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The Geraldine Winterlights Festival is back!


The Geraldine Winterlights Festival is back!

 After a year’s break The Geraldine Winterlights Festival is back thanks to three members of the public Jill Roberts, Sarah Edwards and Tristan King.

The Geraldine Winterlights Festival is held in Kennedy Park in Geraldine and once again it will be transformed into a magical winter wonderland for kids and adults of all ages!

The festival will kick off at 3.30 pm on the 15 July with entertainment from local musicians, Henry Bolt, Grace Shaw, Soma. Heading act local 6-piece band The Soul Agency playing soul and funk to keep you warm and dancing all night along with dancers and fire performers.

Come out to Geraldine with for a fun, family day out. One of the favourite features is the snow hill as well as the large variety of foods from the 12 stalls, ranging from hot food, sweets and candy, to desserts. There are also 15 high quality custom handmade crafts and fashion accessories stalls.

As the sun goes down, the park will come alive with magical night lights. “Keep warm by the braziers, dance the night away. Enjoy the opportunity for the community to gather and celebrate at an otherwise quiet time of year. So beat the winter blues, rug- up, bring your family and friends and a fabulous time!

The night will finish at 8pm with a magical musical choreographed fireworks show which will conclude the night

Gate sales are just $25 for a family of four, $10 for Adults, $5 for 5-18 year olds and under fives free.

Will it be you who starts the fireworks show? Head out to Geraldine and buy your pre-sale tickets from Joosh, Tievoli Trading or Just Once wish for $5 or $20 family pass with a Community Services Card and go into the draw”  The lucky winner will be drawn at 5.00 pm on the day.

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Party hire available by order from Ashburton.

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