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Top Paddock Music Festival

Dec 31st 2016 @ Wanaka

Lake Hawea, New Zealand
I Was There
Saturday, December 31st, 2016
3:00 PM
Lake Hawea, New Zealand
Top Paddock Music Festival is New Zealand's newest inagural event show-casing national and international artists. Located outdoors in Lake Hawea; an iconic alpine location surrounded by lake and mountains. 
New Years Eve 2016 will blow your mind with phenomenal acts from around the globe. Genres include; contemporary country, rock, pop, blues, bluegrass and roots. The vibe is upbeat, BIG and very dancable! We know how hard you work throughout the year, we want to give you the opportunity to play harder.
The venue; Lake Hawea Hotel consists of three levels; 'Bottom Paddock', 'Middle Paddock' and 'Top Paddock'. This year 2000 people will come together to celebrate this crazy life and the new year on the bottom and middle paddock. The vision, is to eventually hold this festival on the 'Top Paddock' where the capacity is 5000+ !
Make sure to use the Top Paddock offical hashtag; #mytoppaddock when posting so we can feature your photos on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
This is an R18 event. ID will be required for entrance.
Where is the best place to book accommodation?
Camping is available onsite at Top Paddock Music Festival! 
 3 and 5 night options are available as follows:
​3 NIGHT CAMPING (31st - 3rd January)
​5 NIGHT CAMPING (29th - 3rd January)
​Campsites hold up to 10 people and have lake and mountain views! Shower and toilet access is availabe at the Lake Hawea lodge just down the hill, however availabity will be limited as it is such a busy time! The lake is also not far away. Other than this, you are securing a piece of dirt for your tent! So please bring everything you require! The Lake Hawea hotel is just down the hill for food and drink and the local grocery store 100 m down the road. 
​Prices are per person for either the entire 3 nights for 5 nights. 
​If you have any questions pelase contact
The Lake Hawea Hotel also host the popular Wanaka Rodeo After Party on the 2nd January and have live music every day over the festive week so don’t hesitate to stick around for 5 days!
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There will be a return bus service (Wanaka - Hawea) check the Transport section of our website for details. There is also parking on the 'Top Paddock' above the Lake Hawea Hotel. Follow us on social media or 'sign up' to our e-newsletter for updates on event information. 
To purchase bus tickets seperately please CLICK HERE
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?