LOCATION: Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Gate 3, Kenilworth Rd or Gate 4 Karamu Road North (24 SH 51), Hastings
OPEN RAIN OR SHINE: 9pm to 11pm
DATES: Saturday 19 December 2020 to Sunday 10 January 2021 including Christmas Day.
ENTRY FEE: $6 (including New Year’s Eve). Under 3 free. $25 Family of 5. EFTPOS available. Food - Gala Caterers hot dogs & chips and glow wands on sale. PARKING: Free parking in the showgrounds.
A MILLION WATTS OF FUN!
A fairyland of 350,000 sparkling lights envelope lake-side walkways. Follow the trail to view 56 light displays.
There's diving penguins, jumping fish, spurting whales and a host of colourful sea creatures amid thousands of dancing fairy lights animated precisely to music.
New 2019 light displays included Niho Taniwha - Sharks Teeth, Chinese dragon, Panda Bear and honey bees.
The old favourites are still here, Toyland, Running Man, Time Tunnel for kiddies and two fairylight mazes. Our nativity scene is 40 metres wide.
Other displays include Singalong to the Twelve Days of Christmas, a delightful Peek a Boo display, fireflies and lots more.
The lights turn on at 9.00pm and the wonder begins for young and old. We're open every night, rain or shine including Christmas night.
On New Year's Eve we are hosting Pulse Classic Hits Band, kiddies rides and a spectacular early new year’s fireworks display at 9.45pm for kiddies. (We close at 11pm on New Year’s Eve)
Toilets and food trucks at the entry gate. Our staff members are there to help you anytime.
Funded by Hastings District Council, NZ Lotteries,Creative Communities Hastings. Thanks to Clubs Hastings, Trust House and Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Inc for providing support services.