SummerTimes is back again, packed full of ways to relax outdoors with family and friends. Check out the great diversity of events for all ages, tastes and cultures. Explore this site or search for events by keyword, category or date.
Events produced by the
Christchurch City Council are free and accessible to all.
Many events featured here are
produced by other organisations. Many are free but in some cases require
tickets or entry fees. Check their event pages for details.
For more information on
accessibility at events please check our individual event pages on this
Unfortunately due to the wet weather and tonight's forecast the
Christchurch Lantern Festival is cancelled for Saturday 18 Feb. There
will be no food vendors or performers on-site however the
lanterns will be left on for anyone who still wants to take a look. We
apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Great news, Christchurch Lantern Festival will go ahead Sunday 19 February.
Food and craft stalls will commence from 1pm, entertainment will commence as per advertised programme (from 5pm).
Check our SummerTimes Facebook page to keep-up-date with events and competitions. Make sure you encourage your friends and family to like the page and post us some pics of your fun experiences at our events.
Our SummerTimes brochure has a handy calendar to plan your summer so make sure you pick one up from your local Council Service Centre, Library or Café from Tuesday 29 November.
Information on this site will be updated from time to time as any changes to events and venues come to hand.
• When travelling to events
please consider walking, biking, car-pooling or catching the bus (see metroinfo.co.nz for
• Reduce, re-use, re-cycle your food waste and rubbish.
• Eat local produce where possible.
• Drink our perfect tap water instead of buying bottles.
• Keep our events smokefree.
To live sustainably is to think about the choices we make now, act
responsibly and with the earth and future generations in mind.
• Visit us here
• Check out our Facebook page
• Call the Council Call Centre on 941 8999