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Santa Parade with a brand new route!

Saturday 3rd December

10:30am - 11:30am

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.


Bluelight / Mitre10 Mega Trolley Derby

Saturday 3rd December

2pm - 5pm

We are proud to continue our partnership with our key sponsors Bluelight, Mitre10 Mega and now the Taupo International Motorsport Park!

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


Santa Run

December 2023

Time TBC

We are still working on all the details!

But imagine seeing heaps & heaps of Santa's, people running in walking in red - all along the lake front.

There will be a small entry fee with proceeds going towards a local charity helping families, so you can feel good as well as look all Christmassy!



Christmas Movie / Dinner at the Lake

Coming 2023

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.


Christmas Carols / Dinner at the Lake

Coming 2023

A highlight will be the Christmas Carols acting as the Grand Finale of the Christmas in the Park experiences.

Local artists will be performing.