MAJOR SPONSORS

MarchFest has received sponsorship funding for this year’s event from the Nelson Events Marketing & Development Programme, which is funded by the Nelson City Council. The Programme’s objective is to stimulate Nelson City’s economy in the shoulder and off seasons by bringing new spending through visitors coming to Nelson for distinct events.

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MARCHFEST, 1/23 ALMA LANE, BUXTON SQUARE, NELSON  |  +64 3 546 6330  |  INFO@MARCHFEST.COM

EVENT ORGANISERS - NELSON VENUES & EVENTS

PHOTOS - STEVE HUSSEY PHOTOGRAPHY

FOOD

We have a range of artisan food for you to feed your hungry tums while at the festival. 
You’ll be able to find the following vendors around the festival park:

  • Appleby Farms Ice Cream: Locally made Nelson ice cream (GF)

  • Doner Cult: BBQ slow roasted meats, pulled pork, beef brisket. Seasonal & Local salads (V, VG, GF)

  • Flavours of Europe: European Cuisine, potato cakes with bacon, cheese & sauces

  • Good and Tasty: German Sausages

  • Gostoso Cuisine: Brazilian Food & Snacks (V, GF)

  • Humpty Dumplings: Dumplings and Pork Bao Buns (VG)

  • Indo Churro: Indonesian cuisine and Churros (V, VG, GF)

  • Indo Mobile: Indonesian cuisine, chicken curry, satay on rice, Nasi Goreng

  • Italian Pizza Garage: Authentic Italian Pizza (V, VG, GF)

  • Joker Espresso: Coffee Cart

  • Just Be Food & Drinks: Pretzels, Pretzel Sandwiches, Cheesecakes (VG)

  • Lone Star Rib Shack: Ribs, Burgers, BLT, Chips, Nachos (V, GF)

  • Saeds Falafel: Falafel Pita Pockets and Arabic Desserts (V, VG, GF)

  • Taste of Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan cuisine, rice, curry, roti

  • Umai Oishii Japanese Kitchen: Japanese Cuisine (V, VG, GF)

  • Viva la Vaca: Argentinian BBQ, slow cooked meats and salad (V, GF)

  • Wicked Foods: Roast Pork Sandwiches 

V    = Vegetarian

VG    = Vegan

GF    = Gluten Free

DRINK

CIDER by Peckham's Cider

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Pure juice cider made with local boysenberries and cider apples from our home orchard. With no added sugar, this cider captures the aroma and taste of intense berries and apples. Medium dry.

Boysenberry – Fruit Cider

Handpicked wild elderflowers from the local riverbanks blended with cider apples from our home orchard. With no added sugar, this is a fragrant, floral, delicate cider. Medium dry.

Elderflower – Fruit Cider

A complex cider with farmhouse notes that conjure up oak tables, earthenware jugs and thatched roofs. A blend of wild fermented, bittersweet cider apples aged in oak and steel. Off dry.

Farmhouse – Traditional Cider

A bone dry cider fermented with wild yeast. Buttery, dry with nice tannins and added complexity from barrel age. Dry.

Reserve Dry – Traditional Cider

A wet hopped cider celebrating two local Nelson harvests. Our classic cider infused with fresh hops from the hop gardens that surround our orchard. Infused for just a few hours, this cider has delicate, fresh citrus notes. Off dry.

3 Hour Hopped – Hopped Cider

WINE by Blackenbrook

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Bright aromatic passion fruit, gooseberry and red capsicum flavours to the max – delicious! Certified vegan, 4 Stars Michael Cooper.

Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Delightful pear, quince and spice notes with long, juicy finish. Certified vegan, 4 ½ Stars Michael Cooper.

Pinot Gris 2019

Elegant with ripe pineapple, sizzled butter and bran characters delivering richness, great length and focus. Certified vegan, 4 Stars Michael Cooper.

Chardonnay 2018

An explosion of juicy red fruit with a vibrant acidity and a whisper of sweetness. Dangerously easy-drinking! Certified vegan, 4 ½ Stars Michael Cooper.

Rosé 2019

Lifted aromas of ripe strawberries, toasty oak and spice leading into a savoury, earthy finish.

Pinot Noir 2018

Highly perfumed with dark berries, plums and spice.  Smooth and elegantly structured, sophisticated and stylish.

Montepulciano 2018

NON-ALCOHOLIC

The Mussel Inn Pink Panther will be served at the Church Bar by the Kids Zone

Food vendors will also have a variety of non-alcoholic drinks available.

FREE water will be provided on tap around the park. 

BEER & FOOD MATCHING LUNCH

Each year MarchFest holds a spectacular sell out beer and food matching lunch at the Granary in Founders Park, emceed by beer writer and legendary beer judge Geoff Griggs.

This event is an additional cost of your entry fee for MarchFest.

— Vegetarian options are available on request—

Time: 12.00 - 2.30pm
Location: The Granary, Founders Park

Cost: $75 per person + your MarchFest entry ticket  

Includes: 5 courses alongside 5 beer tastings (1 beverage per course).

Book online via the MarchFest ticketing form

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