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A Season Full of Events

Spring. It's our Thing.

Welcome to Ōtautahi Christchurch’s spring celebration.

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.

It’s fair to say that ‘spring is our thing’ here in Christchurch. No one does spring quite like us. 

It’s not just the daffodils and the blossoms or the open blue skies. Oh no, it’s so much more than that.

We are a city in bloom – new bars, restaurants, attractions and businesses opening every week.

People who embrace new growth and new beginnings and some of the friendliest and most welcoming locals you’ll ever meet.

Spring. It's our Thing.

BLOOM 2020

Enjoy Our Bloom Events

Riccarton Park NZ Cup Meeting

7, 11 & 14 November 2020

Riccarton Race Week

Enjoy the New Zealand Cup Meeting at Riccarton Park Racecourse with excitement, glamour and outstanding racing each of the three days.

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Addington Cup Week 2020

10 & 13 November 2020

Addington Cup Week

Soak up two days of entertainment, fun, fashion and of course the very best of harness racing action!

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Days of Ice 2020

8 - 18 October 2020

Days of Ice

Days of Ice celebrates Christchurch’s unique connections with Antarctica with 10 days of events and activities. The programme has something for everyone, including events, exhibitions, guest speakers, Polar films, as well as kids’ activities and competitions.

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Hazletts City Farmyard

13 November 2020

Hazletts City Farmyard

The Hazletts City Farmyard will offer the chance to get up close and personal with lambs, calves, bunnies, ducklings, chickens and more.

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Spring. It's Our Thing

Explore Ōtautahi Christchurch this spring.

Screen Canterbury Blossom Spring

Spring Gram Locations

Fill your social feed with Ōtautahi Christchurch this spring.

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Christchurch Pink Spring Flowers

It's Spring In The City

There's no better place to enjoy Spring than here in the garden city of Christchurch!

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Hero Christchurch Culture Sculpture Scape

Whānau Fun in Christchurch This Spring

Spring is finally here! Get the whānau out and about with our fun ideas to enjoy our city in full bloom!

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Addington Cup Week 2019 Fashion Winners

Get Race Ready

The peak of the BLOOM social calendar is Riccarton Park and Addington Cup Weeks – it’s well worth taking a few days off and making the most of the party atmosphere and warmer weather.

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