WHAT’S ON IN ROTORUA
EVERY THURSDAY ROTORUA NIGHT MARKET
This is a must do while in Rotorua – an event for locals and visitors alike, its family friendly with great food, music and boutique stalls. 5.30pm – 8.00pm in the “Heart of Tutanekai Street” (between Haupapa and Hinemoa Streets)
EVERY SATURDAY KUIRAU PARK MARKET
Come and enjoy the colourful stalls and their goods, ranging from arts and crafts, wood, clothing, souvenirs, plants, preloved goods and much more. 7.00am – 1.00pm Kuirau Park – corner of Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua
EVERY SUNDAY ROTORUA FARMERS MARKET
A mainly fresh food market with local farmers and specialty food producers selling home grown produce and value added food and plant products direct to customers. Enjoy a leisurely bike ride to the market where there is plenty of bike parking available. 9.00am – 1.00pm, City Focus Rotorua (intersection of Tutanekai and Hinemoa Streets)
SATURDAY 5 – SUNDAY 6 NOVEMBER WOMEN’S LIFESTYLE EXPO
Featuring everything from jewellery and beauty to business products & information, crafts, fitness, food & wine sampling and much more, this two day event will suit women of all ages. 10.00am – 5.00pm, Rotorua Energy Events Centre.
SATURDAY 12 NOVEMBER TARAWERA TRAIL MARATHON & 50KM RUN/WALK
This spectacular run and walk is a great way to see some of the stunning thermal, forest & lake areas of Rotorua. And you’ll finish right under Mt Tarawera at HotWater Beach where you can soak in the natural hot water pool or jump in the lake before taking the scenic boat ride and bus ride back home. 8.00am – 10.00pm, Hemo Road, Rotorua.
SATURDAY 3 DECEMBER CHRISTMAS PARADE & FESTIVAL
Starting at 4pm the parade weaves its way through the CBD and finishes up at the festival on the Village Green where there wull be plenty of entertainment and activities, food vendors, some Christmas retail therapy and the Christmas Movie on the big screen. And don’t miss the Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony just as the sun goes down. 4.00pm – 12.00am, Memorial Drive, Rotorua
TUESDAY 6 DECEMBER THEWEST END SMASH HIT MUSICAL GREASE
Featuring all the songs from the movie, and dazzling costumes, Grease is the original High School Musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie. 8.00pm – 10.30pm, Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre, 1170 Fenton Street, Rotorua.
FRIDAY 9 DECEMBER CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Featuring the Rotorua Symphonic Band and local choirs and entertainers led by soloist and choir conductor Evelyn Falconer, this celebration of Christmas is set under the trees in Kuirau Park, in a natural amphitheatre setting. Bring a rug and some warm clothing. 7.00pm – 9.30pm, Corner of Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua.
ROTORUA NIGHT MARKET