Public Events at the Awapuni Function Centre

2018 Dollhouse and Miniatures Show & sale

20th-22nd October 2018 10.00am till 4.00pm

Members of Miniature Clubs all over New Zealand bring their work together every 2 years and show it off. Doll Houses, Miniature items, Room Boxes.

There is a completed doll house, which has been donated and worked on in a voluntary way, by members of the Lower Hutt and Kapiti Miniature Clubs. This is being raffled over the weekend. The exhibition is a large one and well worth the visit. The venue has a cafe on site and good parking and wheelchair access.

There are also sales tables of miniature items or tools if you want to get started on an absorbing hobby.


Palmy Parent & Child Expo

Sunday 14th October 10.00am-4.00pm

Come along to the Terrace Lounge for a great event for the whole family!

Local businesses come together to showcase their products and services to local families.


4th+5th December 2018 3pm till 10pm

Bringing together, for two days, the best bricks & mortar, online and at home businesses for your shopping pleasure, all set within a magical Christmas environment at Awapuni Racecourse, Palmerston North. 

Whether its shopping for gifts, relaxing with friends or simply sitting back and soaking up the atmosphere, the Magic of Christmas Night Market is the place to be to prepare for the "big day" in a relaxed and beautiful environment!

  • Over 170 stallholders
  • Live Music and Christmas carols
  • Gift wrap service and supply store
  • Bubbly & Dessert Bar
  • Food truck dining
  • Plus much more

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