Planning for the 2016 event at The Old Packhouse Market on March 26 is going well. Charmaine Soljak of The Hits will be MC on the day – you can expect a fun and entertaining few hours …. So bring your friends and come along.
There will be plenty of local foodies offering a scrumptious array of food treats including seafood, meat and vegetarian options. The famous and very fat Poppa Lin’s oysters are back again, as well as Logan’s very “full of whitebait” fritters, Mrs Millers mussel fritters, and smoked fish delicacies from the Russel Smokehouse.
Six of the local vineyards are participating, along with two local Craft Beer stalls, and Sovrano Limoncello offering their popular lemon Mojito cocktails. Non-alcoholic beveredges are available including juices and fruit smoothies, iced tea and iced coffee.
Entertainment will include the annual Fastest Lemon Sucker competition and other fun entertainment in between the music acts.
- Tickets only $20, and Free for 17 years and under.
- There is a CASH OUT facility on site so if you forget your funds you don’t need to worry!!!
By popular demand, the Ocean and Orchard Festival will run this year, as a boutique wine and food event staged on the lawns at the rear of The Old Packhouse Market in Kerikeri Road.
This event will have limited tickets, so you need to book early to avoid disapointment.
Tickets are available from The OId Packhouse Market on Saturdays and throughout the week, Kerikeri Unichem Pharmacy, via email firstname.lastname@example.org and Gate Sales on the day.
The festival will feature the Bay Windjammers, whose classic jazz repertoire has a huge and loyal following in the Bay Of Islands.
Also playing will be the Leonard Cohen tribute band, Imperfect Offering a fabulous eight piece band which performed at the Market in December and was a great success. The final band for the evening is Bootleg, a well known covers band which will have you up and dancing!