The Shout Magazine (New Zealand)

Event of the week: MarchFest

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If you’re heading to sunny Nelson this weekend, why not head along to MarchFest at Founders Heritage Park.

A unique craft beer and music festival now in its 10th year, MarchFest features brews especially commissioned for the event that have been never before been tasted by the public.

Each year around 15 regional craft breweries sign up to produce a new beer – including Dale’s, Eddyline, Founders, Golden Bear, Hop Farm, Hop Federation, Lighthouse, McCashin’s, Moa, Mussel Inn, Renaissance, Sprig and Fern, Townshend’s and more.
As well as new brews, MarchFest showcases local wines, ciders, juices, cuisine and talent, with music from soul queen Ladi6, The Eastern Welly, Django Schmango, among others. There will also be activities for the kids.

MarchFest: Saturday 25th March from 12.00pm – 9.30pm, tickets from