What’s on in Marlborough during Festival weekend?
Friday 9 February
Marlborough Artisan Market, Wine & Food Street Market
The main market is taking place on Market Street from 10.00am – 4.00pm and there will be a food court on Wynen Street from 12.00pm – late.
Twilight Sounds Cruise
4.45 – 9.30pm, Marlborough Sounds
Experience a wonderful Marlborough Sounds dinner cruise at twilight. Buses will depart Blenheim at 5pm for Picton where guests will board the Marlborough Tour Company launch MV Odyssea and cruise into the Marlborough Sounds for an evening of fine wine, delicious cuisine and stunning scenery. Tickets $150 pp. 03 577 9997
Pre–Wine Festival Dinner at Brancott Estate
6.30 – 10.00pm, Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant, 180 Brancott Road
Four-course dinner matched with cellar-door-exclusive wines. Hosted by Chief Winemaker Patrick Materman. Tickets $95 pp. 0800 289 849
Saturday 10 February
Marlborough Wine & Food Festival
10.30am – 6.00pm, Brancott Road
Join us in Marlborough for New Zealand’s best and longest running wine and food festival. Over 40 Marlborough wineries, 25 food stalls and top kiwi entertainment makes for the best day out in Marlborough. Tickets available online with Ticketek or in store at New World Blenheim, Vines Village, Blenheim iSITE and ASB Theatre.
Sunday 11 February
Marlborough Farmers Market
9.00am – 12.00pm, Marlborough A&P Showgrounds, Corner Maxwell and Alabama Roads
Wine & Food Wind Down
11.00am – 5.00pm, Vines Village, 193 Rapaura Road
Relax and unwind at the Wine & Food Wind Down 2018 – a free family friendly festival celebrating the best of Marlborough food, wine & beer set amongst the expansive grounds of The Vines Village.
4.00 – 6.00pm, Chateau Marlborough, Corner High and Henry Streets
Join Heather Jamieson at Chateau Marlborough poolside and enjoy a relaxing summer afternoon.
Summer Concert at Pollard Park
5:00pm – 9:00pm, Pollard Park, Parker St
Come along and enjoy the tunes of the Marlborough District Brass Band and then to top off your evening we have the hilarious Maori show band ‘The Maori Side Steps’ who will have you laughing and singing the evening away!