ABOUT THE EVENT

Saturday 5th May 2018 9am to 4pm

It’s that time again when we celebrate our seafood culture along with the amazing environment that supports it. Now in its third year the committee have been working hard to keep the event on the calendar. This year has seen some significant changes and they have opened up new potential to develop the Seafood Fest further. The festival promises to be more streamlined offering continuous demonstrations throughout the day. Other changes have meant coinciding with the Great Kauri Run held by ARC on the top field of the school and the Seafood Fest on the lower field. Entry is just $2 per person with under 14 years free making it affordable for families and proceeds from this go to the Coromandel Area School. As always there will be plenty of things to keep you entertained with live music throughout the day and various other activities like ongoing cooking demonstrations by different chefs featuring local seafood produce.  Check out oyster opening and learn how to fillet fish with live demonstrations. Stall holders offer a variety of wares like photographic art prints, copper wall art, clothing and more. There are fun rides for the kids and educational displays, so once you have worked up an appetite choose from the many food stalls. Seafood is not the only thing on offer either with plenty of options available including smoked bacon, yes even a piece of fresh battered fish can be found. After satisfying your hunger kick back and enjoy the live music from various local artists. If you are looking for a bit more then take the challenge and ride the Motion Master Thrill ride.

2018 Event Programme

9.30am to 12.30 and 1.30 to 3.30pm - cooking demonstrations

10am to 3.30pm - live music from various performers, fish filleting and mussel/oyster opening (times tba).

We will be posting the latest news and updates on a daily basis as we lead up to the event, and will cover what’s on offer through our Facebook page. Visit Seafood Facebook page