Christchurch plays host to several major events each year. From regular arts, theatre, film and cultural festivals to international music acts and major sporting showdowns, there's always a reason to visit!
Explore the magic of Ōtautahi by night
CHCH IS LIT celebrates our local light artists and creative minds with a series of light installations, interactive displays and projections around the central city and New Brighton.
From 6pm until 11pm each night, mesmerising displays will transform Christchurch’s architecture and open spaces including City Mall, Cathedral Square, Tūranga, Victoria Square, Ōtākaro Avon River, The Arcades, New Brighton Pier and more.
1 - 29 July 2020
6pm - 11pm daily
We are gearing up for Ōtautahi Christchurch’s spring celebration - BLOOM!
From events and festivals to horse racing and gigs, fashion shows and public gatherings to sports and entertainment. If it’s happening in spring, it’s BLOOM.
Mark your calendars now!
7 November 2020
Ali Basti Equiworld NZ 2000 Guineas Day
10 November 2020
Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup Day
11 November 2020
Coupland’s Bakeries Mile
14 November 2020
Christchurch Casino NZ Cup and gravelhouse.com 1000 Guineas Day
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