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Kapiti Food Fair 2020

Kapiti Food Fair 2020


  • Sat 5 Dec, 10:00am – 4:00pm


Mazengarb Reserve, Mazengarb Rd, Paraparaumu


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • FREE under 16: $0.00
  • Adults: $10.00
  • Adults with shopping bag: $12.00
  • Half Price Gold Card & Student ID (ID needed at gate with ticket): $5.00
  • Gold Card & Student ID with shopping bag (ID needed at gate with ticket): $7.00
  • Door Sales Only


Kapiti Food Fair

COVID-19 Update: Kapiti Food Fair can operate at Alert Level 1 – we will use the events sector voluntary code developed by NZEA for Level 1 conditions in NZ. Vendor registration closes 5 Oct (Single $129, Double $199 incl GST).

The Kapiti Food Fair is an iconic annual food & beverage event well know to vendors and visitors. We had 22,000+ visitors in 2019. Fill your life with good friends, good times & good food #KapitiFoodFair. #LoveLocal #LoveKapiti #BuyNZMade

Visitor entry pricing for 2020 will be:

Free under 16; $10/adult or $12 with shopping bag
Half price with Gold Card or Student ID (ID needed at gate with ticket)
Tickets Cash or Eftpos at Gate or Eventbrite online
Gold coin for parking

If COVID Alert Levels go to 2, 3 or 4 in the days leading up to the Fair, we will CANCEL and TRANSFER tickets to the 2021 Fair on Saturday 4 December 2021 or REFUND tickets.

Park on-site for a gold coin or catch the train to Paraparaumu Station and board the FREE Kapiti Kruzer bus on the half hour for a short ride to and from the Fair.

FREE Kapiti Kruzer bus will depart from:

Paraparaumu Station: 10.13am, 10.43am, 11.13am, 11.43, 12.13pm, 12.43, 1.13pm, 1.43pm, 2.13pm, 2.43pm, 3.13pm.

Mazengarb Reserve: 10.43am, 11.13am, 11.43am, 12.13pm, 12.43pm, 1.13pm, 1.43pm, 2.13pm, 2.43pm, 3.13pm, 3.42pm.

If you are local, walk or ride your bike or catch the train from Waikanae or Paekakariki & board the FREE Kapiti Kruzer bus. There are plenty of bollards and trees at the Mazengarb Reserve that your bike can be padlocked too.

Relax in the licenced Tuatara Bar & wash down your foodie treats and shop to you drop for items to take home to your pantry or for gifts.

Talented entertainers will perform on two stages - COASTELLA STAGE & ZEAL STAGE

ATM cash on-site (50c per transaction charge).

Crowd friendly dogs on leads are welcome at the Fair.

On-site St John paramedic for any emergency.

Colossal Junior Buskers.

FREE Kids Zone: Kapiti Castles, Daizy Design Facepainting and much more (donations welcome).

The Hits Info Hub will operate during the Fair to answer any visitor questions.

We are under no illusion the Fair is growing momentum and we want to continue exposing Kapiti as an ideal event location and to showcase local and NZ manufactured food & beverage, related F&B products and a variety of ready to eat foods to enjoy on the day.

In 2016, the Fair hit the top 20 NZ food festival list which is super exciting, motivating and supportive of our growth strategy.

This Fair is a commercial event however we have a social agenda too. On the day, the Fair is supported by Kapiti Rotary and 49 Squadron Air Cadets and in return for their services the Fair owners donate to the Kapiti Rotary Charitable Trust for distribution to local charities and to 49 Squadron.

The Fair is a pre-Christmas event providing a commercial opportunity for vendors to package their products for visitors to sample, buy gifts or to simply stock-up their pantry at home. Previous Fairs have attracted vendors selling a variety of artisan and commercial food & beverages, 2020 will be no exception to this.

Kapiti Food Fair is sponsored by ANZIL, Bayleys Real Estate Wellington, Flightdec, Kapiti Business Projects, Kapiti Coast District Council, Kapiti News, SignCraft Kapiti, The Hits, Tuatara Brewing.

Kapiti Food Fair is a current recipient of the Domestic Events Fund and the Kapiti Mayor Events Fund.

Kapiti Food Fair is supported by numerous local business in the time and reduced cost of services.

Our Vision: To be an iconic F&B pop-up extravaganza that makes a lasting impression in the minds and bodies of all foodies.

Our Mission: To be a fun and tasty day out for all foodies that fills your life with good friends, good times and good food

Values: Professional, Integrity, Fun, Connected, Engaged, Healthy & Hygienic.

#LoveLocal #LoveKapiti #BuyNZMade

Helene Judge and Jeanine van Kradenburg can be contacted on 027 244 9585 or

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