Light up Winter
SATURDAY, 9 JULY 2022
Light Up Winter is a free family event that banishes the winter blues.
Join us for a brilliant evening of live entertainment, a vibrant night market, delicious street food, fun activities, the spectacular mass lantern release, and more!
Ice Skating rink
Light Up Winter just got a little cooler! Show off your moves at the kids-only Disco-On-Ice, get your mates along for a round of curling, or come along for an unforgettable ice skating experience.
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To book to the ice rink for a private evening function (curling or skating), please email Kelly:
From computers and lasers to holograms and cloaking devices, the science of light is the science of the future! Don't miss out on these amazing light-based interactive demonstrations brought to you by Tūhura Otago Museum and the Dodd-Walls Centre.
Be amazed and entertained by our roaming magician, balloon twister, fire dancers, and more!
A warm place for the kids to escape the chill in the Craft Cave and create a cool light-up masterpiece.
Capture the moment in our fun photobooth.
Enjoy the vibe with live performances by local artists on stage, including Mischa Thomlinson, and our band for the evening LA Social.
Get your glow on with a funky face design.
WHERE CAN I PARK?
Nearby parking will be available at The Gate for a gold coin donation. Please note that the large parking area at the Big Fruit Reserve will be closed for the event.
HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS?
Nothing. Niks. Nada. But our Gold Coin Collectors will greatly appreciate a koha!
WHERE CAN I GET A LANTERN?
Lantern tickets are available to buy online (click button below). Our lanterns are flame resistant, environmentally friendly, and contain no wires that may be dangerous to wildlife. Please note that we will not allow any other lanterns to be released.