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EVERYONE'S INVITED!

An exciting new festival bringing together the best local food, drink, entertainment and accommodation in a celebration of all things Wellington.

Celebrate for 10 days in May 6 - 16

Private: Waitoa Victoria Street
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IIPA Celebration Day

IIPA Celebration Day

Celebrate Wellington’s finest IIPA’s with 10 taps, 10 Wellington Breweries, 10 Fantastic Double India Pale Ales.

Only one can be crowned finest, your vote counts!

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Private: Leroy’s
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Psychic Supper
Private: St Johns Bar and Restaurant
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1920’s Prohibition Speakeasy
Private: Panhead Tory Street
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T-Bone at Panhead – The Sunday Session
Private: LUCKY – Press Hall
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UNLUCKY
Private: CoCo at The Roxy
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Rum With Ray
Private: Hotel Bristol
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Hogwarts Quizmasters
Private: Dillinger’s
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Bootleggers Murder Mystery
Private: QT Wellington
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Opera on the Menu
Private: Ivy Bar & Cabaret
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Jazz Night at Ivy Bar
Private: Coene’s
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The Greatest Showman Dinner
Private: Honey Badger
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Pulp Fiction Friday
Private: Iron Horse Miramar
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Burlesque Revue
Private: Press Hall
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Press Hall
Private: El Barrio
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Son de Cuba
Private: El Barrio
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Lost Latinos (Los Latinos Perdidos!)
Private: Eva Beva
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Drag Brunch
Private: Rosie’s Red Hot Cantina & Taco Joint
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Smokin’ Tacos
Private: Press Hall
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The Bolzo’s Trio
Private: El Barrio
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Afro Fiesta at El Barrio
Private: Eva Beva
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Taking Back Summer
Private: The Tasting Room
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Wellington Firebenders
Private: Yoshi Sushi & Bento (Press Hall)
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Katsu Curry & No Ugly x Denzien Gin
Private: The Sin Bin
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Star Wars Quiz: MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU!
Private: Portlander Bar & Grill
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Mother’s Day Long Lunch
Private: Rogue & Vagabond
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Gold Nugget Pawn Shop
Private: Hotel Bristol
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Stars In Their Eyes
Private: Park Kitchen
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Live Music at Park Kitchen
Private: Double Vision Brewing
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Beer Cocktails – The Moscow Offender
Private: Whistling Sisters
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Vanessa Stacey
Private: Little Beer Quarter
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Drag Me To Beer
Private: CoCo at The Roxy
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Sam Manzanza’s AfroBeat Band
Private: Garden Hotel
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Moley Holey – Crazy Disco Golf Day
Private: Meow
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Pint of Poetry
Private: Jack Hackett’s Irish Pub
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Oscar Lavën and Wallace Gollan
Private: The Foundry Restaurant & Bar
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Pitcher and Platter Spanish Style
Private: Lulu Bar
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King Kapisi DJ set
Private: D4 on Allen
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Ginology

Ginology

An evening of Gin Appreciation, showcasing local Wellington gins and tonics

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Private: Vinyl Bar
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Jerk Wings
Private: El Barrio
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Saint Rosa de Lima with Pisco Sour
Private: Whistling Sisters
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Rio Trio
Private: Khandallah Trading Company
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Family Film Festival

Family Film Festival

Sunday movie day & singalong – we’re putting on your favourite kids movies to give you the chance to have a well earned Sunday lunch

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Private: Roxy Cinema
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Tipsy Tea with James & Isey
Private: Whistling Sisters
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Lady Marmelaide
Private: Dirty Burger
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Good Sh*t & Brisket
Private: Double Vision Brewing
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Frenzy
Private: Eva Beva
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Shake With Jake
Private: Vinyl Bar
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Live Acoustic Session with Tyler Leggett
Private: Whistling Sisters
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Colarado Groove
Private: Vinyl Bar
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Drag Quiz – Welly Edition
Private: Double Vision Brewing
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Wing’n It
Private: Shady Lady
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Traffic Light Party
Private: Shady Lady
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Andy Gartrell Live
Drag Quiz
Private: Garden Hotel
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Mother’s Day Gin Brunch Club
Private: Portlander Bar & Grill
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A Duck & Pinot Affair
Private: Te Aro Brewing Co
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Wellington Band Showcase
Private: Mishmosh
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Gunpowder Rum Fried Jerk Chicken
Private: Station Gardens
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Magic Petting Zoo
Private: Counter Culture Board Game Cafe & Bar
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Play With Your Food
Private: Hotel Bristol
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May the Fourth be with you
Private: Dirty Little Secret
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Dirty Little Drag Bingo
Private: Eva Beva
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Saucy Buoys
Private: Rogue & Vagabond
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Ollie Bomann’s ‘HIP-HOP NIGHTS’
Private: TSB Arena & Shed 6
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BrewDay in Celebration of Beer
Private: Sweet Release
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Not Ribs, Fried Pickles & Fries
Private: Atura Wellington
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Celebrate Mum
Private: Fortune Favours
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Grazing Table Feast!

Grazing Table Feast!

Fortune Favours has teamed up with the foodie folk from The Cheesewheel Ltd to bring you a gourmet experience event like no other!

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Private: Master Kong
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Funky Dumplings Party
Private: QT Wellington
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Love Thy QT
Private: Brew’d Stokes Valley
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We Love The 70s
Private: Whistling Sisters
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Queens For A Cause
Private: Roxy Cinema
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Date Night at The Roxy
Private: t bay cafe – TITAHI BAY
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Carl Webley Live
Private: Blue Lady – Airport
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Surf & Turf Delight Burger
Private: Brew’d Boulcott
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Cherry Chicken Parma
Private: Whitby Co-op Kitchen & Bar
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Pork It Sizzle
Private: United Brew Works
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Satay and Gyoza Combo
Private: D4 on Allen
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Mulled Gin and Kāpiti Cheese
Private: QT Wellington
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Rock Star – Check Into Extraordinary
Private: Rogue & Vagabond
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Voodoo Piano Lounge with Dayle Jellyman
Private: DoubleTree by Hilton Wellington
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Jazz Night at DoubleTree by Hilton
Private: The Residence Bar
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Rock Night with Seismic State
Private: Double Vision Brewing
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Carl Webley
Private: Master Kong
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Into The Tropics
Private: Dillinger’s
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On The Lam
Private: Press Hall
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The Lockdown Quartet
Private: Khandallah Trading Company
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Khandallah in a Burger
Private: Station Gardens
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Pulled Porky Burger

Pulled Porky Burger

A delicious pulled pork burger served with curly fries and aioli, paired with a Chillax APA from Double Vision Brewery

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Private: The Arborist Rooftop Bar and Eatery
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A Trip Down the Rabbit Hole
Private: Karaka Cafe
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Kaiwaiata Māmās
Private: Rogue & Vagabond
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A Toast to New Orleans
Private: West Plaza Hotel
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Eat + Drink + Play = Stay!
Private: Lulu Bar
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Tiki Cabaret
Private: POP
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Taskmaster
Private: Dakota Bar
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Musical Bingo
Private: Rogue & Vagabond
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Sunday Jazz with Jasmine Lovell-Smith
Private: Rogue & Vagabond
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Fire Waltz
Private: Rogue & Vagabond
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Johnny Lawrence’s ‘Sweep The Leg’
Private: Rogue & Vagabond
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The Wellington Mingus Ensemble
Private: Rogue & Vagabond
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The Jazz Underground
Private: Lulu Bar
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Teal Hawaiian
Private: Brew’d Island Bay
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Live Music by Danica Bryant
Private: Jack Hackett’s Irish Pub
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Chicago Blues at Jack Hackett’s
Private: The Old Bailey
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Lunchtime Quiz Challenge
Private: The Arborist Rooftop Bar and Eatery
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The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
Private: D4 on Featherston
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Mammy’s Day – Irish Style!
Private: QT Wellington
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Yas Queen Victorian High Tea
Private: Sprig & Fern Thorndon
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Paul Saker-Norrish Live at The Sprig
Private: D4 on Featherston
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Quarter Acre Block
Private: Atura Wellington
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Atura Arrives
Private: The Arborist Rooftop Bar and Eatery
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Family Lockdown Quartet
Private: Rydges – Wellington Airport
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Escape with Rydges Wellington
Private: Shady Lady
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Cheese A Side Piece
Private: Amador
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Be Gintle Deer
Private: New Zealand Dominion Museum Building
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Highball Cocktail & Spirits Festival
Private: DoubleTree by Hilton Wellington
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Play’ted Terroir
Private: The Residence Bar
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The Resi Spicy Chicken Burger
Private: Panhead Tory Street
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Baxter’s Wing Challenge
Private: Double Vision Brewing
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Beers and Biscuits
Private: Duke Of Wellington
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The Squealing Lieutenant
Private: Karaka Cafe
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Hari Rā Māmā – Hakari Kai
Private: Te Aro Brewing Co
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Dragon Burger
Private: QT Wellington
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The Yeabsley Brothers Live at QT Wellington
Private: One Fat Bird
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Seas The Days
Private: Trinity Hotel
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Staycation at Trinity Hotel
Private: Cutlers Entertainment
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Leading Ladies
Private: Rydges – Wellington Airport
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Old Meets New
Private: POP
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Tangled Chicken
Private: t bay cafe – TITAHI BAY
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Super Charged Cheese Burger
Private: Dakota Bar
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Deep Fried Oreos & Founders IPA
Private: Sprig & Fern Thorndon
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Gourmet Pie & Tasty Pint
Private: The Cambridge Hotel
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Getaway at The Cambridge Hotel
Private: Bethel Woods
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Meeeet

Meeeet

Bethel’s massive Smoked Meat Platter paired with a Fortune Favours Beachcomber Hefe

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Private: Bolton Hotel
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Classic Capital Craft
Private: Brew’d Island Bay
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Catch of The Day
Private: Leroy’s
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4 Kofta Leroy’s
Private: Dakota Bar
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Speed Quiz
Private: Saigon Taste
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Vietnamese Crispy Pancake
Private: James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
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Staycation with Cocktails and Tapas
Private: The Green Man
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Wings Roulette
Private: Concrete Bar
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Concrete Deli
Private: Double Vision Brewing
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Nigel Parry
Private: Karaka Cafe
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Win A Night At The Rydges
Private: James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
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Espresso Martinis and Tapas
Private: Portlander Bar & Grill
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Portlander and Coney Wines Presents: A Duck and Pinot Affair
Private: Fortune Favours
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Fortune Favours Meats and Cheese Board
Private: CoCo at The Roxy
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The Drunken Duck
Private: El Horno
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Stormy Seas
Private: Little Beer Quarter
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Nic-Fill-A
Private: Gilmer Apartment Hotel
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A stay like no other
Private: Concrete Bar
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Concrete Cocktail Masterclass
Private: Dirty Little Secret
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Dirty Birdie + The Frockaccinno
Private: Ivy Bar & Cabaret
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Evolution

Evolution

Wellington’s hottest drag competition is back this 2021 and we are looking to crown our brand new Evolution Drag Grand Champion!

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Private: The Tasting Room
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Wings of Fire
Private: The Arborist Rooftop Bar and Eatery
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I’m Fond of You
Private: Queen of Jackson
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Queen’s Tasting Platter
Private: Oviedo Cafe
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The Friday Session at Oviedo
Private: U Boutique Hotel
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Stay at U Boutique Hotel
Private: Mexico Wellington
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Brunch in Mexico!
Private: Lulu Bar
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Ora King Salmon
Private: Coene’s
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Deep Sea Tangle
Private: St Johns Bar and Restaurant
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Manhattan and the Mediterranean
Private: Oviedo Cafe
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Windy Welly Burger
Private: Flamingo Joe’s
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Mother’s Day Cocktail High Tea
Private: U Residence Hotel
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Stay at U Residence Hotel
Private: Cashmere Lounge
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Suburban Style
Private: Links Café
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The Best of Miramar Golf Club
Private: Origin
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Petone Singles Soirée
Private: The Featherston Tavern
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Karen Louisa Bingo Night
Private: Iron Horse Miramar
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Burlesque Beef Short Rib
Private: Sojourn Apartment Hotel
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Breakfast in Bed
Private: D4 on Featherston
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Luck of the Irish Stew + Beverage
Private: Park Kitchen
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I’m Hooked
Private: El Barrio
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El Barrio’s Second Birthday Party
Private: Avida Bar
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Asian inversion
Private: Brew’d Stokes Valley
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Beef In The Valley
Private: The Crooked Elm
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Paul’s Pukka Pie & A Pint
Private: The Old Bailey
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The Old Bailey’s Famous Breakfast
Private: Double Vision Brewing
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Danica Bryant
Private: Jack Hackett’s Irish Pub
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Fortune Favours Bangers & Mash
Private: The Martinborough Hotel & Union Square
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Trivia at Union Square
Private: QT Wellington
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Popping Popcorn
Private: The Martinborough Hotel & Union Square
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Martinborough’s finest
Private: The Martinborough Hotel & Union Square
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Have breakfast on us!
Private: Eva Beva
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Saint Brendan Sausage Roll & Dixon Cider
Private: Lola Stays
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The Noodles
Private: The Cambridge Hotel
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2 For 20 Burgers
Private: The Cambridge Hotel
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Balls Out Bingo With Anna
Private: The Tote
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Pizza and a Pour
Private: The Tote
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Karaoke at The Tote
Private: Double Vision Brewing
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Beer Bingo