Hi Everyone,

Here’s a timetable of events for the Sparkle Parade! The weather is looking cloudy but good for the parade. We will make a call on Saturday at 10am should we decide to postpone it for a week:

4.00pm         Community arrives anytime from now
4.15pm         Fun music, funco kombi rides, last minute dress up
Chichester Cottage open Travelling Apple Cart stories
4.30pm         MC’s welcome everyone
4.35pm         Fleur from ZUMBA gives a mass warm up
5.00pm         Mihi by Arapata Williams
5.05 pm        Kapa Haka by ‘Tai Aroha’
5:15 pm        MC – Housekeeping
5:15 pm        Puppeteer of fantail takes parade with Butterfly Stilt Walkers, samba drums,        and everyone follows and heads down the coastal track.
5:26 pm        SUNSET – dark now
5:45 pm        Parade finishes next at Catalina Marina main stage
5.45pm         LED Butterfly Stilt Walkers and Ifat Pupeeteer
Tea Cup ride (gold coin donation)
5:45 pm        Sparkle Parade group photo
Auckland Foodtruck Collective Night Market
5:50 pm        RAFNZ Airforce Band begins
6:10 pm.       Mark from HPRS + youngest kids prizes awarded <12
6.15 pm        Jess Rogers Performs Disney tracks
6.45 pm        Best dressed teens prizes Awarded
6.55 pm        Salsa Dance Performance on Main Stage
7:00 pm        The G-Strings Pat Kohika Guitar, Vocals & William Thompson – Lead Guitar, Vocals.
7:20 pm       Final three prizes Mr Sparkle 2020 (Best Dressed male), Mrs Sparkle 2020 (.      Best Dressed female) and Hobsonville Point SPARKLE PERSON OF THE YEAR!
7:30 pm       The Reasoneers – Main Stage
7:30 pm       Salsa Street Performance
8:00 pm       Winterfest closing ceremony (surprise) – Main Stage