Select Page

Friday 15 June –  Sunday 24 June 2018

The Carterton Heart of Winter Festival showcases all the wonderful things about a Wairarapa winter, and provides an exciting calendar of events to entice our community out to be entertained and enthralled with ‘stars, ice, light, feasts and fire’ over 10 days from Friday 15th to Sunday 24th June.

There is something for everyone in the programme, bring your family and friends out to have some winter fun!

This page will evolve as the programme develops, we will notify updates to the programme via our Carterton Heart of Winter Festival Facebook page. 

Below is the programme of events:

Friday 15th June: The Charles Rooking Carter Awards

ElaineFind out more about the awards here

Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June: ‘Winter Stardate’ at Stonehenge Aotearoa

Group Photo Sm

Visit Stonehenge’s website for ticket information

Friday 15th June: ‘Matariki – Work of the Gods’ Stonehenge Aotearoa (7pm)

01 Stonehenge Aotearoa(copy)

To find our more click here

Saturday 16th June: Skating Rink & Snow Dome with Night Market & Food Stalls

IMG 2932 1200x900

Fun for the whole family, check it out here
Carterton Events Centre

Sunday 17th to Tuesday 19th June: Skating Rink & Snow Dome

IMG 2932 1200x900

More skating! Open to the public from 3pm. Door sales only
Carterton Events Centre

Wednesday 20th June: Mid-Winter Dutch Dinner at The Clareville Bakery

22050900 1450144738402545 6640856143667069432 O

Delish feasts at the award winning Clareville Bakery. Check out their Facebook event here

Thursday 21st June: ‘Legends of the Winter Solstice’ at Stonehenge Aotearoa


Back to Stonehenge Aotearoa for star gazing!

Thursday 21st June: ‘Winter Wonders’ 6pm to 7pm at Carterton Library

Teddy Bear With Daisy Print PJ

PJ Story Time, Teddy Bear Sleep Over and Winter Crafts at the Carterton Library

Friday 22 June: Chris Kirkland live at Balter Bar and Kitchen

33923764 1961166807465335 7427626728425521152 N

Join us for this wonderful live music event! Click here for more details 

Saturday 23rd June: Rock Quest at Carterton Events Centre

1109138 1381 33

Rock out! Get your tickets now!

Saturday 23 June: Asia & Friends Night Market - Ethnic Night Market

33965208 254592748440712 8208631402665607168 N

Ethnic food, entertainment and night market in Carterton
– visit the Facebook event for more information

Saturday 23 June: Children's Lantern Parade

33487128 252783371954983 6326316273856675840 N

See Carterton’s most creative young people light up
Carrington Park with their beautiful paper lanterns.
View the Facebook event here

Sunday 24th June: ‘Pantomania’ at Carterton Events Centre