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Peninsula Run ’round VIP Street Party

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Everyone down in Hastings on Friday enjoyed the excitment of the VIP Street Party with Peninsula Run program presenters Johnny, Andy and Lofty opening up the event with a live RPP FM Outside Broadcast in High Street.

Crowds of people joined in the fun whilst entertained by the presenters who broadcasted between 4-6pm. Mark Mayle, presenter of Sunday Sessions program was special guest on Peninsula Run.vip2

High Street Hastings was closed to traffic for local traders to hold a series of special VIP events in shops and businesses.

A couple of local businesses including a café owner were interviewed who said the local Hastings community is very supportive and great to work with.

There was a String Quartet playing Christmas carols and other performers too who attracted attention.

Organised by the Western Port Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WCCI) events included:

Pop Up Park with a large interactive digital screen

Lego Making Competition

Prizes for the best dressed windows and lights competition

Up to $2000 for the best lighting display in the residential, industrial and commercial precincts.

Other events included:

  • Bunnings Children’s Workshops
  • A Makers Market
  • Live music
  • Best Dressed Super hero
ModBOX displayed in High St

Mobile ModBOX also provided a colourful display of flowers and vegetables and are used for educational programs for children to learn about gardening.

The VIP Street Party continues up to Christmas with businesses offering great shopping experiences instore and fun festive display in their windows.

The night ended on a high with Carols by Candlelight on the Hastings foreshore with a fireworks display.

Congratulations to Angie Baker, Promotions Manager of Westernport Chamber on Commerce and her team for putting together a great event for the locals.


For more information visit http://www.vipstreetparty.com and watch these videos



Get your family and friends down to Hastings and support your local stores and businesses.

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Written by: Debra Mar

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