NZ Goldpanning Championships and Labour Day Market
|In the month of October each year New Zealand celebrates labour day with a public holiday. Each year Old Cromwell Incorporated runs an old fashioned Fair Day on this day in the precinct at Old Cromwell Town.
The Fair runs from 10am to 3p.m. and the precinct becomes a bustling place with
At this fair we join with The Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust and host the New Zealand National Gold panning Championships. For a small entry fee you can try your hand at panning for gold – you might just be lucky and win the first prize!
- stalls selling all sorts of local arts and crafts
- fair day activities such as old fashioned games – toss the horse-shoe
- street theatre
- displays from local groups
- And much, much more.
The Fair and Precinct is open free to the public. Come along and enjoy a great days fun amongst the historic stone buildings against the backdrop of the Central Otago landscape.
Fore more information please contact:
Cromwell Heritage Precinct
71 Melmore Terrace, Cromwell
Ph: +64 (03) 445 1746