PLAN YOUR DAY
There will be a FREE courtesy loop van going from the Nelson I-Site to Founders Park starting from 11:45 am on the day.
Remember when it’s time to head home we have safe transport options available to you:
Our free courtesy van will continue the route from Founders Park to the Nelson I-Site.
PLUS thanks to Nelson Coachlines there is a complimentary shuttle bus running from the Windmill which will leave every 30 minutes from 6 pm to town in Nelson.
FREE COURTESY VAN & BUS SCHEDULE
From 11. 45am - 6pm Founders to The iSITE
From 6.00pm - 10.30pm Founders to town (from 6pm)
Nelson City Taxis also have a taxi service outside – just look for the Nelson City Taxi flag outside the Windmill.
The nBus will also be running as per its regular schedule. Click here for information.
The nBus also has a late bus running from Nelson to Richmond. Click here for timetable.
You will receive a souvenir glass on arrival for use throughout the day. Our KIDS ZONE will have biodegradable cups. You may bring a reusable EMPTY water bottle with you to refill at our water barrels in the park.
ENTRY INTO THE FESTIVAL
Upon entry your ticket will be scanned, this can either be a paper ticket or you can show your digital ticket on your phone (no photo's accepted)
All ticket holders over 18 years will be given a wristband and event staff may ask you for I.D.
Proper identification is the responsibility of the attendee. Failure to present proper, valid photo identification (NZ drivers license, 18+ card or passport) will result in denial of entry with no refund offered.
Can’t get enough of Marchfest? Why not purchase some official merchandise! Visit our merchandise tent for Marchfest and Brewery products.
SWEATER | 30 TOKENS
PROMO CAP (TRUCKER) | 10 TOKENS
PROMO CAP | 10 TOKENS
GLASS LANYARD | 2 TOKENS
T-SHIRT | 20 TOKENS
GOOD TO KNOW
BE SUN SAFE
Remember to keep sun safe, drink plenty of water, slap on that sunscreen and don't forget your sunnies. Need sunscreen? Look out for the Nelson Cancer Society sunscreen pump next to the Token Booth.
DRINK PLENTY OF WATER
Ensure you drink plenty of water throughout the day, there is water on tap located between the Granary Beer Tent and Main Music Tent. You are welcome to bring in your own reusable water bottle into the festival, please ensure it is EMPTY on arrival through the gates.
MarchFest is a zero-waste event. The team at Waste No More will be providing recycling and compost bins are located at many places around Founders Park. Please help us to help the environment by utilising all the recycling facilities. If in doubt, please ask one of the event crew where to dispose of your waste.
Entry to the event automatically grants permission to official event photographers to take event photographs that may feature the image of the attendee. Photographic rights will be retained by the promoters of Marchfest and the images may be used for future marketing purposes.
Sorry, no pets! Only registered service dogs.
Please do not bring any food or drinks with you, there is lots of free water on site and food to purchase.
Security will be checking bags.