An annual festival held in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula to celebrate the heritage of our district.

Christchurch Heritage Festival 2022

It was fantastic to have over 75 heritage events running across Christchurch, Banks Peninsula and beyond from 7 to 24 October.  

Thank you to all those who contributed to the success of the festival. 

The Christchurch Heritage Festival 2022 Event Summary [PDF, 1 MB] is available to view.

Christchurch Heritage Festival 2023 - 6 to 23 October (Labour Day)

We welcome new and returning event providers to apply to be part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival 2023 programme. Information on what’s involved in taking part will start to appear here from April/May. 

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