Remarkables Market: Saturdays from 9am-2pm

Expect to find a fantastic selection of local artisans selling crafts and gifts with a tasty selection of local produce and food available. Relax and enjoy the mellow vibes and outstanding 360° mountain views over coffee and brunch. Located at The Remarkables Park Red Barn, the Market is open from 9:00am – 2:00pm every Saturday until mid April 2024. Find out more here.

Remarkables Market

The Remarkables Market

Arrowtown Market: Sundays from 10am-2pm

The Arrowtown Farmers’ Market is a seasonal, Sunday market held on the Library Green in Arrowtown. Offering an excellent range of high-quality products that are produced locally and sold by the producers themselves, the Arrowtown Market is on from 10:00am-2:00pm every Sunday until Easter weekend 2024. Find out more here.

New Zealand Golf Open: 29 February – 3 March 2024

An iconic event on the New Zealand sporting calendar, the New Zealand Golf Open returns to Millbrook Resort in 2024. The tier-one event on the PGA Tours of Australasia has a unique Pro-Am format that brings together a prestigious blend of professional and amateur golfers.

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New Zealand Open at Millbrook Resort

Motatapu: 2 March 2024 

The iconic Motatapu returns on 2 March 2024 with four iconic races: the 47km Mountain Bike Race, 15km Miners Trail, 42km Off-Road Marathon and 52.5km Ultra Run. Held on one epic day, it is your one chance a year to experience the breathtaking high country terrain and traverse the Motatapu, Soho and Glencoe Stations between Wānaka and Queenstown. Don't miss out on this legendary race! Find out more here.

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Macpac Motatapu

Arrowtown Autumn Festival: 25 – 28 April 2024

The Arrowtown Autumn Festival provides a superb reason to get out and enjoy Arrowtown's beautiful autumn colours, sample local cuisine, partake in a workshop or even do some native tree planting. Each day of the festival brings a host of great events and workshops to this stunning historic gold mining town with something for the whole family.

Events such as the Parade, the ASB Market Day, the Autumn Long Lunch and the Pie, Pint and Pinot are staple events of the yearly festival and are not to be missed. 

Keep an eye out for the 2024 Autumn Festival programme here

Arrowtown Autumn Festival street paradeArrowtown Autumn Festival street parade

Routeburn Classic: 20 April 2024 

The Routeburn Classic is an exclusive adventure run limited to 400 lucky athletes taking place on 20 April 2024 - a unique opportunity not to be missed for keen runners! The 32-kilometre-long track traverses two national parks and climbs to 1127 meters above sea level, with some of the most incredible scenery in the South Island.

The event starts at The Divide (near Te Anau) and finishes at the Routeburn Shelter (near Glenorchy).

Lake Harris, on day 2 of the Routeburn Track

Lake Harris, Routeburn Track

LUMA Southern Light Project: 30 May - 3 June 2024 

Immerse yourself in illuminated art in and around the Queenstown Gardens with LUMA. The LUMA Southern Light Project transforms the gardens and lakefront into a dazzling display of glowing art, so layer up, grab a picnic blanket and meander over to the Queenstown Gardens, you won’t regret it.

The event showcases a curated collection of stunning light installations and sculptures, there will also be pop-up events held in the town centre and an art walk along Marine Parade. It's an event not to be missed.

Keep an eye out for 2024 event details here.

LUMA Southern Light Show 2019

LUMA Southern Light Show