Mangawhai Domain Gala

The Mangawhai Gala is held on 2nd January every year

The Gala Day is designed for four main purposes:

  • provide the Mangawhai Community and visitors a fun carnival atmosphere with events, entertainment, music, rides, food and shopping
  • give stallholders and entertainers opportunity
  • embrace the creativity and culture of the community
  • major fund raising opportunity for the Domain
Attendance is varies between 4000-6000 each year.

The event is run entirely by about 100 volunteers and with some sponsorship from local businesses.

If you wish to sponsor any event at the Mangawhai Domain, please see Friends of the Domain or email [email protected]

Gala Day hours:

06.00- gates open for stallholders

08.00 – last entry by stallholders [access gate will be closed and locked]

09.00 – nominal time for public entry

14.00 – nominal close, but can be later or earlier depending on the public.

14.15 – start of volunteers clearing the field area to return it back to standard grounds area

17.00 – closure of the field, all cars and vans to be exited from field to car park area

If you have any questions or comments please email: [email protected]

If you want to book a stall please see the Gala Stall Holder Bookings Page