Local artisans sell crafts and gifts with a tasty selection of local produce available. Relax and enjoy the mellow vibes and outstanding 360° mountain views over a coffee and brunch. Located at The Remarkables Park Red Barn, the Market is open from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm every Saturday from 26 October 2019 – Saturday 18 April 2020. Find out more here.
The Arrowtown Farmers’ Market is a seasonal, Sunday market held on the Library Green in Historical Arrowtown.
Offering an excellent range of high quality products that are produced locally and sold by the producers themselves, running from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm every Sunday from 27th October 2019 - 12th April 2020. Find out more here.
Rhythm & Alps: 29 December 2019 - 1 January 2020
Rhythm and Alps 2019 runs over three nights from 29 Dec 2019 – 1 Jan 2020. Situated in the Cardrona Valley, an easy 40-minute drive from Queenstown and 15 minutes from Wanaka.
With an impressive line-up of over 50 international and local acts including the likes of Wilkinson Live, RL Grime and Shapeshifter, this is set to be another great festival. Get your tickets here.
Queenstown New Years Eve 2020
Positioned on the Queenstown lake front at Earnslaw Park, the year of 2020 is brought in with a great line-up of live music across two stages, entertainment, food and a spectacular fireworks display lighting up the night sky at midnight.
A celebration for all! Locals, families, travellers and international guests. The event is free to attend and open to all ages. Check it out here.
Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert: 18 January 2020
Get ready to rock Saturday, 18 Jan at an incredible outdoor venue located next to Gibbston Valley Winery. 2020 headliners at this sold-out event include Billy Idol, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Anastacia, Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Smash Mouth. Find out more here.
Mountain Bike New Zealand National DH Series Coronet Peak: 19 January 2020
Round two of the 2020 MTBNZ National DH Series will be hosted by Coronet Peak in conjunction with the Queenstown MTB Club.
The best downhill riders of NZ will be battling it out for a win to get one step closer to being series champions. Plenty of room for spectators to watch these riders complete their heart pumping runs while taking in the spectacular views over the Wakatipu Basin.
Find out more about Coronet Peak in summer here.
Pinot Celebration 2020: 30 January - 1 February 2020
The Pinot Celebration runs for three action packed days from 30 January - 1 February 2020. Attendees will get to experience master classes, meet wine makers and talented chefs, and experience some of the best food and wine the region has to offer.
Celebrity chef Monique Fiso will join the Pinot Celebration on 31 January and treat guests to a beautiful lunch at Peregrine Wines. Monique has just won Best Specialist Restaurant for her restaurant Hiakai in Wellington which currently has a wait list of over 1000 people. Monique's lunch is just one of the exciting events that guests will be able to look forward to over the three days.
Find out more about the Pinot Celebration 2020 here.
King Beats Charity Festival: 1 February 2020
King Beats Festival 2020 will be held on 1 February at Kingston Station. In its 5th year running, King Beats welcomes headliners Kora as well as The Slacks from Auckland, Tullara from Australia and local bands Turtle Funk and Haven. DJ Jang will bring in the evening with everyone's favourite old school tunes followed by an Electric Rush set.
A family friendly even with games for children, youth and adults, including great prizes to be won. Don't miss out on this great event.
Fat Freddy’s Drop: 8 February 2020
Fat Freddy’s Drop has invited a swag of New Zealand’s finest musicians and international DJs to spark up their annual summer road trip.
No two shows will be the same with the Queenstown show featuring DUB FX, L.A.B, Avantdale Bowling Club and Bailey Wiley! Find out more here.
Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon: 15 February 2020
The 2020 Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon & Trail Runs will be held on the 15 February 2020 - you will be able to experience the challenging and diverse terrain of Ben Lomond Station near Queenstown thanks to the Foster Family.
Starting beside the famous Shotover River you'll run along sheep tracks, historic gold mining water races and high country mustering routes, and finish near picturesque Moke Lake where you'll be able to relax and reflect on your huge personal achievement. Check it out here.
New Zealand Golf Open: 27 February - 1 March 2020
The New Zealand Open is an event for golf aficionados and casual spectators alike. It is a great chance to get along and see the courses at Millbrook Resort and The Hills, admire the sculptures and the homes, and take in the beautiful surrounds.
The New Zealand Open will be an open event in 2020 with free entry to both Millbrook Resort and The Hills.
Find out more about the New Zealand Golf Open 2020 here.