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Kapiti Food Fair

The Kāpiti Food Fair is an iconic annual pop-up event in Paraparaumu on Saturday 1st of December 2018. Enjoy a fun and tasty day that fills your life with good friends, good times and good food.

The Kāpiti Food Fair is in Paraparaumu on Saturday 1st of December 2018 at the Mazengarb Reserve from 10am to 4pm. Enjoy a day out with good food, a celebrity chef and entertainment for all ages. You can also relax in the Tuatara Bar with your choice of food and wash it down with a cocktail, wine, beer or cider (kids are welcome in the Bar if accompanied by their parent or guardian).

Sample food and drink from large variety vendors. Choose something Kiwi and classic or try something exotic. There are up to 200 sites where you can taste and buy for your home pantry or giveaway as gifts.

More than 15,000 visitors attend the Fair and it's a fun day out for the whole family with a kids zone for activities. No need to bring lunch as you can shop, eat and drink your way to foodie heaven while being entertained by talented local musicians and performers.

The Fair always features a celebrity chef- Brett McGregor will be the Celebrity Chef in 2018. Previous chefs have included Jax Hamilton, Jason Van Dorsten, Annabelle White, Karena and Kasey Bird, Nadia Lim, Simon Holst and Martin Bosley. 

Plenty of parking is available on site or you can choose to board the Kapiti Kruzer bus at the Paraparaumu Railway Station for a short ride to and from the Fair. 

The Kapiti Food Fair is privately owned and operated in partnership by Kapiti Business Projects and PartyPerfect Catering. Numerous local businesses have chosen to sponsor and support this significant Kapiti-based event. 

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