Rhythm and Vines
Rhythm and Vines 2020
Rhythm and Vines is New Zealand's premier 3 day music and camping festival, located at the beautiful Waiohika Estate, on the East Coast of New Zealand.
A global destination where people travel to celebrate the New Year's with friends alongside some of the world's hottest acts. A 22,000 person party across 5 stages, with up to 15,000 campers nestled within the vines of the stunning Waiohika Estate.
DECEMBER 28 (EXCLUSIVE TO CAMPERS ONLY)
12pm - 12am
2pm - 12:30am
2pm - 12:30am
DECEMBER 31 - JANUARY 1
2pm - 6am
*Times subject to change
Camping at Rhythm and Vines is an experience like no other. Nestled amongst the vines, up to 15,000 onsite campers enjoy access to a pre-party on December 28, numerous bars and camp stages as well as access to onsite camping facilities such as showers and food villages.
If you would like to camp onsite, make sure to purchase a CAMPING pass. If the ticket does not say CAMP, then it does not include camping.
Where is Bass, Sundown, Treble, Rhythm and Meadow Camp located? How can I ensure I get to camp with my friends?
- Bass Camp is centrally located near the Vodafone Vines Stage, which is located on the festival site. Please note nearby Mid Camp won't be released for sale this year.
- Treble Camp is located on the outskirts of the festival site, no more than 5 minutes walk. Close location to the festival car parks and is one of the most popular campgrounds.
- Sundown Camp is located opposite Treble Camp and the Teepee and Glamping villages. Right on the doorstep of the entry into Rhythm and Vines festival site.
- Rhythm Camp is located in the vines between Cellar Stage and Rhythm stage.
- Meadow Camp is located in the pastures behind the Rhythm Stage. Plenty of space and ability to escape from it all. Only way to access Meadow Camp this year is via purchasing a Pre-Setup Tent package.
- New to R&V2020 is the GOLD PASS in Treble and Sundown Camp. Your GOLD PASS includes express check-in, dedicated showers and flush loo facilities, chill out space and access to a powder room within Sundown and Treble Camp only.
Tent spaces are allocated in a first-in-first served basis, so make sure when you check-in at the festival, that you round up your mates and go in together to ensure you get to camp in the same area. You will be required to pitch your tent when you arrive in the campground shown on your ticket. After that, you can access the other campgrounds (apart from Premium Camping facilities) to visit friends.
Is there Premium Camping this year?
If you are wanting a more premium camping experience, we recommend you purchase your 3 Day Vintage Club Festival Pass + Premium Camping. This provides you with access to our premium shower and toilet facilities within our Premium campgrounds (+ the added benefits of Vintage Club mentioned below).
What Accommodation packages are there?
Premium accommodation packages such as Glamping, Tepees and Prem-Tents are available onsite. We also have a range of Hotel and Motel packages.
What does a Vintage Club Festival Pass get me?
A Vintage Club Festival Pass is your ticket to a premium Rhythm and Vines experience at the festival (starting from 2pm each day from Dec 29).
All Vintage Club Festival Pass holders gain exclusive access to the following benefits:
- Access to the Vintage Club VIP area with comfort, seating, shelter, amazing views, powder room, flushing toilets.
- Vintage Club bar offering a cocktails, MUMM Champagne and table service
- Access to viewing platforms at the Vodafone Vines Stage and Rhythm Stage
- Priority check-in and express lanes at main bars
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Rhythm and Vines is strictly R18. By LAW, the ONLY forms of ID we can accept at R&V check in are:
- A valid and current NZ Photo Drivers' License
- A valid and current NZ or overseas Passport
- Kiwi Access Card
Please note: intoxicated persons may not be allowed into the venue. No refunds will be provided to persons disallowed entry due to intoxication. Please drink responsibly and look after your mates.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Festival Bus Passes go onsale later in the year.
If you are driving to the event, there is plenty of parking at the festival site. A fee may apply.
If you are camping onsite, there will be shuttles available each day (operating from 9:00am to 1:00pm) taking campers from the Festival to Gisborne central. Fees apply. These will also return back to the festival grounds, the last one leaving at 1pm. After 1:30pm you will require a Festival Bus Pass to get on any buses.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
NO alcohol is allowed to be brought onto site or to the campgrounds (including the car park). There will be fully serviced bars located around the campsite and festival site.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
The name on each ticket must match the photo ID of the person attending on that ticket. If you need to change the name on your ticket, please note that a transfer fee will apply.
For further FAQ's, head to rhythmandvines.co.nz