January: Each year, the SCIRT World Buskers Festival aims to present the people of Christchurch with the best buskers festival in the world.
February: A Celebration of Christchurch's diverse cultural communities coming together for the passion and love of the game of football.
February: The Walk or Wheel Safely to School Day is held annually in February.
February: The ultimate challenge in New Zealand's multisport events.
February: Civic Memorial Service to commemorate the effects of the earthquake.
March: All cultures are welcomed and celebrated at this free annual event which features music, dance, food and arts and crafts from more than 80 cultures.
March: Parks Week is an annual event to raise awareness on the value of parks and open spaces, and to get people out of their living rooms and enjoying the outdoors.
March: Join in the fun and do something special for the small people in your life on this national day.
March: Observed around the globe on 21 March as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
April: Services are held on 25 April throughout the city to commemorate ANZAC Day every year.
June: Arbor Day is held every year on 5 June to draw attention to the importance of trees in our society.
June: The Christchurch Airport Marathon is the South Island's favourite foot-race!
June: A range of events to celebrate the Māori New Year.
September: A free concert programme produced by the Council and held on Thursday lunchtimes at various inner city locations in Christchurch.
September: People from Christchurch, Waimakariri and Selwyn get together and enjoy a wide variety of walks in our beautiful region.
October: Annual festival held in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula to celebrate the heritage of our district.
October: A biennial festival celebrating the unique culture and heritage of New Zealand’s sole French settlement and the boutique destination of Akaroa.
October: New Zealand ShakeOut is a national earthquake drill taking place at 9:15am, Thursday 15 October 2015.
October: Why not organise a local gathering to get to know your neighbours, community, family group, or sports team.
A programme that will run from 2014 to 2018, including the centenary of the Armistice, on 11 November 2018.
November: Around 5 November each year, get your family and friends together and join us under the moon light to watch hair-raising pyrotechnics.