Eats and Beats
Eats and Beats is a festival of food and music combined with the ambiance of festoon and lantern lighting in Victoria Park on Percival Street.
Gather your friends, family and colleagues and come along to taste an enormous variety of food from across the world at Rangiora's only evening Food and Music Festival. This event caters for a range in ages from babies to pensioners.
Featuring Live Jazz and Classic Music, Popular Children's entertainers from Beyond the Faerie Tree, Professional Fire Performers, Gourmet Food Markets, Craft Beer and Wine, as well as Delectable Food Vendors for all your dinner needs.
Best of all there is free parking and free entry.
Free Entry to both the event and Car Park.
Food Vendors and Gourmet Food Markets
Apply Now for your space at Eats & Beats 2018
Take the FREE Bus to Eats & Beats
The free bus will do three trips from Kaiapoi via Woodend to Ashley Street in Rangiora and return later in the evening.
The first pick up in Kaiapoi will be on Williams Street just north of Ohoka Road.
The bus will stop if signaled at regular bus stops on the way to Woodend where it will travel down Woodend Road before travelling down Rangiora-Woodend Road to Ashley Street by New World.
It is then approximately a 400m walk to Victoria Park.
Once in Rangiora the bus will do a loop of the town (as shown on the map) before heading back to Kaiapoi.
Users are asked to wait at designated bus stops or if there is no bus stop nearby signal to the driver.
Eats and Beats kicks off at 3pm on Saturday 8 April, and runs for five hours, organisers are promising foods from all over the world in the gourmet food market, accompanied by live music for the duration of the event.
Timetable (approx departure times):
Kaiapoi – Williams Street (north of Ohoka Road) *3.00pm *4.10pm *5.20pm
Woodend *3.10pm *4.20pm *5.30pm
Return Journey from Ashley Street, Rangiora
*8.00pm – Loops Rangiora, arriving Woodend 8.40pm / Kaiapoi 8.50pm
*8.25pm – Direct, arriving Woodend 8.40pm / Kaiapoi 8.50pm
*9.15pm – Direct, arriving Woodend 9.30pm / Kaiapoi 9.40pm
Rangiora Loop – Pick up and drop off Ashley Street
*3.30pm *4.35pm *5.50pm *6.15pm *6.45pm *8.00pm
Thank you to the Waimakariri District Countil for supporting Eats & Beats and providing this free service for our community.
2017 Food Vendors
Doner Cult - Turkish Doner Kebabs
Five Stags Rangiora - Gourmet Hunter's Burgers
Fools of Desire Cafe - Gourmet Sliders and Rice Skewers
Hachi Hachi Restaurant - Japanese Food
Kislap Pinoy Asian Pride - Inasal, Glass Noodles and Spring Roles
2 Broke Blokes Ltd - Mexican Quesadilla, Buritto or Nachos
Momo Said DUMPLINGS - Hand crafted Nepali Dumplings
Nora's Kitchen - Halal Asian Food
North Canterbury Seafood Market - Fish Sliders, Coconut Curry, Muscle Fritters, Smokey Fish Cakes and Thai Green Fish Curry
Rock Dogs - American Hot Dogs
The Paella Fella - Spanish Paella and Benjer Fruit Drinks
Gelato Dolce - Gelato, Sorbetto & Affogato's
Natural Ice Cream Co - Ice Cream & Yoghurt
Red Eight Cafe - Sweet and Savoury Treats
Coffee Culture Mobull - Delicious Hot & Cold Beverages
The Coffee Shot - Delicious Hot & Cold Beverages
Thank you to our 2017 Main Sponsors:
Event Manager - Belinda Topp
021 191 0103
021 191 0103