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International Walking Football Festival

Saturday 17th-Sunday 18th February 2024

Sprig + Fern Brewing Co. Walking Football Nelson are hosting the first ever International Walking Football Festival with teams from Nelson, Christchurch and Australia registered to compete.

The Saturday and Sunday morning games are between the club teams, with the festival finishing with players from the teams being selected to represent their respective country in a game between New Zealand and Australia.

If you've heard of Walking Football but aren't quite sure what it is, head down to the Nelson Hockey Turf and take a look.

Family Friendly Free


February 17–18


Saturday 17th 9am to 5pm, Sunday 18th 9am to 1pm


Nelson & suburbs


Nelson Hockey Turf
Saxton Field, Stoke

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