Costumiers Fantasy Masquerade Ball

SATURDAY 5 JULY 2025

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.



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 

 

6.30pm - The Promenade
Complimentary drink  |  Light nibbles
Themed photowall  |  Photo booth  |  Professional photographers
Costume competition  |  Entertainers

8pm - Ballrooms open
Labyrinth Ballroom  
AND   Time Travellers' Ballroom

9pm  |  Light supper

LABYRINTH BALLROOM

Labyrinth Ballroom

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

8 pm - 12.30 am

TIME TRAVELLER BALLROOM

Time Travellers Ballroom

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....

8 pm - 11.30 pm



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

- E Clarke

Creatures of Atlantis

Myths & Legends


FRIDAY 4 JULY 2025


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 - Cocktail Party
Complimentary drink  |  Live band  |  Cash bar  |  Light supper
Themed photo wall  |  Photo booth   | Costume competition



Big Wigs & High Hats


Friday 4 July 2025 - 2pm

AND

Saturday 5 July 2025 - 11.30am

Traditional High Tea Experiences at the glamourous historical Princes Gate Hotel.

Big Wigs & High Hats will be a celebration of the bygone eras.  Don your Elizabethan, Victorian, Georgian or Regency attire...

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FREE
Craft Market & Costume Exhibit


Saturday 5 July 2025

COSTUME EXHIBIT

A celebration of the creative art of costuming 
With creations by our guests and featuring past Supreme Trophy winning designs

MORE DETAILS...

CRAFT MARKET

An delightful array of wonderful creatives displaying their crafts, 
oddities, costumes, accessories and much more.

MORE DETAILS...


Market & Exhibit Opens 
10am - 3pm

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

Main events held at Millennium Hotel, Rotorua, NZ
Craft Market held at Sudima Hotel, Rotorua, NZ
High Tea held at Boutique Princes Gate Hotel, Rotorua, NZ

Costume befitting of the event themes are mandatory for admittance to all ticketed themed events.
No costume, no admittance, no exceptions. R18

This event is a not-for-profit initiative for the creative costuming communities of New Zealand.

COMBO

Ticket to both events
Creatures of Atlantis 
AND
Costumiers' Fantasy Masquerade Ball

1st 30 tickets    $155
July - Aug 2024    $175
Sep - Nov 2024    $195
General    $230


SATURDAY NIGHT only

Costumiers' Fantasy 
Masquerade Ball

1st 30 tickets    $105
July - Aug 2024    $120
Sep - Nov 2024    $140
General    $155


FRIDAY NIGHT only

Creatures of Atlantis
 Myths & Legends
Cocktail party

July - Aug 2024    $80
Sep - Nov 2024    $85
General    $95


HIGH TEA

Traditional High Tea 
Friday 2pm
Saturday 11.30am

$55