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 MarathonLuma 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

24 Apr
events Volunteer 24 Apr 2024

QMTBC Wednesday Night Digs

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

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...

27 Apr
events Family Friendly 27 Apr 2024

Community Tree Planting

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

30 May
events Art, Culture & Theatre 30 May 2024

LUMA - Southern Light Project

Switch on your winter with LUMA24. Once again we’re taking over the Queenstown Gardens over King’s...

22 Aug
events Other 22 Aug 2024

Winter Pride 2024

Winter Pride: the largest winter rainbow festival in the southern hemisphere celebrating love,...


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Autumn Event Guide

March - May

Winter Event Guide

June - August

Spring Event Guide

September - November

Summer Event Guide

December - February

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.