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Explore Esplanade

Palmy’s best family day out, in the city’s pride and joy – Victoria Esplanade.

Sunday 3 March, 10am to 4pm

Photo shows smiling young girl climbing on rope fortress at the Esplanade children's playground.

Explore the city's jewel!

Explore Esplanade is happening on Children's Day, giving you more reason to explore the 26 hectares of natural beauty and outstanding facilities while being entertained, surprised, and enchanted. There’ll be live music and dance performances, food and craft stalls, and plenty of free activities.

See you there!

Seeking performers, stallholders and activities: Register your interest 

Performers

We are looking for a variety of live performers wanting to showcase your talents in music, dance and entertainment. All welcome to apply, from community groups to near-professionals. Please register your interest by completing the form below by midday Friday 18 January 2019.

Stallholders, including bouncy castles and rides

We invite you to complete the form below if you'd like a stall at Explore Esplanade. Please submit your details no later than midday Thursday 31 January 2019. We're looking for food, art, craft and other stalls from community and business groups, and we also have spaces available for commercial operators. 

Contact for enquiries

Got questions? Email our events team at ExploreEsplanade@pncc.govt.nz