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Teapots for Good


POV - You wake up, heads fucking pounding, already an hour late for work, 5 missed calls from your boss, as well as a couple texts you regret sending out. You check your bank account, it's not good, but then you remember - the teapots you were arrogantly shouting are…

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Back for lunch!


The long-awaited day has arrived. The World Bar is back for lunch on Fridays and Saturdays. Doors open from 11:30am with some fresh lunch specials!

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Worldstock 2022


More than a bunch of stoned rain-soaked hippies dancing in the mud, The World Bar’s iconic Worldstock festival is back for two days of peace, love and party goodness. Saturday, December 3rd Lineup: R!SK CHARLIE CBEN LOCKSTUBACCA & SALMON Sunday, December 4thJAFIRE & PETIELESMAO DREADTHE MANDATES More acts to be…

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Slinging Pints, Bombing Hills & Making Art


Few people have an arm as rubber as Gretel’s. Taking the whole ‘work hard, play hard’ mentality to a new level - she’s nothing short of a weapon both on and off shift. This cocktail-shaking maestro of World Bar, slings pints as if it's nobody’s business. Gretz joined our crew…

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Skate Jam: Half Pipe Garden Party


The weather is getting warmer which can mean only one thing, Skate Jam is back! So grab your decks or find your skates then head down for a day of halfpipe goodness. FREE ENTRY Saturday, 12 NovemberHalf-Pipe Opens 3pmDJ in the Beer GardenLive Band from 10pm

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Worlds Adventure Movie Night


La Liste: Everything or Nothing Grab a snack, get snug by the fire and join us for an adventure movie night!Date: Tuesday, 16 August Time: 6:30pmScreening: La List | Everything or Nothing. Big mountain skiers, and close friends, Jérémie Heitz and Sam Anthamatten, find beauty and display grace in the…

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Worldstock 2020 Lineup


Worldstock is one of Queenstown's longest-running parties. The biggest (and only) indoor festival, we literally roll out the green carpet (real turf grass) for this event. All you have to do is don your very best 1960's attire. Your ticket is your outfit, so if you're not groovy, you can't…

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"I'm tripping. Like, actually tripping. I see colours." That is an actual quote from one of last years brave (or insane contestants) in our Wing of Fire Competition. Unofficially, it's New Zealand's hottest hot wing competition. Officially, it will destroy you. This year we've teamed up with Culleys award winning…

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The Grand Reopening! 1 huge weekend of food, music, friends and partying. We've been busy updating The World Bar and we can't wait to show it to you. New stage, new sound and new lights.  Friday the 13th: -Unlucky T-shirt release 4pm with free tasters from our new menu and live music…

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World Bar “Bad Luck” Drawing Contest


Design Contest Extended! Win flights to Queenstown or $200 Cash & VIP Party Pack! We're throwing our re-opening on the most unlucky day of the most unlucky year.... Friday the Nov.13th, 2020. We're looking for designs for our limited run "bad luck" party T-shirts. Email us with your bad luck…

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The World Bar X Yonder Collab


COVID-19 tried to put a real damper on our party, but there was no way we were going to let that blue little virus get the best of us. So we took it as an opportunity to take two cool places and put them into one really cool location. We…

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WORLDSTOCK 2020 – March 21 & 22nd


"Ass, grass or gas- Nobody rides for free," the 1970's hitchhiking bumper sticker has a lot in common with Worldstock. You will probably see all three over the weekend. For it's 9th year, Worldstock 2020 is going to be bigger than ever with 290sqm of real turf grass laid at…

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