Kapiti Food Fair 2020
Sat 05 Dec 2020, 10:00 am
Sat 05 Dec 2020, 04:00 pm
15 Scaife Drive Paraparaumu
Food Drink, Festivals, Wellington Region, Community
Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Mobility parking
ENTRY: FREE under 16 | $10 per adult or $12 with shopping bag | HALF PRICE with Gold Card or Student ID - Tickets sold by CASH ONLY at Gate Entry (Gate 1 Eftpos available)
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Fill your life with good friends, good times & good food #KapitiFoodFair, Mazengarb Reserve, Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast. An extravaganza that we hope will make a lasting impression on the minds and bodies of all foodies.
RAIN or SHINE Saturday 5 December 2020 from 10am to 4pm
ENTRY: FREE under 16 | $10 per adult or $12 with shopping bag | HALF PRICE with Gold Card or Student ID
Tickets sold by CASH ONLY at Gate Entry (Gate 1 Eftpos available)
PARKING: Gold coin
Crowd friendly dogs on lead are welcome
22,000+ visitors | 240+ vendor sites (products & ready to eat)
Licenced Tuatara Bar | Celebrity Guest | Beach FM Stage | ZEAL Stage | Buskers | Kids Zone | PartyPerfect Catering Celebrity Guest Demo Kitchen
The Kapiti Food Fair is an annual food & beverage event well known to vendors and visitors. We had 22,000+ visitors in 2019 so we are on a mission to reach that and beyond in 2020. 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 entertainers will perform along with our Celebrity Guest.
Celebrity Guest for 2020: To be announced soon.
INFORMATION FOR VISITORS:
VISITOR SITE MAP
Cash only at Gate Entry (Gate 1 Eftpos available) - please do best to have right money available - thank you Kapiti Rotary for running gate entry.
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:
Depart Paraparaumu Station: 10.12am, 11.12am, 12.12pm, 1.12pm, 2.12pm and 3.12pm.
Depart Mazengarb Reserve: 10.42am, 11.42am, 12.42pm, 1.42pm, 2.42pm and 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 that your can padlocked your bike too.
View full details at our website >>
Beach FM STAGE programme announced closer to the Fair.
ZEAL STAGE programme announced closer to the Fair.
10am – 4pm Kapiti Castles | Dancing Man, Target Shoot Out, Giant Slide, Red, Rabbit, Jungle Castles’, Noughts & Crosses, Mini Golf, Jenga, Connect 4
11.30am – 3.30pm Colossal Buskers | Roving buskers
PARTYPERFECT CELEBRITY GUEST DEMO KITCHEN
Programme announced closer to the Fair.
ATM ON SITE
ATM cash on site for visitors (50c transaction fee) - thank you Kapiti Rotary for running this service.
Jute shopping bags available for purchase at Gate Entry for $2 and from The Hits Info Hub for $3.
Kapiti Food Fair t-towels available for purchase from The Hits Info Hub for $5.KFF t-towel
Lots of food & beverage products to taste & take home to your kitchen pantry or give away as gifts.
United nations of ready to eat food – don’t bring your morning or afternoon tea, lunch or dinner, try something new & different – come along hungry.
Relax in the licenced Tuatara Bar with a craft beer, boutique wine, delicious cider or fabulous Koakoa Limoncello cocktails.
Perfect Christmas outing to buy gifts.
On-site paramedic for any emergency.
The Hits Info Hub will operate during the Fair to answer any visitor questions and to manage any lost property - thank you NZME team for supporting.
FREE water for visitors and their pouches next to The Hits Info Hub - thank you Kapiti Pure Water for supplying.
FREE sunscreen for visitors and don't forget your hat as we always have a hot day - thank you Cancer Society Kapiti for supplying.
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.
2020 will be no exception to this.
Kapiti Food Fair is sponsored by Air New Zealand, Bayleys Real Estate Wellington, BCE Catering Equipment, Flightdec, 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 and Jeanine van Kradenburg. Key contact: Helene Judge | 027 244 9585.