You turn up on December 28, set up your tent and get welcomed to your very own Pre-Party for Rhythm and Vines. From then on, your home is nestled within the vines for 4 days as you and your friends see in the New Year. Shower and toilet facilities located throughout the campgrounds, and a range of pre-setup camping options
Exclusive to R&V onsite campers only, the Waiohika Warmup is a chance for festival goers to get loose and limber on the night of December 28. 3 stages will be in full flight which include Greenhouse stage, hosted by Room One Live, Garden Stage, hosted by Too Cut and Cellar Stage, hosted by Limitless Touring. Our exclusive party for 14,500 campers, will get you primed for the dance marathon ahead.
Situated in the stunning Vines Amphitheatre. The Rhythm and Vines mainstage will be your temple for the remaining few days of the decade.
The Jagermeister Rhythm Stage returns for a second year. Hearty bass and expansive dance floor situated between the Rhythm Shipping Containers. Come here prepared to dance your ass off.
Legend has it that once you find yourself in the Cellar, you will never dance the same again.
You will find your new favourite band hidden in amongst the lush gardens of Waiohika Homestead.
Exclusive to campers, expect a better world with these Greenhouse omissions.
Formerly known as the Fridge, The Chiller is not a place to chill. Some of the world's best friendships have been found between these four small walls. You will love the Chiller... if you can find it.
New to R&V2019. Get downright illegal at Midway Disco where you will find a retro playlist that is prepared to go where most other DJ's won't.
The Vype Village is located within the heart of the festival and is the perfect meeting point. With over 20 Food Vendors operating, and a huge Vype shadesail to keep you sheltered from the sun or rain.
Be greeted by Grand Central as you walk into the festival site. Shop Rhythm Merch store, food vendors, arts and crafts. Grand Central provides.
It's easy to over do it with 3 days of festivities, make sure you are replenishing the soul after your big nites by visiting our wellness centre which includes yoga, ....
Slide your way into the new decade with the Vype Waterslide. A man-made shoot down the hillside into the waiting pond at the bottom of the hill. You can't really say you have done Rhythm without vyping down the Waiohika hills.
Make sure you have your meeting point sorted with friends to catch the final countdown of 2019. A masterfully crafted countdown video will bring.
If the waterslide within the festival isn't enough be sure to check out the Rere Rockslide, this waterfall that creates a natural waterslide is located at a 30min drive east of Gisborne and is a great way to refresh throughout the day.
Another great way to spend your day out of the campsite is heading over to Wainui beach, which is known for its good surf along the East cape and located just six kilometers from the centre of Gisborne city.
A definitive highlight of Rhythm & Vines is the pool party scene at the Emerald Hotel. Three afternoons of pre-Rhythm poolside daze with top DJs spinning the sounds of summer.Rub elbows with artists and celebs. Have a few drinks. Have a boogie. Go for a swim. Then hop on the exclusive Platinum Package festival bus out to R&V. Limited to 150 people each day. Make sure you don't miss out.