Santa, the Christmas parade and carols (and that very popular video)

If you’re in Hanmer Springs on Friday December 15th, then here is what is happening:

12.00 – 3.00 pm: Santa will be at the Heritage Hotel to hear what you wish for this Christmas.

3.00 – 3.30 pm: THE CHRISTMAS PARADE, will be passing Tussock Peak Motor Lodge so great views from outside and on the stairs near the road. Get the kids ready to catch sweets as the floats go past.

3.30 – 5.00 pm: outside 4-Square supermarket = kids activities, face painting, dress-up competition, Pass-the-parcel game, colouring competition… probably also other stuff, e.g. last year there was a bouncing castle.

8.00 pm: Christmas carols at the Thermal Pools, with band and choir, free entry to the pools.

On Wednesday 20th December, 9:30am-2:30pm there’s being held a children’s CHRISTMAS MAGIC event in Hanmer Springs. Brought to you by Hurunui Youth, there will be Christmas crafting, face painting, lunch provided, and an appearance from Beyond the Faerie Tree! Free entry, just RSVP to Tayla Reece by the 15th December – text 020 4148-3669 or email