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Top Picks for a Boys Weekend

With the lads in tow, pack up the truck and head to Queenstown for a manly time at Winter Festival.

Get some action: Consider yourself an artful dodger? Slippery character? Got yourself a mean arm? Then you really should enter the Old Mout Dodgeball Championships, and if you aren’t any of those things, enter your team anyway as it will make for good entertainment. Make sure the last man standing is one of yours! Always wanted to be a bobsled champ? Here's your chance, come up to the Opening of Night Skiing and give it a go for yourself.  Don't forget that jumping in icy Lake Wakatipu during the iHeartRadio Day on the Bay is really fun . . . enter The Hits 90.4 Birdman . . go on . . . For a full list of events to enter (with over $45,000 worth of prizes!) check here

Have some laughs and party the night away: Have a laugh with the boys and girls at Comedy Night -it's a bit rude, but a loud, hilarious time is guaranteed.  Head along to the Whisky Tasting Masterclass and kick your Saturday night off right

Watch some sport: Isn't it just GREAT when you can combine watching sports AND holidays? If you and the boys can’t get enough of competition, head to the Queenstown Ice Arena and spectate the SKYCITY Stampede v Botany Swam in games of ice hockey that shouldn’t be missed. It's a bit of rough and tumble AND there's beer. WIN.

Bring your best mate: No not Nigel, your dog! Enter your dog in the Monteith's Dog Derby for some high action sliding down the slopes. Then become the ruler of all barks at the DB Export Dog Barking.

Winter awaits, so don’t hold back - we haven't even started on the snowboarding and heli-skiing yet! Get the boys together and be ready for one epic trip!

Check out more Boys Weekend events below:

22 Jun

Monteith's Dog Derby

The Dog Derby is one of the longest-standing events on the Winter Festival calendar

22 Jun

Monteith's Dog Barking

Think your canine has what it takes to be the ruler of all barks? Bring them along to the Monteith's Dog Barking Competition and earn the title.

22-25 Jun

Apres Ski - Skyline Night Bungy

23 Jun

Old Mout Dodgeball Championships

Consider yourself an artful dodger? Slippery character? Got yourself a mean arm? Then you really should enter the Old Mout Dodgeball Championships

23 Jun

Ice Hockey - SKYCITY Stampede vs Botany Swam (Fri 23 June)

High speed and with plenty of action, see Queenstown's own SKYCITY Stampede take on the Botany Swarm

24 Jun

JUCY Undy 500

JUCY Undy 500 part of the iHeartRadio Day on the Bay - not to be missed! Starting from 12pm, Sat 24 June.

24 Jun

Opening of Night Skiing

Head to Coronet Peak for the opening night of Night Skiing for the 2017 season!

24 Jun

Mitre 10 Mega Raft Race

It’ll be “Ahoy Matey” as a collection of rogue Pirates and Buccaneers take to the lake in their handmade vessels - get your entry in!

24 Jun

iHeartRadio Day on the Bay

What a day on the bay! Come down for the hilarity and craziness of the iHeartRadio Day on the Bay!

24 Jun

The Hits 90.4 Birdman

If you enjoy watching crazy, brave, and enthusiastic people launch themselves into icy cold Lake Wakatipu, don't miss this!

24 Jun

Macpac Mountain Bikes on Snow

Does wheeling your way down a snowy course sound like fun? Of course it does!

24 Jun

Auckland Airport Suitcase Race

Come join the fun at the Auckland Airport Suitcase Race during Opening of Night Skiing.

24 Jun

Olympus Bobsled Championships

Show off your skills at our Bobsled Championships!

24 Jun

Apres Ski - Whisky Tasting Masterclass