This year at Marchfest we are using Wayver Wristbands which will serve as your method to purchase everything electronically on the day! It's stress-free and means you can top-up prior to the event or on the day – Easy!


We have 2 options:

1) Simply top-up before the event on and at entry, scan your ticket and you will be given a wristband with your total balance activated…


2) Just turn up on the day, scan your ticket and you will be given a wristband and ready to top-up at our on-site kiosk – by credit or debit card or cash.


(2% fees apply if you use your credit card to top up)

Refunds will be available anytime at the event, on exit and 3 weeks after online at
On-site on the day refunds – free.

Online a $2 service fee will apply.


Online top-up is available now! Follow the 4 easy steps!

Need a refund on your wristband?


Easy! Head to - follow the prompts in the refund section by inputting the code on the back of your wristband and redeem your refund. Please allow 1-5 business days for this to show up in your bank account. Available for up to 3 weeks. Any issues email 


And thanks again to our Wristband Sponsor The Freehouse!


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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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