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Annual Events held in Central Otago

Alexandra Trotting Club
Alexandra Summer Markets
Bannockburn Inlet Festival
"Picnic 'n Park", Alexandra
Central Otago Trotting Club, Omakau
Classic Car Show, Cromwell
Cromwell Gallops
Cromwell Speedway
Cromwell Triathlon
Naseby Rodeo
Omakau Gallops
Omakau Racing Club
Roxburgh Triathlon
Shell One Day Cricket, Alexandra

Central Otago Food & Wine Festival, Queenstown
Cromwell Gallops
Maniototo A&P Show, Ranfurly
Mt Benger A&P Show, Roxburgh
Central Otago A&P Show, Omakau
Rural Art Deco Weekend, Ranfurly

Ettrick Flower Show
Ghost to Ghost Triathlon, St Bathans
Cromwell Gallops
Gold Rush Multisport, Alexandra

Lake Dunstan Power Boat Marathon, Cromwell
Round Lake Dunstan Cycle Challenge, Cromwell

Speedway, Cromwell
Easter Bunny Hunt, Alexandra
Maniototo Market Day
Warbirds Over Wanaka (Easter)
Naseby on the Green

Classic Farmer of the Year, Cromwell
Maniototo Ice Rink Highland Ball

Brass Monkey Rally (Motorcycles), Oturehua

Curling Competitions
Ice Triathlon

Alexandra Blossom Festival

Central Otago Masters Games
Cromwell Gorge Half Marathon
Maniototo Market Day, Ranfurly

Millers Flat Flea Market
Otago Goldfields Cavalcade
Thyme Celebration, Alexandra

Bannockburn Mountain Bike Classic
Maniototo Garden Club Tour
Millers Flat Rodeo
Naseby Triathlon
Summer Holiday Programmes, Alexandra & Cromwell

For further information on: Fishing competitions, sheep dog trials, golf tournaments and other sporting events, contact the local Visitor Information Centre.

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Alexandra Blossom Festival - Alexandra's annual Blossom Festival is held on the 4th weekend of September. The Festival is the longest running community event of its kind in New Zealand, this year being the 44th annual celebration of spring. The activities are wide, varied & lots of fun for all ages & interests.

Ranfurly Rural Art Deco Weekend. Ranfurly in Maniototo, Central Otago is a rural art deco oasis. Visit the best gallery of art deco memorabilia in New Zealand. Rural art deco weekend is held in February

Otago Goldfields Cavalcade and Goldpanning Championships - Trails for walkers, riders and wagonners converging on host town in the goldfields. For further details, contact Roberta Laraman, Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust, PO Box 91, CROMWELL. Ph/fax 03 445 1516. Email: goldfields@nzsouth.co.nz

Goldrush Multisport Event - The spectacular hills, trails and rivers of Central Otago, which once buzzed with goldminers last century, are now the venue for a 3 day multisport event held Otago Anniversary weekend (March) each year, which includes running, kayaking, cycling and mountain biking.email: info@goldrush.co.nz

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