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Visitor Information

EARLY BIRD by 31 Oct:

FREE up to 16, $10 Adult, $5 Gold Card or Student ID


STANDARD by 1 Nov:

FREE up to 16, $15 Adult, $10 Gold Card or Student ID


$2 Jute Shopping Bag at Gate Entry (not for sale online)

PARKING: Gold coin

Tickets Humanitix >> or Ticket Office on day (cash or eftpos)



Visitor Info

12,000+ visitors - 250 vendors - packaged product & ready to eat

Licenced TUATARA Bar & Stage

ZEAL ZONE & Circus Buskers

LIQUOR ZONE off licence


FREE Kids Zone & Face Painting + more

Crowd friendly dogs on lead welcome


COVID Update

The Fair can operate at Covid Whero Red, Karaka Orange or Kakariki Green Traffic Light of the NZ Protection Framework with unlimited attendance.  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 all visitors, vendors, entertainers, crew and volunteers, is to get fully vaccinated and boosted to protect you, your whānau, your communityStay home if you are feeling unwell and when at the Fair, please follow our event safety guidelines at all times.


Tickets at Humanitx online and at Ticket Office on day (cash or eftpos) - please do your best to have right money available.


Park on-site for a gold coin or catch the train to Paraparaumu Station and board the FREE Bus on the half 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 and trees at the Mazengarb Reserve that your bike can be padlocked too.


Live stage entertainment in the licenced Tuatara Bar & Stage.


LIQUOR ZONE off licence.

ZEAL ZONE & circus buskers.

FREE Kids Zone by Kāpiti Castles with Noughts & Crosses, Mini Golf, Jenga, Connect 4 and multiple Castles (donations welcome).

FREE Daizy Design face painting (donations welcome).


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 from The Hits Info Hub for $2.

KFF jute bag

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 or fabulous cocktails.

Perfect Christmas outing to buy gifts.

Crowd friendly dogs on lead are welcome.

On-site paramedic for any emergency.

Kāpiti Food Fair t-towels available for purchase from INFO HUB for $5.

The INFO HUB will operate during the Fair to answer any visitor questions and to manage any lost property.

FREE water for visitors and their pooches - 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.

FREE visitor secure bag storage on-site at INFO HUB.

#LoveLocal #LoveKāpiti #KāpitiFoodFair Instagram frame on-site

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.

KFF t-towel


Saturday 3rd December 2022

10am to 4pm
Mazengarb Reserve Paraparaumu
Kāpiti Coast

EARLY BIRD by 31 Oct:
FREE up to 16
$10 Adult
$5 Gold Card or Student ID

FREE up to 16
$15 Adult
$10 Gold Card or Student ID

$2 Jute Shopping Bag at Gate Entry
(not for sale online)
Tickets Humanitix online >> or
Ticket Office
on day (cash/eftpos)


PARKING: Gold coin




KFF 2019

KFF 2019

KFF 2019

KFF 2019

KFF 2020 Instagram Frame


KFF 2018

Kāpiti Food 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, pates, pastes & syrups, sauces, dressings, vinegars, dips & spreads, pestos & salsas, dukkah & preserves.


KFF 2019
KFF 2019
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 and the united nations of ready to eat foods. 


KFF 2019

2022 will be no exception to this.


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