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Kapiti Food Fair 2021



Sat 04 Dec 2021, 10:00 am - 4:00pm


Mazengarb Reserve | Kapiti Coast
15 Scaife Drive


Food Drink, Festivals, Community Event, Home Lifestyle


Wheelchair Access, Accessible Toilets, Mobility Parking


Free under 16 | $10/Adult | Half price Gold Card or Student ID | $2 jute shopping bags

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Listed By:

Kapiti Food Fair

Event Contact:

Helene Judge |

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KFF 2020

Fun, indulgent & tasty foodie day out that fills your life with GOOD friends, GOOD times & GOOD food #KapitiFoodFair, Mazengarb Reserve, Paraparaumu, Kāpiti Coast. An extravaganza that we hope will make a lasting impression on the minds and bodies of all foodies.

RAIN or SHINE Saturday 4 December 2021 from 10am to 4pm
ENTRY: FREE under 16 | $10 per adult | HALF PRICE with Gold Card or Student ID | $2 jute shopping bags
Tickets Cash or Eftpos at Gate or Humanitix online >>
PARKING: Gold coin
Crowd friendly dogs on lead are welcome

20,000+ visitors | Up to 250 vendor sites (products & ready to eat)
Licenced Tuatara Bar & Stage | ZEAL Zone with circus and busking performers | Free Kids Zone & Face Painting

#LoveLocal #LoveKapiti #KFF2021 Instagram frame on-site

Kāpiti Food Fair is an annual food & beverage event well known to vendors and visitors. Relax in the Tuatara Bar & Stage & wash down your foodie treats and shop to you drop for items to take home to your pantry or for gifts. Talented entertainers perform all day long.  Everyone is welcome in the Bar including children with their parents or guardians.

COVID-19: Kāpiti Food Fair is good to go at Alert Level 1.  We continue to keep calm and carry on with our marketing campaign and we will use the Events Sector Voluntary Code for Level 1 conditions in NZ.  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 2022 Fair on Saturday 3 December 2022 or REFUND tickets.



Go to our website to view full visitor site map >>


Tickets Cash or Eftpos at Gate or Humanitix online - please do your 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 Bus on the hour for a short ride to and from the Fair:

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

Departing Mazengarb Reserve at: 10.43am, 11.13am, 11.43am, 12.13pm, 12.43pm, 1.13pm, 1.43pm, 2.13pm, 2.43pm, 3.13pm, 3.43pm.

If you are local, walk or ride your bike or catch the train from Waikanae or Paekākāriki & board the FREE Bus. There are plenty of bollards that your can padlocked your bike too.

View full details at our website >>


MC: TBC along with full programme and headline act closer to the Fair

10.00am – 11.00am | TBC
11.30am –12.30pm | TBC
1.00pm – 2.00pm | TBC
2.30pm – 4.00pm | Headline Act TBC



10.00am – 10.30am | TBC
10.45am – 11.15am | TBC
11.30am –12pm | TBC
12.15pm – 12.45pm | TBC
1.00pm – 1.30pm | TBC
1.45pm – 2.15pm | TBC
2.30pm – 3.00pm | TBC
3.15pm – 4.00pm | TBC

FREE Kids Zone (donations welcome):

10am – 4pm Kāpiti Castles | Giant Slide, Red & Rabbit Castles’, Basketball Shoot Out, Noughts & Crosses, Mini Golf, Jenga, Connect 4 AND Daizy Design Face Painting

ATM cash on site for visitors ($1 transaction fee) - thank you Kāpiti Rotary for running this service.

Jute shopping bags available for purchase at Gate Entry or at the Hits Info Hub for $2.

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

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 & Stage with a craft beer, boutique wine, delicious cider or fabulous cocktails.

Perfect Christmas outing to buy gifts.

On-site paramedic for any emergency.

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 Kāpiti 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 Kāpiti 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.

2021 will be no exception to this.

Kāpiti Food Fair is sponsored by ANZ Parparaumu, ANZIL, Bayleys Real Estate Wellington, Flightdec, Kāpiti News, Mike Pero Mortgages | Zebunisso Alimova, SignCraft Kāpiti, Templeton Group, The Chris and Melinda Leatham Charitable Trust, The Hits 92.7, Tuatara Brewing.  The Fair is a current recipient of the Kāpiti 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.

Kāpiti Food Fair is privately owned and operated in partnership by Helene Judge and Jeanine van Kradenburg. Key contact: Helene Judge | 027 244 9585 |

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