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Festival Info

WINTER STARTS HERE and we’re proud of it!  Weekend 23 & 24 June 2018.

It's an extravaganza of Queenstown's unique culture and community with street parties, fireworks, international and local acts, comedy, family fun, and plenty of Mountain Mayhem.

Festival Info is where you will find all the handy tips and tricks to plan your Festival, where you can book your accommodation, check out our Festival Partners and read all our latest news.

To be the first updated on Festival please join our mailing list or like our Facebook page. 

Stories

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Festival through the eyes of Rach Stewart

Rach Stewart is a self-taught landscape, travel and adventure photographer based in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, who experienced her first ever Queenstown Winter Festival. See her thoughts here:

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New look Festival delivers on expectations, planning for 2018 Festival begins

After a successful 2017 event, organisers of the 43rd Queenstown Winter Festival have confirmed that the shortened format for 2017 was the right decision for the Festival’s long-term future.

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Countdown to Festival opening

The bright lights, fireworks and star attractions of the 43rd Queenstown Winter Festival will shine even brighter on Queenstown and its annual winter celebrations coming straight after winter solstice and the shortest day of the year.

New sponsor for Queenstown Winter Festival a local hero

Media release 20 April 2017: Real Journeys fires up for Queenstown Winter Festival‘s 2017 Friday Night Party & Fireworks