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Kāpiti Food Fair 2022

Kāpiti Food Fair 2022


  • Sat 3 Dec, 10:00am – 4:00pm


Mazengarb Reserve, Mazengarb Rd, Paraparaumu


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • EARLY BIRD FREE up to 16: $0.00
  • EARLY BIRD Adults by 31 Oct: $10.00
  • EARLY BIRD Gold Card & Student ID (ID needed at gate) by 31 Oct: $5.00
  • Jute Shopping Bag: $2.00
  • STANDARD Adults from 1 Nov: $15.00
  • EARLY BIRD Gold Card & Student ID (ID needed at gate) from 1 Nov: $10.00
  • Door Sales Only

Thank you to everyone who voted for us in the 2022 Top Shop Award run by the Electra Business & Innovation Awards - we are delighted to be a FINALIST so we will let you know the result after the Awards Function on Fri 30 Sept.

Kāpiti Food Fair 2022, book your calendar now for a super fun, indulgent & tasty day out that fills your life with GOOD friends, GOOD times and GOOD food #KapitiFoodFair, Mazengarb Reserve, Paraparaumu, Kāpiti Coast. An extravaganza that will make a lasting impression on the minds and bodies of all foodies.


EARLY BIRD tickets by 31 Oct or STANDARD tickets from 1 Nov - open online at Humanitix or Ticket Office on day (cash or eftpos).

Parking: Gold coin

Crowd friendly dogs on lead welcome
12,000+ visitors|250 vendor sites
TUATARA Bar & Stage
FREE Kids Zone
LIQUOR Zone off licence

An annual food & beverage event well known to vendors and visitors. Relax in the bar & wash down your foodie treats and shop to you drop for items to take home or for gifts. Talented entertainers will perform all day long.

HEADLINE ACT confirms for 2022: AMA Tui Winner for Best Country Artist - JODY DIREEN - a Kiwi Country Pop Singer - full TUATARA Stage programme on website.

COVID Update
The Fair can operate at Covid Whero Red, Karaka Orange or Kakariki Green Traffic Light of the NZ Protection Framework with unlimited numbers. If we had to postpone and reschedule due to Covid, we would transfer all arrangements (including your ticket or 100% refund if requested) to the 2023 Fair on Saturday 2 December 2023. Our strong plea to everyone is to get fully vaccinated and boosted to protect you, your whānau, your community. Stay home if you are feeling unwell and when at the Fair, please follow our event safety guidelines at all times.

Park on-site or catch the train to Paraparaumu Station and board the Free Bus every half hour.

If local, walk or ride your bike - plenty of bollards & trees to padlock your bike too.

Kāpiti Food Fair t-towels available for purchase from Hits Info Hub for $5.

ATM cash on site for visitors ($1 transaction fee).

INFO HUB for visitor Qs & FREE bag storage.

Free water & sunscreen, bring your hat.

This Fair is a commercial event however we have a social agenda too. On the day, the Fair is supported by Kāpiti Rotary, No 49 Squadron Air Cadets, Paraparaumu College Parents Association & Work Ready Kāpiti and in return for their services the Fair owners make a donation to each organisation.

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, 2022 will be no exception to this.

- Destination event - fun full day out
- Bring the family
- Shop to you drop
- Eat yourself silly
- Shop for Christmas or your pantry
- Be entertained
- Liquor Zone Off Licence
- Huge range of packaged products
- United Nations ready to eat foods

PLATINUM: The Chris and Melinda Leatham Charitable Trust
GOLD: NZME Kāpiti News and The Hits 92.7
SILVER: Mike Pero Mortgages Zebunisso Alimova, SignCraft Kāpiti, Sustainable Foods - Plan*t, Templeton Group, Tuatara Brewing
BRONZE: ANZ Paraparaumu, ANZIL, Flightdec

The Fair was a recipient of the Domestic Events Fund in 2020 and is a current recipient of the Kāpiti Mayor Events Fund and is supported by numerous local business in time & 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.

Co-Owners: Helene Judge & Jeanine van Kradenburg, 027 244 9585,

The Fair reserves the right to use any image captured by our official photographer for promotional purposes in any media, in perpetuity without compensation, unless not consented.

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