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"Celebrating sensational sounds, wine, food, and summer!"

Nelson Wine & Food Festival celebrates sensational sounds, wine, food, and summer. Hold onto your holiday groove, grab a friend and head to the Brightwater Wine & Food Festival, for all-day entertainment, fantastic food, and award-winning wine and beer.

Set in a stunning vineyard location, Nelson Wine and Food festival is all about local! For those partial to a glass of something classy in the sun, explore the best Nelson has to offer with our leading wineries, or snaffle a beer or cider from our stellar craft breweries.

For the foodies, there will be gourmet food stalls to explore and local entertainment to get you on your feet, or chill out under the summer sun.

10 minute walk to the Brightwater Village, bars, small supermarket, fast food and restaurant. EFTPOS facilities.

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Earlybird: $20 per ticket 
Gate Sales: $25 per ticket

Tickets include wine or beer glass on entry. Children under 12 are free. No BYO alcohol, no pets and no food.

Or buy them on the day at the gate. Also available to purchase from the following local businesses:

Tickets available from: Colour Plus (Richmond); Haven Realty Offices (Nelson/Richmond); Wakefield Supermarket (Wakefield); Brightwater Motors (Brightwater); Reliance Beta Electrical (Motueka); Specsavers (Richmond Mall); Village Cycles (Richmond); Paper Plus (Nelson); HQ Cafe & Bar (Brightwater); Sprig & Fern (Brightwater, Motueka & Mapua)



Certified Self Contained Motorhome and Caravan Parking

$10 pv/pn. Bryant Road, Richmond. You are welcome to arrive from 10:00am on the Saturday 16th February to stay until the Monday 18th. (Certified Self-contained Motorhomes and Caravans ONLY).

Please don't BYO alcohol into festival grounds.

No pets within event grounds - but are fine within the confines of your motorhome or caravan. Must be on a leash, under control and cleaned up after.

For general enquiries please contact Pete on 021 420 220.

GPS co-ordinates: -41.37090, 173.11136