WHAT ARE THE DATES & TIMES FOR THE EVENTS?
Friday 16 July 2021
CREATURES OF ATLANTIS
Cocktail Pool Party - 8 pm - 11.30 pm
Saturday 17 July 2021
Pre-function Promenade - 6.30 pm - 8 pm
Fantasy Masquerade - 8 pm - 12.30 am (Sunday)
REGISTRATION OPENS ON BOTH EVENINGS FROM 5 PM FOR TICKETS / WRISTBANDS
ARE OPTIONAL EVENTS INCLUDED IN THE EVENING TICKETS?
Additional optional events are not included in the evening tickets and will have their own tickets available for purchase
Saturday 17 July 2021 - 2.30 pm
Individual platter of 6 delicacies & coffee or tea per person
WHERE IS THE FANTASY MASQUERADE BEING HELD?
Millennium Hotel, Rotorua
1270 Hinemaru St, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
DO I HAVE TO STAY AT THE MILLENNIUM HOTEL?
Staying at the Millennium Hotel is highly recommended to ensure you make the most of the weekend and events, to be able to truly relax and enjoy yourself. Hotel guests also have use of all the facilities available including: gym, spa, pool, fitness centre, complimentary Wi-FI
However you are welcome to arrange your own off-site accommodation for the weekend
On the night of the Friday event, the pool will be available for ticketed non-hotel guests also to use.
DO I HAVE TO WEAR A COSTUME OR DRESS UP?
Costume fitting of the themes are mandatory for this event - no costume, no admittance, no exceptions!
Imaginative costumes are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
WHAT ARE THE THEMES & DETAILS FOR EACH NIGHT?
Inspired by fantasy masquerades and hotel based conventions abroad, CNZ Wild Adventures presents the "Costumiers Fantasy Masquerade Ball" weekend. Two full evenings of glorious and terrifying costumes, music, socialising, food and drinks, all held within the warmth of a hotel.
Creatures of Atlantis - Friday
Descend into Neptune's underwater world with a cocktail party in & around the enclosed heated thermal pool.
Mermaids, merman & sea creatures, swimwear cosplay, Moana and more...
COCKTAIL POOL PARTY
8.00 pm - 11.30 pm | Complimentary drink | Live music | Cash bar | Light supper provided
Fantasy Masquerade - Saturday
Enter the fantasy world where goblin meets girl, Princess meets beast, creature meets couture, then dance into the night with creature, royalty, faire folk, other world and more.
6.30 pm - 8 pm | Complimentary drink | Light nibbles | Photo wall with official photographer | Entertainers
8 pm - 12.30 am | Light supper
CAN I BRING MY CHILD WITH ME?
This event is R18
Sorry no children or people under 18 years of age will be admitted and ID will be checked or requested if age is questionable.
CAN I SWIM IN THE POOL DURING THE FRIDAY EVENT?
You will be welcome to use the heated thermal pool on the Friday evening.
However costume fabrics / accessories must be water safe / colour tight.
No body paint / glitter on any part of the body which will be submerged.
If you wish to attend as a mermaid / merman it is a requirement that you have already practiced swimming with the tail and are a confident swimmer. Please notify Rozanne if you are planning to use any form of mermaid tail.
IS THERE CATERING INCLUDED?
Both evenings include a complimentary beverage per person, and light supper
ARE THERE EARLY BIRD TICKETS?
EARLY BIRD TICKETS CLOSED
WHAT ARE THE GENERAL TICKET PRICES?
Once the early bird tickets sell out, general ticket prices apply
Creatures of Atlantis (Friday) AND Fantasy Masquerade (Saturday)
GENERAL TICKET $130
Creatures of Atlantis (Friday only)
GENERAL TICKET $45
Fantasy Masquerade (Saturday only)
GENERAL TICKET $95
High Tea - Saturday 2.30 pm
GENERAL TICKET $38.50 SOLD OUT
CAN WE PAY VIA SAVINGS / PAYMENT PLANS?
Savings / payment plans available for NZ residents
CNZ Wild Adventures is happy to set up individual savings / payment plans for New Zealand residents to make sure you can don't suffer FOMO.
Weekly AP's for $10-$20 per person / per week, depending on your ticket & rooming requirements, until fully paid. Private message or email us (Rozanne de Wild) for details and to work out your personal plan and details.
WHAT MAKES UP THE TICKET COSTS?
Included in the ticket costs is the following: venue hire, professional photographer, lighting, theming, photo-booth, catering, beverages, professional DJ & musicians, entertainers, security, Facebook marketing, printing, public liability insurance, wristbands etc...
Not included in the ticket cost is CNZ Wild Adventures time & labour, web costs & marketing, print materials & own expenses. We have set a cap on what 'theming' will cost for this event and anything over that we will be paying too !!!
Paul & Rozanne are doing our share of this completely pro-bono / not-for-profit as our service to the cosplay and costuming communities of New Zealand and we hope you will support us in it by attending it in all your spectacular glorious costumes!
If you wish to donate your time, skills, funds or materials towards making this event a success for future years, we would love to hear from you.