Christmas Carnival

This Christmas, The Hits West Coast, Grey District Council and Grey District Youth Trust are coming together for a month full of festive fun with The Hits Christmas Carnival!

The Hits Christmas Carnival will run for the month of December and will include a number of exciting activities and events for the whole family, including children’s attractions, The Hits Christmas Concert, Christmas parade, markets and much more.

Events schedule

Throughout December

Community Christmas Tree Festival - Monday 17 December to Saturday 22 December

Note change of venue this year: The Trinity Centre, 201 Tainui Street, Greymouth

Gold coin entry

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 1pm to 5pm and 6pm to 10.30pm
  • Tuesday - Friday: 10am to 5pm and 6pm to 10.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 1pm


Friday 30 November

  • 3pm: Children’s attractions in Mico carpark - Wipeout Zone
  • 5pm: Children’s attractions in Court House carpark - bumper boats, water walkers, bouncy castle
  • 5pm: Food stalls, Town Square
  • 5.30pm: The Hits Christmas Concert in the Town Square - two hours of fun, entertainment and giveaways
  • 7.35pm: Light Up the Christmas Tree with nominated Grey District Great Person

Saturday 1 December

  • 10am: Children’s attractions in Mico/Court House carparks
  • 11am: Greymouth Christmas Parade
  • 12 noon to 2pm: BP2go Santa’s Igloo for Christmas Santa photos

Sunday 2 December

  • 9am: BodyPump in the Town Square; limited spots so bookings are essential, phone the Westland Recreation Centre on 03 768 9076
  • 9am: Children’s attractions in Mico/Court House carparks
  • 9am to 2pm: Christmas market in Mackay Street with activities and entertainment in the Town Square

Entertainment in the Town Square:

  • 10.30am - Aidan Fine
  • 11am: Pink Pulse Dance Studio
  • 11.30am: Flash mob
  • 12 noon: Montana Lancaster
  • 12.30pm: Dean French
  • 1pm: Kylie Heish Band
  • 1.30pm: Marie Dobson

Santa will be making a surprise appearance.

Page reviewed: 04 Dec 2018 6:44am