What's on Christchurch 2024

What's On in Christchurch  

Christchurch is gearing up for an exciting second half of the year filled with a variety of major events and music performances. From global superstars like Thom Yorke to popular bands such as L.A.B and Lime Cordiale, there’s something for everyone to look forward to. 

July 2024 

L.A.B, Tiki Taane & Corrella the hottest act in the country are appearing on Fri 5 Jul 2024 6:00pm - Sat 6 Jul 6:00pm Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch, Canterbury (Ticketek

Rock Monsters South 2024 On July 6th, the Christchurch Town Hall will host Rock Monsters South 2024, featuring Caligula's Horse, an Australian progressive rock band known for their powerful performances (Songkick) . 

Mid-Winter European Christmas Celebrate Christmas in July at Riverside Market on July 13th-14th. This event will bring traditional European Christmas festivities to Christchurch, complete with festive foods, mulled wine, and activities for all ages (URBAN LIST: GOOD LIFE. GOOD COMPANY) . 

Winter Beerfest 2024 On July 20th, Two Thumb Brewery will host Winter Beerfest 2024. With more than 20 brews on tap, live music, and delicious food, this event promises a fun-filled day for beer enthusiasts (URBAN LIST: GOOD LIFE. GOOD COMPANY) . 

Coming for the Snow in Mount Hutt? As only a short drive from the Drifter Christchurch, Mt Hutt Ski Resort has an activity rich program for those powder lovers of all ages: (Mt Hutt

August 2024 

Go Live! Festival August 23rd will see the Go Live! Festival take over Christchurch Town Hall. This music festival showcases a variety of local and international artists, providing a platform for diverse musical genres and talents (Songkick) . 

Halswell Quarry Community Planting Day On August 10th, join the community at Halswell Quarry Park for a day dedicated to environmental conservation. This event is perfect for nature lovers looking to make a positive impact (URBAN LIST: GOOD LIFE. GOOD COMPANY) . 

September 2024 

Innovate Ōtautahi From September 23rd-28th, Christchurch will host Innovate Ōtautahi, a week-long event focusing on innovation and technology. This event will feature startups, tech talents, and business leaders, making it a hub for new ideas and networking opportunities (This Is Ōtautahi Christchurch). 

The Beths Concert On September 27th, The Beths, a popular indie band, will perform at The Church Pub. Known for their catchy melodies and energetic performances, this concert is a must-see for indie music fans (Songkick) . 

October 2024 

Lime Cordiale announce Enough Of The Sweet Talk New Zealand Tour this October taking over the Christchurch Town Hall on October 17th.

Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival October will be an exciting month as the Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival takes over the streets of Christchurch. This month-long celebration of street performances, comedy acts, and circus shows will provide entertainment for all ages, transforming the city into a vibrant festival hub (AllEvents.in) (This Is Ōtautahi Christchurch) . 

November 2024 

Thom Yorke Live in Christchurch One of the most anticipated music events of the year. The Radiohead frontman, known for his haunting vocals and innovative sound, will bring his solo act to Christchurch in November. This performance is sure to be a highlight for music fans (This Is Ōtautahi Christchurch) . 

FAST5 Netball World Series On November 9th-10th, Christchurch Arena will host the FAST5 Netball World Series. This high-energy event features a fast-paced format of netball with teams from around the world competing for glory (This Is Ōtautahi Christchurch) . 

Tall Blacks vs Chinese Taipei On November 25th, basketball fans can catch the New Zealand Tall Blacks as they take on Chinese Taipei in a FIBA 2025 Asia Cup Qualifier at Wolfbrook Arena. This game promises to be a thrilling display of athleticism and skill (This Is Ōtautahi Christchurch) . 

December 2024 

BLACKCAPS vs England Test Match From November 28th to December 2nd, cricket enthusiasts can enjoy a five-day Test match between the BLACKCAPS and England at Hagley Oval. This match is one of the highlights of the cricket season, offering intense competition and world-class cricket (This Is Ōtautahi Christchurch) . 

New Year's Eve Celebrations As 2024 comes to a close, Christchurch will ring in the New Year with citywide celebrations. Expect fireworks, live music, and family-friendly activities that will create a festive atmosphere to welcome 2025 (AllEvents.in) . 

Regular Music Performances and Venues 

Ngaio Marsh Theatre Regularly hosting a variety of concerts, Ngaio Marsh Theatre will feature performances such as Loopy Tunes Preschool Music with CSO Chamber Orchestra on July 11th. This venue is a staple for music and arts lovers (Songkick) . 

Wunderbar Wunderbar is renowned for its eclectic mix of live music. Upcoming performances include Sunday Lemonade on July 17th and Sandfly on July 19th, offering a unique and intimate concert experience (Songkick) . 

Hide Club A popular venue for electronic music, Hide Club will host events like Phace on July 26th, making it a go-to spot for fans of the genre (Songkick) . 

Christchurch is set for an exciting array of events and music performances over the next six months. From major concerts like Thom Yorke, L.A.B, and Lime Cordiale, to cultural festivals and sporting events, the city offers a diverse and vibrant calendar. Whether you're a local or a visitor, Christchurch’s dynamic events scene promises unforgettable experiences from July to December 2024. Mark your calendars and get ready to enjoy the best of what this vibrant city has to offer.