Under 18 years
No tickets required.
Under 18's are still required to enter through the official entry gate at the festival.
We will have plenty for the little ones to do at the festival, including
face-painting and bouncy castles.
See Kids for more details.
Sober Drivers will be wrist-banded on arrival to the festival and are not permitted to drink any alcohol at the site. Their wristband will still allow them access to all the fun though - they can purchase food and non-alcoholic drinks across the day, as well as gain entry to all events on the day in the Lincoln University 'Talks Tent' and entertainment!
* DISCOUNTED EARLY BIRD SALE ENDS 31 JANUARY 2018
General Admission Adult tickets include a festival wine tasting glass, entry to all events on the day in the Lincoln University 'Talks Tent' and entertainment throughout the day.
BULK TICKET ORDER
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Set under the oaks in Glenmark Domain is the coolest little wine festival in the country.
North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival 2018 will be one to remember.
Join us on Sunday 11 March to enjoy an eclectic range of food stalls, a diverse selection of North Canterbury wine, quality live music and family friendly entertainment.
Whether you're 5 or 85, whether you fancy a drop of chardonnay or pinot noir, whether you're in it for the dancing or the picnicking… Come step out into the country with us next March to bond with the locals and celebrate the bounty of this year's harvest.
Further festival details to be released soon...
North Canterbury food is always in abundance at the festival.
Stalls from local producers, regional and Christchurch chefs and restaurants are featured every year to offer delicious fresh, local food that you can match with your wines.
FOOD STALLS AT THE 2018 FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED soon!
Check back here for more announcements from December onwards.
North Canterbury is just 40 minutes north of Christchurch and is fast establishing itself as one of the premium wine producing regions of New Zealand, particularly in Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling. According to Bob Campbell, the region is ”one of the unsung heroes of the wine industry”.
The region has 2 main sub-regions, Waipara Valley & Waikari.
There are also a few vineyards 20 minutes north of the Waipara Valley close to Cheviot.
STAY TUNED AS WE ANNOUNCE THE WINE, BEER and Non-Alcoholic producers hosting stalls at the 2018 FestivaL SOON!
For the last two years, Lincoln University have brought a 'conversation' tent to the festival, hosting discussions by duos made up of some of the best wine producers of the region, matched with chefs and food producers.
The dynamic line-up of food and wine duos to be announced soon
Get set for pockets of music and entertainment in every nook of Glenmark Domain's picturesque setting.
The 2018 festival line up TO be announced soon!
The kids are always welcomed with open arms - and we've got lots to keep them chipper. The picnic areas and music can be enjoyed by all of the family, as well as bouncy castles, pony rides, face painting, ice-creams, hilarious entertainment and everything else that makes being a kid the best.
North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival is set under the picturesque oak trees of the Glenmark Domain (corner of Church Road & Glenmark Drive), Waipara Valley, North Canterbury - just 45 minutes drive north of Christchurch.
The festival begins at 10.30am and finishes 5.00pm.
- Take SH1 to Amberley
- Continue north on SH1 a further 10 minutes
- Turn left at the Hamner Springs turn off (Waipara Flat Rd)
- Follow this by a quick right into Glenmark Drive
- Follow Glenmark Drive through the Waipara Township
- Glenmark Domain is 300m north of Waipara Township on your right, on the corner of Glenmark Dr & Church Rd
PLEASE NOTE: There is a discounted ticket option available for Sober Drivers. See Tickets for more information.
Bus transport is available to and
from the Festival from Christchurch
(as far south as Lincoln)
Adult - $30
Group (10+) - $25 pp
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Info coming soon!
Info coming soon!
There is also a lot of accomodation in Hanmer Springs, one hour north of Waipara. It has an enormous range of accomodation on offer, from luxurious 5-star plus retreat to a cost-efficient, self-catering place to call home.
Thanks so much to the 3 000 wonderful people who came along to celebrate
North Canterbury earlier this year, under the oaks.
From the wine & food, to the weather, entertainment, bunting, pony rides and more...
We really couldn't have asked for a better day or a better crowd - so thanks a bunch.
Here are a few snaps from the 2016 & 2017 NC Wine & Food festivities...
PHOTOS COURTESY OF NAYHAUSS
A huge thank you to these generous businesses who make the
North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival possible...
For any general festival enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.