Southwards Car Museum Grounds, Otiahanga Rd, Paraparaumu
Sat 25th February, 2017; 1:00PM – 9:00PM

Thanks to all of you for coming to the inaugural Coastella Music Festival 2016!

We were SO delighted with the amazing turn out and blown away by the artists who generously shared their talent with us. It was so great to see so many families and kids at the festival in a safe and fun environment and the weather on the day couldn’t have been better! Check out the highlights in this video below.


We have so many exciting ideas about next near and to avail of the hot weather, we have locked in Saturday the 25th of February in 2017 – so save the date!!


We have set up a feedback survey for the festival HERE, so please send us your feedback to go in the draw to win two passes to Coastella 2017! The survey is super quick and closes on Friday the 13th of May, the winner of the Coastella 2017 tickets will be announced on Monday the 16th of May.


If you are an artist or know an artist that would like perform at Coastella 2017, then check out our Artists’ Application Page.


We look forward to seeing you at Coastella 2017!

Parking & Transport

Return bus tickets from Wellington are available whilst purchasing your ticket online for $25– numbers are limited so get in quick! The bus will stop at Paekakariki and Paraparaumu Railway Stations ($15 return and at approx 1:50pm). Parking is available within the Southward Car Museum Carpark.

A shuttle from Paraparaumu Train Station operating between 1:30pm – 4pm and 9:45pm – 11pm.

Please note that buses will replace trains on Easter Saturday the 26th of March and you will not be able to bring your bike on the bus. Please see here for more details.

There is a 4km designated cycle way from the Paraparaumu Railway Station to the Southward Car Museum.

Drink Sales

All drinks are served in accordance with our Terms & Conditions of entry.


Coastella aims to have as minimal effect on the land as possible, continuously working towards more overall sustainability and Conscious Consumers festival accreditation. The Coastella team works with festival vendors to minimize and control festival waste.

Kids Under  12:  $20 on the door

Secondary School kids (13-17) $30

Under 5’s are free

We have added a special pre-sale family ticket (2 adults and 3 kids) for just $160 + booking fee!!

The little ones are welcome, but remember this is a supervised event meaning all under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. We will have kids entertainment on the day including cricket games run by Galaxy FM, face painting, Zane and Degge, an Easter egg hunt and more to keep the little ones amused :0)


Get your Tickets

General Sales

$80+Booking Fee

Door Sales

$90 – if available

Family Ticket (2 Adults & 3 children)

$160+Booking Fee

Tickets go live on Weds the 20th of Jan from Eventfinda

Return Bus Ticket from Wellington CBD:

$25 + bf from Eventfinda. Departs Wellington (Outside D4 Bar & Restaurant on Featherston St) at 1pm and returns from Southwards at 10:15pm.

The bus will also stop at Paekakariki and Paraparaumu Train Stations (approx 1:50pm). Return tickets available for $15. Bookings essential! See Eventfinda.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Food & Drink?No outside food or drink is allowed onsite
  • Alcohol?All alcohol will be sold under the following Terms and Conditions
  • Animals?No animals are allowed within the festival
  • Eftpos?Eftpos will be available at bars and food vendors
  • What if it rains?Coastella will go ahead in the rain; measures are in place to insure the festival can run in all weather conditions, unless deemed unsafe in which case the event will be cancelled and tickets refunded
  • Seating?There is limited seating at the event, so you are encouraged to bring your own picnic blanket or chairs
  • Kids Entry?Kid's (U12) are $20 on the gate, as long as they are accompanied with a parent or legal guardian ticket holder, as the site is a supervised area. Secondary School aged kids (13-17) are $30 and under 5's are free.
  • Supervision?Supervised Event – All under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian ticket holder.
  • First Aid?First Aid facilities will be provided onsite by Wellington Free Ambulance
  • Disability Access?There is a disabled toilet available at the festival.
  • Terms and Conditions?Festival attendance is subject to our Terms and Conditions
  • Cycling to Coastella?Check out this MAP for cycling routes


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