What's on at the Festival?

Coffee + food stalls + gelato all day

Bar open from 11am till 2.30pm

Kelmarna Info Tent, Raffles + Stalls

Guess the Weight of the Pumpkin Competition

Raffles + Pumpkin Comp winners will be drawn at 2.45pm

Music Lineup

11am Opening Mihi + DJ Matthew Crawley

12.00pm Louisa Nicklin

12.30pm DJ Matthew Crawley

1pm Carnivorous Plant Society Duo

1.30pm DJ Matthew Crawley

2pm Don McGlashan

Kids Field

Wood Botherer games + rock & plant pot painting — $5pp for all day access

Kids races from 12pm — 2pm

Facepainting from 10am — 1pm $5pp

Learn about Soldier Flies + Maggots (!) with Daisuke

4 Strings Sing Ukulele Band on the Kids Field late afternoon


10.15am Herbal Teas from Garden to Cup with Judy Keats — Book Here

11.30am Foraging with Adrian Roche — Book Here

12.30pm Microbe Powered Compost with Oliver Brockie — Book Here

1.30pm Seed Sowing with Sarah Moss Baker — Book Here

Stone Soup Talk Tent

10.30am ‘Lay of the Land’ with Luca McLean

11.30amProcesses for Change’ with Dan Kelly

12.30pmPreserving The Harvest’ with Yotam + Niva Kay of Pākaraka Permaculture 

1.30pm Panel Discussion hosted by Nick Morrison, Kelmarna Chair: ‘Possibilities and Impediments for a Small Farm Future’ with Luca, Dan, Yotam + Niva

Food & Drink

Cazador, Bread & Butter Bakery, Ripe Deli, Zaroa, Nehad Catering

Bear Gelato, Kōkako Coffee, Nice Blocks

Harcourts x Millers Coffee Cart

The Hollywood Bar

Animal Visits

Come meet our chickens with Sarah – two morning visits in the morning starting at 10.30am 

Come meet our sheep with Adrian – two visits in the afternoon starting at 1pm

Extra things to note

No dogs on site (sorry woofs), bring along a picnic blanket and reusable cup for coffee

Secure bike parking at our Parawai Cres entrance

Pasifika is also on this weekend and we recommend avoiding Western Springs and arriving through Ponsonby

Look out for parking info + tips on our social media accounts