The Queenstown Lakes District offers amazing locations for events and hosts a wide range of events including high profile sport, concerts and festivals through to family events and community celebrations. The QLDC wants to promote and support a balanced portfolio of sporting and cultural events that meet community objectives for the District as a whole in respect of recreational activities, community infrastructure and economic growth.


Our Events Strategy

The following key outcomes of QLDC's Events Strategy are:

  1. Maximising the economic benefit that events bring to the District
  2. Optimising the use of District assets and venues
  3. Improving the event profile in the District
  4. Minimising barriers to establishing and maintaining events in the District

See the full Events Strategy.


QLDC's Events Office

The pursuit of the above mentioned outcomes guide work undertaken by QLDC's Events Office. They are the first point of contact for producers of new and/or existing events.

Events Office:
Jan Maxwell
Relationship Manager, Arts and Events

Jan is happy to assist event organisers with advisory, co-ordination and facilitation services as well as funding and support enquiries to QLDC.

Contact the Events Office:

Phone: 03-441-0499