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Free under 16
$10 per adult or $12 with shopping bag

(tickets sold cash only at gate)



Gold coin


20,000+ visitors

240+ vendor sites (products & ready to eat)

Licenced Tuatara Bar

Celebrity Guest

3 Entertainment Zones

Circus & Kids Zone

Crowd friendly dogs on lead welcome



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.

FREE Kapiti Kruzer bus

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 & board the free Kapiti Kruzer bus.


Hear from our Celebrity Guest and others in the PartyPerfect Celebrity Kitchen.

Live entertainment by talented locals on the Beach FM and ZEAL Stages' and Colossal Circus.

Kids Zone & Circus: Kapiti Castles.


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

Jute shopping bags available for purchase at Gate Entry for $2 and from The Hits Info Hub for $3.

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 cocktail.

Perfect Christmas outing to buy gifts.

Crowd friendly dogs on lead are welcome.

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.  Next to the Info Hub will be Kapiti Pure Water who will be supplying free water to visitors.


Saturday 30 November 2019

The Kapiti Food Fair runs RAIN or SHINE from 10am to 4pm
Mazengarb Reserve | Paraparaumu | Kapiti Coast

Free under 16 | $10 per adult or $12 with shopping bag
(tickets sold cash only at gate)


PARKING: Gold coin




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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.


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