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Wellington’s annual food festival is celebrating 10 years of serving up a storm of burgers, cocktails, unique set menus, events and pop ups.

Join the “party”, the theme for this year’s event as chefs, bars and eateries dazzle your tastebuds with interpretation of parties, milestones or celebrations.

Slice and dice your festival experience to satisfy any appetite. From food-themed Instagrammable exhibitions to drool-worthy international chef collaborations, a fiercely competitive burger competition to interactive dining, there’s something for everyone at Visa WOAP. Take a bite of everything at

  • Programme released: 5 June
  • Restaurant bookings: from 6 June
  • Festival Events tickets on sale: from 18 June

Festival Events

Choose from a myriad of food-filled events, with everything from high teas to long lunches, dining in a prison to multi-course degustations. Be quick! Tickets are on sale from 18 June, and they sell like hotcakes.

Eat & Drink Wellington

Eat your way through the hundreds of participating restaurants, cafes, bars and food trucks and discover why Wellington is called the culinary capital.

  • Special festival dishes. Grills and bistros go head to head with cafes and fine dining to offer the best Festival Dish main course.
  • Burger battle. With over one hundred on offer from the traditional to the extraordinary, the battle of the buns heats up.
  • Cocktail contest. Enjoy a creative tipple as restaurants and bars serve up special cocktail and matching tapas.

Help us determine the winners! Score any Festival Dish, burger or cocktail you try out of 10 at from 10 Aug.

Planning your trip? Take a look at these great accommodation deals, must-do Wellington activities and the best places to shop.

Event highlights


Blow your mind at Beervana this August, NZ’s national beer event.

10 – 11 Aug 2018 | Westpac Stadium, 105 Waterloo Quay, Wellington

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