Clyde Wine & Food Harvest Festival



The Annual Clyde Wine and food harvest festival

Held on Easter Sunday each year in the main street of Clyde in Central Otago. Clyde is one of New Zealand’s historic towns dating from the 1862 Dunstan gold rush.

The festival celebrates wines made in Central Otago, one of the most southerly wine producing region in the world. It is Otago’s biggest wine event and has established itself as a major wine festival in New Zealand, attracting thousands of visitors.

The details


Sunday 31st March 2024


Historic Precinct, Main Street, Clyde. The only entry gate is at the corner of Sunderland Street and Naylor Street.

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10.30am - 4.30pm
How to get tickets

Need to know

There are no public EFTPOS machines in Clyde. However, for the festival, there are Eftpos machines at the Fire Station: Cash out only. NZ cards only. No credit cards.

Max withdrawal $50  

It is advisable to bring cash. Not all stalls have EFTPOS facilities. Please note that the Firestation Eftpos facility cannot accept credit cards ... eftpos or debit cards only.


No dogs please – it’s too crowded and unfair to animals.

You'll receive a festival brochure on your arrival. Available online several days before the festival.



There is a shuttle bus that runs between Alexandra and Clyde from Central Stories Museum at 11.30 am and 12.30pm.

Bus returns from Clyde at 4.00pm and 5.15pm.

Cost is $5 one way.

The 5.15pm return bus will travel via Earnscleugh if requested. 


Top notch music will be running all day from the main stage at the festival.

Amy Storry McNally

Grace Tiko

Joel  Neilson

Burning Fridges


Art Gallery

Cash 'n' Carry art exhibition is a great place to find your latest obsession piece for your wall.
Bring cash and make sure you have the ability to get the artwork home with you.

The festival is organised by Promote Dunstan, a small non-profit group of volunteers.

Clyde Wine and Food Festival