Whitianga Oceans Festival: Postponed 86 Albert Street, Whitianga Event

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Whitianga Oceans Festival

Event info

Event Date
September 18, 2021 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
End Date
September 18, 2021

Lyon Park
86 Albert Street, Whitianga
Organiser Website

Event information may be subject to change. Please confirm details with event organisers.
Seafood paella

The Whitianga Scallop Festival is now the Whitianga Oceans Festival! Great seafood, music and entertainment as always a must do event on the food and wine calendar.

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Whitianga Oceans Festival deferred to 2022

Please see our Mercury Bay News Article linked on this page for more information about the cancellation of this year's festival.

Seafood from Dock to Dish in Whitianga

The re branded Whitianga Scallop Festival, now to be known as the Whitianga Oceans Festival will continue to celebrate Whitianga's unique relationship with the sea. Celebrating seafood of which there is more than just scallops in the Mercury Bay, the festival will include a range of New Zealand seafood, prepared and cooked in a variety of ways.

The Oceans Festival will feature:

  • Live music – with seven bands across two stages
  • Seafood cooking classes
  • Celebrity chefs
  • Buskers
  • and more!

Tickets for the Oceans Festival

Tickets on sale now via the event organiser's website (click link on left) or via the Buy Tickets button.

Ticket Prices:

0-5 years – FREE
6-10 years – $10
11-17 years – $20
Adults 18 years and over – $50

Note that fees will apply for online ticket purchases. Child and youth tickets are to be purchased on the day at the gate by cash or EFTPOS. All Adult tickets to be purchased online.

Read more about the Scallop Festival recent changes in our Mercury Bay News article (see related link on this page).

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We bought 2 tickets to the festival, but as in Auckland Level 4 and will be Level 3 next week we can’t go to festival. Can you please advice how we can have refund?
Owner's reply September 10, 2021

Thanks for your enquiry. The All About Whitianga website team sponsor online promotion for this event only, so we don't sell or manage ticket sales. Please click on the link on this page to go to the Oceans Festival website as they have full ticketing options on their homepage for you to consider. Wishing you all the best in Alert level 4 and hopefully Alert level 3 soon.

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We have purchased two tickets through an email sent. we have received a confirmation but cannot print the tickets.

Want to purchase more but??????
Owner's reply May 12, 2021

Thanks for your enquiry Delma. The All About Whitianga website sponsor online promotion for this event only and we do not sell or manage ticket sales.

Please contact the Whitianga Oceans Festival organisers directly to assist with your enquiry. Jane Thomas is on the Festival organising team and is available for general enquires on 022 1321793. You could also click the link next to the Organiser on this event listing page which will take you to the Whitianga Oceans Festival website – then scroll to the bottom of the Festival home page for more contact information. I hope this assists and enjoy the festival later in the year :)

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Ticket related links?
Hi there,

I have been to the related links but still can't find ticket prices.

Cheers Bronwen
Owner's reply May 03, 2021

Thanks for your enquiry re the ticket prices Bronwen. The Whitianga Oceans Festival organisers have posted full details on their new website today. We have updated this event listing with the new information and ticket pricing. Hope you enjoy the festival later in the year :)

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