The Waimakariri Winter Festival Extravaganza kicks off this Saturday 21st July, from 9am, in the Blake Street car park Rangiora.


The same exciting lineup of mostly free attractions feature in the extravaganza including a High Street Market, Music, Food and Fun! There will be free bouncy castles, water walkers, bumper boats, a climbing wall, archery, a gladiator attraction, Dumension X experience, Ice Sculptures, Face Painting, tattoo airbrushing, Circus performers (learn how to juggle), a High Street marker full of food, craft and retail products, amazing food trucks, Virtual Reality, the Antarctic Centre visiting, and more!

Plus fantastic giveaways and competitions -including a free playhouse from Mark Smith Builders, and two tickets to Singapore courtesy of Singapore Airlines and $1000 travel voucher with Helloworld Rangiora and Kaiapoi!

It finishes as 4pm and then there is a pre movie show from 4.30pm and the main movie, Jumanji, from 5pm, followed immediately by mini Fireworks at 7pm!



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Check out the Waimakariri Winter Festival sight for details.



Musicians on the main stage

Check out the local acts providing music on the main stage at Blake Street carpark, Rangiora. .

Eddie Simon Music: is a Canadian born singer-songwriter, musician and performing artist now residing in Christchurch New Zealand and can be found active in the live music scene around the city and country.
Time: 10.45am to 11.20am.

Danni & Hoodz: North Canterbury’s newest duet! Bringing all your favourites to life with our melodic melodies and stunning harmonies.
Time: 10am to 10.45am

Dictophone Blues: The musical project of Edward Castelow, Dictaphone Blues is a stalwart of the thriving Auckland musical landscape and as well as being a fiercely charismatic performer, Castelow writes catching grooves and indie pop diamonds with poetic tongue in cheek lyrical mysticism, commenting on and poking fun at life, love and the universe.
Time: 11:20am to 12pm.

Hair of the dog: Back for their 3rd year local band, Hair of the Dog, is playing on the Main stage from 1pm-1.50pm!

Taos: The Reggae-Dub focused band was born in 2001 on Waiheke Island with members, David Walters and Chris Leqeta, who are now based in Christchurch. The uniqueness that is the Taos sound has proved that they are an upcoming force in the New Zealand music scene.
Time: 1.50pm-2.45pm

The Lazy Eyes: A Waikuku/Waipara/Goon based rustic reggae bluesy sounding band. They love making music and sharing the love!
Time: 2:45pm to 3:30pm

Manu Francios: A musical boy living in New Zealand and hailing from Saint Lucia in the Caribbean. Releasing his Debeau album “Check It”, Manu Francois emerged into the popular music scene with a splash.
Time: 3;30pm to 3:50pm.

Garden City Hippy: Loop Pedal Musician
Time: 3:50pm to 4:20 pm.



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