Mainstreet Whanganui brings people to the
heart of the city through events & retail
promotions throughout the year.
We are proud to bring you iconic events such as the Mainstreet Caboodle,
the Whanganui Christmas Parade, & to be part of the team that brings you
The Fest of Cultural Unity.
We also run smaller events to compliment activities that are happening in our community.
Retail promotions also occur through the calendar year.

Mainstreet Caboodle:

The Mainstreet Caboodle is always the Saturday of Wellington Anniversary Weekend and is a part of the Vintage Weekend Festivities.

Once again the Caboodle will run for over 14 hours within the town centre – encompassing entertainment, music, food, fashion, vintage motor vehicles & steampunk all in a vintage themed extravaganza.

The day sees live entertainment: music & fashion shows via 3 stages, street performers throughout the Mainstreet, a family zone, vintage / classic vehicles lining the street, street food vendors, steampunk enthusiasts, a vintage market and so much more. The evening comes to life with more live music via the mainstage, a themed dinner & a 'Swanky Caboodle After-Party'. 

There is truly something for everyone at the iconic Mainstreet Caboodle!

Keep an eye on our Facebook Page for all the details!

The next Mainstreet Caboodle is on 23 January 2021.

Mainstreet Whanganui Christmas Parade:

Mainstreet Whanganui  is proud to event manage the Fest of Cultural Unity with the dedicated organising Committee.

This event showcases the cultural diversity within our community; by bringing music, language, cuisine & colour from around the globe to the heart of the city.

17 October 2020 

 Fest of Cultural Unity:

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