School holidays! Holiday programmes, events, and activities – December 2018 and January 2019

Find out what's on this school holidays for Christchurch children. Check out the holiday programmes and activities at our libraries and learning centres, and shows and performances for kids.

Holiday programmes and activities at the library

Our libraries and learning centres offer a variety of accessible, safe and affordable activities for children during their school holidays. Programmes and activities are aimed at children between the ages of five and 15 years:

Christchurch holiday programmes and workshops

The following organisations regularly run holiday programmes or workshops for kids or teens:

Search CINCH, our Community Information Christchurch database, for more Canterbury holiday programmes.
Find an OSCAR programme (Out of School Care and Recreation).

SummerTimes events

Whānau-friendly events on in the summer include:

Shows, movies, and performances

Kid friendly movies on in the holidays include: Elliot the Littlest Reindeer, Mortal Engines, and Bumblebee.

Check out Christchurch City Council family events for more kid-friendly goings on in the school holidays.

Things to do, and places to go in Christchurch

Some of these venues are free, but others have a entry fee. There is more information on their websites.

For more events and activities, search Eventfinda.

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