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Market Day set to be bigger than ever

Published: March 26, 2015
Market Day set to be bigger than ever

Thousands of people will again flock to one of the festivals most popular events, the Market Day.
Over 110 stallholders for this year's Market Day have been confirmed, expanding out the Village Green. Food vendors will be operating from a new area this year to encompass more of town.

Entertainment will be provided by Lyall McGregor, Muscians from the Rock Formation Trust, and street performer Adrian Kirk.

The day culminates with the Street Parade showcasing the town's businesses and community groups.

Saturday 11th April 2015
10:00am to 4:00pm
Gold Coin donation entry

Art 2 Wear MC - Doug Kamo

Published: March 23, 2015
Art 2 Wear MC - Doug Kamo

With 20 years in the performance and entertainment industry Dunedin-based Douglas is one of the busiest producers and entertainers in the country having amassed an impressive array of drama, television, concert and musical theatre credits.
As a producer and director he has been responsible for over 50 national and international musical theatre productions including The Rocky Horror Show, Les Miserables, The Producers, The Addams Family – The Musical, The Buddy Holly Story, JC Superstar, Hot Shoe Shuffle, Cabaret, Chess, Me & My Girl, 42nd Street and A Chorus Line. He toured New Zealand & Asia in the international casts of Chicago & Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Television credits include regular guest appearances on Xena Warrior Princess, Street Legal, Shortland Street, The Pretender and Passion in Paradise. As a television host he fronted the high profile weekly draw of Lotto for 2 1⁄2 years as well as The Lounge, 3 seasons of Destination New Zealand and the award winning reality game show - The Vodafone V24 Challenge. He currently has his own travel show playing on the Living Channel called ‘Hit the Road’.

Doug is the founding creative director of Queenstown’s Shotover Jet Remarkable Christmas. He produces Dunedin’s ‘Southern Showdown’ charity boxing event and was co-producer and director of last year’s smash hit musical in Dunedin – Mamma Mia. In July next year he will produce and direct the biggest musical ever staged in the region – ‘GREASE –THE ARENA SPECTACULAR’.

On April 17th and 18th he will be entertaining us as the MC for this year's Wallace & Gibbs Art 2 Wear as part of the Arrowtown Autumn Festival 2015.


Parade Entries are now open!

Published: March 04, 2015
Parade Entries are now open!

Get a group organised and produce a float for this year's Autumn Festival parade

Parade starts 2pm on Saturday 11th April
Download an entry form here


Autumn Festival Ticketed Events

Published: February 16, 2015
Autumn Festival Ticketed Events

Tickets for Autumn Festival events 2015 will be on sale from 3rd March

You can get your tickets through iTICKET
or from the Lakes District Museum

Check out the Programme pages for further details




Autumn Festival 2015

Published: December 01, 2014
Autumn Festival 2015

Frankie Stevens joins Festival line-up

Published: January 23, 2014
Frankie Stevens joins Festival line-up

Entertainer Frankie Stevens will be hosting a number of Autumn Festival 2014 events, including the 2 nights of the Wallace & Gibbs Art 2 Wear.





Art 2 Wear Entries are now open!

Published: October 20, 2013
Art 2 Wear Entries are now open!

The 2014 Arrowtown Autumn Festival Art 2 Wear event will have a new look and feel, with a newly appointed Technical Director, and an additional Hat category.
Entries are now being accepted for the 2014 event
Hats will be judged by the public, and featured in their own category of the show.
A great chance to get your creative juices flowing!

Dowload an Entry Form here, or you can pick one up at Lakes District Museum, Arrowtown.

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