The Southern Hemispheres largest and most fabulous week is fast approaching – from the 2nd to 9th of September Queenstown plays host to the colourful event known as Gay Ski Week.
Our three world class ski fields welcome people from all over to celebrate diversity in the only way fitting, with a week of themed parties, karaoke and a sizzling line up of events on and off the mountain.
Where: World Bar, 12 Church Lane, Queenstown
When: Saturday 2nd September 7:00pm
Head to World Bar for opening night and enjoy a complimentary drink, a few nibbles and be entertained by the sounds of DJ ACraig
Where: Lone Star, 14 Brecon St, Queenstown
When: Sunday 3rd September 8:00pm
A fun night with friends whilst enjoying great music, a few drinks and some bar dancers. DJ Kitty Glitter has made the trip over from Sydney
Where: The Ballarat Trading Co. 7-9 The Mall Queenstown
When: Monday 4th September 7:00pm
Show off your general knowledge and head down to the Ballarat, don’t miss out on the great prizes up for grabs
Where: SKYCITY Queenstown Casino 16-24 Beach St, Queenstown
When: Tuesday 5th September 7:00pm
Head to the Casino for a night of great food and great company.
Where: The Remarkables Ski Field, Queenstown
When: Tuesday 5th September 9:00am
Always a highlight of Gay Ski Week! Pop on your suit 'n tie or glamorous frock and race with others in the famous Drag Races. There are many prizes up for grabs, even for those that just show up and support the racers.
Where: Gibbston Valley Winery, 1820 State Highway 6, Gibbston
When: Wednesday 6th September 2017, 12:00pm
Enjoy a relaxed lunch at the famous Gibbston Valley Winery. Located in the stunning Otago country, take a mid-week break from Queenstown’s crowds and try Gibbston’s award-winning wine and food, with a complimentary glass of bubbles on arrival.
Where: SKYCITY Queenstown Casino, 16-24 Beach Street, Queenstown
When: Wednesday 6th September 2017, 8:00pm
Are your voices ready to be heard? Then this is the event for you. A fun event with glitz and glamour and the fabulous host, Miss. Ribena of Family Bar, Auckland.
Where: Cardrona Ski Resort NZ
When: Thursday 7th September 2017, 8:00am
It was so much fun last year - they're doing it again! Join with the Cardrona Resort Staff and carve the slopes in style!
Where: Skyline Gondola, Brecon St, Queenstown
When: Thursday 7th September 2017, 6:30pm
This year Gay Ski Week are returning to the Skyline for a night of great food and entertainment. Enjoy a complimentary drink on arrival at the bottom of the gondola and then be whisked up to 450m above Queenstown. Cabaret dinner and entertainment with the fabulous Miss Kola and friends from Auckland and then finished off by the wonderful Golightlies.
Where: Coronet Peak Ski Area, Queenstown
When: Friday 8th September 2017, 4:00pm
Coronet Peak night skiing. Night skiing is a special feature on this year's program - it's set to be a magical night.
Where: Vinyl Underground, 13 Church St, Queenstown
When: Friday 8th September 2017, 9:00pm
Head to the Vinyl Underground for the most fabulous dress up party of the year, DJ’d by Victoria Anthony.
Where: Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial St, Queenstown
When: Saturday 9th September 2017, 9:00pm
The final night of Gay Ski Week QT and we have Auckland’s premier gay dance party, Propaganda, coming to Queenstown for the first time. DJ Adam Love and DJ Jordan Eskra will end the week in style.