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Days of Ice

Days of Ice

Ōtautahi Christchurch is proud to be one of only five cities Antarctic Gateway cities in the world.

Days of Ice (8 - 18 October) 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.

Explore Days of Ice and be inspired by our city’s links to Antarctica.

Explore Antarctica Family Day

10 October 2020


Explore Antarctica Family Day

This is your chance to meet and interact with local Antarctic experts and scientists, with fun activities and competitions for the whole family.

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Polar Film Fest

10 - 18 October 2020


Polar Film Festival

Running over two weekends at the Lumiere Cinema at The Arts Centre of Christchurch, enjoy a curated collection of polar-themed films, documentaries and shorts.

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