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The coolest season is almost here. Grab your mates and and block out your calendar because Queenstown's Welcome to Winter event is back for 2022!

Welcome to Winter is an action-packed four days celebrating all there is to love about the snowy season in Queenstown. Join us for an epic weekend of free and ticketed events from live music to markets and fireworks, there's plenty of winter fun to be had!

When?
❄️️ Thursday 7 July - Sunday 10 July 2022

Where?
❄️️ Queenstown Bay, Queenstown surrounds and on-mountain.

What's on?
Keep an eye on the Welcome to Winter 2022 Facebook event for updates and more info!

 

Thursday 7 July
❄️️ Queenstown Chamber & Skyline Welcome to Winter Business Lunch

  • 12pm - 2:30pm
  • Where: Skyline's Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar
  • Ticketed event 
  • More information here

 

Friday 8 July
❄️️ Winter Wonderland Market

  • 4pm - 8pm
  • Where: The Mall, Queenstown
  • Arts, Crafts, Food & Festivities
  • More information here

❄️️ Tipi World Bar + Food Trucks

  • 4pm - 8pm
  • Where: Earnslaw Park
  • Food & Bar

❄️️ Coronet Peak Night Ski

  • 4pm - 9pm
  • Where: Coronet Peak
  • Live music and ski under the stars. It's après-ski, Queenstown style!
  • Free to attend

❄️️ TomTom Sound Stage

❄️️ Welcome to Winter: Ziplining Fireworks Tour

  • 5:45pm - 8:30pm
  • Where: Ziptrek
  • More information here

❄️️ Southern Discoveries Fireworks Cruise

  • 6pm - 7:30pm
  • Where: St Omer Wharf, 110 Beach Street
  • More information coming soon!

 ❄️️ Fireworks!

  • 7pm
  • Where: Queenstown Bay
  • Free to attend
  • More information here

 

Saturday 9 July

❄️️ Whakatipu Legend Winter Swim

  • 12pm
  • Where: Queenstown Bay
  • More details to be announced soon

❄️️ Winter Wonderland Market

  • 12pm - 8pm
  • Where: The Mall, Queenstown Waterfront and Earnslaw Park
  • Arts, Crafts, Food & Festivities
  • More information here

❄️️ Tipi World Bar + Food Trucks

  • 12pm - 8pm (Bar 4pm - 8pm)
  • Where: Earnslaw Park
  • Food & Bar

❄️️ Skyline Lunch & Luge  

  • 12:30pm, 12:45pm, 1pm, 1:15pm
  • Where: Skyline Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar - & Luge Track
  • More information to come!

❄️️ TomTom Sound Stage

  • 4pm - 8pm - headline act at 6:30pm
  • Where: Earnslaw Park
  • Headline act NZ band stellar* with vocalist Boh Runga
  • Free to attend

❄️️ Coronet Peak Night Ski

  • 4pm - 9pm
  • Where: Coronet Peak
  • Live music and ski under the stars. It's après-ski, Queenstown style!
  • Free to attend

 

Sunday 10 July
❄️️ Queenstown Preschool & Nursery's Great Family Treasure Hunt

  • 10:30am - 12pm
  • Where: Queenstown Gardens
  • More information here 

 

Make sure to like and follow the Welcome to Winter 2022 Facebook event for regular updates.

Pack your woollies and round up your friends and family for a fun-filled weekend. See you there!

Event Date

07 July 2022 to 10 July 2022

Recurring daily

12:00:00 - 20:00:00

Venue

Queenstown Bay & Surrounds

Physical Address

Queenstown, 9300

More Info

  • Price Info: Free and ticketed events

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