Hawke’s Bay F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic is a glorious blend of local and visiting talent, mouth-watering produce to rival any region, enticing event themes to suit all manner of tastes, and stunning venues to showcase the lot. And this summer marks our 10th birthday! A decade of true decadence – Hawke’s Bay style!  

We’re counting down the days until you can join us in Food and Wine Country for a fantastic celebration of Summer F.A.W.C! from January 28 to February 6, 2022. View the full revised events line-up

Originally scheduled for November 2021, the majority of F.A.W.C! events have moved to the new 2022 festival dates, however there are some events that unfortunately could not. Ticket holders for these events, or those who cannot attend on the rescheduled dates, will receive a refund. Organisers of cancelled events will have been in touch with ticket holders directly, however if you have a query or would like to chat about a refund, you can get in touch with us. Refunds for rescheduled events are available up until December 31, 2021.

Summer Events

You'll be treated to all manner of seasonal bounty, award-winning beverages and moments of culinary magic in stunning Hawke's Bay locations. VIEW ALL EVENTS

Hawke's Bay Legend

Get to know our five 'Hawke's Bay Legend' nominees for 2021. These people are the visionaries who have helped shape New Zealand’s Food and Wine Country into the amazing playground for foodies that it is today.

Meet our 2021 Nominees

Plan your stay

Hawke's Bay is a mecca of wonderful things to see, do and taste!
Book your F.A.W.C! tickets and stay a while to discover New Zealand's Food and Wine Country.

While you're here

To ensure a winning F.A.W.C! weekend, find the perfect place to rest your head after satisfying your tummy. And don't forget to plan your ride to safely get from A to F.A.W.C! and back again.

Accommodation Transport
Hawke's Bay BMW
Air New Zealand
Hastings District Council
Napier City Council
Hawke's Bay Tourism