WIN a 'Best Seats in the House' family prize package

Enter Here for your chance to WIN! Hamilton City is giving 50 lucky families of four the chance to win an amazing weekend in Hamilton, including the 'Best Seats in the House' at the ASB Nightglow event as part of the Balloons Over Waikato Festival which runs from 26th - 30th March. Balloons Over Waikato is NZ's premier hot air balloon festival, featuring the ASB Nightglow event which draws thousands of locals and visitors alike to witness the stunning hot air balloons as they light up the night's sky.

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The ‘Best Seats in the House’ competition is now closed. Winners will be contacted via phone or email.

Event Escapes

In the meantime, if you are visiting the Hamilton & Waikato region for an upcoming event, make a weekend of it and explore the region while you are here.

We have great accommodation, activities and deals & discounts on offer, making it easy to plan an event escape in Hamilton & Waikato.

Find more info here.

Must Do Day Activities

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While you are visiting Hamilgon City, why not check out some of the great must do day activities, or extend your stay and explore the wider region.

Your Family Prize Package Includes


The winning families will recieve a weekend prize package which includes:

* The Best Seats in the House at the Balloons over Waikato ASB Nightglow at Waikato University, Saturday 29th March

* 1 nights’ accommodation for two adults and two children (Under 15) on Saturday 29th March

* A welcome to Hamilton pack including lots of goodies

* Family snack hamper

* A choice of a family pass to Hamilton Zoo or the Excite exhibition at Waikato Museum and Waterworld.