Wild Food Festival

Photo thanks to ndarlow

The Hokitika Wild Food Festival is an annual event held in the town of Hokitika, New Zealand. The main attraction of this giant party are the food stalls offering wild and unusual foods such as Huhu grubs, sea gull eggs, earthworms, possum and raw and cooked crunchy scorpions.
The first festival in 1990 attracted a crowd of 1,800 and this year’s saw 15,000 people enjoying the weird and wonderful food.

"Roving entertainment, mingling amongst the crowd, and continuous stage performances enliven the Festival arena with bands, solo artists, mime, comedy, dancers and much, MUCH more to keep you rocking throughout the day and night."   Hokitika Wild Food Festival website.
Hokitika is also famous for greenstone (jade) and it's gorge.
Next Wildfoods Festival is the 24th one held and is on Saturday 9th March 2013

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