NZ Spirit Festivals

Updated as information comes to hand

Nov 5th 2022
Abbeville Estate


Dec 10th 2022
Trafalgar Centre


Jan 28th/29th 2023
Frank Kitts Park


March 11th/12th 2023
Haere-roa, Ilam Homestead

Gincredible is cancelled for 2022

Saturday 5th March 2022,
Wharepai Domain,

Held on the fourth Saturday of January every year, at different hosting distilleries.
As part of the festival, Distillers from all over NZ each select a botanical and the host distillery will create a recipe and produce the year’s limited edition NZ Gin Day release

2021: –

Hosted by National Distillery Co
Napier 23 January 2021

2022: –

Over lockdown Juno Gin produced the 2022 New Zealand Gin Day Distillers Choice Botanical Gin, which won a Gold medal at the NZ Spirits Awards

2023: –

Hosted by 1919 Distilling
Auckland 28 January 2023

No Information on 2022 or 2023 yet

When: Fri 26 Feb 2021, 4:00pm–8:00pm
Where: Elemental Distillers, 195 Rapaura Road, Blenheim, Marlborough
Restrictions: All Ages
Ticket Information: Admission Free
Website: Elemental Distillers

Saturday 26 November 2022

Majestic Square
1:00pm – 6:00pm
Whanganui On the Rocks

Website link no longer active

Saturday 7 January 2023.
12pm – 8pm
Location: 430 Abel Tasman Drive, 7183 Golden Bay
Phone: 03-525 8575
Kiwi Spirit Summer Festival 2023


Saturday Feb 25th, 2023
1pm – 6pm
Wingatui Racecourse, Gladstone Rd, Wingatui

Next Dramfest 2023

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th of March 2023.
Te Pae Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre
Contact Whisky Galore
p: +64 3 377 6824

Spring Gin Festival

No Information on cancellation new dates for 2022 or 2023 yet

Was: 5 February 2022
Iris Lawn, Mona Vale Homestead and Gardens
40 Mona Vale Avenue

Highball 2022 will now be held 23 – 24 September 2022, and Wellington Cocktail Week from 19 – 25 September.

Where: Dominion Museum Building, Te Aro, Wellington

Auckland Gin Festival 2023

2, 3 & 4 February 2023

Location: The Cloud, Queens Wharf
Phone: Australia 0402 990 640
60 distilleries from Australia and New Zealand

Was: Saturday 27 August 2022

Location: Larcomb Vinyard
307 Larcombs Road, Rolleston 7678
1pm – 9 pm

Selwyn Summer Festival

Saturday February 18, 2023

Location: Larcomb Vinyard
307 Larcombs Road, Rolleston 7678
1pm – 9 pm

Inaugural event in 2022, organised by the Pauanui Club & Harcourts Pauanui, hopefully again next year
Was: Saturday 24 September 2022

Location: 31 Sheppard Avenue, Pauanui
Doors open at 12pm

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