December 2023

Murihiku Christmas Tree Festival - Friday 1st December till Thursday 21st December.

Christmas Magic Incoming!

Come along and experience Murihiku's largest display of Christmas tree's.

Decorated by fantastic local businesses, the festival donates all proceeds to the top three winning tree's chosen charities, as voted by YOU! 

Gold coin entry

Activities for the tamariki also include colouring in & write a letter to Santa.

You might even catch a glimpse of the jolly man himself.

ILT Christmas Variety Show - Thursday 21st December @6.30pm.

We are delighted to announce our annual “marquee event” the ILT Christmas Variety Show, hosted on Thursday 21 December 2023 | 6:30pm

Our show has over 250 performers with a variety of local talent from throughout Murihiku!

With two groups of fabulous 'Rising Stars' bringing their talent to the stage, an awesome live Christmas Show Band, The Pipe Band, Scottish Dancers and a wonderful mix of both traditional and current Christmas Show music, it's variety galore for this 2-hour spectacular!

Tickets on sale now!!

These tickets are selling FAST so to secure your festive night out by purchasing your tickets here!


South Island Marching Championships - Saturday 9th December till Sunday 10th December. 

Join us in supporting these brillant athletes as they march their way through the South Island Marching Championships. 

Merry Little Christmas Concert - Sunday 17th December @ 10.30am.

The Merry Little Christmas Concert is back for 2023. This year’s show will be a collection of songs from The Polar Express, Annie, Seussical and Aladdin. We are looking for an enthusiastic group of performers to bring this Christmas tale to life!