Calendar of events in Christchurch
No matter what time of year you're visiting, you can count on a busy schedule of concerts and gigs, exciting exhibitions and festivals, performing arts events and much more besides. Perfect if you're visiting for longer, there's a dynamic calendar of events for people of all ages.
South Island Wine & Food Festival (December)
A staple of every December, this exciting food festival brings in visitors from far and wide. Enjoy traditional tastes of the South Island, or enjoy new flavours and unique feasts.
Trash to Treasure (November)
Held annually every November, this innovative arts exhibition shows how truly unique pieces can be assembled from recycled materials. A must-visit event for any art fan, and a great day out for the family, you'll be amazed at the range of displays on offer here. Head to the Eastside Gallery on Worcester Street for this one.
ASB Summer Starter
It's easy to forget that summer starts a little later in the southern hemisphere, but this popular fun run event is a great way of getting into the mood for sunshine. You'll find racers of all ages here, with plenty of quirky costumes, music and exciting surprises along the way.
House of Travel Triathlon Festival
If you're a sporty type looking to push themselves to the limit, this annual triathlon is a great way of keeping on top of your regimen while you're away from home. This festival of events is open to all ages, including children and first-time racers, to more elite athletes looking for a real challenge.