Early bird tickets to the Hororata Highland Games 9th November 2024 will go on sale August 2024.
Children under 16 years are FREE!
Please note no gates sales at this event.
General Admission tickets will be available online on the day, if not sold out prior.
No dogs, no BYO alcohol.
Click here here for more frequently asked questions.

2023 Prices

Early Bird Adult (sold out) $21.53
Second Release (available until sold out or 9th November) $26.91
General Admission (available online from 9th Nov to 2pm  11th November, if not sold out prior) $33.32

All prices displayed include ticketing fees and credit card fees. A limited number of tickets are available at each price point.

For full Hororata Community Trust Ticket Terms and Conditions click here.

Hard copy tickets can be purchased from GAS Hororata, Rose and Thistle Pub Papanui (no credit cards at these places) or contact us at

If you have issues with purchasing tickets or any issues post-purchase please contact

Under 16 years are free. We do ask that you claim a ticket for children so we know numbers.  Any children must be with a parent or guardian. Youth 16 years and over need to purchase an adult ticket.

Eventfinda is our exclusive ticketing partner and proceeds will be held in Trust until the event.


  • 9th November 2024

no gate sales, online only.


Under an hour’s drive from Christchurch, Ashburton and Rolleston. Gates are open 7.30am for competitors and 9 am for visitors.
We will only have gate sales if not sold out prior. You can buy tickets online up until 2pm on the day of the event (unless sold out), we recommend buying online.
You can buy hard copy tickets at GAS Hororata or Rose and Thistle Pub Papanui – no credit cards.

If you are interested in corporate hospitality or group bookings please contact us at

We welcome certified self-contained vehicles on site from 12 pm – 8pm Friday (gates will close 8pm) and depart by 5 pm Monday.  Enter through Gate C. A $10 per van per night donation is appreciated. Please note there will be no access to event toilets until 9 am Saturday and they will be closed 5 pm Saturday night. Please note we have written permission from the Selwyn District Council to allow this and they have stipulated vehicles must be certified self-contained. Camping in tents is not permitted.

Dogs are allowed in the motorhome area but not into the event venue.

This motorhome area is run by NZMCA volunteers.

Please note the Hororata Highland Games is a licensed venue and BYO alcohol is not permitted.  We will be conducting bag searches at the gate.

No dogs are allowed in the venue.

There is ample FREE parking on site in a well-managed car park.