Daffodils, markets and steam train rides? It must be spring!
Celebrate at the annual fun-filled Carterton Daffodil Festival on in early September each year.
Catch the steam train from Wellington to Carterton, pick armfuls of daffs at historic Middlerun, and enjoy all the other events in Carterton town centre - from the annual Wai Art sale to street markets and Horse Drawn Surrey Rides.
There will be free buses throughout the day starting at 10am from Broadway St, to shuttle people to and from Middlerun. A small fee in charged to pick the daffodils with all proceeds going to the local Plunket and St John.
The steam-powered 'Daffodil Express' train makes a special return trip from Wellington for the day, and offers a short trip from Carterton to Masterton too.