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Final Fantastic Festivities

Saturday 17 August, 10am-10pm


All our activities take place across 3 venues. The Events Centre and Town Hall are next door to each other, with the Dowse Art Museum just across Dowse Square.

Lower Hutt Events Centre and Town Hall, 30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt 5010

The Dowse Art Museum, 45 Laings Road, Lower Hutt 5010
T: 04 570 6500


Most bus services will take you to Queensgate Shopping Mall and the Lower Hutt Events Centre is a 4min walk from there. The nearest train station is Waterloo, a short taxi ride or 20min walk.


There is plenty of parking available around the Dowse Square area. Below is a useful parking map from the Dowse Art Museum that shows the options.



The Dowse Art Museum

There is sloped ramp access into the Dowse Art Museum and automatic doors into the foyer. The workshops take place on the ground floor and there is lift access to the upper floor if you want to explore the galleries. A wheelchair is available from the front desk for use in the gallery and guide/hearing dogs are welcome.

More information is available on the Dowse Art Museum website.

Lower Hutt Events Centre

The Lower Hutt Events Centre has ramp access leading to the doors at both entrances. Access into the Events centre main auditorium, Town Hall, café and accessible toilets are all from the ground floor. There is lift access to the to the level one meeting rooms where our dance and drumming workshops will take place.


The Events Centre cafe will be open until 4pm and afterwards they will run a small food cart. Food trucks will be parked on Dowse Square, just across from the Events Centre, from 4pm-9pm.


We will have a chill out zone with bean bags located in the Atrium of the Events Centre. Feel free to relax here if you need a moment from all the activity.