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Whangarei Fritter Festival

Whangarei Fritter Festival

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  • Sat 10 Mar ’18, 11:00am – 7:00pm


Northland Events Centre, Okara Park, Okara Dr, Whangarei


All Ages Licensed


Fritter Festival

Get ready for the 6th Whangarei Fritter Festival on Saturday 10 March 2018!

Enjoy a relaxed day with great music and a feast of fine wines and gourmet fritters from our region's finest local restaurants and wineries. Featuring outstanding sounds from Salmonella Dub, Elemeno P and Strangely Arousing. With local support from Furious 3, Str8 Up, Mermaid Bait and Kyle Fury. Mc'd by Luke Bird.

The top restaurants and cafes will battle it out for the annual Best Fritter Trophy and you get to vote in the People's choice award. Plus there is also the giant waterslide when you're not dancing or enjoying the delicious fritters on offer.

Brought to you by Whangarei District Council, the Fritter Festival runs from 11am-7pm on Saturday 10 March 2018 at Toll Stadium.

All ticket prices are inclusive of booking fees. Child is 4-17 years old. 3 and under free.

Bus Tickets
Three special bus services will be provided once again for the event. Bus tickets must be purchased with a Fritter Festival ticket. A separate bus ticket will be issued to present to the driver.

All buses are due to arrive at Toll Stadium, Okara Drive, Whangarei between 10.30am– 11.00am and will depart Toll Stadium from Okara Drive straight after the festival finishes at approximately 7pm.

Please review bus route information carefully to ensure the correct ticket is purchased.

Whangarei District $20 return
Route 1: Matapouri to Toll Stadium Return
Pick up points and departing times: Matapouri dairy 10am, Tutukaka Service Station 10.15am, Ngunguru dairy 10.30am

Route 2: Whangarei Heads to Toll Stadium Return
Pick up Points and departing times: McLeods Bay The Deck, Reotahi Rd 10.15am, Parua Bay Tavern Car Park, 10.30am, Onerahi Tavern Car Park 10.45am

Route 3: Mangawhai to Toll Stadium
Pick up points and departing times: Mangawhai 9.30am, departs Waipu Cove dairy 9.50am, Waipu Fire Station, Nova Scotia Drive 10.00am, Ruakaka shops 10.30am

Bus tickets can be bought up until 4pm, 6 March 2018.

Pick up points may be adjusted depending on demand. Patrons are advised to leave a day time phone number during their purchase. Final bus timetables will be posted on the event page of Eventfinda prior to the event.

Note: There is not the ability to have child seats on the buses. Children 4 and under can sit on an adults knee but this is the sole responsibility and decision of the adult and neither the event organiser or bus company will take any responsibility for any incident or injury that may occur. Children 5-17 years old must have their own seat and bus ticket as will children 4 and under who require a dedicated seat. All adults must have a bus ticket.

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