Abracadabra @ Ponderosa Ranch 2024

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The low lands hidden gem, the place where banter is bagged and treasured…

The Busy Movement Presents – Abracadabra @ Ponderosa Ranch 2024 - March 08-10

To dusty gravel roads and drought stricken land over a stop bank is where it began.
A place of laughter and music, silliness and style, Ponderosa Ranch is where you’ll stay for awhile.

A collaboration like no other, with a our pal Abracadabra, raise your cups and move those feet The Busy Movement plans a very tasty treat.

A 3 day summer escape with your partners in crime that you’ve not yet discovered in this day and time.

Shady forest dancefloors & lush camping fields, with a fresh running river to refresh your dreams.

Stages for all ages, healing spaces to take you places and a introduction to our slick new production.

The grooves you know, the beats you love with birds chirping in the trees above. Sound selectors far and wide buckle up and enjoy the ride.

So dust off your boots and take a chance, see you at Ponderosa Ranch... 


TBM are very proud to be bringing the vision of Abracadabra & Ponderosa Ranch together in a collaboration like no other. A 3 day Music & Arts festival based in the beautiful countryside in the Eastern Waikato, where the Stages are built inside a beautiful ancient Kahikatea Forest.

World Music over muliple stages, with live performances and performers roaming the festival. food trucks, camping, chill lounges and activities for everyone.

For an idea on our last festival in the forest, check out this amazing photo album; https://www.nabulen.com/Festivals/Ponderosa-The-great-escape

First Line Up Release end of January!



– Gates Open: Friday 08th March at 2pm - Gate Closes Friday 10pm Sharp!

- Gates Open Saturday 9th March - 10am - Gate Closes Saturday 8pm Sharp!

- Gates Open Sunday 10th March 10am - Gate closes 8pm - (All guests off site)

 What does your Abracadabra @ Ponderosa Ranch ticket get you?

– Friday – Music starts over two stages from 3pm
– Saturday - Music Starts 9am till Sunday 6.30pm over 2 stages.
– Abracadabra Stage – Great mix of Music all weekend long - House, Techno, Reggae, Funk, Soul, Dub, Bass Music, Downtempo, Organic House, Tribal Afro, Disco , Hip Hop, Live Music and More!
– Ponderosa Ranch Stage –  Great mix of Music all weekend long - House, Techno, Reggae, Funk, Soul, Dub, Bass Music, Downtempo, Organic House, Tribal Afro, Disco , Hip Hop, Live Music and More!
– Forest Lounge / Communal Kitchen / Info Booth 

- Chill Space - This year TBM is bringing some soul nourishing goodness ! So that everyone cal be connected and aligned in the beautiful healing of our Kahikatea Forest.  

Dani Affleck - Yoga (Bring ya mat!)

Fred - Sound Eversion (Bring you own eye mask)

Joanna Walen - 3 workshops! Gong Bath - Heart Technology and Aurthor Talk.

Catherine Lawn - Foot Spas! Soak those feet to get ya dancing shoes ready for the night!

- Lava Lounge MOCKTAIL BAR! (please bring your own cups!) 

– Portaloos, First Aid , Security

-- Live Performers

– Self Catered , bring what you need. No Glass, Leave No Trace.
– Rubbish bins and Recycling onsite but please take rubbish with you if possible.
– Camping, Cars, Tents, gazebos, vans, buses, trucks all welcome.
– Fresh Water - Healing Zone – Mocktail Bar
– Food Trucks
– Coffee Shop 

– An incredible experience with a great new theme “Ponderosa Ranch”(Western/Cowboy Themed) & ‘Abracadabra’ (Magical, Golden)

Get that western bounce in your step, wander through the forest and find your groove!
Full western cowboy/cowgirl theme with a Magical touch. Think golden glam, funky vintage and cool classic. Silliness and banter is welcome!

We can’t wait to have you all experience the forest with us this March 2024!


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