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2023
Tickets on Sale - Sunday 16 July 6am

Friday 14th July 2023
Creatures of Atlantis

Cocktail Party around the Pool

Saturday 15th July 2023
Fantasy Masquerade Ball

featuring "Labyrinth Ballroom" & "Time Travellers' Ballroom"

Video from Costumiers' Fantasy Masquerade Ball weekend 2021
Videography by Dale Hobson
Inspired by fantasy masquerades and hotel-based conventions abroad, CNZ Wild Adventures presents the "Costumiers' Fantasy Masquerade Ball" weekend.

Immerse yourself in a weekend full of glorious, weird & wonderful costumes, music, socialising, food and drinks, all held within the warmth of a hotel.

What an absolutely amazing weekend! It was the most magical thing I've ever witnessed. The costumes were out of this world.
- E Clarke

2023 EVENTS

"Creatures of Atlantis"

Cocktail Party & Neptune's Deep Sea Dance

Friday 14 July 2023

Descend into Neptune's underwater world with a cocktail party around the enclosed heated thermal pool.

Mermaids, mermen & sea creatures, swimwear cosplay, Atlantis gods, pirates, sirens and more...

Theming inspired by the sunken world of Atlantis

8.00pm - 11.30pm
Complimentary drink  |  Live band  |  Cash bar  |  Light supper

Themed photowall  |  Photo booth   |Costume competition

"Costumiers' Fantasy Masquerade Ball"

With two themed ballrooms; "The Labyrinth Ballroom" & "Time Travellers' Ballroom"

Saturday 15 July 2023
 
Enter the fantasy world where goblin meets girl, Princess meets beast, creature meets couture, and dance into the night with creatures, royalty, faire folk, otherworld and more.

Theming inspired by Labyrinth movie scenes & Victorian period / Jules Verne / Dr Who / Mad Hatter / West World 
 
Pre-function Promenade
 6.30pm - 8pm  |  Complimentary drink  |  Light nibbles

Themed photowall  |  Photo booth  |  Costume competition  |  Entertainers
 
Fantasy Masquerade & Time Travellers' Ballrooms
8pm - 12.30am  |  Light supper

Labyrinth Ball

Theming inspired by movie scenes from the 1986 cult classic 'Labyrinth'

Groove DJ's brings you the best dance tunes from the 1950's all the way through to the now, with special emphasis on cult movie tracks from the Labyrinth movie and other popular movie tunes.  "As the World Falls Down" plays at 10pm and 12am

Labyrinth Ballroom
8 pm - 12.30 am

Time Travellers' Ball

Theming inspired by H.G. Wells, Dr Who, Sherlock Holmes, West World, Wild West, Alice in Wonderland, The Nevers and many more...

Traditional and historical dancing; Quadrille, Waltz, Two Step, Galop, Tango Victoria, Barn Dance, Mazurka, Veleta, Polka, Novelty Dance, Charleston, Schottische and more...

Time Travellers' Ballroom
8 pm - 11.30 pm

Held at Millennium Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand

Costume is mandatory for admittance to all ticketed themed events.
No costume, no admittance, no exceptions. R18

This event is a not-for-profit initiative produced with the creative communities of New Zealand in mind (cosplay, steampunk, larp, medieval, costumiers, queens & royals, designers, etc.), however anyone is welcome to attend so long as they are suitably attired in costume.
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"Iconic Movie Night"

This is your super chill, laid back, unwind - before the weekend madness begins...
Thursday 13 July 2023
SOLD OUT

Three Iconic Movies - back to back
Princess Bride  |  Labyrinth  |  Rocky Horror Picture Show
Costume is NOT mandatory for this event, you're welcome to come in your onesies, a costume from one of these movies OR just chill in muggle clothes.
Seating will be provided at the back half of the room. For those who wish to lounge - bring all your room pillows and a blanket and chill out on the floor in front.
6.30pm onwards  |  Supper 10.10pm
Held onsite at the Millennium Hotel in a secret squirrel conference room
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"3D Trick Art Gallery"

Exclusive Late Night Opening - Especially for YOU !!

Thursday 13 July 2023
Arrival sessions starting from 6.30pm onwards
 

3D trick art is the only 3D Art Gallery in New Zealand and will blow your mind.
Something unique - Spectacular art - 3D trickery in action

Sessions from 6.30pm (group of up to 20, arriving at 15 minute intervals) 
Gallery takes up to approx 1hr - 1 1/2 hours to move through all the interactive exhibits.

 

3D Trick Art Gallery

171 Fairy Springs Road, Fairy Springs, Rotorua 3015

PLEASE NOTE: Guests do need to arrange their own transport (own car, carpool with others, taxi etc) to this event

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"Big Wigs & High Hats"

A savoury High Tea Experience at the glamourous historical Boutique Princes Gate Hotel.

Friday 14 July 2023 - SOLD OUT
OR
Saturday 15 July 2023 - SELLING NOW

Big Wigs & High Hats will be a celebration of the bygone eras.
Don your Elizabethan, Victorian, Georgian or Regency attire and come lavish in a delectable light luncheon experience.  Once you have enjoyed your High Tea, relax and enjoy the environment and grab some photos in this exquisite venue
11.30am ~   Savoury High Tea menu (see here)  including Coffee & Tea
Photographers 
Boutique Princes Gate Hotel
1057 Arawa Street, Rotorua 3010
PLEASE NOTE: Guests do need to arrange their own transport (walk, own car, carpool with others, taxi etc) to this event
 
 
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“Absolutely awesome, loved every minute of it. I just keep smiling all the way through the entire night and I'm still smiling now. Thank you team.”
- D Fleming

TICKET PRICES

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COMBO TICKET
TWO NIGHTS

Creatures of Atlantis AND Masquerade Ball

GENERAL  $179.50

BUY EARLY AND SAVE
$149.00    Jul - Aug 2022

$165.00    Sep -Nov 2022

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FRIDAY HIGH TEA

Big Wigs & High Hats

GENERAL  $47.50

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THURSDAY NIGHT

3D Trick Art Gallery

GENERAL  $47.50

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FRIDAY NIGHT

Creatures of Atlantis
cocktail party

GENERAL  $69.50

BUY EARLY AND SAVE
$59.50    Jul - Aug 2022

$65.00     Sep -Nov 2022

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NEW SESSION
SATURDAY HIGH TEA

Big Wigs & High Hats

GENERAL  $47.50

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SATURDAY NIGHT

Costumiers' Fantasy
Masquerade Ball

GENERAL  $125.00

BUY EARLY AND SAVE
$99.50    Jul - Aug 2022

$110.00     Sep -Nov 2022

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THURSDAY NIGHT

Iconic Movie Night

SOLD OUT

Savings / payment plans - for NZ residents
 

CNZ Wild Adventures offer weekly payment plans for the Costumiers' Fantasy Masquerade Ball weekend.
Packages include tickets and accommodation, and are available for a limited time only. 
Not available less than 6 months prior to the event. If interested, email us here

“Bravo. An absolutely top class event, I'm still buzzing.”
- A Hamlim

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