On Arrival

Event gates are open from 11am – 7pm

On arrival please match your ticket name with the correct lane.
eg: “General Admission (GA) Ticket (Green Entry)” =  the Green Entry Queue when you arrive.
There is large coloured signage above each lane (Blue, Green or Purple).

When approaching the gate, please have your ticket ready to scan, either a printed version or displayed on your phone via the Eventbrite app (available on the App Store or Google Play).

Your ticket will be scanned and you’ll be given an Entry Wristband (RFID).
This is your payment system for the event, and will be loaded with any currency you’ve pre-purchased with your ticket, or that you top up at the event.

Please be prepared to show your valid ID. Wellington Wine and Food Festival is a restricted event. We are able to accept a New Zealand Driver’s License, a New Zealand or Foreign Passport, Kiwi Access card or a HANZ 18+ card as identification.

Please note all bags are subject to inspection at any point during the event. Bottles, cans, glass, food, drink, alcohol, illicit drugs, illegal substances, fireworks, explosives or anything that can be used as a weapon cannot be brought into the event.
Also please leave your animals, furniture and children at home ( You can bring blankets or picnic mats.).
Wheel chair accessible.

As you enter, you’ll be given a Festival Wine Cup and your Festival Guide. And then you’re good to go!