youth band project, fun-filled children’s programme
a giant ukulele band, blackboard concerts, choir
opportunities for you to perform with guest artists
plus so much more….
Day passes to the festival cost $85, but $140 will get you a weekend-long pass and the opportunity to pitch a tent for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Early bird discounts apply.
Situated less than an hour’s drive north of Christchurch city, the Waipara Adventure Centre features campsites, bunk rooms, plus clean bathroom and shower facilities. Cook your own food or take advantage of the festival catering facilities. The onsite festival café features barista coffee and fresh home baking.
We are delighted to announce a wonderful, talented, energetic and diverse line-up of guest artists:
All Day Breakfast Stringband - Canada
Charlotte Yates & Gil Eva Craig – Wellington
Lloyd & Doublet – Christchurch
RoseAnna – Nelson
Secret Lives of Ukelele – Christchurch
Flora Knight & Sean Donald – Dunedin
Eric McEachen – Christchurch
Jenny Mitchell – Gore
Molly's Remedy - Christchurch
Our festival encourages participation – here’s how you can join in: festival choir, bush poetry, workshops, concerts, blackboard concerts, ceilidh, jam sessions, kid’s stuff.