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Ōtautahi Christchurch is a city of world class sports, of blooming gardens, of daring street art, and inclusive communities that forge change.

Great NZ Beer Festival

29 January 2022

The Great Kiwi Beer Festival

Join more than 35 craft brewers & street food vendors at the Great Kiwi Beer Festival in New Zealand's hoppiest celebration of the craft beer industry.

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South Island Wine And Food Festival

5 February 2022

South Island Wine & Food Festival

The South Island Wine & Food Festival is a celebration of the South Islands position as one of the leading wine producing areas of the world.

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Kathmandu Coast to Coast Finish Line

11 & 12 February 2022

Kathmandu Coast to Coast

New Zealand's oldest multisport race the Kathmandu Coast to Coast finishes on Christchurch's New Brighton Beach on 12 February, when 1,400 competitors complete the gruelling 243 kilometre course from the South Islands West Coast to the East. Cycling, kayaking and running including a traverse of the iconic Southern Alps. Be there to cheer them home and welcome them to Ōtautahi, Christchurch.

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Nostalgia Festival

12 February 2022


NOSTALGIA is a unique summer experience held within the 1900s replica township of Ferrymead Heritage Park.


BLACKCAPS Test Cricket Team
Credit: PhotoSport

17 – 21 February 2022

BLACKCAPS v South Africa

Hagley Oval host their second Test match of the summer as our World Test Champions, the BLACKCAPS, take on South Africa’s Proteas in the series decider. Join Cricket Nation now for discounted tickets, it’s free to join!

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Days Of Ice Banner With Gateway

24 February – 6 March 2022

Days Of Ice

Enjoy the programme of events exploring our connection with Antarctica. Celebrate our unique status every year with events, exhibitions, polar films, and kids’ competitions.

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Synthony At Electric Avenue

26 February 2022

SYNTHONY at Electric Avenue

For the first time ever, SYNTHONY makes its debut at Electric Avenue Festival, featuring the SYNTHONY Orchestra, vocalists, guest musicians and DJs as well as the epic EA lineup!

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Christchurch Riverside Market Street Art

2 - 12 March 2022

Flare Street Art Festival

Street artists from across New Zealand converge on our inner city to unleash their creativity on our major walls and spaces.

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ICC Women's Cricket World Cup New Zealand 2021

4 March - 3 April 2022

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022

The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 is coming to Aotearoa and you can be there for all the world class action. This venue pack gives you access to all round-robin matches at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. Venue Packs are available for a limited time so get in quick to secure your tickets now!

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National Surf Lifesaving

10 - 13 March 2022

2022 TSB New Zealand Surf Lifesaving National Championships

Volunteer lifeguards compete in canoes and surfboats, surf swims, beach sprints, ski and rescue paddleboards, in the attempt at being the next national champion.

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Six Sixty

19 March 2022

Six60 - The Stadium Tour

In true SIX60 fashion, 2022 sees the band going bigger once again announcing six massive stadium shows across Aotearoa. This is the first time any artist has embarked on a 100% stadium tour throughout all of New Zealand. This. Is. History.

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New Regent Spectacular
Credit: Smoke Photography

22 April – 01 May

Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival

Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival will again light up the streets of Christchurch with another action-packed event programme to delight and dazzle. The festival will run from 22 April to 01 May in Victoria Square. Enjoy world-famous busking pitches, free outdoor spectacles and must-see ticketed events, promising something for everyone.

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Snoop Dogg

4 November 2022

Snoop Dogg -“I Wanna Thank Me” Tour

See entertainment Icon, Hip-Hop legend and one of the world's most recognised artists Snoop Dogg joined by fellow legendary American rappers Warren G, D12, Obie Trice and the fast-rising Dublin rap duo Versatile at Orangetheory Stadium.

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The Killers

25 November 2022

The Killers

The Killers are coming back to New Zealand with their Imploding The Mirage Tour 2022. Be sure not to miss out - GA tickets are on sale Monday, 15 November 2021.

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