Saturday  14th December 2024

10am to 4pm

Kia Ora

Strawberries have been grown in the Waimate District since 1880, they were and still are an important contribution to the Waimate economy. In 1984 it was decided to celebrate this little luscious red fruit by staging a community event, the rest is history.

The fare today is hailed as one of the the largest annual regional events. Held on the second  Saturday of December each year and attracting over 14,000 visitors from all over New Zealand.  

Waimate Strawberry Fare is a Free Family day out . Offering entertainment, upmarket stalls,  a wide selection of food and of course Waimate Strawberries.

Please leave your dogs at home