This event is aimed at locals and visitors alike. Due to the financial effects of Covid 19 One Taupo Trust has had some sponsors no longer able to offer support.

Alterno is pleased to be able to step in with some assistance so that the events aimed at families are able to continue with certainly.

The winter festival is a celebration of the arts, culture and a whole lot of fun.

This year the festival will be split over the July and October school holidays.

The majority of the festival activities are free and located in and around the Taupo Domain and the Great Lake Centre.

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