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Earthmoving Practise Day - Friday 18 April
Main Show - Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 April 2025

Buzzing with energy, Wheels at Wanaka is huge! With over 50 acres of entertainment, vintage tractors, steam engines, dirt bikes & ATV demos, an earthmoving extravaganza and a non-stop parade ground programme. It’s history in motion!

In 2025 we celebrate a Centenary of Caterpillar and the end of an era, the 4th and FINAL Wheels at Wanaka. Don't miss out!

Earthmoving Practise Day (All other zones are closed on Friday)

9am to 4.30pm - Good Friday, 18 April 2025

The Terra CAT Earthmoving Practise Day on Good Friday is a chance to see our mighty earth-movers in action as they tear up the ground in front of your eyes. NB: No other part of the show will be open to the public, there will be no parades on Friday.

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Two Day Main Show  (incl. all vehicles, parades & earthmoving extravaganza)  

9 am to 4.30pm Saturday, 19 and Sunday, 20 April 2025

The main Wheels at Wanaka show parade ground & earthmoving programs will run on both Saturday and Sunday.

Friday is a Practise Day for Earthmoving. The rest of the show will be closed to the public on Friday.

3 Day Passes include Friday, Earthmoving Practise Day and 2 Main Show Days.

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Terms and Conditions of Entry

Download the T's and C's here.

Wheels at Wanaka is not-for-profit trust, surplus funds from the event, will be directed to registered charities within the region. 2021's benefactors were The Heartlands Tractor Trek for Heart Kids & West Otago Vintage Club.

Visitor Information

Key Information

Purchase your show merchandise from the Wheels at Wanaka Online Shop.

See our Whats On at Wheels at Wanaka for the full program of events.

Avoid the queue, buy your tickets online before you arrive.

Wheels at Wanaka is a no dogs event, please leave your dogs at home.

Support Wheels at Wanaka traders, please, no BYO alcohol.

Public / Visitor's car parking and entry is via Sir Tim Wallis Drive, Three Parks, Wanaka.

Public Onsite camping is not permitted for event visitors. Learn more here.

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Mobility help at Wheels at Wanaka

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