac­tion.

In­ter­is­lander Sum­mer Fes­ti­val Cromwell Trots

Cromwell Race­course, Ord Rd, Cromwell Wed­nes­day Jan­uary 6 from 9.30am Gen­eral ad­mis­sion - $10, 18 and un­der - free, Sum­mer Shade Mar­quee (group of 10) - $287.50

live mu­sic, free kids en­ter­tain­ment and har­ness rac­ing.

The Great Alexan­dra Craft Beer, Food and Wine Fes­ti­val

When: Jan­uary 9, 2016

Where: Pi­o­neer Park, Alexan­dra

Lake Dun­stan Cy­cle Chal­lenge

Cromwell Sports Club, 7 Barry Av­enue, Cromwell Sun­day Jan­uary 10 from 10am Early bird en­try be­fore De­cem­ber 3 - $55 This cy­cle chal­lenge is made up of 96km of sealed roads from Cromwell to Lake Dun­stan. It passes through North­burn, Tar­ras, Lug­gate, through Wanaka Rd and back to the Cromwell Sports Club. It also forms part of the A1 Homes Cromwell Sum­mer Se­ries.


Waik­erik­eri Farm, Waik­erik­eri Val­ley, Alexan­dra

Fri­day Jan­uary 15 from 6pm to 3am, Satur­day Jan­uary 16 from 10am to 3am and Sun­day Jan­uary 17 from 10am to 4pm.

Fri­day/Satur­day/Sun­day camp­ing - $79, Fri­day/Satur­day/Sun­day ex­clud­ing camp­ing - $67, Satur­day/Sun­day camp­ing - $64, Satur­day/Sun­day ex­clud­ing camp­ing - $52

Live mu­sic over two nights and three days with more than 30 bands. There will also be lo­cal food and New Zealand craft beer. No BYO, no dogs, no fires. Chil­dren un­der 13 are free and must be ac­com­pa­nied by a mi­nor. Tick­ets avail­able from Cos­mic Tick­et­ing.

River Range Mu­sic Fest

Cromwell Race­course, Ord Rd, Cromwell

Satur­day Jan­uary 30 from 11.30am to 1.30am.

R18. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion - $10, overnight

- $20.

14 bands/artists tak­ing the stage. Full bar fa­cil­i­ties, a wine bar and food court, fully li­censed.

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