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Carnival attracts record crowd

Monday, 24 June 2019, 1:26 pm | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

On Saturday night, Dunedin celebrated the shortest day and longest night of 2019 in spectacular style. The Dunedin Midwinter Carnival presented "The Never Ending Night", a themed procession featuring over 150 performers, 500 lanterns and over ... More >>

Midwinter Carnival workshop registrations open

Monday, 6 May 2019, 9:48 am | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

Registrations for the 2019 Dunedin Midwinter Carnival’s public lantern building workshops open today, and are expected to fill fast. More >>

‘A Winter Tale’ Arrives Next Week

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 12:22 pm | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

Winter has now well and truly arrived in Dunedin, and as the mercury continues to drop large illuminated creations are starting to emerge from a nondescript workshop in South Dunedin. This can only mean one thing – the 2018 Dunedin Midwinter Carnival ... More >>

Midwinter Takes on ‘A Winter Tale’

Monday, 21 May 2018, 12:03 pm | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

As the chill of winter starts to set in, a team of dedicated artists are busy preparing for one of the city’s most beloved celebrations. This year’s Dunedin Midwinter Carnival event will take place in the Octagon on 30 June transforming the city centre ... More >>

Registration for Lantern Workshops opens tomorrow

Friday, 12 May 2017, 4:52 pm | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

This year’s theme is Nocturnal Nature, and it brings to life a lush native forest teeming with wildlife that is both ancient and a vision of the future. More >>

Midwinter Carnival 2017 Theme is Announced

Friday, 5 May 2017, 11:01 am | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

The Midwinter Carnival will take place on 24th June (with a postponement date of Sunday 25th) at the Octagon, in central Dunedin. The event will start at 5.00pm, with the procession taking place at 6pm. More >>

Future Worlds Light up Dunedin Midwinter

Monday, 20 June 2016, 11:38 am | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

Dunedin’s Midwinter Carnival for 2016 was an unparalleled success on Saturday night, attracting the biggest crowd in its 19 year history. More >>

Dunedin’s Midwinter Carnival 2016 Going Ahead Sat 18 June

Friday, 17 June 2016, 1:39 pm | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

The Dunedin Midwinter Carnival 2016 is going ahead on 18th of June as planned beginning in the Octagon at 5:30pm, and the Procession at 6:00pm. ' This year’s event has taken months of preparation by hundreds of people and we are looking forward to sharing ... More >>

Carnival Procession to light up midwinter

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 10:59 am | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

Imagine a procession of 1000 people, around 120 performers, and a host of spectacular lanterns, and fireworks lighting up the longest night in Dunedin’s city centre. More >>

Public encouraged to join the Carnival crew

Friday, 7 June 2013, 6:33 pm | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

Lantern workshops booked out. Public encouraged to join the Carnival crew instead! Event date: Saturday 22 June, 5.30pm, The Octagon, Dunedin Weather contingency: Sunday 23 June 2013 Lantern Making Workshops Booked Out More >>

Thousands out for Dunedin’s Midwinter Carnival

Monday, 22 June 2009, 2:47 pm | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

Dunedin turned out in force to celebrate the longest night, with a record 6000 strong crowd packing into the Octagon. As the stars twinkled and lights were dimmed, locals of all ages packed into the Octagon to witness the parade. Nine months of planning ... More >>

Snow Queen set to Delight Crowds

Thursday, 18 June 2009, 5:19 pm | Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

Crowds can expect some spectacular surprises from the Dunedin Midwinter Carnival this Saturday. The ‘Winter Garden’ themed event will also feature one of New Zealand’s leading stilt walkers Emily Buttle, back in town to showcase her talents. More >>


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