Festival Venues

There are five great venues situated along the picturesque Hokianga Harbour, and two venues - the Wild West Waimamaku Bar n Grill, situated in the Waimamaku valley, and the Opononi Bowling Club, where country music is played continuously throughout the weekend starting at 5pm on Friday night at six venues then on Saturday and Sunday at all seven venues from 11am till late. Festival badges can be purchased at all of the venues from 4pm on Friday. Check our 'Getting Around' page for Ferry , Travel times and Map information

Festival badges must be displayed for entry to all venues.

Opononi Hall - South Hokianga Memorial Hall (not open on Friday)

The bands play in the Hall on Saturday and Sunday 10am to 6pm, this venue is alcohol free, there is loads of room to linedance, and dance, lots of seating , have yourself a hot cuppa, cold drink, and homecooked food.

 The Heads - in Omapere

The festival starts at 5pm on Friday 24th September

For more information about The Heads


Opononi Bowling Club

The festival opens here on Friday 24th September at 5pm and is situated half way between The Heads and the Opononi Hotel. Badges on sale

Opononi Hotel in Opononi

The festival opens here at 5pm on Friday 24th September.

For more about the Opononi Hotel http://www.opononihotel.com

Rawene Hall

The festival starts here on Friday at 5pm. There is a bar and food available. Badges also on sale here


Waimamaku Bar n Grill
This venue is a 10km drive from
 The Heads . If Country
music in authentic country rustic Wild West setting is you, then make sure you head in this direction and check this venue out. The festival opens  here at 5pm on Friday 24th September. 


Kohukohu Hotel in Kohukohu

The festival opens at 5pm on Friday 24th September

To get to Kohukohu you will need to catch the Ferry from Rawene.

You can take your car, or travel as a passenger and take the Courtesy van to

and from www.Kohukohu Hotel.  



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