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Annual Events

Central Otago, New Zealand is a natural arena for events, offering something for everyone, from motorcycle rallies to multisport, horses to history, and festivals for wine, food, blossoms and thyme. Whether participating or just watching, our events have that unique Central difference - it’s a world of difference, where even an event can seem like a holiday!

The following are some of the events held in Central Otago which attract national and international support. There are also a number of small local events throughout the year.

Annual Events (10)
Annual Events
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Saturday, 29 Nov 2014
The Gutbuster mountain bike race deservedly gets its name from the challenging 75km course from Garston Hotel, up over the Hector mountains, through the spectacular Nevis Valley, and over Duffer’s Saddle on the Old Woman Range. 11am start from Garston Hotel.
Saturday, 6 Dec 2014
10:00 a.m.
The Annual Festive Fete is on again, come along on Saturday the 6th of December for some fun in the sun. Loads of wonderful shopping, divine wine, food, and interesting demonstrations. With world-class entertainment from Jody Direen and the lovely Vanessa Kelly & the Bella Cadets.
Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014
This is a great holiday event with “3 races in 1” designed to cater for everyone. Starting at the Bannockburn Pub it’s a great sight to watch the field of over 500 bikers head off ‘en-mass’.
Friday, 2 Jan 2015
9:30 a.m.
Lake Dunstan Triathlon & Duathlon are held on the 2nd January each year, this is a great event on the lake with options to complete either two or three disciplines, with further permutations on the water to either kayak or swim this leg – you choose. 9.30am start at McNulty Inlet.
Saturday, 3 Jan 2015
On the first weekend of January the Wine & Food Festival is held in the picturesque grounds of Old Cromwell Town Historic Precinct.
Sunday, 4 Jan 2015
Held in Cromwell the fruit bowl of the south, the Cromwell Cherry Festival celebrates the first delicious stonefruit of the season.
Sunday, 11 Jan 2015
9:00 a.m.
This 96km road cycling race around Lake Dunstan is the way to see the countryside and enjoy a circuit that starts in Cromwell, travelling via Bendigo, Luggate, Queensberry and Lowburn back to Cromwell.
Saturday, 17 Jan 2015
12:00 p.m.
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Sunday, 18 Jan 2015
The Banny Music Fest is returning for it's second year on January 24th 2015. A one day, free festival set in Bannockburn, Central Otago, New Zealand.
Saturday, 14 Feb 2015
10:00 a.m.
Come along for a great family day out! There are all the traditional sheep and horse events, home industry, machinery displays and of course the Grand Parade.
Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015
Maniototo Agricultural & Pastoral Show
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