Past Event13 Jan - 15 Jan 2017

Vintage Weekend

No longer available

Aotea Square

Special Events

Take a trip down memory lane and celebrate the best of the past today, when the Vintage Weekend takes over Aotea Square!

Admire classic cars, fossick through treasures at the market, set up a prize winning picnic, watch the fashion parade and treat yourself to a vintage makeover at the Pamper Parlour. We’re open late and there are plenty of opportunities to learn some sweet dance moves before you groove the night away.


See the calendar view of the weekend here

DJ Andy Flyboy

Friday 13 January, 12pm

DJ Andy Flyboy will play rare and rocking R&B, doo wop, and soul.


Show Me Where It Hurts

Friday 13 January, 6pm

Show Me Where It Hurts plays big-hearted pop songs and R&B with a dreamy touch. 


Miss La Vida

Friday 13 January, 7pm  

Come learn how to pony like Bony Maronie and do the mashed potato with go-go instructor Miss La Vida. Shake your hips like it’s the swinging sixties!


Motor City Family Funk

Friday 13 January, 8.30pm  

This nine-piece band will get the party started with soul and funk classics.


The Glory Days Vintage Market

Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 January, 12pm

Full of vintage, retro clothing and curios, be sure to bring your cash and snap up some unique treasures – no chain stores allowed!


The Beauty School Dropouts

Vintage Makeover Demonstration 

Saturday 14 January, 12pm - 12.30pm

Watch and learn at their beauty demonstration as they transform a modern gal into a vintage beauty queen.

The Pamper Parlour

Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 January, 12pm – 6pm

Break the rules of traditional beauty and treat yourself to a vintage makeover.


The Lindy Tops

Saturday 14 January, 12.30pm

Get on the dancefloor with your partner while The Lindy Tops play arrangements selected specially for swing dancers.


Foxy Ladies

Saturday 14 January, 2pm

The Foxy Ladies have a passion for fashion and love to dole out (dubious) advice. They will be officiating over the inaugural Picnic Contest.


Picnic Contest

Saturday 14 January, 2pm

Make sure your picnic basket packs a punch at the first ever Glory Days Picnic Contest. Prizes awarded for pre-eminent picnic presentations!


DJ Sal Valentine

Saturday 14 January, 3pm

The swinging sultan of soulful strutting (and so on) will make you swoon this afternoon!


Swing Out Central

Saturday 14 January, 7pm

Swing Out Central’s much-loved public swing classes will give you the basics you need to dance up a storm.


Society Jazz Men

Saturday 14 January, 8pm

Guaranteed to get your toes tapping, the group formed in 1969 and has been playing jazz and swing music ever since.


The Smokey Juleps

Sunday 15 January, 12.30pm

Smokey in name and sound, this piano and vocal jazzy duo will have you misty-eyed for yesteryear by the end of the first refrain.


Hula Hoop

Sunday 15 January, 2pm

Come swing your hips and learn to hula like a pro with our head hooping honcho. Hoops provided, BYO energy and enthusiasm.


Durty Murdur

Sunday 15 January, 4pm

Cigar box guitar and snare drum blues. Rockabilly skiffle and 12-bar vintage boogie.

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