Party time during Winter Games

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Friday, 12 August 2011 in Latest News

 It’s time to party! 100% Pure Winter Games are cranking up the action off-mountain this year with a festival celebrating music, comedy, film, theatre, food and wine, extreme sports and rail jams.

In Queenstown the games kick off tonight, Friday 12th August, with the opening ceremony and the Parklife Invitational Rail Jam. Freestyle stylers are going to be busting their best moves on a specially built stair feature rail to a background of pumping tunes. It’s free and a great spectator event right in the heart of downtown Queenstown.
Where: Earnslaw Park When: Friday 12th August Prelims start at 5.30pm Cost: Free

Saturday marks the start of the AJ Hackett Adventure Expo, an exhibition of the great experiences you can have in Quenstown. At 6pm it’s the Volkl Vintage Ski Suit Fashion Show. Strut the catwalk in your best retro gear to win great prizes.
Where: Memorial Hall When: Saturday 13th August From 10am Cost: Free

In the evening the place to be is at the Burton Open Sessions concert featuring kiwi legends Shihad, Kora, Tiki Taane and more. You don’t want to miss this awesome lineup.
Where: Queenstown Events Centre When: Saturday 13th August 8pm Cost: $69 from Ticketik

If you missed out on tickets to the comedy show during Winter Festival you’ll have a chance to catch the hilarious Brendhan Lovegrove at the canadian Club Comedy Roadshow on Thursday. Brendhan is joined by a cracking lineup of NZ and Aussie comedians. It’s looking like it’ll be a great night out.
Where: Memorial Hall When: Thursday 18th August 8pm Cost: $35 (R18)

Experience the spirit of adventure from the comfort of your seat at the NZone Adventure Film Festival. Showcasing a diverse selection of films from around the world bringing the excitement, adrenlalin and danger of adventure sports to the big screen.
Where: Memorial Hall When: Friday 19th – 21st August. Various screenings. Cost: $20

Also check out the Wine Down, Beer Festival, Family Day at Remarkables Park Shopping, Mid Winter Market and lots more. The town's going to buzzing so make the most of these fun events accompanying a world-class competition!

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