The Winery at Ayrburn

You asked, we listened! We are thrilled to finally announce our brand new Queenstown day-time hub: The Winery Arena at Ayrburn!
For those who want a break from carving up the piste, or those who NEED a cheese platter with a bottle of robust Central Otago pinot or those simply just wanting a feast for your eyes and ears – then we’ve got you covered! And boy are you in for a treat!
The Winery at Ayrburn provides an unforgettable experience of luxury and relaxation! Over the four days of Snow Machine Queenstown, Wednesday 4th – Saturday 7th September, we are thrilled to unveil our brand new daytime arena!
Soak in the beauty and sophistication of Ayrburn, Queenstown’s newest gem set amongst the stunning country landscape at the edge of Arrowtown. From the moment you enter the grounds you’ll be enchanted by the lush gardens and thriving vineyards surrounding you. Take your pick of Ayrburn’s incredible onsite bars and restaurants, or relax on the grass with a meal and drink from the outdoor bar.
For the first three days – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – Snow Machine ticket holders can enjoy complimentary entry, with bus transfers included from Queenstown (the perfect excuse for a rest day). Then things kick up a gear for the final day! Saturday 7th will be a ticketed event, featuring a bespoke line up;

Middle Kids · Drax Project
LadyHawke · Teenage Dads ·  MESSIE
Groove City ·  Jimi The Kween ·  Danny Clayton · Tiana
Ivy · Turtle Funk · Julian Temple · Zahn Walker
+ more!
Savour fine wines, dine in style, go for a stroll to a nearby waterfall, and enjoy live music from our wonderful lineup of artists. The Winery at Ayrburn invites you to unwind and indulge in the best that Central Otago has to offer.

Let us unpack everything on offer…


FREE ENTRY: Wednesday / Thursday / Friday

We are SO excited to be hosting a massive line up of artists in “The Dell” outdoor amphitheater at Ayrburn from Wednesday to Friday, 11am – 4pm. Entry and buses are included as part of your Snow Machine festival ticket! (Psst! You can jump straight on the bus from Ayrburn out to the Main Arena on Thursday and Friday!)

Meet The Winery at Ayrburn 2024 Line up:


Teenage Dads · Danny Clayton · Tiana + more!


MESSIE · Zahn Walker + more!


Groove City · Jimi The Kween · Turtle Funk · Julian Temple + more!

Grab a drink, eat some tasty food and soak up the sounds in the beautiful, lush grounds! Best part is, it’s easy to get there with complimentary buses running from Queenstown.


We couldn’t resist the urge to have some of our favourite artists take to The Winery stage, so we’ve curated an event that is bound to get Queenstown talking!
On Saturday 7th Sept, 11am – 4pm, please welcome;

Middle Kids
Drax Project
+ more!

This event is a ticketed Snow Machine side event, with tickets available for $99. The ticket includes entry into the event plus a return bus from Queenstown (there will be buses heading straight to Main Arena in the afternoon).

Grab yours now before it’s too late!



Ayrburn has some incredible food and drinks on offer across their four restaurants and bars onsite! Each space is meticulously designed to offer both comfort and elegance, with cozy rooms providing the perfect retreat (and treat!) on your rest day.

Of course, an outdoor bar and food options will also be available for you to enjoy each day, where you can relax on the grass and enjoy the music.


Lunch sittings: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Want to sample some of Ayrburn’s finest wines and tasty tapas? Each day we will have Wine & Tapas lunch sittings available in one of their gorgeous venues, The Manure Room. Don’t let the name scare you off, the food in The Manure Room is delicious!

With two sittings available per day – 11am or 1:30pm – you can enjoy two wine flights and two tapas plates over a leisurely two hour seating.
Wine flights include: The Aromatic Lift, followed by the Pinot Perfection.
Seats are limited, so purchase your spot in advance to secure!





Friday 6th September, 11am

On the Friday, come and experience an infamous Poof Doof Drag Brunch!
Starting from 11am in The Manure Room, you’ll enjoy 2hrs of brunch platters and mimosas as the Kweens put on a performance like you’ve never seen before!

Tickets cost $99 and seats are limited, so get in quick!




Saturday 7th September, 12pm

There’s nothing better than wining and dining, while giving your legs a well earned rest from skiing! So on the Saturday we will also have a very exclusive and limited Long Lunch on offer!

From 12pm, you’ll be treated to a delectable feast menu + a 3hr drinks package in the stunning Barrel Room.

Your ticket will also give you access to the ticketed event, so once you finish eating, you can stroll into the event to catch the headliner of the day; Middle Kids and Ladyhawke!


We cannot wait for you to see Ayrburn and why we couldn’t resist the opportunity to expand Snow Machine out to Arrowtown!



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