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Canterbury Anniversary Weekend

Bring on the BLOOM Events this Canterbury Anniversary Weekend

Ooooo yea, have you got the long weekend feels yet!? We’ve got you covered as our BLOOM festival brings the goods for this long weekend, soak up the sun and check out these fantastic BLOOM events!

Scape 2020

Scape Public Art

Use that extra day of the weekend to wander the Scape Public Art Walkway and experience public artwork installations, including fourteen legacy and a number of new pieces by local artists.

Cast your vote for ChristchurchNZ’s People’s Choice Award using the QR codes on each installation and be in to win an epic #ExploreCHC experience for two including:

* Overnight stay at The Muse Christchurch with Continental Breakfast
* Helicopter flight and lunch with GCH Aviation - Garden City Helicopters
* Dinner for Two at Twenty Seven Steps
* Entry to He Puna Taimoana, New Brighton Hot Pools

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Addington Cup Week 2019 Show Day Kids Watching Horses

Show Day Races - 13 November

The Show Day Races is a great day out for the whole family and a fantastic way to celebrate Canterbury’s Anniversary Day.

Great racing, entertainment and the free Hanmer Springs kids zone will keep the kids entertained with bouncy castles, a petting zoo, MoreFM mini golf, face painters, bungy, plus much more! There are no public surcharges, and entry will be by gold coin donation to Māia Health Foundation

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NZ Agricultural Show 2019 Kid Patting Animal

Hazlett’s Farmyard in the CBD – 13 November

Who can resist lambs, calves, bunnies, ducklings and chickens? Come and meet the animals and enjoy a day in the central city.

Tickets are essential to manage the number of visitors for our furry, feathery and woolly friends. The Farmyard is brought to you by the NZ Agricultural Show.

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Mako Road Band Members With Road Sign

Mako Road - 13 November

These indie rock faves bring their hazy summer pysch, pop and groove tunes to their hometown!

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Riccarton Park Cup Week 2019 Guineas Day Crowd Watching Track

Riccarton Race Week - 14 November

The races keep the city’s atmosphere pumping for Saturday’s New Zealand Cup Meeting at Riccarton Park Racecourse with excitement, glamour and outstanding racing – get your gladrags on and GO!

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Criterium National Championships

Vantage Criterium National Championships - 15 November

Speed, spills and thrills are served up as NZ’s top cyclists compete for the title of national champion – what a way to spend a Sunday in Ōtautahi!

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Mitre 10 Cup Canterbury v Auckland

Mitre 10 Canterbury v Auckland - 15 November

Complete your BLOOM event blow-out with Sunday afternoon footy. Sit back, relax and watch the team do the hard yards on the pitch as we take on our northern rivals Auckland.

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But hang on, we’ve still got a few BLOOM events up our sleeve – check out the BLOOM event listings for an epic line-up of live music at Go Live! Festival and much more!