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All about Toast!

Want to know more about Toast Martinborough? You are in for a real treat. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your time at Toast:

What’s included

Your festival ticket will cost $70 (includes GST) and provides you with the following:

    • Entry to the 2015 Toast Martinborough Wine, Food and Music Festival on Sunday 15 November, 10 -6 pm.
    • A 2015 tasting glass and holder
    • A festival programme
    • Access to hop on the free shuttle buses that circulate continuously around the festival circuit
    • Live music from some of NZ’s best live entertainment acts at all festival sites.

For Toast 2015, you can buy your ticket from 9am on Weds 23 September 2015 through Ticketek.

Getting started

On the day, when you arrive at Toast, you need to exchange your ticket for a glass, wristband and programme in The Square in the centre of Martinborough, from 9.30am. If you’re travelling by train, you can exchange your ticket when you arrive at Featherston Station. The festival runs from 10am-6pm. Please don’t bring any alcohol or picnics with you. Bags will be checked at Featherston Station, at The Square, and also at the entrance to each vineyard.

Festival currency

Only 2015 festival francs can be used to purchase wine and food at the festival sites.

Francs can be purchased at The Square and at each site with cash, EFTPOS, Visa, Mastercard and American Express. Francs cannot be refunded. If you have leftover francs at the end of the day, you can exchange them for wine vouchers at each site from 5pm until the banks close, or from 4pm – 7pm in The Square.  You can also use your leftover francs to purchase food and non-alcoholic beverages in The Square.  These vouchers are valid from 16 November 2015 for 3 months, so you can use your voucher to place an order at your leisure and get the wine dispatched to you, or spend it next time you visit Martinborough.

Getting there (and back) safely!

As a responsible host, we recommend you use public transport to get to the festival, or have a designated driver if you’re travelling by car. Please be aware there is no carparking available at festival sites or near The Square. When you get to Toast, all participating vineyards are within an easy stroll of each other, or just a short ride in one of the many free shuttle buses on the route, eliminating your need to have a vehicle at the festival.

Book ahead

Book your transport and accommodation well ahead of time.

Accommodation is often full well before tickets go on sale and travel bookings fill up fast. Check out the travel and accommodation sections for more details.