Busking – see schedule

Fraser Hooper, Clown – Knockabout comedy and guaranteed giggles with this international funny man

Vinyl Burns’ Rock ‘N’ Roll Circus – Legendary magician, juggler, unicyclist and guitar stunts all with dashing good looks

Carol Caravan – see schedule

The Red Carols Caravan – A rocking good band performing all the best funky Christmas Carols Steve Carlin ‘Crooner’ - Swing into Christmas with your favourite hits from Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and more!

Tree Of Memories – all day

The Tree of Remembrance - A Rotary Fundraiser for Heart Kids Charity

Acoustic Music – see schedule

Flix Rose – Relax or get your groove on to the sounds of Indie Folk music

Wellington City Chorus – Current New Zealand ladies barbershop champions

The Dancing & Drinking Society – New Orleans swing blues music from the early 20th century

Bubbles – all day

Pop Big Bubbles – Watch Richard The Bubble Guy create GIANT bubbles. Fun for adults to watch and the kids to pop

Snow Igloo – all day

Paradice Mobile Ice – Winter wonderland snow dome

Ice Rink – all day

Paradice Mobile Ice – Outdoor ice skating thrills and spills

Second Stage – see schedule

Wellington Brass – New Zealand’s top brass ensemble made up of top amateur and professional musicians

Wellington City Chorus – Current New Zealand ladies barbershop champions

Sacred Heart Cathedral Music Group – A small group of enthusiastic singers, singing traditional carols

Virtuoso Strings from Porirua – Showing you how much fun can be had by an orchestra

Wellington City Chorus – Current New Zealand ladies barbershop champions

Le Dance – A group of passionate dancers that sprung from Le Grand Continental. Le Dance love to spread Christmas cheer

Face Painting – all day

BODYFX – Creativity has no bounds with New Zealand’s best face painters

Hospi – all day

Hospi Clinic – Check out our GIANT Hospi and visit our first ever ‘Hospi Clinic’ in support of Wellington Children’s Hospital

Gift Wrap – all day

Wellington Children’s Hospital – Donation gift wrapping, cover what you have bought before the kids find out

Caricatures – all day

The Twee Buccaneers – Cartoons & caricatures of concocted codswallop

Main Stage – see schedule

Wellington Chinese Community – Mr Yanshu Sun performing two western songs with dizi, a chines flute

Deirdre Tarrant Dancers – Christmas Medley, dancers bring their own Christmas Wishes, energy and colour

Deirdre Tarrant Dancers –Dr Coppelius Toyshop, Swanhilda & Franz enter the most famous of ballet toyshops

Pump Dance Studio – An energetic showcase of hip-hop, jazz and contemporary dance plus a free dance workshop

Le Dance – A group of passionate dancers that sprung from Le Grand Continental. Le Dance love to spread Christmas cheer

The Ukes of Wellington – A group of Strummers of all shapes and sizes…with one thing in common…The Mighty Uke

Carols In Midland Park

Wellington Brass – New Zealand’s top brass ensemble bring you Carols in Midland Park

Faultline Chorus – An award winning women’s barbershop chorus singing a selection of carols

Kelburn Normal School Lyrica Choir – A choir of 10-13 year old children joining in with the festive fun

Gerry Paul – Music loving, banjo plucking, shark wrestling, cheese addict from Lower Hutt

Labyrinth – all day

Tape Art NZ – Installing a large colourful Turtle Labyrinth made of tape

Circus – see schedule

COLOSSAL Circus Cabaret – A spectacular line-up of circus talent from NZ and abroad in the “Very Welly Circus Cabaret”

Crèche – all day

Nannies Plus – Qualified nannies on site, drop your wee ones off to us for a break and go shopping

The Breeze Hut – all day

The Breeze Christmas Hut – Kids record your special festive messages that will be played back on The Breeze

Children’s Craft – all day

Craft House Kids –Join us to make some fun Christmas crafts for yourself, friends and family

Photo booth – all day

Photo Booth Fun – Grab a fun photo as a reminder of A Very Welly Christmas

Pudding Toss – all day

More FM A Very Welly Christmas Pudding Toss – Try your hand at tossing a pudding for a chance to win prizes

Emergency Display – all day

New Zealand Police, Fire & Emergency & Wellington Free Ambulance – Climb on board and press those buttons

Roving – throughout the day

Kiss the Ground – Sublime stilts and quirky characters sprinkle some magic

Black & Yellow Bumbleclowns – Cheering up the kids at Wellington Hospital for years and now let loose on the streets

Wellington Chinese Community – Celebrating Christmas with a Lion Dance, Flower Drum Dance & Lantern Dance

COLOSSAL – A selection of interesting and exciting performances to make you gasp, laugh and bask in Christmas cheer

Busking area Carol Caravan Acoustic Music Second Stage Main Stage Circus
Saturday

Midday - Parade from Ballance St to DAVID JONES

12.00 - 12.30pm Steve Carlin Flix Rose 12.15 Wellington Brass Chinese Instrumental Colossal Show
12.30 - 1.00pm Fraser Hooper Christmas Medley
1.00 - 1.30pm Red Carols Band Wellington City Chorus Taulanga U Brass Band Magic Toyshop
1.30 - 2.00pm Christmas Medley
2.00 - 2.30pm Fraser Hooper Steve Carlin Flix Rose Wellington City Chorus Magic Toyshop Colossal Show
2.30 - 3.00pm Pump Dance
3.00 - 3.30pm Red Carols Band The Dancing & Drinking Society Sacred Heart Cathedral Faultline Chorus
3.30 - 4.00pm Fraser Hooper Pump Dance
4.00 - 4.30pm Steve Carlin Carols sound checks Colossal Show
4.30 - 5.00pm
5.00 - 5.30pm Fraser Hooper Red Carols Band The Dancing & Drinking Society Virtuoso Strings
5.30 - 6.00pm
6.00 - 8.00pm Carols in Midland Park
Sunday

Midday - Parade from Ballance St to DAVID JONES

12.00 - 12.30pm Fraser Hooper Red Carols Band Flix Rose Wellington City Chorus 12.20 Le dance Colossal Show
12.30 - 1.00pm 12.50 Le Dance Christmas Medley
1.00 - 1.30pm Vinyl Burns Steve Carlin Wellington City Chorus Wellington Brass Magic Toyshop
1.30 - 2.00pm Flix Rose Christmas Medley
2.00 - 2.30pm Fraser Hooper Red Carols Band The Dancing & Drinking Society Magic Toyshop Colossal Show
2.30 - 3.00pm Pump Dance
3.00 - 3.30pm Vinyl Burns Steve Carlin Ukes Of Wellington
3.30 - 4.00pm The Dancing & Drinking Society Pump Dance
4.00 - 4.30pm Red Carols Band Ukes Of Wellington Colossal Show
4.30 - 5.00pm