KidsFest is Christchurch's festival for kids that takes place in the winter school holidays. KidsFest 2019 runs from 6 to 20 July. Christchurch City Libraries is hosting a range of exciting events and programmes.


More KidsFest fun

Check out the KidsFest website for games, puzzles and downloads.

All about KidsFest

KidsFest is New Zealand’s biggest annual children’s festival. It is aimed at kids up to the age of 12. Christchurch City Libraries supports KidsFest by hosting a range of events for kids — from special storytimes sessions to writers’ workshops and treasure hunts — at our libraries and learning centres.

KidsFest took place for the first time in 1992, beginning as an idea from the then Mayor, Vicki Buck.