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Connecting with your community.Outdoor games Teddy Bears Picnic Book a community gathering
Summerdaze is a collection of events we'll be running early-2021 throughout our community, encouraging residents and visitors to enjoy the outdoors, celebrate their neighbourhood and enjoy a bit of company with one another. We're currently working on the specific events, dates and locations, and we'll have more to share on this soon.
We've also created a Community Activation Pack (CAP) filled with items and games that Community Associations and neighbourhoods can book and use to host gatherings. You'll find the list of items and a booking form below.
Outdoor games on the lakefront
Saturday 10 April
Marie will be hanging out at Wānaka's Teddy Bears Picnic from 11.00am to 2.00pm at the Wānaka Recreation Centre.
Sunday 11 April
Marie will be hanging out at Queenstown's Teddy Bears Picnic from 11.00am to 2.00pm at the Queenstown Events Centre.
Monday 19 April
Marie will be hanging out on the Wānaka lakefront from 2.00pm to 4.00pm, near Dinosaur Park.
Tuesday 20 April
Marie will be hanging out on the Queenstown lakefront from 2.00pm to 4.00pm near the Bathhouse and Queenstown Playground.
Teddy Bears Picnic
We're hosting a Teddy Bears Picnic in both Wānaka and Queenstown in the first weekend of March, and you're invited! Bring your favourite, most loved Teddy Bear and a picnic and come on down. There's fun for all the whanau with live performances, story telling, bubbles, a free sausage sizzle, food vendors, face painting, colouring in, magical creatures, life sized bears, sports and games, a bouncy castle, horizontal bungy and much, much more.
Hosted by QLDC, the Teddy Bears Picnic in both Wānaka and Queenstown will showcase the best children's entertainment our community has to offer. Both events are free to attend.
11.00am - 2.00pm on Saturday 10 April
Wānaka Recreation Centre
11.00am - 2.00pm on Sunday 11 April
Now being held at the Arrowtown Community Centre (12 Centennial Avenue)
Book a community gathering
If you're keen to host a gathering in your community, we can provide a number of games and items to help bring it all together in one of our Community Activation Packs. Simply fill in the form below, select the date you'd like to run your event, and a member of our team will be in touch.
Please note: Use of specific items are on a first come first served basis. If someone has already booked an item you'd like for the same date, we will be unable to accommodate your request.
Looking for tips and tricks on how to host your own community gathering? Check out Link Upper Clutha's 'How To' guide for neighbourhood gatherings.