Northland Fritter Festival 2023

Whats On

After a four year wait the Fritter Festival is finally back on the Northland summer calendar on 11 March at Semenoff Stadium in Whangārei.

The Northland Fritter Festival is a world-class wine, food and music festival showcasing the best of Northland’s fritter culture.

Groove to the outdoor vibes with a chilled wine from some of Northland’s top wineries, a 5-star fritter and a crowd of like-minded foodies.

Cafes, restaurants and food vendors will be competing for the 2023 Best Fritter Trophy along with the long-awaited return of the People’s Choice Best Fritter Award.

Brought to you by Northland Events Centre (2021) Trust with support from the Regional Event Fund administered Northland Inc.

Bus Tickets
Three special bus services will be provided for the event. Bus tickets must be purchased with a Fritter Festival ticket. A separate bus ticket will be issued to present to the driver.

All buses are due to arrive at Semenoff Stadium, Okara Drive, Whangarei between 11.30am– 12.00pm and will depart Semenoff Stadium from Okara Drive straight after the festival finishes at approximately 8pm.

Please review bus route information carefully to ensure the correct ticket is purchased.

Whangarei District $25 return
Route 1: Matapouri to Semenoff Stadium Return
Pick up points and departing times: Matapouri dairy 11am, Tutukaka Service Station 11.15am, Ngunguru dairy 11.30am

Route 2: Whangarei Heads to Semenoff Stadium Return
Pick up Points and departing times: McLeods Bay The Deck, Reotahi Rd 11.15am, Parua Bay Tavern Car Park, 11.30am, Onerahi Tavern Car Park 11.45am

Route 3: Mangawhai to Semenoff Stadium return
Pick up points and departing times: Mangawhai 10.30am, departs Waipu Cove dairy 10.50am, Waipu Fire Station, Nova Scotia Drive 11.00am, Ruakaka shops 11.30am

Bus tickets can be bought up until 7 March 2023.

Pick up points may be adjusted depending on demand. Patrons are advised to leave a daytime phone number during their purchase. Final bus timetables will be posted on the event page of Eventfinda prior to the event.

How to Find Us
From $59 – $79


Semenoff Stadium, Whangarei

Event Dates

Saturday 11 March 2023