Happyhire's Eats and Beats 2020
The Happy Hire 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.
Food Vendors & Gourmet Markets
If you are a quality food vendor or gourmet market stall holder apply for a site at the 2020 Eats & Beats today!
Applications close on Friday 31st of January 2020 and applicants will be notified of the final decision by Friday 7th of February.
We are looking for all types of food genres 'from around the world' and the decision committee would like to see applications from local top quality vendors.
Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors
What's on the menu for 2019?
Alt Kitchen Rangiora - Gourmet Burgers & Wedges
Sushi Ya Rangiora - Japanese Cuisine
Himalayas Indian Restaurant Rangiora - Traditional Indian Cuisine
La Tandoor Restaurant Rangiora - Traditional Indian Cuisine
Five Stags Rangiora - Game Meat Burgers and Street Styled Game Food
Kung Fu Dumplings Kaiapoi - Hand crafted Kathmandu Style Dumplings
Empanadas Ltd Kaiapoi - South American style turnovers
Little German Kitchen Kaiapoi - Authentic German Bratwurst Sausages
Nora's Kitchen - Halal Asian Cuisines
The Paella Fella - Spanish Paella and Benjer Fruit Drinks
Astig Filipino Food Express - Filipino Cuisine
Atlas Turkish Bakery - Turkish Gozleme
The Whole Hog - Free farmed pork products
Smoke n Barrel - Texas BBQ Slow Smoked Meats with homemade salads and sauces
Doner Cult - Slow roasted pulled pork, spit roasted lamb on ciabatta or salad
Coq au Van Rotisserie - Rotisserie Chicken, Provencale Lamb with fresh salads, homemade sauces and French Fries
Herba Gourmet - Fresh fish, herb and spiced beef, crispy falafel with hand cut chips, beetroot or garden salads
Tiki Taco - Traditional Mexican Cuisine
World Cuisine - Asian noodles, Caribbean chicken, Loaded wedges, pizzaerettas
Gelato Dolce - Gelato, Sorbetto & Affogato's
The Coromandel Natural Ice Cream Co - Soft Serve Ice Cream, Yoghurt, gluten and dairy free options available
Mr Whippy - Soft Serve Ice Cream
Waffle Mania - Sweet and Savoury Waffles with an assortment of toppings
Flips Pancakes - 100% Homemade Pancakes served with homemade toppings
ALL Caked Up by Lisa - Cakes, Cupcakes, Cake Jars, Cheesecake Jars and Cake Donuts
The Honest Cakery - Cookies, Brownies, Cakes by the Slice (GF, DF, Vegan options)
Red Eight Cafe - Donuts, Custard Square, Lemon Tarts and Brownie
The Coffee Shot Expresso- Delicious Hot & Cold Beverages
The Organic Coffee L.A.B - Delicious Hot & Cold Beverages
From the Market
Love ya Fudge - A selection of fudges in Eco-sustainable packaging
Sandy Mac's Dressings- A selection of handcrafted dressings with gluten, dairy egg, onion, nut and preservative free options
Saveur de Sel - Hand blended organic sea salts
Whitehorse Cheese - 36 varieties of specialty cheese
Greenz - Artisan Peanut Butters, jams, dukah and pesto
The Beekeepers Honey - Honey and Honey Comb
The Kombucha Bar - Kombucha in 2 varieties
2019 Music Acts
We have a fantastic line up of 5 and a half hours of live music ranging from Jazz to Rock.
4:00pm - The Organic Jazz Band (Jazz Band)
5:00pm - Vintage Blue (Jazz and Pop Duo)
6:00pm - Nyree (Solo Artist)
7:00pm - Shadow Puppet (3 piece Covers Band)
8:15pm - The Prophets (3 piece Covers Band)
Event Manager - Belinda Topp
021 191 0103
021 191 0103