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Full Moon Fondue – Wednesday 17th July & Friday 16th August

Held under the full moon, book here to join us under the stars for a cross-country ski, hosted by our staff, followed by delicious Fondue dinner and dessert in the Snow Farm Lodge.

Trails re-open at 5:30 pm, rentals can be picked up from 4:30 pm. Dinner is 7:30 pm

Events Calender 2019

Bob & Daisy Lee and Meadow Hut Open for the Winter21st June, FridayStay a night in one of our three backcountry huts. For Bookings and availability. www.snowfarmnz.com/shop
Opening Day21st June, FridayPut this date in your calendar for the most anticipated day of the year.
Cobweb 1, 5 & 10km Classic22nd June, SaturdayBlow out the cobwebs from the summer with this fun interval start classic race.
Youth Development Camp10th July, Wednesday - 12th July, FridayEarly season can be a challenging time for youth transitioning into winter from other sports, our three-day six-session camp allows youth who are joining either the Mini Merinos or the Youth Development to spend three intensive days back on snow with their coaches.
Ski Orienteering 13th July, Saturday & 14th July, SundayA fun orienteering and race. Suitable for all ages and abilities, we will have a range of courses to cater for both novices and experts. Sunday 2hr Rogaine.
Full Moon Fondue17th July, WednesdaySki under moonlight and finish with a delicious fondue dinner upstairs in the Snow Farm Lodge
Snow Farm Rogaine (Snogaine)20th July, Saturday. Weather day 21st July, SundayIn association with Highland Events we will be hosting a 3 and 6 hour Rogaine. Snow Shoe, Back country ski, X-C Ski around the Pisa to locate all the checkpoints.
Farm Ski 4km From 27th Saturday, July runs every Saturday till 17th AugustA fun 4km race to try and challenge yourself each week.
Merino Lamb, Mini Merinos and the Development Team27th July, SaturdayThese programmes provides ongoing cross-country ski training, focusing on technique and skills to develop our youth skiers.
Snow Farm 30th Anniversary Celebrations 3rd August, Saturday & 4th August, Sunday"SnoParty' Weekend of fun games & events. Share in some memories of the Snow Farm.
Under Dog NZ Sled Dog Marathon 4th August, SundayMeet the dogs and their mushers from 2:30pm to 3:15pm. Race from 4:30pm until midnight. This is a brand new dog sled event that takes place on the Snow Farm trails.
Sled Dog festival8th, 9th and 10th of August Three separate days of races, with classes from 1 dog Ski-jor to 6 dogs. A must to watch.
Biathlon Champs11th August, Sunday
Full Moon Fondue16th August, FridaySki under moonlight and finish with a delicious fondue dinner upstairs in the Snow Farm Lodge
Club Classic 10km & 21km18th August, Sunday
Tour De Kirtle Burner24th August, SaturdayCelebrate the limited opening of the Kirsty Burn and Top beat Trails with this fun challenge!
Merino Muster Night Sprints28th August, WednesdayFrom 5pm Under lights come and join in this fun head to head race.
Merino Muster31st of AugustNew Zealand's Worldloppet Race with 1km, 7km, 21km and 42km freestyle divisions.
Winter Games3rd, 4th and 5th of September The FIS Australian New Zealand Cup programme will include both the freestyle and classic styles.
NZ Secondary Schools Championships14th September, SaturdayOpen to all students from Year 1 to 13.A 3km individual classic,1km individual freestyle (skating) and a 3km team relay
Spring Fest - Closing Day22nd September, SundayJoin us in celebrating the end of another fantastic season, fun games, races and fancy dress.
Huts and Trails close for the season22nd September, SundayYou are welcome to enjoy the spring skiing on the Pisa. We wont be open but you can come up and ski on the trails and stay in the huts.

Merino Muster

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

New Zealand’s event on the WorldLoppet cross country ski race tour. Experience one of the Southern Hemisphere’s top cross country ski events with 42km, 21km, and 7km distances. 2019 see us celebrating our 25th Merino Muster at the Snow Farm. Enter online

Cobweb 5km Classic – TBA

Join us to blow out the cobwebs and get back into action on the snow. Registration at the Snow Farm ticket counter from 1:00 pm and the event starts at 2:30 pm.

Wanaka Ski Club Championships – TBA

Wanaka Ski Club Championships. Event entries and club memberships took on the day. The first event will be a 5km Classic ski at 9:30am, followed by a 5km Skate ski race at 11:30am. Prize giving and Ski Club AGM at 1pm.

Secondary School Championships – 14th of September

This event is open to any students from Year 1 to 13 who are enrolled in a New Zealand school. There are 3 races on the same day; a 3km individual classic, a 1km individual freestyle (skating) and a 3km team relay. From each race, you collect points that go towards individual and school awards.A competitive team must have 3 students from the same school to be eligible for awards. Non-competitive mixed school, school staff and parent teams are most welcome.

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