iHeart Radio Top Paddock Music Festival

Monday, December 31 to Tuesday, January 1

8.5 hours of music + after party | 2 stages | 1O acts | camping | glamping | work hard, play harder!

iHeart Radio Top Paddock Festival, is the South Islands largest country music and camping festival, show-casing national and international acts.

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iHeart Radio Top Paddock Music Festival is located outdoors in Lake Hawea; an iconic location nestled deep in the Southern Alps. 

2018 Lineup: 

Hurricane Fall (AU) * Germein (AU) * Jody Direen * Abby Christo * Assembly Required * Kaylee Bell * Arun O’Connor * Coopers Run * Kieth Pereira

iHeart Radio Top Paddock Festival is returning to Lake Hawea for the third year December 31st, 2018. Sharing the stage will be Hurricane Fall (AU), Germein (AU), Jody Direen, Abby Christo, Assembly Required, Kaylee Bell, Arun O’Connor, Coopers Run, and Keith Pereira.

Tickets to the New Years Festival deep in the Southern Alps are on sale NOW!

GA | VIP | Glamping | Camping

The iconic outdoor venue provides an amazing backdrop for the Festival amidst the surrounding lake and mountains. With camping and glamping available, waking up to the magnificent view of Lake Hawea is the best way to start 2019. The addition of a second stage this year and various other additions will make Top Paddock bigger and better!

  • Coming off a whirlwind year including record-breaking sell out shows in Australia, with their in-your-face and rock-edge sound, five-piece male band Hurricane Fall will co-headline Top Paddock, bringing a massive show with a mix of original and rousing sing-along covers set to impress.
  • Joining Hurricane Fall on the bill is Australian’s Germein, an indie-pop rock sister band in the midst of a 15 date stadium tour with Birtish supergroup ‘Little Mix’ in the U.K.
  • New Zealands queen of country and 2017 Vodafone NZCMA best album winner Jody Direenis back to deliver a great performance.
  • Abby Christo, former half of X-Factor finalist hit Kiwi duo, Mae Valley, is set to entertian a bubbly, upbeat show as she embarks on her solo career.
  • Assembly Requiredreturn with their hard-hitting guitars and powerfully raw vocals after a ring of sell-out shows across New Zealand.
  • Kaylee Bellbrings her smash hits back to the stage after astounding success including reaching over 2 million Spotify plays on her #1 single ‘Getting Closer’.
  • Established couple-duo Coopers Runalong with YouTube cover-star Keith Pereiraboth from the North Island are set to rock every party-song under the sun.
  • New Zealands 2018 prestigous Gold Guitar over-all winner Arun O’Connor will blow you away with his incredible vocals often likend by critics to singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton, especially with his amazing reindition of ‘Tennesse Whiskey’ of which O’Connor performed as his finale song.

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Return bus tickets are available for purchased from our website. Buses will be running at various time from Wanaka to Hawea and back.

Physical Address

1 Capell Ave, Lake Hawea, Otago, New Zealand


$79.00 to $139.00

GA Earlybirds $79 | GA $89
VIP Earlybirds $129 | VIP $139

Camping from $35 per night
Gaming from $199 per nigh for 2 people.

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