Block Party Masterton 2018

What happens when a whole street block comes together and throws a party?

You're invited.

- African art. Live music. 
- Arts & Crafts & Games. 
- Ethnic Food & African coffee. 
- Special Thai food. 
- Make African masks. 
- Weave a community mat. 
- Make clay putangitangi. 
- Learn about nature in the CBD. 
- Free Bouncy Castle & face painting. 
- Chinese cultural activity. 
- Print Masterton-made manhole covers onto tote bags. 
- Poetry & Photography trails. 
- Museum collection tour. 
- Open Days. 
- Art sales. 
- Raffles. 
- Quilting. 
- Shearing. 
- Spinners. 
- Embroidery. 
- Steampunk. 
- Real fruit ice cream. BBQ. 
- Behind-the-scenes tours & more!

Queen St will be closed from the Library to ASB Bank from 7am - 2pm. 
Live music in the streets!

The street block of the northern end of the CBD - Bruce and Dixon, Park and Queen, and King St too - has an amazing diversity of talented people, and the 2nd annual Block Party celebrates this with a free community event located all around the four streets of the block.

Overall coordination by Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History. 
Organised by Aratoi, ConArt (Con Art Gallery & Studios), King Street Artworks, Masterton Art Club, Masterton District Council, Masterton District Library, Te Pā (Te Pātukituki o Wairarapa), Wairarapa Archive and all the groups and tenants around the block.

Supported by Masterton District Council Events Fund. 
Publicity support by Destination Wairarapa and Wairarapa Times Age. 
Aratoi also acknowledges Urban Dream Brokerage, who helped initiate this event.

For information, contact: madeleine (at) 
Phone - 06 370 0001