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Festivals & Events

There is always something on in Queenstown, whether it be the main events like the Queenstown Winter Festival, the Queenstown Bike Festival and the Summerdaze Festival or the one-day events like the Queenstown Marathon or Motatapu Race. The event calendar is jam packed all year round with loads of great things to get involved in, so check out what's on in Queenstown while you are in town and get amongst it!

Queenstown Jazz Festival

Queenstown Jazz Festival

20th Oct 2017 - 23rd Oct 2017

Queenstown JazzFest is Queenstown's premier springtime event and provides locals and visitors with an exciting programme of top quality entertainment featuring international, national and local artists.

A stunning line-up of...more

Queenstown International Marathon

Queenstown International Marathon

18th Nov 2017

Yes it's coming back for it's 4th year in 2017!

Queenstown Marathon is a new international running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options.

Set between the backdrop of the world renowned Crown...more

Rhythm and Alps Music Festival

Rhythm and Alps Music Festival

30th Dec 2017 - 31st Dec 2017

THE BIGGEST, LITTLE MUSIC FESTIVAL IN NZ'S SOUTH ISLAND!

Rhythm and Alps is located in the beautiful Cardrona Valley, 15 minutes south of Wanaka and 45 minutes west of Queenstown, Central Otago. The festival site is located...more

Gibbston Summer Concert

Gibbston Summer Concert

20th Jan 2018

The Gibbston Valley summer concert tour has become a must do on the Queenstown events calendar. Get ready for 3 classic rock bands set amongst the beautiful wine region surroundings of the Gibbston Valley. Tickets go on sale from...more

Wanaka A&P Show

Wanaka A&P Show

9th Mar 2018 - 10th Mar 2018

One of New Zealand’s largest agricultural and pastoral events, the Wanaka A&P Show, celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2017.

Attracting more than 40,000 people to the picturesque Wanaka Showgrounds each year, the two-day show includes...more

Macpac Motatapu 2018

Macpac Motatapu 2018

10th Mar 2018

NEW ZEALAND'S ICONIC OFF ROAD SPORTING EVENT

The Motatapu is New Zealand's iconic off road sporting event. From humble beginnings in 2005, the event has grown from 1000 competitors for two events to over 4000 across five events. 

The...more

Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow

Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow

30th Mar 2018 - 1st Apr 2018

Celebrating 30 Years!

Come and join us for three days of thrilling entertainment at Warbirds Over Wanaka in Wanaka, New Zealand.

In The Air

This airshow you will see some extraordinary flying acts with famous...more

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Wye Creek Track

Wye Creek Track

It's been a long time in between visits and Wye Creek Track has just blown me away all over again, I can't believe I've waited so long to return.

Located just 15 minutes from the Queenstown...read more

Queenstown Jazz Festival

WHAT'S ON

Queenstown Jazz Festival

Queenstown JazzFest is Queenstown's premier springtime event...read more

Queenstown International Marathon

WHAT'S ON

Queenstown International Marathon

Yes it's coming back for it's 4th year in...read more

Rhythm and Alps Music Festival

WHAT'S ON

Rhythm and Alps Music Festival

THE BIGGEST, LITTLE MUSIC FESTIVAL IN NZ'S SOUTH...read more

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