Wanaka Events

Find out which events are on during your Wanaka stay

Rhythm and Alps – 2022

Cardrona Valley Wanaka, New Zealand

Are you a music lover and festival goer? You’ll need to visit Wanaka during Rhythm and Alps music festival – it’s a blast.

Ripe Wānaka Food & Wine Festival

Ripe Wānaka is full of passion and energy only for the best wine and food of our region and our country – backed by a deep respect, appreciation and knowledge for the industry. Wānaka resident Nathan White, who admittedly has […]

Festival of Colour – Arts Festival – 2023

The Festival of Colour is the flagship arts event for the region. With seven successful festivals under our belt, we are still fresh and stylish and punch well above our weight. We have established our track record with sell-out seasons […]

Cardrona Alpine Resort Ski Field – Opens

Cardrona Ski Field Wanaka, New Zealand

Are you coming to Wanaka for some winter ski or snowboarding? Find out about Cardrona’s opening dates first, or watch their latest video to see what’s in store for your Wanaka ski trip…

Treble Cone Ski Area – Opens

Treble Cone Ski Area Mt. Aspiring Road, Wanaka, New Zealand

Treble Cone, the largest ski area in NZ’s South Island, is famous for its long, uncrowded groomed runs, legendary off-piste terrain and unrivalled views over Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps. For beginner skiers and snowboarders, Treble Cone's learner area […]

Challenge Wanaka Multi – 2023

Challenge Wanaka Multi returns on Saturday, 28 October 2023, featuring a kayak on the Matukituki River, a mountain bike and a trail run. The event will cater for individuals, 2 and 3 person teams and tandem teams. Tandem kayaks will […]