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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Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017
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Saturday, 13 Jan 2018
Located in the stunning Cromwell Heritage Precinct the Cromwell Farmers’ and Craft Market is popular with locals and visitors. The market runs every Sunday from Labour Weekend to Easter Weekend and includes a wide range of regionally supplied produce and crafts including seasonal fruit, cheese, wine, bread, chutneys, cut flowers, wooden crafts and soaps.
Sunday, 26 Nov 2017
The Annual Festive Fete is on again, come along on Sunday the 26th of November for some fun in the sun, loads of wonderful shopping, divine wine, food, and interesting demonstrations.
Sunday, 31 Dec 2017
Cromwell Cherry Festival is on the 31st of December January 11:30am - 1:30pm in McNultys Garden, Cromwell Heritage Precinct. The event is a festival of all things cherries and includes the NZ National Cherry Spitting Contest.
Saturday, 6 Jan 2018
On the first weekend of January the Cromwell Wine & Food Festival is held in the picturesque grounds of the Cromwell Heritage Precinct.
Sunday, 14 Jan 2018
The St Bathans Village Fete is held every year by the Cambrian St Bathans branch of Rural Women New Zealand. Market Stalls, Ghost Hunt, Games, Competitions, Food, Fashion, Family fun with entertainment available throughout the day.
Friday, 2 Feb 2018
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Monday, 5 Feb 2018
Waitangi Weekend will see the sounds of ukeleles echo through Manuherikia valley with the first ever Lauder Ukelele Festival.
Saturday, 3 Feb 2018
The Central Otago Craft Beer Festival celebrates craft brewing, fine beers, ales and ciders, great food, and Central Otago wines. The event is held in Pioneer Park in the middle of Alexandra, Central Otago.
Saturday, 24 Feb 2018
The River Range Music Festival (formally Bannockburn Music Fest) is returning with a one day festival set in Cromwell, Central Otago.
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