Waimate Folk Festival

1st Jun 2018 10:00am - 4th Jun 2018 3:00pm at Gunns Bush

In 2018, Whitestone will be held from Friday the 1st to Monday the 4th of June at Gunns Bush Camp, Waimate. The theme for 2018 is 'Outer Space'.

Come join us and take your spot as our special guest! Bring an act prepared as a group or solo and fill a 20 minute slot, or devise something at the festival. If you’re keen, put your name into the hat for the blind date concert, or just enjoy the music from the comfort of the audience.

Waimate Folk Festival sees Musicians both experienced and new from Christchurch, Dunedin, and everywhere in between. Come together for a weekend of music, dance and workshops in beautiful Gunns Bush, Waimate. Featuring the always popular Saturday night barn-dance, and of course the glitz and glam themed final night cabaret on Sunday evening including the highlight acts of the weekend.

Held every Queen’s Birthday Weekend (to include the first Monday in June); Waimate Folk Festival is a great occasion for performers of all ages and skills, from the beginner to the seasoned professional.

Registration includes three nights accommodation (or camping, for the hardy) and continuous entertainment and workshops from Saturday morning to Sunday evening (and the wee hours of Monday). Day passes are also available at $40 per day, or $25 for a half day ($15 and $10 for children).
Registration forms can be downloaded here, or you can book online.

Meals are available to purchase for Saturday and Sunday nights.

Event details

  • Contact: Miguel Nitis 027 694 2401