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Newtown Fair Day Fun Day

Fair Day Fun Day - Get Set to Be Set on Fire!

Bicycle rodeo tracks, kitchens that are set on FIRE, circus skills, bulgarian and north thai dance workshops, street sports, performances, mermaids swimming past, the 2018 Newtown Festival Street Fair is awash with funtastic activities for the whole family!

With electric car demos and electric bikes for sale, a family activity zone and circus performances, and movement workshops on top of the 12 epic music stages, and a shopper’s delight of fantastic market stalls, Newtown Festival has all your family could want and need.

This year’s street fair boasts a Family Fun Zone on Arney Street, run by Wellington’s own Circus Hub. High energy street circus performances will be interspersed with free hula hooping and juggling workshops for anyone who wants to give it a go.

The Busker’s Pitch sports Sport Suzie, New Zealand’s Crazy Aerobics fanatic, brings a workout sesh you don’t wanna miss, as well as Mr Fungus’ twelfth year the Newtown Festival! The Choir of the Russian Orthodox Church in Wellington lead by priest Alexei Popkov, is performing Russian folk songs using the guslic, an ancient Slavic instrument, on the Songs from the Old Country stage on Emmett Street. Newtown New World Community Stage features performances by Move It Danceworks, a dance school based in Newtown and Island Bay with classes in tap, ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance.

Free chaotic play fun and games all day at the Street Sport spot on Donald McLean Street! Floorball, basketball, push play/creative play equipment is supervised and organised for kids of all ages, no pressure for the parents, you can leave your kids to exercise whilst you chill out on the hay bales.

Newtown Festival is even looking out for your culinary safety - the New Zealand Fire Service will blow up their kitchen nearby almost every hour throughout the day.

Sunday 4th March 2018, Newtown, FREE


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