The Arts Village Summer Festival

A great day out ahead of the busy holiday season!

Welcome Summer in and prepare for the festive season at our Summer Festival this Saturday (5th December 2020).

Join us from 10am to 3pm on Saturday 5th December for a vibrant festival of live local musical performances, free all ages art-making, delicious food, and artist/artisan stalls.We have 61 amazing stallholders joining us on the day including painters, potters, wood-turners, felters, stitchers, sculptors, and so much more!

Musician Lineup: 10am to 3pm
10am – Ukulele Group with Jane
11am – Kaeleb Ngatai
12noon – Sweet As Trio
1pm – Trojan John
2pm – Rotorua Music School (TBC)

Free All-Day Activities: 10am to 3pm

Hula Hooping: We will have hula hoops near the music stage for visitors to have a go on including small child-sized hula hoops, adult hula hoops, and even a giant mega-hoop!

Make One/Take One Holiday Tree Decorations: Make a decorated 2D Christmas Bauble to hang on our Christmas Tree, and make your own hanging bauble to take home!

Photo Booth: Choose a few props to use and become a mischievous elf in our snowy background!

Kids Photo Frame Activity: A colourful art activity for tamariki to make a small decorated frame for photos, drawings, or other artwork that you can hang up at home!

Our thanks to our amazing friends at Creative Communities Scheme Rotorua and Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust for supporting this event through funding, as well as More FM Rotorua 95.9 who are working with us on this event.

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Stallholder registration is closed.

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