The event is held at Bishopdale Park and includes entertaining stage performances from local school groups, artists and organisations.

There will be numerous information stalls, have a go activities, arts and crafts. There is food for sale on the day and local groups will be selling their wares for fundraising.

A great day for the kids with heaps to do:

  • bouncy castle
  • climbing tower
  • snag inflatable golf
  • face painting
  • stone carving
  • archery
  • henna tattoos
  • Police radar gun to test your speed

Celebrate Bishopdale is supported by the Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board. Cancelled if raining.


New in 2019 is the addition of the Bishopdale Skate Jam at the nearby skate bowl.  An energising event for the kids held in conjunction with Celebrate Bishopdale.

Aimed at eight to 15-year-olds but suitable for younger or older audiences or for a family to attend. Good opportunities for youth who have not skated before or have just started. 

Have-a-go youth skateboard event with skate demonstrations, best trick comps, learn to skate with the Skate Skool team and free Hellers sausage sizzle.  Free skateboard hire.