Time: 12.00 noon to 6.00 pm
Where: Waterfront Drive, Mangonui, Doubtless Bay, Far North
Entrance fee: Adults $10, Children gold coin and under 5’s free
Just a reminder to everyone that as per normal festival regulations, no alcohol is allowed to be brought into the area from outside. Obviously there will be a number of licensed stalls selling beers and wines on the day as well as the local stores inside the festival. Thanks everyone.
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Public Parking is adjacent to Mangonui ITM and limited parking at Mangonui School with Mangonui Lions shuttle buses provided to and from both entry point to the festival.
Disability Parking is available on Waterfront Drive near the end of Grey St East (mobility parking permit holders only).
This event is not suitable for dogs. Please leave them at home. Guide dogs only, please.
Service will operating from Ramada Resort Taipa (cafe area) to Festival entry point near Flax Bush. First bus leaves Taipa at 12noon and on the hour, returns from Flax Bush on the half hour. Final bus leaves Mangonui at 6.30pm.
Mangonui's annual Waterfront Festival is billed as a farewell to summer, the last chance to enjoy a long afternoon and evening before the end of daylight saving,
The road frontage is closed to traffic for the duration of the event. Crowds of around 5,000 are expected; with the 2012 to 2017 festivals having been unqualified successes.
A celebration and showcase for everything good about the Far North, from wine and food to music and art with stalls stretching from just north of the Old Oak Boutique Hotel to the wharf. They offer everything from wine and food (including dishes from Thailand, South Africa, Mexico and New Zealand) to bromeliads and honey, condiments, massage, nail pinting and garden art.
For the more active, there is the chance to flex some muscles in tug-o-war and tennis - while on the water there is paddle board and sailing.