Illume – Winter Festival of Lights 2020
|Date:||Friday May 29, 2020|
Returning in 2020 combined with the 200 year anniversary celebration of the arrival of the H.M.S. Coromandel.
The festival will be exciting, illuminating and engaging, telling stories about our history, our natural environment and our rich art and culture through innovative audio visual performances, lanterns, street installations, light, and colour.
A free family festival, with live music, projections, street performers, lights, great food, fun and laughter. Food available throughout the town’s businesses and street stalls.
Friday will open with a night market and live music and entertainment.
Saturday will begin with Coro 200 celebrations in the morning then the evening will see more live music and entertainment.
Sunday night, is the spectacular street parade, street party and fireworks display.
This is a family friendly event. Please park on any of the streets approaching the town, Woollams Ave Carpark, Patukirikiri area via Wharf Road. Bring your torch, warm and wet weather clothing.