There will be two
separate areas, a
Family Fun Zone
which is an alcohol free area for craft and local produce
stalls and for children, situated on the Port FitzRoy Landing
Reserve and run by the North Barrier Residents & Ratepayers
Food stalls and bar area at The
Port FitzRoy Boat Club. $10 entry. Children only
permitted accompanied by a parent.
In Association with; Wither Hills,
Marlborough New Zealand and Mac's Breweries.
Great Barrier Island is renowned for itís mouthwatering mussels farmed in the clean, clear waters of Port
FitzRoy and they are freshly harvested for the Mussel Fest where
visitors can sample them au naturel, smoked or as the special
ingredient in chowder, kebabs, fritters and other yummy cuisine.
Sean Kelly, Irish singer/songwriter playing a mix of
original and familiar Irish music. Sean is a familiar
face at the Mussel Fest and other events on the island.
Also Lisa and Steve and eclectic, electric, acoustic duo
playing mostly covers with an occasional original.
Port FitzRoy, with
a resident population of about 20, is one of the best natural deep
water harbours in New Zealand. The population swells
dramatically in summer when up to 900 boats anchor in the many
sheltered bays and coves around its edge.
Phone: 09 4290 072