North West Wine, Beer & Food Festival 2023 w/ Bic Runga, Troy Kingi & more
Sat Feb 11 2023 at 01:00 pm to 07:30 pm
The Hunting Lodge Winery & Restaurant | Auckland, AU
BIC RUNGA, TROY KINGI, HOLLIE SMITH & GEORGIA LINES
TICKETS ON SALE NOW FROM https://bit.ly/3VeOReC
1pm - Gates Open
2pm - Nick Brightwell
2.30pm - Georgia Lines
3.20pm - Hollie Smith
4.30pm - Troy Kingi & The Promises
5.50pm - Bic Runga
7pm - Show Ends
Please note, if you are wanting to add on a bus ticket, you can do so from this page - https://loop.flicket.co.nz/events/631f941c-c4e2-4acc-b8e2-55029bbf1f1a/reservation. There is no bus entry without a ticket.
AUCKLAND CITY BUS INFO:
Auckland City Buses will leave from 34 Sale St, opposite Sweatshop Bar & Kitchen at 1pm. Buses will return after the event at 7pm to the same location.
MURIWAI BUS INFO:
Muriwai Bus will leave from Sand Dunz Cafe, 455 Motutara Rd at 1pm, and return after the event.
RIVERHEAD/KUMEU/HELENSVILLE BUS INFO:
1pm - Bus departs Kumeu Rugby Club, Alexandra St, Riverhead
1.20pm - Bus departs Kumeu New World, 110 Main Road
1.45pm - Bus departs Countdown Helensville, 43 Commercial Road
Buses will return after the event in the reverse order.
FOR ALL BUS ROUTES -
- NO PARKING is included with your bus ticket. All parking is done at the owner's discretion.
- Please arrive at bus stop at least 15 minutes prior to departure times above. The bus will leave the stop at the time stated & we would hate you to miss your ride.
- A Return Event Bus ticket will need to be presented by all patrons to gain entry to these buses.
- For all buses, any children who cannot sit comfortably on their parent's lap will require a bus ticket.
FOOD & DRINK
Local goodness from Coopers Creek, The Hunting Lodge, Kumeu River, Soljans Estate Winery, West Brook Winery & Mama's Brew Shop, and breweries Hallertau Brewery & Liberty Brewing Company. Plus bespoke food from Good From Scratch, Hallertau, The Hunting Lodge & Morepork BBQ.
WHAT YOU CAN BRING
Cash or card (pay-wave will be operational, however credit cards will incur a 5% service charge). A range of vendors will be selling food on the day however; attendees are welcome to bring a picnic. Please note, all liquids are prohibited from being brought into the venue. Free water will be available on site. It is ok to bring empty water bottles, umbrellas, tarps, blankets and chairs to the event. Umbrellas which do not prohibit the view of any other patrons are permitted. Any umbrellas deemed to be obstructing other patrons will be asked to be taken down.
SEARCH ON ENTRY
You and your possessions will be subject to a safety and security search upon entry. Items such as bad attitudes, tents, drugs, alcohol, selfie sticks, weapons cannot be brought into the festival. Confiscated items (i.e. alcohol, etc.) will not be returned, replaced or reimbursed.
Please note the concert will proceed rain or shine unless the promoter should decide it is unsafe to perform. Sunday February 12 is the rain date for this event, however the long range forecast is looking great, and we do not anticipate this will be necessary. However, in the case that it is required, it will be communicated via email to all ticket holders and via social media.
Parking on site is available with a pre-purchased ticket, located across the road from The Hunting Lodge on Waikoukou Valley Road. If you have not yet purchased a parking ticket, you can do so from https://loop.flicket.co.nz/events/631f941c-c4e2-4acc-b8e2-55029bbf1f1a/reservation
Traffic management will be in place to direct you into the carpark. After the show, ALL vehicles must exit the carpark and drive towards Old North Road. Both lanes will be reopened when the pedestrian foot traffic is deemed safe.
DROP OFF / PICK UP ZONE / TAXIS
There is a designated drop off / pick up zone opposite the car park entry on Waikoukou Valley Road. Drop Off Zone address for taxis or mates is 315 Waikoukou Valley Road. Traffic management will be in place to direct you into the drop off zone. NO vehicles will be permitted to stop on Waikoukou Valley Road.
There is a Children's Zone with face painting, a range of entertainment and non-alcoholic beverages. The children's zone is alcohol-free. Finally, the children's zone is not a creche or babysitting service and your children are legally your responsibility.
After a two-year hiatus, North West Wine, Beer & Food Festival is making its return for a day of music paired with some of the finest food and drink the North West region has to offer this February 11th at The Hunting Lodge.
Set in the picturesque surrounds of the The Hunting Lodge – just 30 minutes northwest of Auckland city, the North West Wine, Beer & Food Festival is the perfect celebration of summer for foodies and music lovers alike.
The event will see The Hunting Lodge grounds transform into a boutique festival, showcasing the best of the North West Country flavours with offerings from local vineyards, breweries and restaurants, with a music line-up headed by award-winning artists Bic Runga, Troy Kingi & The Promises, Hollie Smith & Georgia Lines.
The food and beverage offering is entirely local, featuring wineries Coopers Creek, The Hunting Lodge, Kumeu River, Soljans Estate Winery & Westbrook Winery, breweries Hallertau Brewery & Liberty Brewing Co, kombucha from Mama's Brew Shop and special dishes from food vendors including Michael Van de Elzen's Good From Scratch, Hallertau Brewery, The Hunting Lodge & Morepork BBQ.
The festival will have a plush VIP option including priority entry. The VIP zone will feature a separate bar, bathrooms and a private outdoor space.
As with previous years, the festival will be hosting a kids zone, making it a truly family-friendly event with discounted tickets available for children under 18.
Tickets are on sale now, with return bus tickets from Auckland City, Muriwai, Helensville, Kumeu & Riverhead also available.