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The Dog Derby is one of the longest-standing events on the Winter Festival calendar
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.
SKYCITY Queenstown’s annual Winter Festival Quiz has become a festival favourite.
Consider yourself an artful dodger? Slippery character? Got yourself a mean arm? Then you really should enter the Old Mout Dodgeball Championships
The TSS Earnslaw will host a Thank You Cruise that will culminate with sitting pole position on the lakefront to watch the fireworks!
JUCY Undy 500 part of the iHeartRadio Day on the Bay - not to be missed! Starting from 12pm, Sat 24 June.
Head to Coronet Peak for the opening night of Night Skiing for the 2017 season!
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!
What a day on the bay! Come down for the hilarity and craziness of the iHeartRadio Day on the Bay!
If you enjoy watching crazy, brave, and enthusiastic people launch themselves into icy cold Lake Wakatipu, don't miss this!
Does wheeling your way down a snowy course sound like fun? Of course it does!
Come join the fun at the Auckland Airport Suitcase Race during Opening of Night Skiing.
Charity Applications are open and will close on Tuesday 18 April.
Our festival volunteers are essential to the success of the Queenstown Winter Festival.
Each year we recruit a team of enthusiastic, reliable and motivated volunteers to assist in the delivery of the festival.
This year we will open our applications online near the end of May, if your interested check back! We would love to have you involved in this year's festival.
The Performer Expression of Interest and Food Stall Vendor applications are now closed for 2017. Please look back in October when expressions open for 2018!