Heavy Metal New Year presents …
SMASHFEST 2020 – NZ’s HEAVIEST camping experience!
Temtris (Syd, Aus)
Stalker Heavy Metal (Wgt)
Malevolence NZ (Akl)
Execrate (NZ) (Wgt)
Shepherds Reign (Akl)
Extinction Campaign (Akl)
Hunt the Witch (Akl)
Leave The Dead (Hamz)
Pull Down The Sun (Wnui)
In addition to this killer line up we have some epic entertainment lined up ...
Chalice of Blood Photography captures and immortalizes the essence that is SmashFest, which includes you!
The Headless Horseman mans the merch treasure troves and Holly Davis will showcase her Skeletal Domain ornamental skulls.
Bloodfarm Media running The Gunroom Sessions interviews.
Scott Bennett comedian working the crowd between bands, in more ways than 5.
FAR-QUE BBQ will be feeding the masses this year stationed at BandCamp all weekend with spot appearances at Smash Palace.
Art by Flynn Fredriksson will be delighting the senses with an epic art display!
Tairawhiti Fire Tribe - Gisborne will leave us quite happily, In Flames.
New Zealand Full Contact Medieval Combat will triumphantly return to fight the Battle of Midway and run Medieval games at Camp.
And much more, all in a family friendly environment!
FRIDAY Jan 10th:
2 - 6pm: Camper/Band check in, BYO camping gear/food/tents/vans etc. You must show your ticket or mobile ticket code on check in.
2 - 6pm: BandCamp Games: Festival sports, entertainment and food stalls, Medieval fighting, Medieval games/workshops, Art exhibitions and more!
8pm - 12am: SMASHFEST VIII Round 1 at Smash Palace! (Licensed venue - no BYO here)
Midnight: Camp Gates secured and re-opened at 6am
SATURDAY Jan 11th:
12 - 4pm: Camper check in, BYO food/drinks, tents/vans etc. You must show your ticket or mobile ticket code on check in.
12 - 4pm: BandCamp Games: Festival sports, entertainment and food stalls, Medieval fighting, Medieval games/workshops, Art exhibitions and more!
4pm - Midnight: SMASHFEST VIII Main Event at Smash Palace! (Licensed venue - no BYO here)
Midnight - 2am: BandCamp Gates are reopened to Campers only.
2am: Camp Gates secured and re-opened at 6am
SUNDAY Jan 12: Check out by 9am
FEST INFO FOR CAMPERS
BandCamp offers: Tonnes of camping spots for SmashFest patrons and band’s exclusively. Sites are non-powered but tens/vans/motorhomes are all welcome and there is a large communal kitchen onsite with power points and full kitchen facilites. Huge bathrooms, hot water and all on Gizzy’s midway beachfront.
BandCamp is a 10 min walk/ 2 min drive from Smash Palace which hosts our bands, in Gizzy’s industrial subdivision on the beach.
Take your Heavy Metal New Year holiday at NZ’s only outdoor Metal Fest with camping! You can even bring your spawn if that’s your buzz!
See yaz in the pit!
Proudly brought to you by Smashfest Open Air NZ, Valhulla Touring NZ, Third Eye Music NZ, Morgan & Holmes Security, Creative Communities Gisborne and HELL Pizza!
* Family Passes including children available on request. Please email email@example.com
**Licensed Security officers will be At the Gates of BandCamp at all times to ensure only camp ticket holders get into camp.