Christchurch Christmas Celebrations

We're here to help you and your family celebrate the festive season in style! Check out places to dine and activities available on Christmas Day. There's also plenty to do in the lead-up to Christmas Day, we'll see you there!

Christmas Day Dining

Reservations are essential for all restaurants.

Bloody Mary's

Luncheon - $99 per person. Bookings essential.

Caesars Family Restaurant & Bar

Lunch - $65 for 2 courses or $75 for 3 courses. Open 11am - 6pm.

DUO Dining Room & Bar

Open as normal.

Heartland Hotel Cotswold - Tudors Restaurant

Breakfast - $22 for continental, $35 for full buffet.
Buffet dinner - $85 per person. Open 6pm-8pm – reservations required.

Ibis Christchurch Hotel

Buffet dinner - $55 per person.

International Antarctic Centre Café

Open from 8am-5pm.

Novotel Hotel

Buffet lunch $99.50 per person

Quality Hotel Elms

Buffet Lunch - $125 adult, 11-15 $50, 6-10 pay their age, 1-5 FOC
$100 deposit (non-refundable) payable at time of booking, balance to be paid by 14 December 2016.

Saggio Di Vino

Dinner – from 5pm. $140 3 course A La Carte menu. Reservations required with a $40 deposit.

The Garden Hotel

Christmas Day Luncheon. $88.90 for adults/seniors, $42 for children aged 5-12 years and $18 for children aged 1-4 years. Open 11.30am-3pm (last booking at 1.30pm).

Chateau on the Park

Dinner buffet: $125 per person.

Peppers Clearwater

Lunch - $49 per person or Dinner - $89 per person. Dinner buffet also available - $85 per person.

Southern Asian Restaurant

Lunch and Dinner 11:30am till late.

Speight`s Ale House Bealey Ave

Lunch 12:30pm, Dinner 5:30pm. $60 adult, $16 child (14 and under). Set menu.

Christmas Events and Services

Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park

26 November - Hagley Park, 7:30pm.

The Christchurch Christmas Light Show

2 - 30 December, 650 Shands Road, Christchurch. 8:30pm until midnight.

Christchurch Santa Parade

4 December - Riccarton Road, 2pm - 3:15pm.

New Brighton Christmas Parade

10 December - New Brighton Beach, Santa arrives on the beach at 10:15am.

Sri Chinmoy Christmas Dash (10km & Kids 2 Mile)

11 December - Hagley Park South. Registration opens at 8:15am. Race starts at 9am.

The Christmas Grotto Experience

12 - 24 December - South West Baptist Church. Hours vary.

Leighs Construction CSO Presents A Festive Christmas

21 December - Isaac Theatre Royal, 6:30pm.

YMCA Carols by Candlelight

24 December - Victoria Square from 9 - 10pm.

Christmas concerts, carols and services at ChristChurch Transitional Cathedral