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Major Events Fund

Major Events Fund

ChristchurchNZ attracts, hosts and invests in Major Events on behalf of the city.

The Major Events funding round is currently closed for applications.

If you wish to be added to our database to receive updates on the Major Events funding round or to discuss your event, please send your details through to major.events@christchurchnz.com

ChristchurchNZ’s strategic investment into Major Events contributes to the vibrancy and life of the city, attracting visitors, stimulating economic activity and raising our city’s profile nationally and internationally - leaving a positive legacy for the wider community.

The annual portfolio of Major Events will support a diverse range of events across the calendar year and across the region. These include a mix of arts, music, cultural and sporting events.

The Major Events funding round is supported with funding from the Canterbury & West Coast Regional Events Fund.

Details about the Canterbury & West Coast Regional Events Fund and Investment Plan for dispersal of the funding can be found here.

Re-opening of the Major Events funding round will be the next opportunity to apply for funding that comes from the Regional Events Fund for events in Christchurch.

How and When to Apply

The Major Events funding round will re-open for applications later this year. 

Future funding round application dates will be updated here and directly to our database.

The Major Events funding round allows event organisers to submit an application to secure partnership investment to host their event in Christchurch. 

All ChristchurchNZ’s investments in events are subject to adhering to our terms and conditions, availability of funds and agreed activity-related contracts.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

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