Organisers have made the decision to cancel Ashburton’s Christmas in the Park event because of covid uncertainty and the logistics involved.
Current Level Two rules stipulate outdoor events held in public parks and domains are limited to just 100 people.
The festive concert in the Ashburton Domain usually attracts thousands.
of planning involved in this event, we have had to make the disappointing decision to cancel this year’s concert,organising committee member Lisa Anderson said.
local businesses, organisations and amazingly talented individuals who have partnered with us this year, despite the unstable environment.”
The family-friendly Ashburton Mitre 10 Mega Christmas in the Park is a free outdoor event that attracts local and out of town performers.
It has been held since 2013 and always ends with a big firework display.