Bay Dreams 2018

Publish Date
Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 7:48AM
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Kehlani added to the list of headliners at Bay Dreams + limited tickets available

Bay Dreams has pulled off the ultimate coup, adding one of R’n’B’s most exciting new acts, Kehlani, to the 2018 line-up.

The rising star will headline the January 2 festival at Baypark in Tauranga, alongside a stellar list of acts, including DJ Snake, Machine Gun Kelly, Big Shaq, Foster The People, Flatbush Zombies and $uicideboy$.

Kehlani’s appearance at Bay Dreams wraps up a highly successful year for the Californian artist, in which she released and toured her critically acclaimed debut SweetSexySavage, featuring the hits CRZY and ‘Distraction.

“Kehlani may have just set the standard for R&B in 2017, dropping her first studio-released album with numerous nods to the 90s and refreshingly frank takes on love, life and what it is to be a woman… If you're sick of hearing the same old stories but missing the vibe of 90s era R&B, SweetSexySavage brings the best of both worlds” - NZ Herald

Tickets to Bay Dreams, which kicks off with a warm-up party on January 1, sold out in record time this year. A final release of 2000 tickets was recently added, with very limited numbers still available

Alongside big international names, festival-goers can expect to see the cream of the crop when it comes to New Zealand talent with The Upbeats, Sachi, Theia and Bailey Wiley also on the January 2 line-up.

The January 1 warm-up party will feature international heavyweights Danny Brown and NAO. Joining them are Kiwi hip-hop stars SWIDT, festival favourites Black Seeds, Canadian drum ‘n’ bass extraordinaire Stickybuds, emerging Australian EDM artist PhaseOne and Kiwi dance acts Montell2009, DJ Ruse and Lee Mvtthews.

Bay Dreams 2018 will feature four stages and world-class production, which includes state-of-the art visuals, pyrotechnics, lighting and sound.

Camping is available again, and promoters have gone the extra mile creating a new experience, Dream City, which hosts a massive central entertainment area, a licensed bar, a full marketplace with a diverse range of food and drinks and late night entertainment, as well as games and activities. Glamping upgrades are also available.


Bay Dreams is proud to offer a premium Glamping Experience from Taylor & Bell, and it is so much more than just a place to rest your head. Have a look at some of the benefits below.

Join us for two nights, January 1 and 2, 2018

Glamping includes:

- Premium, spacious teepee-designed tent set up with all the bells and whistles. 

- Private bathrooms.

- Private Glamping-only area with lounge, charging ports and powder room.

- Rare onsite parking.

- Concierge check-in service, top up your wristband and enter the festival without waiting in line.


- $1000 for a 2-person tent

- $1200 for a 3-person tent

- $1400 for a 4-person tent


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** If you already have Camping purchased and would like to upgrade to Glamping, you can easily request a refund from **


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