Best Time of Year to Get Married in Queenstown

Queenstown Wedding Planning

Want to know what one of our most frequently asked questions is? You guessed it…when is the best time of year to get married in Queenstown? It is a very good question! So here you go – our best advice to help you pick the perfect season to plan your wedding day…

Summer Queenstown Wedding Planning

Summer – During our summer months (December – February), you can expect long days (sunsets past 9pm), lots of sunshine and warmer weather. So as expected, this is traditionally the popular wedding season!

Autumn wedding Queenstown

Autumn – The autumn colours in our region have people travelling from all around the world to experience this seasonal beauty that happens from March to May. If you want a bright and beautiful backdrop for your wedding day, well we’ll just let the photos speak for themselves…

Winter wedding in Queenstown New Zealand

Winter – Another popular season here in Queenstown is our winter that runs from June through August. We are talking…Snow! Snow! Snow! And you can expect lots of bluebird days, romantic candlelight, incredible winter lighting (that the photographers LOVE) and ski season. Seriously, what’s not to love?

Spring wedding in Queenstown

Spring – The spring months here in Queenstown (September – November) are some of our personal faves. One word – peonies (Google it if you don’t know!). Those beauties along with snowy mountaintops and spring blossoms…well it feels like spring brings together the best of both worlds!

Queenstown Wedding Seasons

So there you have it. It’s true – EVERY season is a good season here in Queenstown! Sorry if we didn’t make the choice any easier for you, but at least you can rest assured that whether you choose winter, spring, summer or fall, you are going to have one incredibly stunning backdrop for your big day!

With thanks to Rich Bayley, Carla Mitchell and Holly Wallace for the fantastic photos!