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Gore District Santa Parade and Christmas in the Park

By: Gore District Council
13-Dec-2020, 12:00 PM To
13-Dec-2020, 3:00 PM
Gore Gardens Free entry

Event Details

The Gore District Santa Parade and Christmas in the Park is an event for the whole community. The festivities begin with ...

THE PARADE down Gore's Main Street at 12.00 noon on Sunday 13 December.

Make sure the kids are there to see Santa at the end!

Then head on over to the Gore Gardens for ...

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK featuring musical entertainment, from mostly local performers, begins at 12.30pm.

Come along and vote for the Cave FM People's Choice Best Float of the Year and check out who wins the other awards:

  • the New World Elfin Award 1st Prize and the Mataura Butcher Shop & Noel Leeming Elfin Award Runner Up for best school/kindy floats
  • the Tulloch Transport & Noel Leeming Holiday Spirit Award for the most cheerful float with the most enthusiastic participants
  • the Sheddan Plumbing & Mataura Butcher Shop Pohutukawa Award for best business float of the year
  • and the NRG Health & Fitness Prancer Award for the best individual costume for colour, effort, quirkiness and originality

The park is full of activities for children, there is a free sausage sizzle, plus other food stalls and coffee on site. This year there will be Christmas markets incase you need any last minute present ideas.

If the weather is playing the part, it's a beautiful spot to bring along your picnic blanket, relax and catch up with friends and family for a few hours.

A little escape before the madness of Christmas!