Hokitika Wildfoods Festival


Sat 9th Mar 2024

Cass Square
32 Park Street

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Ticketing: Public

Parking site

Westland High School Hampden Street
New Zealand

Wildfoods Festival in a real Wild West Region

Add this event to your West Coast travel plans, because you do not want to miss this!

Hokitika's Wildfoods is a celebration of the West Coast's unique wild food and lifestyle, accompanied by premier entertainment.

Come and get A Taste of the Wild on the 9th March at the 35th annual Hokitika Wildfoods Festival.

From delicacy to disgusting, challenge your tastebuds and try everything from homegrown Huhu Grubs and Mountain Oysters to international tasty (vegan options will be available).

Those with a creative flair can enter Feral Fashion - a wearable arts style competition! Get ready to #WearYourWild, create a piece of environmental eleganza out of the flora and fauna, and mode it on the Feral Fashion runway. 

General Admission tickets are now available.
Adults (over 18) - $25 per person
Youth (12-17 yrs) - $15 per person
Children (5 - 11 yrs) - $5 per person
Family Pass (2x Adult + 2x Children) - $100

Time to tick it off your bucket list! Use the code NZMCAArea71 to get 50% off.

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Certified Self Contained Motorcaravan Parking

Where is the overnight parking?

Westland High School, located at 140 Hampden Street, Hokitika - only 500m from the festival. Parking for Certified Self Contained Motorhomes & Caravans is available on their:

  • Old Netball Court 
  • Front of the gymnasium - close to toilets and showers
  • Front of main building - suitable for extra long motorhomes and buses (Limited spaces!)
  • School Field - suitable only for motor vans and vehicles that can navigate steep driveway

Are there facilities available?

There are plumbed toilets and hot showers available. 5 minute walk to Cass Square. No powered sites.

When can I arrive?

From 10am Friday 8th March and must leave by 12pm Sunday 10th March.

How much is it to park for the weekend?

$45 per person. Minimum 2 night stay, payable at the time of booking. Credit cards and direct credit accepted. No refunds.

How do I book my parking?

Contact Hokitika i-SITE on 03 755 6166 or email them at [email protected]

Are pets allowed?

Dogs are allowed at the campsite. Owners MUST pick up and dispose of any mess their pet has made.