Stratford - the place to be this weekend!

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On Saturday 18 January, Stratford will be the place to be as we celebrate 10 years of Summer Nights with a concert in King Edward Park and the Stratford Speedway hosts the Independent Wrap New Zealand Minisprint Championship! 

With so much going on, why not enjoy a whole day and night of family fun activity in Stratford. 

Come along early to Summer Nights from 2.00pm and grab the best spot to listen to Just Us, Trip Change and The Slacks. Grab a late lunch downtown or enjoy a homemade picnic and treats from the food stalls available. Then head along to Stratford Speedway for the minisprints, with racing starting at 7.00pm. 

Relax the next day with Summer Nights movies in the park from 12noon. 

Summer Nights Concert

Time: 2:00pm – 7:00pm 
Venue: Ted McCullough Rhododendron Dell, King Edward Park
2.00pm - Start
2.30pm - Just Us
3.45pm - Trip Change
5.00pm - theSlacks
7.00pm - Finish
Performances by The Dance Project throughout the evening. 
Access to venue:
Foot traffic entry points into the Dell include Brecon Road (opposite Maryann Rest Home), Malone Gates on Fenton Street and back of Stratford Primary School on Regan Street. 

Parking is available at Stratford Primary School, Regan Street entrance for a gold coin donation. 

Brecon Road will be closed to vehicles from Regan Street to Maryann Rest Home.  However access will be given to all residents of this part of Brecon Road, and staff and visitors to the rest home.

There is also limited mobility parking available on Brecon Road for those who have a mobility parking permit. Alternatively wheelchair access is available using the footpath leading from Malone Gates.

Independent Wrap New Zealand Minisprint Championship 

Time: Gates open at 5:00pm, racing starts 7.00pm 
Venue: Stratford Speedway 
Tickets: Gate sales available  

Summer Nights Movies

Time: 12noon - 6.30pm
Venue: Ted McCullough Rhododendron Dell, King Edward Park
12noon - The Greatest Showman
2.15pm - Toy Story 4
4.15pm - Bumblebee

Food and Beverages
Visit for a full list of what’s on offer in Stratford to fill your bellies.

There will be food and drinks available to purchase at both event venues as well.