What’s on in Queenstown this autumn
Autumn in Queenstown is action packed with some of the year’s most entertaining festivals and events.
A must on your autumn food and wine itinerary is the Gibbston Wine and Food Festival (15 March). The event showcases the region’s wines, food and produce, while entertaining crowds with local musicians, and wine celebrities.
If you’re visiting Queenstown over Easter, be sure to catch some of the annual 10-day Queenstown Bike Festival (12 April – 20 April).
The 10-day Arrowtown Autumn Festival (25 April – 4 May) delivers a colourful program of events that highlights the magic of Arrowtown’s gold mining past. Visiting Arrowtown is a must so make time to explore the tree-lined streets, old miners’ cottages, restored Chinese Village and Lakes District Museum.
Jump from the heritage of Arrowtown into the 21st century and grab a ticket to the Blues and Roots Festival. Being held on Saturday 26 April at the Queenstown Events Centre, the day features a stunning line-up of acclaimed national and international acts.