Escape to the scenic countryside of Tauherenikau for a holistic experience with the ‘three-day dancing odyssey‘ that is the upcoming 121 Festival! Slated for March 10–12 at the Tauherenikau Racecourse and events center, the festival assembles New Zealand’s leading DJs, musicians, selectors, creators, artists, wellness gurus, food connoisseurs, and local businesses. Purchase your tickets to 121 Festival from The Ticket Fairy.
121 Festival will feature musical performances across multiple stages (Odyssey stage, Korai stage, Ballroom, Committee room, and the Dance Tunnel), hosting international as well as local acts. Festival goers will be treated to the sounds of London-based DJ Bradley Zero, German techno duo FJAAK, tech-house genius DJ Tennis, breaks, jungle, and hard house act Interplanetary Criminal, DJ Jaimie Webster Haines, DJ/producer Hurricane Emily and many more! Click here for the entire artist roster and schedule.
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Tauherenikau Racecourse will give festival goers the opportunity to peek at art installations curated by the finest sculptors, painters, artists, illustrators, and graphic designers. One can find works of wood and metal, interactive kinetic visuals, innovative audiovisual creations, light installations, and many other interactive exhibits, including Party Pillars and the Wild Forest Audio Walk Away.
Stemming at the Wellness Center are yoga sessions and health courses to revitalize the mind, body, and soul. Attendees can immerse themselves in the sensation of sound with a sensory bass workshop, unleash their inner child at laughter sessions, practice slow and steady yoga with holistic yoga teacher Summer Knight, and go stargazing on a Star Safari with astrobiologist Haritina Mogoșanu.
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Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night delights will be offered by some of the finest culinary outlets and food trucks in Aotearoa. Enjoy exquisite global cuisine offerings, smoked meats, burgers, sweet and savory crepes, sandwiches, Thai food, grills, and a broad selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. One of the organizers’ core values is to support local businesses, and the bustling marketplace will feature a variety of vintage vendors, fashion homes, hairstylists, tattoo artists, and more.
Sustainability is also a key aspect of 121 festival, and the organizers have set strict standards for waste management and limiting the event’s carbon footprint. Festival goers are encouraged to carpool or use the bus services to the festival, refrain from carrying single-use plastic, and bring along a reusable water bottle, reusable cutlery, crockery, and drinking cups. Waste segregation bins will also be stationed throughout the festival site.
This celebration of music, art, and wellness is the brainchild of festival goers Tim Ward, Cameron Morris, and Olly De Salis. Click here to watch an insightful fourteen-minute mini-documentary diving into De Salis’s journey curating the 121 festival after starting off by hosting house parties.
Get your tickets to 121 Festival from the Ticket Fairy HERE
For more information and details, click HERE to visit the festival website