Events in Queenstown

Queenstown's event calendar is packed with festivals and entertainment year round.

Discover events big and small in Queenstown with a complete guide to the destination's best attractions.

The Winter Games NZSotheby's Realty Queenstown Marathon, Gibbston Valley Summer ConcertLuma Southern Light Project and New Zealand Golf Open are just some of the fantastic events hosted in Queenstown. Big or small, sporting, music or family-friendly, you’ll find great events in Queenstown all set amongst a spectacular lake and alpine backdrop.


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Featured Events

28 Feb
events Volunteer 28 Feb 2024

QMTBC Wednesday Night Digs

Grab your bike and join the Queenstown Mountain Bike Club each week for their Wednesday Night Digs!...

02 Mar
events Markets 02 Mar 2024

Remarkables Market

Remarkables Market offers locals and visitors alike the opportunity to purchase high quality local...

06 Mar
events Volunteer 06 Mar 2024

Community Nursery Summer Evening Sessions

We're thrilled to announce the start of our Community Nursery Summer Evening Sessions, especially...

07 Apr
events Family Friendly 07 Apr 2024

Community Tree Planting

Community planting days are a great chance to head out to a beautiful location, get your hands dirty...

25 Apr
events Music 25 Apr 2024

Arrowtown Autumn Festival

The Arrowtown Autumn Festival proudly brought to you by Mora Wines & Artisan Kitchen, is an...

15 Feb
events Sporting 15 Feb 2025

Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon & Trail Runs

The Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon & Trail Runs give you the chance to experience the...

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December - February

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March - May

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June - August

Spring Event Guide

September - November

Discover events further afield

The regions surrounding Queenstown also hold a plethora of wonderful events year round, from the Alexandra Blossom Festival to Ripe - Wanaka Food & Wine Festival, and events on and off the mountain.

Explore what's on in Lake Wānaka and Central Otago.