Events Calendar

New Year's Eve Countdown 2013

New Year's Eve Countdown 2013

Mon, 31st Dec 2012 - Tue, 1st Jan 2013 - 7:30pm - 1:00am

New Year’s Eve goes off with a bang each year in downtown Queenstown with a spectacular lakeside fireworks display, live music and parties in the streets....more

Summerdaze

Summerdaze

Mon, 31st Dec 2012 - Thu, 31st Jan 2013

Long summer days are ideal for getting out and enjoying the annual Summerdaze Festival which has an action-packed month-long calendar of events from 31 December to 31 January....more

Arrowtown Long Lunch

Sun, 2nd Dec 2012 - 1.00pm

Following on from the sell out success of last year, the Long Lunch is back for a second year with delicious new menus and an afternoon of lively entertainment. Simply browse through Arrowtown's excellent eateries online, decide where you want to sit and book a seat.

Profits from this year's event will go to the Queenstown Trails Trust for the on-going development and maintenance of the trails around Arrowtown.

To book a group contact Malcolm malcolm@qteventmanagement.co.nz

To view the restaurants visit www.arrowtownlonglunch.co.nz

Southern Gem Golf Tournament 2012

Southern Gem Golf Tournament 2012

Tue, 27th Nov 2012 - Sun, 2nd Dec 2012

Book now for this stand out event playing some of the world's best courses and staying and playing at Millbrook Resort, Australasia's Best Golf Resort....more

Beard Shave Off

Beard Shave Off

Mon, 22nd Oct 2012 - High Noon

This inaugural competition culminates in the judging of the best beard, longest, most colourful, unusual, scruffiest. Held at  at The Tap pub in Arrowtown, this will a great event for locals and visitors alike....more

Town meets Country Day Millbrook Corner

Town meets Country Day Millbrook Corner

Sun, 21st Oct 2012 - 10:00AM - 4:00 PM

This community event has something for everyone with a mix of interactive displays and plenty to keep young and old entertained. Held on the Millbrook corner, the New Zealand Army Band Marching band will be performing, there will be old fashioned games, kid’s events, live entertainment, machinery display and much more. Make the most of your day and catch one of our complimentary shuttles to visit Millbrook and embrace more of the region's history....more

Arrowtown Gold 150th Special Market Day

Arrowtown Gold 150th Special Market Day

Sat, 20th Oct 2012 - 10:00-15:00

With around 100 stalls from local arts and craft to fantastic food, the market will be a great place to pick up some bargains. Live music will entertain you as you shop with a variety of local solo & duo artists....more

1862 Gold Rush Re-enactment

1862 Gold Rush Re-enactment

Sat, 20th Oct 2012 - 1:45PM - 2:45PM

A full re-enactment featuring over 200 people from the community and invited participants. A live stage show of Horses, wagons, Chinese miners, gold panner’s, dancing girls and a saloon. Come and see all the action of the gold rush days unfold before your eyes on the Arrow River embankment....more

Official Opening of the 150th Arrowtown & Lakes District Celebrations

Official Opening of the 150th Arrowtown & Lakes District Celebrations

Sat, 20th Oct 2012 - 14:45PM - 15:00PM

The New Zealand Army marching Band will lead the public from the Arrow River to Butlers Green, where the official welcome will begin. This will then lead in to the Welcome from the Chinese community to the Chinese Village, with fire crackers, dragon and lion dancers. ...more

150th Anniversary Ball

150th Anniversary Ball

Sat, 20th Oct 2012 - 7:00PM -

This gold themed anniversary ball will be your chance to catch up with old friends....more

Gibbston Valley 25th Harvest Celebration

Gibbston Valley 25th Harvest Celebration

Sat, 1st Sep 2012

Gibbston Valley is celebrating its 25th Harvest this year and we are throwing a bit of a celebration – a 5 course degustation dinner with wine match in our barrel hall, with an auction of collectable wine in support of Cure Kids. ...more

American Express Queenstown Winter Festival

American Express Queenstown Winter Festival

Fri, 22nd Jun 2012 - Sun, 1st Jul 2012

Winter Starts Here! There is plenty to get excited about as the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest winter party, the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival gets into it from June 22nd to July 1st....more

The Spa at Millbrook Open Day

The Spa at Millbrook Open Day

Sat, 16th Jun 2012 - 9am-6.30pm

To celebrate the launch of our exclusive new treatments from luxury beauty company, Comfort Zone, we are holding a pampering day to showcase all our award-winning day spa has to offer....more

TRENZ 2012

TRENZ 2012

Mon, 7th May 2012 - Thu, 10th May 2012

after a successful event in 2011, TRENZ will be again located in New Zealand’s strongest visitor region, showcasing the Southern Lakes. It will take place at the Queenstown Events Centre, 22-25 May 2012....more

Arrowtown Autumn Festival

Arrowtown Autumn Festival

Fri, 20th Apr 2012 - Sun, 29th Apr 2012

The Arrowtown Autumn Festival from 20 -29 April provides a superb reason to get out and enjoy the slowing pace of autumn and the magnificent colours of the season....more

Millbrook Masters

Millbrook Masters

Sat, 14th Apr 2012 - Fri, 20th Apr 2012

4 rounds Stableford Competition Men & Women by age and handicap divisions Plus Gross Competition for Lower Handicaps....more

Wardbirds Over Wanaka

Wardbirds Over Wanaka

Fri, 6th Apr 2012 - Sun, 8th Apr 2012

Lake Wanaka at Easter is one of the most spectacular places in the world. Taking centre stage at the 2012 International Airshow, Wanaka will be host to most of the aircraft featured in our poster opposite. These aircraft have flown at Warbirds Over Wanaka over the decades and we are making a concerted effort to get as many as possible here and flying....more

NZPGA at The Hills in Arrowtown

NZPGA at The Hills in Arrowtown

Thu, 29th Mar 2012 - Sun, 1st Apr 2012

Top level professional golf returns to Sir Michael Hill’s private course The Hills in 2012 with the New Zealand PGA Pro-Am Championship. Players and spectators alike will be treated to the unique challenges and stunning scenery of The Hills and its surroundings, as well as the attractions of New Zealand’s premier tourist destination, Queenstown....more

Gibbston Harvest Festival

Gibbston Harvest Festival

Sat, 17th Mar 2012

A fun family day for all ages. Master classes on wine tasting and food appreciation will be held throughout the day. Activities include food and wine, barrel rolling, bouncy castles, face painting....more

Motatapu Off Road Marathon

Motatapu Off Road Marathon

Sat, 10th Mar 2012

The Motatapu is one of the country's best biking and running events and finishes right on our doorstep, in nearby Arrowtown....more

BMW 650i Coupe Launch at Millbrook Resort

Sat, 25th Feb 2012

The new BMW 650i Coupé will be at Millbrook Resort, Queenstown on the 25th and 26th of February. One glance is enough to be captivated by the elegant lines and uncompromising driving dynamics of the all-new BMW 6 Series
Coupé. 
To experience this Ultimate Driving Machine and find out what other models will be available on the day contact Boyd Wilkinson on 027 450 8049.
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