Events Calendar

TSS Earnslaw New Year's Eve Cruise 2013

TSS Earnslaw New Year's Eve Cruise 2013

Tue, 31st Dec 2013 - Wed, 1st Jan 2014

TSS Earnslaw New Year’s Eve Cruise 2013...more

New Year's Eve Countdown 2013

New Year's Eve Countdown 2013

Tue, 31st Dec 2013 - Wed, 1st Jan 2014 - 7:30pm - 1:00am

An excellent line-up of entertainment has been booked, live bands for the main stage, DJs to entertain the younger revellers and a spectacular firework display to light up the night sky and bring in 2014 with a cheer...more

Glenorchy Races 2014

Glenorchy Races 2014

Sat, 4th Jan 2014 - 11am - 4pm

Races range from the Walk Trot Gallop, Relay Race and highly entertaining Double Banking Race to the Open Gallop, Quarter Mile Sprint and the hotly contested Stockmans Race.  Although anyone with a horse can register, the races are not for the faint hearted or inexperienced - many local horse trekking staff and stockmen/women enter each year so the competition is fierce!...more

Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration 2014

Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration 2014

Thu, 30th Jan 2014 - Sat, 1st Feb 2014

Queenstown, New Zealand, will again play host to the Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration - an event that has established itself as a must-do date on the international Pinot Noir calendar....more

Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert 2014

Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert 2014

Sat, 15th Feb 2014

A Kiwi support artist will kick off the show followed by 10cc at 1pm, Starship at 3 p.m. and Lynyrd Skynyrd at 5 p.m. Note that these times are subject to change....more

New Zealand OPEN 2014

New Zealand OPEN 2014

Thu, 27th Feb 2014 - Sun, 2nd Mar 2014

Hosted at two spectacular golf courses - The Hills and Millbrook Resort - the tournament incorporates a unique Pro-Am format that brings together a prestigious blend of Professional and Amateur golfers....more

Gibbston Wine and Food Festival 2014

Gibbston Wine and Food Festival 2014

Sat, 1st Mar 2014

2014 will see the new Gibbston Wine and Food Festival step up to truly showcase the regions fantastic wine and local produce.  This wonderful festival provides a fantastic opportunity for the public to get to know the faces behind the wines that we love to drink.  Talk to the winemakers, they love to tell you about any special blends that they have just created.  Make the most of some of the world's bests Wineries right on your doorstep only 25 mins from Queenstown....more

Queenstown Bike Festival 2014

Queenstown Bike Festival 2014

Sat, 12th Apr 2014 - Sun, 20th Apr 2014

Grab yer bike and helmet, and head to Queenstown this Easter for the Queenstown Bike Festival. It’s an exciting 10-day event for all ages and abilities, and it gives you the chance to check out Queenstown’s world-class cycle tracks, trails, roads and spectacular lake and alpine scenery.
Whether you’re a biking novice, recreational cyclist or serious biker, there’s plenty of action.  Events range from the Tour de Wakatipu, Dirtmasters Downhill, Super D and Peleton road bike ride to a Kids Ride, Wine Trail ride and an Around the Mountains ride on the far side of Lake Wakatipu.  Don’t miss it!...more

Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow

Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow

Fri, 18th Apr 2014 - Sun, 20th Apr 2014

The 2014 Warbirds over Wanaka event will be held at Wanaka Airport at Easter weekend, the 18th, 19th and 20th April 2014....more

New World Tour de Wakatipu

New World Tour de Wakatipu

Sat, 19th Apr 2014

This event is entering its sixth year....more

Arrowtown Autumn Festival 2014

Arrowtown Autumn Festival 2014

Fri, 25th Apr 2014 - Sun, 4th May 2014

The 2014 festival runs from Friday 25th April to Sunday 4th May and features more than 50 events over the 10 day programme. There is a street parade, arts and craft market, ball, daily street entertainment with the Arrow Miner’s Band and Arrowtown’s Can Can girls The Buckingham Belles, guided historical walks, Pie and Pint Festival, aerobatic display, art exhibition, vintage car rally, jazz, gold panning, lots of live music, workshops, a variety concert…and much more. You’ll find lots of fun for all the family and something for everyone in the line-up....more

Queenstown Blues & Roots 2014

Queenstown Blues & Roots 2014

Sat, 26th Apr 2014 - 11:00am - 22:30pm

A new music festival in Queenstown is set to be a standout event on the South Island entertainment calendar....more

American Express Queenstown Winter Festival 2014

American Express Queenstown Winter Festival 2014

Fri, 20th Jun 2014 - Sun, 29th Jun 2014

The multi award-winning American Express Queenstown Winter Festival will take centre stage in Queenstown, New Zealand, from 20 to 29 June 2014....more

Queenstown International Marathon

Sat, 22nd Nov 2014 - 8.00am

A new international running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options.

Set between the backdrop of the world renowned Crown and Remarkable mountain ranges, and taking in the best highlights of the Queenstown Lakes region including Millbrook resort, Arrowtown, Lake Hayes, Shotover River, Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown Gardens and finishing in the heart of Queenstown itself.

To find out more information, please visit http://www.queenstown-marathon.co.nz/race-info