Gumboot Day® 2018
Taihape Memorial Park (Kokako Street)
Saturday 3 March, 10 am to 4 pm
Come to Taihape and spend a great fun filled family day out.
Gold coin donation/koha.
Lots of FREE activities!!
Join us for the Fun & Magic show on Gumboot Day
Competitions prior to Gumboot Day:
- Decorate an A3-size Paper Gumboot, Judged Friday and announced via Facebook pages Taihape NZ and NZ Gumboot Day and displayed at Gumboot Day. For more information, follow this link.
- Taihape Pharmacy Photo Competition - Take a selfie with your gumboots. Check out our facebook page for more information and how to enter www.facebook.com/gumbootday. Prizes to be won!
- Paper Plus Colouring in Competition
Gumboot Day is going to be a great day for the whole family with lots of things to do!!
For a list of our Sponsors 2018:
Our Gumboot Day programme (as per 26 February 2018) can be found below. For a printable version click here.
NB all activities on the programme are FREE for the whole day:
10am Kick off
10am till 4pm Team Competition 'Team up in your Gumboots'
10am till 4pm Aqua run – spot prizes
10am till 4pm St Johns - CPR demonstration & practice
10am till 4pm Fire Brigade display & tough
10am till 4pm Vintage Car display (do not touch)
10am till 4pm Bouncy Castles
10am till 4pm Prize & Information tent (with prizes & displays)
10am till 4pm Creative Workshop Area with Wishing Gumboot (rock painting, craft, etc)
10am till 4pm Selfie in your gumboot competition
10am till 4pm FREE pool entry all day
10am till 4pm Skate Park is open
10am till 12.30pm Have a Go' Gumboot Throwing
10am till 3pm Face paint stall
10.15am till 10.30am Shearing demo
10.30am till 12.30pm Highly Flammable - Animal Balloon Twister (Dynamic stall holder)
10.30am till 1.30pm Army Miniature Obstacle Course (NZDF)
10.45am till 11.00am Shearing demo
11.30am till 12pm Ronald McDonald Show
12pm till 12.30pm Live Show - Ariana (singing)
12.30pm till 1pm Egg throwing & Catching competition
1pm till 2pm Have a Go' Gumboot Throwing
1.15pm till 1.30pm Shearing demo
1.30pm till 2pm Live show - Bush Chooks (singing)
1.30pm till 3.30pm Children's Circus Zone
2pm till 2.15pm Prize Giving 'Have a Go'
2.15pm till 2.45pm North Island Championships
3pm till 3.15pm Shearing demo
3.30pm till 4pm End of the day
Our stall holders include, but are not limited to:
Arts & Crafts
Creative Workshop Area
Airbrushed Temporary Tattoos
Bite Me Catering
Donut Express, Churro Express, Kiwi Snow
Bobs Fuel Shed
Strait Kitchen (Malay - Halal)
Candy Floss stall
Playcentre - toddler / quiet area
St Davids - Presbyterian Church