BBQs and picnics

Everyone is welcome to enjoy our city's parks for a picnic or bbq.

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If you want to ensure you have first priority use of a space for a picnic, event or other activity, book a site.

Smoke free parks

People are asked to refrain from smoking in Council-owned playgrounds and parks in line with the Council's Smokefree Public Places Policy(external link)

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Parks with BBQs and bookable picnic spaces

Find out more about which parks have BBQs and bookable sites and where they are located.

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Book a picnic space

Many Christchurch parks and reserves have areas that are bookable for a picnic or event.