Wellington 2022

27-29 May, Fri–Sun 10am–5pm, Sky Stadium

Frequently Asked Questions

The Wellington Food Show


Can I buy a ticket at the gate?

Yes, you can purchase your tickets either online or at the gate. We recommend you buy your tickets online because you can skip the ticket queue at the event. Please note: ticket sales are cashless on the gate.


How do I register my ticket?

If you buy your tickets online you can complete the registration form on checkout. If you buy your tickets at the gate, simply register your ticket at the iPad stations at the show entrance.


Why should I register my ticket?

We encourage you to register your tickets to The Wellington Food Show to assist with contact tracing if necessary. By completing the registration form you will go in the draw to win a trip for two to Utah! Plus, you’ll be able to scan your registered ticket at many exhibitor stands for more chances to win great prizes.  


Do I need to print my ticket?

There’s no need to print your tickets. Simply have your tickets on your mobile phone ready to scan on entry.


Can I get my ticket resent to me?

Yes, no problem. Simply complete the form here.


What day can I use my ticket for?

You can use your ticket on any day of The Food Show, but it can only be used once.


Do children need tickets?

Yes, all children aged 6-12 require a Child Ticket. Children 5 years and under are FREE and do not require a ticket to The Food Show.


I'm a senior, do I get a senior discount?

Yes, on Seniors' Day (Friday only) you can get entry to The Food Show for just $18. Saturday and Sunday however is full price. We recommend attending after 2pm for a quieter, less busy Food Show experience.


How much are tickets?

Tickets at the gate are $20 per adult, $18 per senior (Friday only) and $15 per child.


What if I want to come on more than one day?

That’s great! You will need to purchase another ticket to return on another day.


I can no longer come, can I give my ticket to someone else?

Yes, tickets are transferable to any other person. Just make sure they update their registration details at the iPad stations at the show entrance. This is essential for contact tracing.


I have flu-like symptoms, can I still attend?

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, we recommend you stay at home. If you cannot attend The Food Show due to being sick or having to isolate, you will receive a ticket refund (excluding transaction fees and a $2 refund fee).




How much is parking?

Parking is $10 at Sky Stadium. For more information on how to get there, click here




What time does the The Food Show open?

The Food Show opens at 10am and closes at 5pm each day. Peak times are between 10am - 2pm. To avoid busier peak times, we recommend attending after 2pm.


Cash or Eftpos?

Most exhibitors will have Eftpos available at The Food Show and we recommend using Eftpos where available. There are also ATMs located around Sky Stadium should you need cash. Please note: ticket and merchandise sales are cashless.


Does my ticket include the NEFF Cooking Theatre?

Yes! They are free to attend and included in your entry ticket.


I have pre-purchased merchandise, where do I collect this from?

If you have pre-purchased merchandise with your ticket, pick this up from the merchandise booth by showing your merchandise ticket at the show (different to your entry ticket). If you haven't bought your Food Show merchandise yet, you can purchase at the show with cards only (no cash).


Safety at the show

Please respect your fellow visitor's space and be aware of tripping hazards such as Food Show Trolleys, during peak hours at the show.


Are you taking extra safety precautions for Covid-19?

Yes, we certainly are. The health and safety of our visitors, exhibitors and staff is paramount. Our robust plan includes contact tracing via ticket registration, increased surface cleaning, masks available on request, increased paramedic responders onsite and more. For a full list of the extra steps we're taking, please click here.