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Lyttelton, portal to Canterbury’s historic past, a vibrant sustainable community creating a living future

Lyttelton SummerFest

You can trust Lyttelton to put on a great summer festival! . . .

Our SummerFest will involve many events around Lyttelton Harbour, including two major events run by Project Lyttelton:

The Lyttelton Tea Party - a night of music all over Lyttelton, featuring Ahoribuzz and MC Tali, as well as many other much-loved bands. Friday 7th February - tickets on sale in January

The Big Pirate Beach Picnic Party - an afternoon of piratical games, watersports, activities, music and food at Corsair Bay. Saturday 8th February - free entry

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Street Party Transport

Our beautiful port town does not offer many parking options. There will be no parking in Lyttelton after 7pm. Please consider one of the alternative transport options;

Park & Ride

Park at one of the following locations and take the bus provided for a gold coin donation. Buses will run to and from these locations between 5.30pm and 10.00pm.
 
Eastgate Carpark
 
Chapmans Road
 
City Bus:
Extra bus services will run on the 28 and 535 lines to and from Lyttelton.
 

Returning busses:

The 28 route will run at 10pm, 10:15, 10:30, and 11pm

Reusable cups

Only Globelet reusable cups are being used at the street party for ALL drinks and soup. Globelets are New Zealand-made and are recyclable, reusable, BPA-free. You buy your globelet for $2 when you buy your first drink, then the Globelet is yours to use for the night (you can even rinse it at our rinse station!). At the end of the night you can take it home or return it for a refund.

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