What a fabulous Sarau Festival 2016!
Thanks to all our volunteers, musicians, stall holders,
and over 4500 visitors who had a great day out!
See you next year - Sunday 29th January, 2017!

Memories of 2016

Enjoy a selection of photos from Sarau Festival 2016 by aspiring young photographer Elliot Jones.

Festival Schedule 2016

Here it is folks, the schedule for Sarau Festival 2016… read on for the details.

Cooking Competition 2016

Calling all Chefs! Sarau Festival Cooking Competition details are now available. We invite foodies from near and far to take up the challenge and show us what you can do with blackcurrants. Read on for details.

Fun for the Kids

Sarau Festival has always been a great day out for all the family, and when it comes to the kids, this year is going to be great! Read on for more info!

Dutch Street Organ on Show

We are lucky to have been offered the opportunity to showcase a Dutch Street Organ – recently renovated and brought to Nelson by Trevor Carsten. Read on for more.

Pre-School Zone

Our local early learning centre, Country Kids will be providing a pre-school fun-zone from 3pm. Bring your littlies along and join in the fun.

Return of the Monster Book Sale

Back again, the ever popular Monster Book Sale will be in full swing on Sunday. With hundreds of pre-loved titles to choose from, you’ll be sure to grab a bargain and a good read!

Cream Teas at Sarau

Always a favourite – Cream Teas will be available all afternoon with all proceeds going back to the community. Creamily sponsored by New World Motueka.

BIY – Brew it yourself!

We welcome League of Brewers to Sarau Festival this year – their first time at the Festival.
It will be a first for us too, as Mike Stringer of League of Brewers will be doing a couple of ‘Brew your own’ demonstrations. Read on to learn more..

Blackcurrants for sale at Sarau Festival 2016

Get your blackcurrants here!!
This year you will be able to buy packs of frozen blackcurrants from the “Grown in the Moutere Tent” – don’t forget to bring your chilly bin and a cold pack to get them home.

Last Call For Stalls!

Thinking of hosting a stall at Sarau Festival? … and you haven’t got round to it yet?
Well, get a wiggle on folks, with a week to go, we are still accepting stall-holder requests, but you need to be in quick.
For more details read on.

Music Line Up 2016

Live music has always been a large part of Sarau Festival and 2016 will be no different!
This year, we are delighted to welcome a few new names and some old friends to take to the stage for your musical enjoyment.


Major Sponsors:
Sarau Festival 2015 Sponsor
Sarau Festival 2015 Sponsor
Sarau Festival 2015 Sponsor
Sarau Festival 2015 Sponsor
Sarau Festival 2015 Sponsor
Sarau Festival 2015 Sponsor
Sarau Festival 2015 Sponsor
Sarau Festival 2015 Sponsor