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Santa has the date in his diary, the Mens Shed have finished the sleigh, and now its off to be painted. 

Storm Robertson from the Community board has been working on the Traffic Management Plan, so it’s all go for the 2023 Martinborough Santa Parade on Saturday 9 December at 5 p.m.

Now it’s everyone’s turn, with entries for Santa Parade floats open. Put on thinking caps, unleash that creativity, dust off the dancing shoes. This is a chance to delight and entertain the children (and adults) of our community. 

It’s also an opportunity to showcase that organisation or activity to a big audience. You can go as big or as small as you like _ from a truck to a bike. It’s a great chance to demonstrate the spirit and scope of our community, from farming to winemaking, from clubs to commercial businesses.

There’s lots going on in conjunction with the parade. 

The talented Madcaps members are organising carols in The Square. 

There will be a Christmas market in the Waihinga Centre.

The Business Association’s Magic in Martinborough is happening. 

The Toy Library is setting up a Santa Photo Opportunity for the kids. 

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this amazing day.

Oh, and there is no entry fee! So, to enter, or for more information, contact: Community Board member Angela Brown:


Deadline for entries: Friday, 30 November.

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