KIDSFEST in the Waimak

Entertain the kids these winter school holidays with heaps of cool events and activities happening throughout the Waimakariri!


Kidsfest LibraryWaimakariri Libraries Mystery Trail
July 8th - 23rd, 2017

Come to the library and become a detective using hidden clues to solve our Mystery Trails.

The Kaiapoi Teddy Bear Hunt
July 8th - 23rd, 2017

Its the great annual teddy bear hunt!

How to make a Video Game
July 11th - 14th, 2017

Bring your video game ideas to life, simply by drawing!

Paper PlanesPaper Planes - movie, workshop and competition
July 11th - 14th, 2017

Learn how to design your own paper plane in a fun workshop for the whole family.

Roller Disco

July 11th, 2017

2*4*6*8 Who wants to roller skate?

Come and Join the Party!
July 11th, 2017

Come and join the fun at one of our KidsFest Pool Parties with music from an AWESOME DJ, games, entertainment and prizes!

Junior Bowls
July 12th, 2017

This event is to provide children an easy way for them to get involved with bowls (Kaiapoi).

Robin HoodRobin Hood - Stage Musical
12th - 15th July, 2017

A stage musical version of the historical tale of Robin Hood.

Junior Bowls
July 13th, 2017

This event is to provide children an easy way for them to get involved with bowls (Rangiora).

Film-Making Masterclass
13th July, 2017

Ever wanted to make a short film?  Bring your inner actor, camera and director skills to create, shoot and edit a 60 second movie in groups.

Psst!  Professional Super Spy Training
14th - 15th July, 2017

Our spy training organisation PSST! (Professional Super Spy Training) is the best in the business. Get specialist training in agility, code cracking, disguises, speed, gadgets and more. Earn your ID badge and official ranking by completing the training.

Artistic Sushi Lesson
17th - 19th July, 2017

In this fun workshop, you will get to make a basic sushi roll and frog sushi.

Performing Arts Winter Camp
17th - 20th July, 2017

Four days of classes exploring acting, singing and dance for ages 8-13yrs.

KidsfestThe Great Rangiora Kids Market
17th July, 2017

The perfect opportunity for young buyers to get together with young sellers, or perhaps there's a craft that will bring you some cash as well!

Waimakariri Libraries Family Quiz Nights
18th July, 2017 (Oxford)

Do you have a mind full of trivia - or random facts?  Why not gather the family and enter a team in one of our three quiz nights across Waimakariri.

Card Making
19th July, 2017

In this 2 hour workshop, children will produce at least 3 cards which incorporate stamping, embossing and coloring techniques using Close to my Heart products.

Come and Join the Party!
July 20th, 2017

Come and join the fun at one of our KidsFest Pool Parties with music from an AWESOME DJ, games, entertainment and prizes!

Quiz 2Waimakariri Libraries Family Quiz Nights
20th July, 2017 (Kaiapoi)

Do you have a mind full of trivia - or random facts?  Why not gather the family and enter a team in one of our three quiz nights across Waimakariri.

Waimakariri Libraries Family Quiz Nights
21st July, 2017 (Rangiora)

Do you have a mind full of trivia - or random facts?  Why not gather the family and enter a team in one of our three quiz nights across Waimakariri.

MulletMan
21 July, 2017

MulletMan, named after his beautiful haircut, thrills audiences with a dazzling display of circus mastery.