Whether you think about food constantly, or dreaming of your next coffee fix the Queenstown Winter Festival has something for you. We’re all about going outside our comfort zone and trying new things, so make sure to check out our Top Picks for expanding those taste buds!
If you can't function without coffee: Nothing beats a warm cup of coffee on a wintery morning, or any morning for that matter! If you can relate to this, the Atomic Pop-Up Caravan Café will be your saving grace for your morning fix. Open daily from 8am-4pm (Thurs & Sat) then 8am - 9pm (Fri and Sat) at the Festival Hub on Earnslaw Park this top-notch espresso is bound to get you through the day and night.
If you need some delicious food to go with that coffee: The Festival Hub will house some amazing vendors over the four days. There every single day is a selection of burritos, burgers, pizzas and churros.
Apres Ski Bar & Dining Programme
The Apres Ski Bar and Dining Programme has you covered when it comes to amazing food & beverage options from local Queenstown restaurants. Take your pick from below and buy your tickets!
Botswana Butchery Winter Festival Luxury Lunch
When: Daily across Festival, from 12pm
The Botswana Butchery Winter Festival Luxury Lunch is a unique opportunity to experience one of Queenstown’s most stylish restaurants with a specially designed menu just for the Winter Festival. Find out more and buy your tickets here
The Winter Feast
When: Thursday 22nd June, starts 7pm
Brought to you by The Pop up Chef, the evening promises a sumptuous four course winter feast. Find out more and buy your tickets here
Taj Indian Winter Meal
When: Daily across Festival, sittings at 5.30pm, 7.30pm & 9.30pm
The Taj Indian Kitchen - Queenstown’s boutique Indian restaurant will take you on a culinary journey! Find out more and buy your tickets here
Skyline Night Bungy
When: Daily across Festival, 5pm - 7pm
Celebrate the Queenstown Winter Festival with Skyline and AJ Hackett Bungy with a truly unique experience! Find out more and buy your tickets here
Moet Champagne on Ice
When: Daily across Festival, 4pm - 7pm
What better place to celebrate the Queenstown Winter Festival than an ice bar! Find out more and buy your tickets here
The Great Coalfire Rib Eating Race
When: Friday 23rd June, starts 4.30pm
It will be loud, it will be messy and it will be loads of fun – it’s the Great Coalfire Rib Eating Race! Find out more and buy your tickets here
Glow in the Foam Party
When: Saturday 24th June, 10pm - 3am
Dance the night away under falling snow at Queenstown’s original underground bar – Vinyl Underground’s Winter Glow in the Foam Party! Find out more and buy your tickets here
Whisky Tasting Masterclass
When: Saturday 24th June, 3pm - 5pm
Warm up this Winter Festival with a whisky tasting experience at Queenstown's Original Gastro Pub. Find out more and buy your tickets here
Eichardt's & Gibbston Valley Winter Winemaker Dinner
When: Sunday 25th June, starts 7pm
The Grille by Eichardt's is Queenstown’s premier dining destination. With a vibrant and stylish setting, this special dining event has been created exclusively for the Queenstown Winter Festival and provides a rare opportunity for wine lovers to gain an intimate insight into one of Central Otago and New Zealand’s premiere producers. Find out more and buy your tickets here
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