What's On


With a fantastic range of rides, games and live entertainment throughout the day you can be sure it will be a great day out at the Swannanoa Country Fair. To keep up to date with main stage entertainment be sure to follow us on Facebook.

Kids Games and Rides

Kids Zones - proudly brought to you by KidsBase.

This year we have a several Kids Zones dotted around the fair grounds with a huge range of activities for preschoolers to teenagers. There'll be a large range of inflatables and bouncy castles, jeeps, pony rides, face painting and lots more.

Live Auctions

Live Auction - proudly brought to you by Bayleys.

Our live Auction takes place in the centre ring at 12.00 pm.  Auction items will be listed on the website when confirmed. Please note there will be no Credit Card facilities available on the day, Eftpos and Cash only. 

Delicious Food

Food Marquee - proudly brought to you by Mandeville SuperValue.

Our school families and community prepare and sell all of the food available on the day, with a wonderful selection of food to tempt the taste buds, including sausage sizzles, wraps, sandwiches, salads, sushi, hot dogs, hot chips, ice creams, candy floss along with cold drinks, tea and coffee.

Make sure you visit our cake stall too, which is always extremely popular with its array of delicious homemade cakes, biscuits and treats.

Rural Zone

We are excited to announce Waimak Young Farmers and Angus Gunn of Top Gunn Lifestyle Services Ltd are joining forces to bring the "Country" back to the Swannanoa Country Fair. There will be demonstrations, machinery, talks and much more to check out on the day. 

Classic Cars

Our Classic Car display was very popular in 2019 and will be back in 2020. From old classics to the latest of sports cars there is something to admire for any car enthusiast, young or old. 

White Elephant

Be early for the Monster White Elephant sale, which is a must for those seeking a bargain. Follow us on Facebook for drop off times if you have items to donate.

Plant Stall

Our plant stall will be selling a wide selection of beautiful perennials, hedging and native plants. They are all locally sourced plants which thrive in Canterbury conditions. Our plants are priced to go on the day so come and fill your garden for a bargain! 

Produce Stall

Our produce stall will feature lots of fresh local produce for sale grown by Swannanoa School families and the local community. From free range eggs, nuts, vegetables, jams to chutneys and bottled goods. If you'd like to donate produce please get in touch via email.