CENTRAL OTAGO EVENTS

ANNUAL EVENTS & FESTIVALS

Central Otago is a natural arena for events, offering something for everyone! From motorcycle rally 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; where even an event can seem like a holiday! Many of the events held in Central Otago attract national and international support. There are also a number of smaller local events throughout the year.





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Date:
Thursday, 26 May 2016
12:20
Event end:
Tuesday, 31 May 2016
12:20
A hilarious and touching story from two of New Zealand’s top comedy writers, Oscar Kightley (Sione’s Wedding, Bro’ Town) and Dave Armstrong (Le Sud, The Motor Camp, Kings of the Gym), about a friendship that spans 40 years, two cultures and one street. Book at your i-SITE.
Date:
Saturday, 4 Jun 2016
Event end:
Sunday, 5 Jun 2016
The Brass Monkey Rally is one of New Zealand’s best known and longest running Motorcycle Rallies where 1500 – 2000 motorcyclists gather annually at Oturehua to celebrate motorcycling in one of New Zealand’s coldest places to enjoy a large bonfire, live band, various events and displays which makes this Rally memorable.
Date:
Saturday, 11 Jun 2016
Extreme mountain marathon or half marathon. Based on Mt. Difficulty, Cromwell, New Zealand.
Date:
Saturday, 11 Jun 2016
The Rustic Run and Walk is not extreme! A team half marathon run relay style. An individual half or full marathon running 5.275km laps through the Bannockburn Sluicings on Saturday June 11th 2016 near Cromwell Central Otago.
Date:
Friday, 26 Aug 2016
Event end:
Sunday, 28 Aug 2016
An ultra marathon 100km event, plus 50km and 80km events through the Naseby Forest.
Date:
Friday, 23 Sep 2016
Event end:
Sunday, 9 Oct 2016
The Contact Alexandra Blossom Festival has a rich and unique history. It is New Zealand’s longest running festival of its kind, and is a celebration of the arrival of Spring in Central Otago. Celebrated with genuine community spirit you too can join in the fun at a range of events.
Date:
Saturday, 29 Oct 2016
Event end:
Sunday, 6 Nov 2016
Thyme Festival is a week-long celebration of the arts and sustainability. Based in Alexandra and held in November each year when the hills are tinged with the purple of flowering thyme, there is a series of workshops, working artists, demonstrations, walks, talks, performances and exhibitions.
Date:
Friday, 11 Nov 2016
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Sunday, 13 Nov 2016
A world-class motor racing event at one of New Zealand's world-class motor racing facilities as the fantastic Highlands 101 returns for its forth year in November 2016!
Date:
Friday, 18 Nov 2016
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Sunday, 20 Nov 2016
The annual Gold *N* Notes Hoe down returns in 2016 to the Cromwell Race Course for three days of live country music performances.
Date:
Monday, 2 Jan 2017
On the first weekend of January the Cromwell Wine & Food Festival is held in the picturesque grounds of the Cromwell Heritage Precinct.
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