The Forrest Estate Grape Ride
25 Jul 2013 (Thu) - 5 Apr 2014 (Sat)
Saturday 5 April 2014 Marlborough
South Island’s biggest and most popular recreational road cycling event.
The classic course traverses a 101km or 42km circuit through some of the most stunning scenery New Zealand has to offer and has been described as a ride through nature’s photo album. Avoid the GrapeRide blues and get your entry in early!
The Picton Pestival -
21 Feb 2014 (Fri) - 22 Mar 2014 (Sat)
The Pest Eradication Festival - 22 March, 2014
The Picton Pestival - (Pest Eradication Festival) is a uniquely kiwi, 'Heartland party' to raise funds for Kaipupu Point Sounds Wildlife Sanctuary. www.kaipupupoint.co.nz but also to celebrate New Zealand's rare and precious flora and fauna which is badly threatened by the damage that introduced species are doing.
The day's entertainment includes: live music, food, alcohol, environmental speakers, conservation and trapping stalls, market place, pest contest, fancy dress prizes (pest theme) and a children's program.
Come as a pest, bring a dead pest, learn about pests or just enjoy a nice day out with good food and good music, all for a great cause, Tickets only $10 for adults, gold coin for children and Kaipupu Point Members are free.
Tickets available at http:/www.evetfinder.co.nz/2014/picton-pestival/marlborough-sounds
The Classic Hits Winery Tour
1 Mar 2014 (Sat)
Saturday March 1 2014 - Villa Maria
Headliners are New Zealand music legends The Exponents, joined by pop superstar Stan Walker and the heavenly voice of Breaks Co-Op
The Classic Hits Winery Tour - Villa Maria Marlborough Winery, New Renwick Road, Fairhall, Blenheim 5pm – 10pm $75 Tickets from www.ticketmaster.co.nz or Ph 0800 111 999. Headliners are New Zealand music legends The Exponents, joined by pop superstar Stan Walker and the heavenly voice of Breaks Co-Op.
The stunning Winery Tour settings will be something unique and not to be missed. It’s going to be quite a party. One child under the age of 12 will be given free admittance when accompanied by one adult ticket holder. Visit www.winerytour.co.nz for more information.
Havelock Mussel Festival
15 Mar 2014 (Sat)
Pelorus Sound, Marlborough, New Zealand
A great family environment to celebrate all things Mussels.
Havelock Mussel Festival is a spectacular day full of fun, food and that famous festival atmosphere. It is a great family environment to celebrate all things Mussels. There will be an Industry Marquee where you could go behind the scenes into the Mussel Industry and see how intricate this delicacy is. Another favourite back will be the Competition area where you get to see teams and individuals battle it out to be crowned the winner of the Mussel Opening Competition. Of course as well there will be live entertainment throughout the day with the beer and wine flowing, the cooking demonstration marquee with samples of Mussels and Salmon to look forward to and a great area for kids to be entertained as well. See our events page for more information. Gates open 10am till 6pm