Thousands are expected for the second annual Whakatane Seafood Festival this Saturday.

Headlined by New Zealand reggae band, Tomorrow People, the event will feature a stunning line-up of 34 vendors and stallholders including the popular Thomas Fried Bread and their spectacular creamed paua dish.

The festival is held at Te Hau Tutua Reserve (Whakatane Heads) will also feature the Moana New Zealand National Fish Filleting Competition, Open Ocean Whakatohea Mussel Shelling Competition and the popular SUNZ Kina Eating Competition 2020.

All festival proceeds will be donated to Coastguard Whakatane.

Whakatane Seafood Festival Saturday 18 Jan 2020 – 1pm – 7pm

The Whakatane Seafood Festival is held at Te Hau Tutua Reserve / Whakatane Heads via Muriwai Drive.

Parking / Transport:
The best place to park is at the back of the Strand. The Whakatane Sport Fishing Club will be providing transport for a gold coin donation.

House Keeping:
– No Animals
– No Ganga Regalia
– No BYO Alcohol & Food
– No Gazebos
– Designated Smoking Areas Only
– Empty Water Bottles Only
– Tickets need to be presented for entry
– Shade and water refills will be available

Mainstage Lineup:
-Tomorrow People
-Tazman Az
-Jinan Dodd
-DJ Sylibus
-Shelly Akuhata

Vendor Line Up:
-Sea Urchin NZ
-Te Arawa Fresh Seafood
-Thomas’s Hot Fry Bread
-Gibbos Fresh Fish
-Eze Feedz
-Fisherman’s Wharf Café
-Kai Caff Aye Rotorua
-Teariffic Bubble Milk Tea
-Not Only Basil Pizzeria
-The White Bullet
-MacMor Hangi
-KAI Licious
-Joe Cools
-The Gourmet Picnic
-Tag Burger
-Turkish Delights Partnership
-Mama Mia’s
-Kai Dim Sum Limited
-Thai Royal Restaurant And Bar LTD
-Chiwi Catering Ichiban
-Authentic Japanese Street Food –Hungarian Fried Bread
-El Cartel
-Heart & Soul
-Tray of Plenty Catering
-Geekays Food Trailer
-Smokin’ Hot Cabbage tree cafe
-Rascal Café
-Churro Loco
-NZ Crepe
-The Berry Boys

-Tickets are available ONLINE for $25.00 – HERE
-There will be NO GATE sales

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