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Kapiti Food Fair 2019



Sat 30 Nov 2019, 10:00 am


Sat 30 Nov 2019, 04:00 pm


Mazengarb Reserve
Scaife Drive, off Mazengarb Road


Food Drink, Festivals, Recreational, Family


Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Mobility parking


ENTRY: Free up to 18 | $10 per adult or $12 with canvas shopping bag (tickets sold by cash only at gate)

Listed By:

Helene Judge

PARKING: Gold coin


KFF 2019 Event Image

This unique and outstanding annual event is a fun and tasty day out for all foodies that fills your life with good friends, good times and good food. It showcases New Zealand manufactured food & beverage, related F&B products and ready to eat foods to enjoy on the day. The Fair is accompanied by a Celebrity Guest and an entertainment programme featuring talented local performers. The Fair is an iconic F&B pop-up extravaganza that makes a lasting impression in the minds and bodies of all foodies.

Fill your life with good friends, good times & good food #KapitiFoodFair, Mazengarb Reserve, Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast.

RAIN or SHINE from 10am to 4pm

ENTRY: Free up to 18 | $10 per adult or $12 with canvas shopping bag (tickets sold by cash only at gate)

PARKING: Gold coin

20,000+ visitors | 200+ vendor sites (products & ready to eat)

Licenced Tuatara Bar | Celebrity Guest

3 Entertainment Zones | Kids Zone & Circus

The Kapiti Food Fair is an annual food & beverage event well known to vendors and visitors. We had 20,000+ visitors in 2018 so we are on a mission to reach that and beyond in 2019. Relax in the bar & wash down your foodie treats and shop to you drop for items to take home to your pantry or for gifts. Talented local entertainers will perform, and our Celebrity Guest will be announced soon.


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

Departing the Station at: 10.08am, 11.08am, 12.08pm, 1.08pm, 2.08pm and 3.08pm.

Departing Mazengarb Reserve at: 10.38am, 11.38am, 12.38pm, 1.38pm, 2.38pm and 3.38pm.

If you are local, walk or ride your bike or catch the train from Waikanae or Paekakariki and board the free Kapiti Kruzer bus.

Hear from our Celebrity Guest in the PartyPerfect Celebrity Kitchen.

Lots of food & beverage products to taste and take home to your kitchen pantry or to give away as gifts.

Heavy duty canvas shopping bags available for purchase at Gate Entry and from The Hits Info Hub.

United nations of ready to eat food – don’t bring your morning or afternoon tea, lunch or dinner, try something new and different – come along hungry.

Relax in the licenced Tuatara Bar with a craft beer, boutique wine or fabulous Koakoa Limoncello cocktail.

Live entertainment by talented locals on the Beach FM Stage | ZEAL Busking Zone | Coastella Tiny Town Studio.

Kids Zones: Colossal Circus | Bouncy Monkeys | Adrenalin Laser.

Perfect Christmas outing to buy gifts.

ATM cash on site for visitors (50c transaction fee).

Crowd friendly dogs on leash are welcome.

On-site paramedic for any emergency.

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

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 artisan and commercial products including a large variety of ready to eat foods with every vendor adding to a positive visitor experience.

Just some examples of what has been on offer at past Fairs includes:

Chocolates, sweets, fudges, turkish delight, licorice, toffee apples, jams, marmalade, jellies, relishes & pickles, pastes & syrups, sauces, dressings, vinegars, dips & spreads, pestos & salsas, dukkah & preserves.

Figs, peanut butter, nut butters, breads, baking & cupcakes, cheesecakes, donuts, macarons & pastries, wines, beers, champagne, cider, mead & ports, liqueurs, whiskey, gin & vodka, juices, cordials & soda, teas, coffee, chai & kombucha, olives & olive oils, nuts, salts, peppers, ice cream, popsicles, gelato & sorbet, koeksisters, popcorn & candyfloss, meats, pies, salami & sausages, cheeses, DIY kits, eel, smoked salmon, crab & fish.

Honey, health & balm products, microgreens, herbs, spices & rubs, rice & noodles, pizza bases, vegetable wraps, cracker bread, muesli, sprouts, fruits & veg, kitchenware, tupperware & gadgets, henna art, recipe books, plant holders, handcrafted utensils & holders, pottery, chopping boards, spice racks, notice boards, plates & platters, tagines, pet foods, pepper grinders, mortal & pestles, eco & reusable bags & packaging, edible gardens, free range eggs & egg boxes.

2019 will be no exception to this.

Kapiti Food Fair is sponsored by Air New Zealand, Bayleys Real Estate Wellington, BCE Catering Equipment, Kapiti Business Projects, Kapiti News, Koakoa Limoncello, PartyPerfect Catering, Pope & Co Mortgages, SignCraft Kapiti, The Hits, Tuatara Brewing.

Kapiti Food Fair is a current recipient of the Kapiti Coast District Council Mayor Events Fund and is supported by numerous local business in 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.

Kapiti Food Fair is privately owned and operated by Helene Judge of Kapiti Business Projects and Jeanine van Kradenburg of PartyPerfect Catering. Key contact: Helene Judge | 027 244 9585.

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