Come along and have fun on and off the snow in Queenstown, NZ.
Winter Pride NZ 2018
Gay Ski Week QT 2018, 1 - 8 September 2018, NZGay Ski Week QT is back for 2018 in Queenstown, New Zealand. Come join us and catch up with old friends, make new ones, hit the slopes, wineries, other adventure activities or whatever else catches your fancy. Whether you come for the whole week, a few days or just a long weekend, let's get together and celebrate our community. We will use this event page to update you on what is confirmed and what we are still trying to plan. So check in on the discussion and on the information in the description section. Jam-packed with amazing events, including dance parties , apres ski, cabaret and ski and boarding, the festival is the perfect week for people to show their true selves in an accepting, supportive and fun community. Held annually, Queenstown is one of the best places in the world to host such a festival. As well as being the adventure capital of the world, it’s also a top tourist destination, and is full of supportive local businesses and people who welcome and encourage our community’s growing demographic. What is Apres Ski? In a New Zealand context, this is different from in Europe. We are going to give this a really hard push this year, with prizes, happy hour, and live music / DJ's as you rejoin your friends and mountain groups with live music / DJ in a bar which is keen to partner with our Gay Ski Week QT as a pride event. These are early, pre-dinner drinks and should be a lot of fun. • Event Passes: There are currently 3 full week passes available: VIP Event Pass, which gives prioritised access to queues and bars, the Maxi Event Pass, and the Mini Event Pass. We also have the Weekender pass now available for those of you who can only come for a few days. Check the Eventfinda link for specific details on each. • Discounts Earlybird passes (limited release) give a 10% discount on standard ticket prices for events. Standard Event Passes give a 5% discount on included ticket prices. That's all for now folks. It is going to be epic as usual. See you all in early September The Gay Ski Week QT Team: Mike, Martin, Tracey, and Ben. Gay Ski Week QT is operated and managed by South Pacific Pride Ltd T/A Gay Ski Week QT. Festival / Gay, Lesbienne
Hike with Pride to Ben Lomond SaddleJoin our Gay Ski Week QT walking guides in our new Hike with Pride walk as part of the Off-Mountain festival series. The Hike with Pride events are an exciting development for those visitors who want to explore and don't ski, but wish to meet new friends, get some great views and some exercise. The Ben Lomond Saddle is a MUST DO hike in the area with stunning views from the top. Allow 4 hours + return to town. What to bring: A bottle of water. Snacks of your choice. Warm jacket/rain jacket. Comfortable walking/hiking shoes. Lots of energy. Meet for at 9.50am for a 10am sharp departure at the DOC Offices/Coffee Caravan life's a grind espresso on Stanley Street. Grab a coffee from the crew before you head up the mountain. Your guide will make themselves known by wearing Gay Ski Week CREW clothing and there will be a Gay Ski Week Flag visible at the meeting point. Please register so we can ensure we have sufficient guides for people on the day. Just click I am GOING on this event. Donations of $10 welcome for Gay Ski Week charity causes throughout the week (charities to be announced). Everything you need to know on the DOC link below: http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/otago/places/queenstown-area/things-to-do/ben-lomond-track/ Sport / Gay, Lesbienne
Gibbston Valley Long LunchEnjoy a relaxed lunch at the famous Gibbston Valley Wines. Located in the stunning Central Otago countryside, 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. This event not only includes lunch, but also a wine tasting tour in the famous cave! Live music, amazing company, and bubbles. What more do you need to spend an awesome day in stunning scenery? This will be an event you won’t want to miss! If this event sell's out, then we will put on another equivalent event on a different date during the week. Ticket includes return transport to and from our host hotel Novotel Queenstown Lakeside. Buses leave at 11.30am for a 12 noon kick off. Buses drop you back at The Novotel around 3.30pm. This event is included in the VIP and Maxi Event Passes. After-Work / Gay, Lesbienne
Apres SkiJoin us for the Gay Ski Week QT Apres event @ the amazing Smiths - Craft Beer House. FREE ENTRY. Live Music or DJ every day. This is THE place to meet after a day on the mountain, a day of adventures, or just before you head off to one of our amazing events at night. The Smith's team are awesome and amazing hosts! Don't worry about dropping home your ski and boarding gear - just swing by for some fun before you go home and shower for your big night ahead. Use the ski concierge services available from the Pride Bus, or leave your boards and skis on your car for self drive. After-Work / Gay, Lesbienne
"All Hands on Deck" Lake Pride Party CruiseAll aboard for this one - a little rolling about, a bit of a swell going on - always fun to be had on a boat. All welcome - just remember to dress up in theme. Feat DJ Hayley Maree, shipped in all the way from Melbourne! Restrictions: R18 Cost: $52.00 This Event is NOT included in any Festival Passes Clubbing / Gay, Lesbienne