Mainstreet Caboodle

Caboodle is the biggest day of the Vintage Weekend festivities.

20 January 2024

Caboodle takes over Whanganui’s town centre for over 14 hours during Vintage Weekend offering entertainment, food, fashion, a flea market and cars – all in a vintage-themed extravaganza.

Caboodle’s live entertainment includes music and fashion shows on three stages, street performers throughout the Mainstreet, a family zone, vintage/classic vehicles lining the street, street food vendors, steampunk enthusiasts, a vintage market and so much more.

The evening comes to life with more live music on the mainstage, the official Caboodle Dinner and the Caboodle after party.

Caboodle brings the community together, including retailers, community groups, educators, vintage or steampunk enthusiasts, entertainers, and more.

Mainstreet’s Caboodle 2024 turns Whanganui’s streets into a mega music festival, and your ears are going to thank you! Get ready to jam, sway, and dance the night away across three epic stages:

Majestic Square:

Let loose under the sun with family-friendly vibes and crowd-pleasing classics. Think singalongs, laughter, and happy feet!

Ridgway St:

Channel your inner hipster with cool, chill grooves and up-and-coming local acts. It’s all about discovering your new favourite song here! ️

Victoria Ave block one:

Rock out after dark with high-energy bands and headlining acts that’ll make you sweat it out. Prepare for mosh pits and singalongs galore! This isn’t a one-stage wonder, it’s a music marathon for every taste. So grab your dancing shoes, singing voice, and party crew! Caboodle awaits.

Caboodle is FREE to attend! Let’s turn Whanganui into a giant dance floor.


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