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Founders Park, Nelson

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The New Zealand Cider Festival is back for 2020

The New Zealand Cider Festival is back for its fourth year on Saturday, November 7th in Nelson at Founder's Heritage Park, hot on the heels of a sold-out event in 2019. Proving that the popularity of Cider is on trend and worthy of its own dedicated Festival celebrating the diversity of this tasty and versatile beverage.

Festival: 7th November 2020

Venue: Founder’s Heritage Park, Nelson, New Zealand

General Tickets: $35.00 + booking fee

Under 18's free when accompanied by a paying adult

 
CIDER FESTIVAL GLASSES

CIDER FESTIVAL GLASSES

 

On arrival, all ticket holders who have been verified over 18 will receive a NZ Cider Festival souvenir glass for use throughout the day.

On arrival, all ticket holders will receive a NZ Cider Festival souvenir glass for use throughout the day 

KNOW YOUR LIMIT

KNOW YOUR LIMIT

3 pouring lines relate to different prices:

80ml Taster – $2

150ml Half Glass – $4

330ml Full Glass – $8

(Ciders less than 7% ABV only)

Alcohol is always best enjoyed in moderation. There are many Ciders available for you to enjoy in small quantities. Please respect yourself and others by drinking responsibly.

As part of our responsible drinking policy, we are pleased to provide you with the ready reckoner so you can work out how much alcohol you are consuming

ENTRY INTO THE FESTIVAL

Upon entry your ticket will be scanned, this can either be a paper ticket or you can show your digital ticket on your phone (no photo's accepted)

ENTRY INTO THE FESTIVAL​

 

All ticket holders over 18 years will be given a wristband and event staff may ask you for I.D. Valid identification is the responsibility of the attendee. Failure to present valid photo identification (NZ drivers license, 18+ card or passport) will result in denial of entry with no refund offered.

GETTING TO/FROM
THE FESTIVAL

GETTING TO/FROM

THE FESTIVAL

 

There will be a FREE courtesy loop van/bus thanks to our Safe Transport Partners Bowater Toyota going from the Nelson I-Site to Founders Park and return every half hour starting from 12:30pm on the day.

From Founders, Nelson Coachlines will be running into town starting from 6pm and finishing 7.30pm.

Choose one of the following safe transport options to get to and from the NZ Cider Festival

PAYMENT OPTIONS

PAYMENT OPTIONS

 

EFTPOS and credit card payment will be available at the festival. There will be limited cash out facilities, please come with plenty of cash/change should you require it

EFTPOS and credit card payment will be available at the festival, as well as limited cash facilities

ZERO-WASTE EVENT

ZERO-WASTE EVENT

The team at Waste No More will be providing recycling and compost bins located at many places around Founders Park. Please help us to help the environment by utilising all the recycling facilities. If in doubt, please ask one of the event crew where to dispose of your waste.

The NZ Cider Festival is a
zero-waste event. Recycling and compost bins are located at many places around
Founders Park

KEEP HYDRATED & BE SUN SAFE

WATER & SUN SAFETY

 

Ensure you drink plenty of water throughout the day, water will be available at every Cider Maker stall as well as water stations throughout the park….We encourage you to bring your own refillable water bottle. Please ensure it is empty on arrival through the gates.

 

Remember to keep sun-safe, slap on that sunscreen and don't forget your sunnies! Need sunscreen? Look out for our sunscreen stations on the map.

Remember to keep sun-safe, drink plenty of water, slap on that sunscreen

BEER & WINR AVAILABLE

Sprig and Fern are serving their beer and Blackenbrook wine will be available

BEER & WINE AVAILABLE

Sprig and Fern are serving their beer and Blackenbrook wine will be available too – check the map for these bars!

PHOTOGRAPHY

PHOTOGRAPHY

Entry to the event automatically grants permission to official event photographers to take event photographs that may feature the image of the attendee. Photographic rights will be retained by the promoters of The NZ Cider Festival and the images may be used for future marketing purposes.​

Entry to the event automatically grants permission to official event photographers to take event photographs that may feature the image of the attendee

GOOD TO KNOW

  • You may bring a picnic chair or blanket, in fact, this is encouraged!

  • Sorry, no pets! Only registered service dogs

  • Please do not bring any food or drink with you, there is lots of water on-site and food to purchase.

  • Security will be checking bags.

  • Missing children: please take to the Windmill.