Christchurch plays host to a number of festivals and events. This page provides links and information about cultural events in Christchurch.
- Christchurch Arts Festival Staged every two years this festival includes events relating to art, comedy, music, drama, circus/cabaret, dance, and literature.
Books and reading
- Literary events Our coverage of events and festivals for writers and readers.
- Chinese New Year Annual event based on the Lunar New Year that includes a lantern festival.
- Culture Galore Annual outdoor multicultural festival held in Ilam.
- Matariki Pacific new year, celebrated each winter with the return of the Matariki/Pleiades constellation