With an event of this size, we engage support from sports groups, volunteer groups, family groups and more who are fundraising for their causes or clubs etc. These people are an important part in the planning and organisation to run a successful event and we just want to take the time to thank you all! Read More….

What’s different about the Havelock Mussel & Seafood Festival?

During its twelve years on the Marlborough calendar, the Havelock Mussel & Seafood Festival has become well known for serving up a whole ocean of fun; but this year it’s going to be even better… Be prepared for a new revamped fun filled family day out! There really is something for everybody! For the Foodie Read More….

The Mussel has company

You’ll learn a thing or two on the culinary front. The New Zealand King Salmon cooking marquee will feature an extended range of Marlborough produce and seafood showcased by your favourite celebrity chefs and paired with simply stunning local wine and beer.    We are currently in talks with some big name celebrity chefs. So whomever Read More….

Wait there’s more!!

Here are some more great reasons to attend the Havelock Mussel & Seafood Festival If you’re a local you’ll be helping your community. Since its inception, the Havelock Mussel & Seafood Festival has donated nearly $200,000 to local community groups and associations If You’re a visitor we’ll show you a great time. There’s something quite Read More….

NIWA KidZone

We haven’t forgotten about the children…. The NIWA KidZone will be a hive of actions for the kids with free entry to activities, competitions, face painting, shell decorating, bubble wand, colouring in ,and more brought to you by Barnardos.  Free fruit and popcorn. Plus Adam Allsorts the clown and DragonUke that you can bring along your own Ukelele Read More….