The Arts Village Summer Festival


Welcome in Summer and prepare for the festive season at our Summer Festival this Saturday (14th December 2019)

Join us from 10am to 3pm on Saturday 14th December for a vibrant festival of live local musical performances, free face-painting, free all ages art-making, delicious food, artists working onsite, and artist/artisan stalls.


  • 10am to 3pm – Make Sustainable Christmas Decorations and Christmas cards with Maui Riley in Herberts Room
  • 10.30am to 1.30pm – Hula Hooping Zone, have a go at hula hooping to the amazing local live music on the outdoor stage!
  • 11am to 2pm – Free face-painting with Tara

Live Music:

  • 10am – Jane Solly and the Ukulele Players
  • 11am – Trojan John
  • 12noon – Nat Mann
  • 12.45pm – Bobby Howard
  • 1.45pm – Sweet As
  • Sound by Noel Lamberton


  • AVC (Arts Village Cafe) onsite serving a wonderful selection of delicious food, drink, and nibbles!
  • Carol and Stone Soup onsite serving ice cream and other goodies
  • BYO picnic – you are more than welcome to pack a lunch
Note: Some stalls will not have EFTPOS for payments, so we recommend bringing cash.
  • Always Glass Rotorua
  • Amazing Grace
  • Amokura Glass
  • Art By Tab
  • Art Glass by Jo Tricker and Lyndsay Butler
  • BD Photography
  • Bloomin’ Awesomeness
  • candoo art
  • Children’s Books Stall
  • Coastal Vision
  • Distinctive Artistry by Kirsty Joy Welsh
  • Fabulous Felties
  • Fanny Adams Underwear
  • Geyserland Guild of Woodworkers
  • Helen’s Crafternoon
  • Herbal Magic
  • House of Deloree
  • Humbugs
  • Joan
  • Judy Prictor
  • Kaz Designs
  • Kim & Peg
  • Koa Organics
  • Linda Brown
  • Lovely Nature New Zealand
  • M Simmons and Marilyn’s Mozaics
  • Mark Smith and Adrian Hodge Photography
  • McE Art
  • Millie Art Studio
  • Name Art
  • Oasis Scents
  • Percy Browne
  • Polly & Mertle
  • Quirky Pottery
  • Ray Zander Woodcraft
  • Restyled by Rebecca
  • Rotorua Potters Group
  • Sarah McAlpine Art
  • Sue Devantier
  • Sugi’s creations
  • The Cotton Cupboard
  • The Fudge Grub + Remade
  • The Shed Collective
  • The Twilight Sewn
  • Totaea
  • Tu Maia
  • Vanessa Hill and Dianne Surtees
  • Vegas City Limits
  • WB Creations
  • Wilma J Design
  • Winifred’s Lane: Printmaker’s Paradise
  • Wood Plus Designs