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Colours of Spring Blossom Festival 2017

Colours of Spring Blossom Festival 2017

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  • Sat 23 Sep ’17, 9:00am – 9:00pm


Coleman Mall, Coleman Place, Palmerston North


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Every year spring blossoms down Palmerston North’s Coleman Mall.

September 23rd will see Coleman Mall become a pedestrian-only day to make way for a whole day of activities, craft stalls, performers, a pop-up bar in the evening, live street art, food trucks and more!

Come and celebrate the Colours of Spring at this exciting, first-time event. The event starts up at 9am running till late into the evening, with activities and entertainment running throughout the day, there is something for everyone of all ages to enjoy.

Throughout the day there will be a bus running for sight-seeing, starting from George Street, through the Esplanade Park, up Summerhill Drive to the International Pacific University and back again. The bus will do a pickup and drop off service. This is free for everyone to enjoy Palmerston Norths' Spring colours. Spectra Hair has also kindly sponsored a mini bus service which will be going to the esplanade at 5.45pm to the Spring Night Train, the scenic miniature train.

Bus running from the Colours of Spring Festival here in Palmerston North, running full circuit with drop off and pick up at the Esplanade Park and IPU. Leave times: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Buses will be running to the Esplanade at 5:45pm and 6:30pm for the "Spring Night Train" in the Esplanade, the return times from the Esplanade Park to Coleman Mall will be 7:00pm and 8:45pm.

Anton Parsons - Sculpture Artist who created "Numbers" on the corner of The Square and Coleman Mall will also be having an exhibit open at Thermostat Gallery Level 1/155 The Square, Palmerston North.

- Morning Performances - check out the timetable below
- Palmy Unleashed, Safe As and Native Tattoo are bringing you Beat's, Blossoms and Brushes as part of the Blossoms of Spring festival.
- 10 live street art works and DJs Ray Fitz, and Kamiam and guests
- Candyfloss Stall!

- Daytime Performances - check out the timetable below
- Craft stalls
- Activities
- Japanese wishing tree/ IPU Calligraphy station
- Arts Table
- Blossom Busking outside Cafe Cuba

- Night performances - check out the timetable below
- Pop-up Bar area
- Food Trucks feat Dos Locos Tacos, Crafted & Co, Evil Stepson

"Local's Main Stage" Timetable now here!

9.00 IPU Japanese Drums
9.30 - 11.00 YMCA hip hop crew
11.30 Ashley Jagard
12.00 noon IPU Japanese Drums

12.30 YMCA Involve drumming
1.00 - 2.00 Carson Taare

2.00 Manawatu Community Choir
2.30 Emanuel
3.00 Chase Field
4.00 Hope Kitchen café
4.30 Barbershop Boys, Palmerston North Boys High

5.00 IPU Japanese Drums
5.30 Dan Fordyce - Sugar Man

6.00 - 7.00 Forevamore
7.30 IPU Hip Hop Crew
8.00 Adam Lee
8.30 Felix Carr - Marcus hermit
9.00 Gorge
9.30 Safe As Gallery DJ Mix

Run by: Square Edge Community Arts Palmerston North

A huge thank you to our community sponsors, these include:
Palmerston North City Council, Palmerston North City Library, Origin Eight, One Night Only, YMCA Raise Up, Spectra, Palmy Unleashed, Mooi Nooi, Jilly Bud, The Looking Glass Lounge, Black Sheep, Georgie Girl, Pené, Natives Tattoo, Studio 31, Trumps, Hope Kitchen, Pita Pit and more!

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