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Tremains Santa Parade

Sunday 1st December 2024

2pm - 3pm

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 / Volunteer Taupo

Community Carnival

Sunday 1st December 2024


Are you ready to be a part of something amazing?
Blue Light Taupo and Volunteer Great Lake Taupo are pulling together community groups and family friendly fun into a great package this Christmas!

Join in the action in Riverside Park straight after the Parade and before the Trolley Derby actions kicks off.


Bluelight / Mitre10 Mega Trolley Derby

Saturday 7th December 2024


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

EXCITING NEWS : New Location for 2024 which helps be bigger and even more exciting!


Christmas Carols

A huge highlight historically is the live Christmas Carols Band made up of amazing local talent.

We are still working on something to hopefully see this a reality in 2024.

Watch this space....


New/Returning Events

Coming 2024

We are rebuilding our iconic Christmas in the Park series of events. We have BIG Dreams!
And we are hoping to relaunch and introduce many new experiences going forward.