HAMILTON TAUPO / TURANGI
HAMILTON SUNDAY 9 OCTOBER HIGH TEA & BURLESQUE
An afternoon of delicious vintage high tea and dazzling local burlesque, including new starlets. Dress glamorous. The Meteor, 1 Victoria Street, Hamilton, R18
SUNDAY 9 OCTOBER DIWALI WAIKATO FESTIVAL
A family event with kids entertainment, dance performances, food and music. Garden Place, CBD 11.00am – 8.00pm
EVERY SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER T0 13 NOVEMBER GOURMET IN THE PARK
Outdoor international gourmet food market with great local music. Bring the family, deck chairs, bean bags, picnic rugs. On the stunning Rhododendron Lawn in the award-winning Hamilton Gardens. Entrance through Gates 1 or 2. 4.00pm to 8.00pm.
SATURDAY 29 OCTOBER 4 SEASONS RIVER RUN / WALK
Social fun run/walk. 5km and 10km options along Waikato River paths. Heaps of spot prizes. Refreshments provided. Registration 7.45am – 8.45am. Matakanohi Reserve, Ann Street, Beerescourt.
SUNDAY 13 NOVEMBER ROUNDTHE BRIDGES
Hamilton’s most iconic fun run attracting thousands of participants of all ages and abilities. A memorable family day. 2km (kids only), 6km and 12km event categories.
TAUPO EVERY SATURDAY TAUPO MARKET
A ‘must see’ for both locals and visitors, this weekly market allows you to meet the artists, chefs, bakers, growers and artisans who create the treasures you’ll love. 9.00am – 1.00pm Riverside Park & Unison Ampitheatre, Redoubt St, Taupo
SATURDAY 15 – SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER TAUPO ULTRAMARATHON
Experience the challenge of the Taupo Ultramarathon. Run or walk the stunning Great Lake Trail – choose from 50km, 74km and 100km, or try the 24km “mini Ultra”. Solo or team relay options available. For more details visit www.taupoultra.com
SATURDAY 22 OCTOBER TAUPO MUSIC FESTIVAL LABOUR WEEKEND
Enjoy a great social weekend watching bands playing from, 12pm to 12am at the Taupo Music Festival. A friendly outdoor under the stars kiwi entertainment weekend with a great overnight parking location for all motorhomes & caravans, plus a set area for tents to come and enjoy in a nice country location 17 kms north of Taupo. For more details visit www.nzmotorhometravelgroup.co.nz
SATURDAY 22 – MONDAY 24 OCTOBER GRAFFIATO STREET ART FESTIVAL
Make sure you head into town to check out some immensely talented street artists at work as they create new masterpieces on the walls in the central business district.
SATURDAY 5 NOVEMBER TRASH & TREASURE FAIR
Buy treasure for pennies and sell trash for cash. Held once a month as part of the Taupo Market this car boot sale style fin event brings out the treasure hunter in everyone. Riverside Park & Unison Ampitheatre, Redoubt St, Taupo 9.00am – 1.00pm
GRAFFIATO STREET ART FESTIVAL