Thorndon Fair is a huge street fair, bringing fairgoers 250+ stalls. 2016 stallholders came from Warkworth (north of Auckland) to Tai Tapu (south of Christchurch) and everywhere in between. 41% of our stallholders travel 100km or more to the Fair, meaning you can buy products unique to Wellington. We have listed the 2016 products below, and we profiled more on Facebook and Twitter, including Facebook giveaways in the week before the Fair.
School stalls – quick-fire raffle, books, DVDs, puzzles and board games, tombola, and beeswax wraps.
Kitchen and homeware – aprons, bag sealers, Mr Mister, beeswax candles, bags, cushions, gifts, cookware, country style floral bunches, BBQ covers, Pacifica mirrors, cutlery, wineglasses, kitchenware, lampshades, tea towels, upcycled cutlery, large floor pillows, storage boxes, Solatube systems, antiques and collectibles, and bric-a-brac.
Art – framed fish, artworks, corrugated iron scenes/stamps, driftwood sculptures, folk art, country crafts, hand painted signs, handcrafted orchids, carvings, original oil paintings, sculptures, paintings, carvings, vintage prints, photographer, and photography studio.
Babies and children – clothes, dress-ups, leather shoes, toys, handmade wooden toys, jigsaw puzzles, balloon faces, led night lights, baby products, baby slippers and shoes, and face painter.
Jewellery – beaded jewellery, brooches, ceramic heart jewellery, charm beads, contemporary, crystals, cufflinks, wallets, cases, floral earrings, Murano glass jewellery, necklaces, Nepalese and Tibetan jewellery, recycled china jewellery, resin jewellery, silver and gold jewellery, pendants, and brooches.
Crafts – cross stitch, crystal spirals, birthday boards, trays, Indian ethnic handicrafts, Kiwiana decoupage, hand drawn iPhone cases, hand printed tea towels, wood products, hand turned wooden items, pacific rim handicrafts, paper flowers and crafts, paper goods, pottery bird whistles, hand painted kids pillows/blankets, quilts, plaques/coasters/boxes, cards, calendars, blue and white stoneware, ceramic tableware, picture frames, upcycled furniture, upcycled goods, west African handicrafts, wooden giftware, seagrass baskets, and soy candles.
Food and drink – beer belly jellies, BBQ and smoked meats, bratwurst sausages and sauerkraut, chocolate, cakes, jams and pickles, brownies, candy, cherries, espresso coffee, cafe food, cordials and honey, fruit wine, donuts/shaved ice, dry roasted nuts, dukkah, almonds, avocado oil, dumplings, Ethiopian relish, extra virgin olive oil, fudge and lollies, gelato, gourmet BBQ sausages, Greek souvlaki kebab, green tea health drink, hazelnut products, honey, hot dogs/chips/drinks, Thai food, Hungarian langos, jams and preserves, kombucha tea bottles, limoncello, Mexican food, natural lemonade, new generation liquorice, nuts and nut products, pickled olives, olive oil/pesto/dressings/fudge, Pascals original pate, pesto and dips, pickles/preserves, potato cakes, sauces and vinegars, shaved ice/sno cone, smoke n spice sea salt, sweets and confectionery, Vietnamese sandwiches, iced coffee, vinaigrette salad dressing, and Turkish delight.
Books – books, comics, Christian books, leather-bound books, and book covers.
Clothing – boxer shorts, nightshirts, tee shirts, beanies, alpaca wool garments, ladies fashions, accessories, cotton nightgowns, designer clothing, Indian clothing, house coats, Kiwiana shirts, men’s and women’s underwear, Nepalese and Tibetan clothing, women’s clothing, women’s skirts and jackets, raincoats, screen-printed shirts, silk saris, jumpsuits, kaftans, socks, caps, Thunderpants, transparent raincoats, and merino.
Personal – hair combs, body applicators, emu oil products, extra virgin olive oil soap, flax baskets for placenta burials, handmade soaps and shampoo, health and sports products, joint warmers, massage balm, kereru natural products, skincare products, lotions, henna, wheat packs, and Jamberry nails.
Accessories – denim tote bags, hats, hessian and fabric sun hats, leather bags, flax hats, pens, ties, scarves, purses, handbags, sunglasses, hats, umbrellas, sunhats, summer hats, and glasses.
Learning – Chinese language learning materials, compassion project/avatar course, French language courses, karate, and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
Information – emergency information stall, enrolling and voting, Circa theatre, New Zealand Festival, diabetes pamphlets and goods, and property management.
Community – Thorndon Tennis and Squash Club, and Thorndon Society.
Christmas – decorations and puddings.
Pets – dog beds and leads, pet collars and leads, and pet products.
Outdoor – garden accessories, perennials, garden stakes, birdfeeders, planters, plants and garden items, pot plant stands, roses, shrubs, perennials, topiary plants, perennials, shrubs, and scarecrows.