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10 Festival Events to experience a State of Flux

June 16, 2022

The changes, movement and fluidity of the past two years has informed our 2022 festival theme. This is the year we embrace being in a constant State of Flux.  Visa Wellington On a Plate Festival is bursting with rich cultural gems and nostalgic throwbacks, bringing some much needed spice to Wellington this August. Get set for shape shifting cocktails and transformative dining experiences that embrace the constantly shifting state of flux we are living in.  

Here are 10 Visa Wellington On a plate events that embrace the festival’s theme for 2022:

Across the Ages at Boomrock Lodge

The new and old come together across a seven-course degustation at one of our most stunning venues, Boomrock.

A Ripple Through Time (Pop up) at Bethel Woods

Jump into the Bethel Woods time machine and celebrate music through the decades as you journey from the 60s right up to the present day. 

In Time and Place at Food Envy

Over four sweet courses, diners will be taken through a multi-sensory experience that explores four key 'inception of place moments', inspired by the sea, land, space and beyond.

Bread Making and Bubbles at Dough Bakery (Upper Hutt)

Enjoy a glass of bubbles as you transform flour into freshly baked loaves at this hands on experience.

High Tea Rewind at The Lobby Lounge

Turn back the clock and tuck into reimagined kiwi classics at this glamorous high tea including prawn cocktails, sausage rolls and a refined chip and dip.

Fondue & Funk at Little Beer Quarter

Get your awesome foursome together at this funky as throwback featuring everyone’s favourite retro-classic…fondue!

Sodas, Simas and Scobys at Daisy's

Get set for an afternoon of transformative fun as you make your own brewed and fermented drinks with the Daisy’s crew.  

A meal with Tony: Take your hat off at Ombra

Head back to the 90s as Ombra takes you to Jersey in a homage to the cult classic series, The Sopranos

Around the world (Pop up) at BambuchiSan

Oh the places you’ll go with Bambuchisan as they take you around the world in a rolling tour that covers cuisine from around the world.

Folk & Food Festival (Pop up) at Beach Babylon

The Beach Babylon crew are celebrating folk and protest music, you’ll tour 60s Woodstick, Earth Day and Greenpeace throughout the 70s and iconic Nambassa Festivals.


We are indeed in a State of Flux, and we invite you to join us for the most delicious ride. You can check out all the incredible events here.