Event Guide

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Pro Bounce Pop-up Fun Park - 9:00am - 4:45pm, Saturday 21, Sunday 22 July - The Vines Village, The Pro Bounce Pop-up Fun Park is the Top of the South’s unique Mobile Fun Park experience. With a number of popular modern activities coming together to create a fun half day out for the whole family at The Vines Village over 2 weekends. Buy Tickets

Animates Blenheim, School Holiday Activities - Thursday 19 July - Animates Blenheim, Looking for something free to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Animates has you covered! These School Holidays Animates will be running four activity sessions where your children can learn everything there is to know about fantastic fish and rocking reptiles. All participants will receive a certificate of completion and no bookings are required! Just get in early as parking is limited. Website

Museum Tour by Torch Light - 5pm, Wednesday 18 July - Marlborough Museum, Join them at Marlborough Museum for a tour by torch light with Executive Director, Steve Austin. A night of family fun and exploration awaits; in the dark. Bring your own torch! Please RSVP to Marlborough Museum by the 12th of July to: info@marlboroughmuseum.org.nz or (03) 5781712.

Kaikoura Matariki Ball - Saturday 21 July - Memorial Hall Kaikoura, Kaikōura district is marking Matariki with a free community ball that will celebrate the strength and selflessness of its community through dark times and also the bright times to look forward to. More Info

Vicki Lee Singing the Songs of Vera Lynn - 2:00pm, Sunday 29 July - Picton Little Theatre, Kiwi musician Vicki Lee meets the "Forces' Sweetheart" Vera Lynn, a British wartime-era singer, in Sussex. Vicki tours New Zealand performing Lynn's songs and collecting the stories audience members associate with them. Tickets available from Take Note (Picton) or Alyssums (Blenheim).

Grease – A Combined Colleges Production - 7:30pm, Tuesday 31 July - Saturday 4 August - ASB Theatre Marlborough, Marlborough Girls and Marlborough Boys college present a combined senior production of Grease. Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950’s in this rollicking musical. A show for all ages.

Cycle Chic Film Tour - 7:00pm, Thursday 2 August - Marlborough Convention Centre, Prepare to be inspired!! Their screening of the Cycle Chic Film Tour is at the Marlborough Convention Centre in Blenheim so come on down earlier and mix and mingle before moving through to your seats at 7:00pm. More Info

Great Bayleys Quiz Night and Auction - 7:00pm, Friday 3 August - Springlands School, Join them for a fun-filled evening at The Great Bayleys Quiz Night and Auction 2018! A tasty supper kindly provided by Watery Mouth Cafe. Eftpos facilities will be available to purchase alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. They have some amazing items to be auctioned off throughout the evening which have been generously donated by local businesses. All proceeds from the night go to Make-A-Wish NZ. To book a table, please email anna.wilson@bayleys.co.nz by Friday 20 July 2018. Tables $250

Tour De Gravel - 9:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday 4 August - Wither Hills Mountain Bike Park, 121km total, one bike for the entire event. The course takes in the Redwood and Taylor Passes south of Blenheim as well as some of the backroads scenic beauty of the Awatere valley. Race or ride, the choice is yours. More Info

Marlborough Duathlon Series - 10:00am, Sunday 5 August - Wither Hills Farm Park, These are no pressure events! If you are a beginner, then do not fear, you are not alone! You can run, walk, crawl or grovel your way around the run course, and as long as you have a safe bike and a helmet you're good to go. More Info

Tasman Mako vs Wellington Lions Pre-season Match - 12:30pm, Thursday 9 August - Renwick Recreation Reserve, Tasman Rugby and the Renwick Rugby Club are thrilled to host the Mitre 10 Cup Pre-season match between the Tasman Mako and Wellington Lions. Don't miss the opportunity to see the Mako in their local habitat, here in Marlborough. Adults $5 Kids $2

Woodbourne Half Marathon - Sunday 19 August - RNZAF Woodbourne, 

9:00am Half Marathon walk & Hybrid
10:00am Half Marathon run
10:15am 5 & 10km run or walk

Registration will be open on the day from 7:30am. Registration will close 15 minutes before your event starts. Further details will be emailed out to entrants prior to the event. Enter via Eventfinda or at AvantiPlus Blenheim.

Te Pataka o Wairau - Maori Night Market - 4:00pm, Friday 14 September - Seymour Square, Under the korowai of Ngāti Rārua, Rangitāne and Ngāti Toa, come celebrate and enjoy a range of māori arts, crafts, entertainment and kai (food)!

Dogs Day Out - Sunday 16 September - Monro Street Carpark, Taylor River Blenheim, It's a day out for the dogs! Join More FM and Vets on Alabama for fun, games and more!

Ocean Vine Hop 2018 - 11:00am - 6:00pm, Saturday 24 November - Pollard Park, Enjoy the gastronomic combination of local seafood, wine and beer at this R18 festival, in a stunning park like setting in beautiful Marlborough.




Saturdays - Redwood Market: 8am to noon, Cleghorn St car park. Plants, produce, cards, jewellery, flowers, handcrafts. Supporting hospice.

Saturdays - Artisan Market, 10.30am till 2.30pm at the Wynen Street Car Park Blenheim (if wet it'll be on at the Parking Building Alfred Street), 

Saturdays - Cyclocross/Mountainbike Group Ride. Assemble at the back of BIkefit, 24 Market St at 2pm, Course varies with 50 to 70km distance.

Sundays - Marlborough Farmers Market, A&P Showgrounds, 9am - midday rain or shine.

Mondays - Redwoodtown Plunket Playgroup: 10am-12pm, 21 Bythell St. Gold coin donation and morning tea provided. Children 0-5yrs welcome Sam 021701413.