Here's what's happening


Mitre 10 MEGA Santa Parade

1pm - 2pm

For over 40 years Taupo has kicked off the Holiday Season with the annual Santa Parade.

This amazing event acts as the key event to launch all the others at Christmas in the Park. So pick a great spot along the parade route to watch then head on over to the Tongariro Domain and Amphitheatre for so much more!

To find out more or to enter the Parade make sure click on the More details button.


PaknSave Family Fun Zone

2pm - 5pm

We are bringing together loads of fun activities for the kids of all ages to enjoy. And what makes this even better is that it is all FREE!

  • Bouncy Castles
  • Heaps of Games
  • Fun for the Whole Family

Plus there will be lots of great food and beverage vendors for you to choice from.
Including Mr Whippy, Hey Presto, Amazing Dumplings, Tasty Bits and more!



Bluelight / Mitre10 Mega Trolley Derby

2pm - 5pm

Back after amazing 2019 launch!
We have brought back to Taupo Trolley Derby in partnership with our key sponsors Bluelight and Mitre10 Mega.

Over two matching courses in the Amphitheatre there will be plenty of racing action over a 3 hour period.
Join in the action by clicking on the link below to register!

Prices are for 1 cart and up to 4 racers.
1 Cart and 1 Racer = $20
1 Cart and 2 Racers = $30
1 Cart and 3 Racers = $40
1 Cart and 4 Racers = $50

You don't even have to be from the same family so lets get a squad together and come have some fun.


Ssangyong Christmas Movie

6pm - 8pm

Perfect 'dinner' time entertainment with some friends and/or family. Grab a picnic blanket, something to nibble on and enjoy a great Christmas themed movie.

Special thanks to everyone who voted for this years movie. It was a great race between for clear family favourites with Home Alone being the clear winner this time.


MoreFM Main Stage

4pm - 8:30pm

Featuring a huge collection and variety of performers during the afternoon this FREE event will truly get you feeling all festive.

A highlight will be the Christmas Carols as the grand finale of this years Christmas in the Park experience.

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