welcome to little blackwood.

We would like to invite you to share your special event with us and look forward to helping you create a memory of a lifetime.

We encourage you to get creative with our space for any celebration:
– Intimate wedding receptions
– Pre wedding meet & greets
– Post-wedding gatherings
– Hen or Stag nights
And much more….

our space

Little Blackwood is the closest venue to the waterfront and is known for its breath-taking views of the Remarkables and surrounding mountains from its perch on the edge of Lake Wakatipu in the World Famous and history-rich Steamer Wharf.

Our modern hand-crafted Blackwood furniture and contemporary fit-out is a classic backdrop for your polished affair. This unique and inviting space is fully customizable with opportunities to decorate or theme it as you dream it– Let our space be a canvas for your creativity!

• Informal seated dining; up to 40-50pax
• Standing cocktail event: 80 pax inside, 100 with patio
• Wedding reception: suggested 80 max (with dance-floor)


Well Stocked Bar. Cocktails, Beer, Wine.

how we can help

From customized décor to signature cocktails, we are here to help you create a celebration to remember.

We are all about making your day great.  Our experienced venue managers love seeing events come to life and look forward to introducing you to musos, talking about setup ideas and being a part of your day!

Please get in touch for more details on how we can help


fire & ice

Little Blackwood is located adjacent to the COOLEST spot in town, Minus 5º ICE BAR. At Minus 5º ICE BAR, enter a world crafted purely of ice- from the walls to the furniture.  Add a little magic to your day by including the ICE BAR into your celebration with our Fire & ICE package. 


Wedding Minus 5 Ice Bar

get in touch

We’re excited to work with you to help create your dream celebration!
If you have any questions or require any more detailed information, please let us know.