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KEEP CUPS

To minimise our environmental impact, there will be collectable Light Up Winter cups available for purchase at our mulled wine stall.

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?

As an individual, you can get involved by volunteering your time. For businesses, you may wish to enquire about sponsorship by emailing communications@cromwell.org.nz to find out more.

HOW MUCH DOES A LANTERN COST?

$10 per lantern

IS THERE AN ENTRY FEE?

Gold coin collectors will be at entrance points to collect your much appreciated gold coins!

NO BYO PLEASE

Light Up Winter is a family event and we would like everyone to be safe and happy. There will be mulled wine on sale to help banish the winter chill.

NO SMOKING OR VAPING PLEASE

For the benefit of our tamariki, we ask that you do not smoke nor vape within the event area.

WHERE DO I COLLECT MY PURCHASED LANTERN?

Lanterns are to be collected at the event on Saturday 3rd August from 7.10pm by the lantern release tent zone, clearly demarcated on Anderson Park.

HOW DO I BUY A LANTERN?

A limited number of lanterns will be released for purchase online only from Thursday 20th June by visiting us here www.lightupwinter.co.nz. There will be NO lantern sales on the day, therefore mark your calendars for Thursday 20th June and get in quick while stocks last. Lantern purchases may only be made online, whilst stocks last, and by agreeing to our Terms & Conditions.

CAN I BRING MY DOG?

We ask that you leave your furry friends at home as they may be distressing to some of our younger visitors; or themselves become distressed by the activity.

WHERE CAN I PARK?

Car parking will be available at all public carparks; excluding the Anderson Park Playground car park which is reserved for the event. Given the extensive greenway connectivity to Anderson Park, we encourage families and friends to leave their wheels behind, and go on foot.

WHAT ARE LANTERNS MADE OF?

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.

WHAT ARE THE LANTERN PURCHASE TERMS & CONDITIONS?

1) The purchase of lanterns is non-refundable.
2) Pick up of lanterns only on the day of the event at 7.10pm.
3) If the wind speed exceeds 15kph on the night, the lantern release component of the event will be postponed with a back up release event taking place on Sunday 4th August at 7.30pm. A call will be made prior to lantern collection. Please note that this is a compliance requirement to ensure a safe and hazard free event.
4) If rainfall occurs, the lantern release component of the event will be postponed to Sunday 4th August at 7.30pm. Should adverse weather conditions continue into Sunday 4th August; we unfortunately will not be releasing the lanterns in 2024. No refunds will be issued. No purchased lanterns will be distributed. This is a compliance requirement.

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