Ellerslie Fairy Festival & Pirate Party

Sunday 9 September, 10.30am - 12.30pm

The Ellerslie Fairy Festival and Pirate Party is a free, fun community event held every year to celebrate the start of MAGICAL SEPTEMBER in Ellerslie

The Festival held on Ellerslie's closed off Main street brings the enchanted kingdom of fairies and pirates to life with more than 30 fairies and pirates, shows, stories, facepainting, songs and more. This runs from 10.30am - 12.30pm on Sunday 9th September for 2018.

Highlights Include:

  • Roaming Fairies and Pirates, Pirate Cove and Fairy Grottos,
  • Peter Pan Show.  The shows commence at 10.50am, 11.30am, 12.10pm. Tickets are now available to pre-purchase on Eventbrite (tickets are $2 with all funds raised going to local girl Ella, visit Fairy Steps for Ella page for more info about the cause)  
  • The popular General Collective Kids Market from 10am in the Arthur Street carpark,
  • Face painting, fairy and pirate hair, balloon twisting, story time and more

 Check out the photos below from our last festival  and follow us on Facebook for all the latest updates!

Other Information

Road Closure
Main Highway between Arthur Street and Ladies Mile will be closed from 9:30am to 1pm on Sunday 9th September 2018

West:  Via Arthur Street, Pukerangi Crescent, Ladies Mile, Main Highway west/motorway overbridge. East:  Via Robert Street, Morrin Street, Pukerangi Crescent, Arthur Street,  Main Highway east.

No Parking
Parking restrictions will be in place in the road closure area from 9:30am and in the     Arthur Street carpark from 6.30am. These will run until completion of the event at 1pm.


How do I get tickets for the Peter Pan Show
Tickets are available on Eventbrite from 21 August, until sold out.  . https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/peter-pan-show-ellerslie-fairy-festival-and-pirate-party-2018-tickets-49199009562?aff=es2 Tickets are not needed for those aged under 2. No late entry.

Where can I park?
Parking is always difficult.  It’s a good idea to park  on the Kalmia side of Ellerslie and walk through the tunnel on Sultan Street or via the overbridge at the top of Ellerslie Main Street.  

Where are the toliets?
Toilets are both in the hall (including baby change table) or at the end of Arthur Street.

Is there somewhere I can feed my baby?
If people are looking for somewhere quiet to breast or bottle feed, Denise Lee MP’s office has a story time session and private space for babies.

When and where are the General Collective Kids Markets?
From 10am – 1pm in the Arthur Street carpark

Are there disability parks available?
Yes, we have 4 on Findlay Street (behind the Ellerslie Mall), and 2 in the Robert Street carpark.


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