Things to do  |  10 Jan 2023

Don’t pack away the jandals just yet, there’s still plenty of summer fun ahead.

Christchurch City Council’s programme of summer events continues throughout January and February.

Treetech Sparks

Perennial favourite, Treetech Sparks, is back to delight the crowds and light up the Christchurch skies on Saturday 21 January from 6.30pm – 9.30pm.

The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra leads a line-up of talented local musicians, singers and performers. Classic tunes, modern favourites and awesome cultural collaborations are on the programme ahead of the grand finale fireworks display.

Anthony Harper Summer Theatre

Live outdoor theatre is returning to the Botanic Gardens this summer, with the quick-fire, locally produced stage show, HOWZAT! The Complete History of Kiwi Cricket.

The Anthony Harper Summer Theatre series runs from 26 January – Sunday 12 February on the Botanic Garden’s Harper Lawn.

Summer Sundays

Kick back and relax at the Summer Sundays concert series being held each Sunday from 29 January - 19 February at the Botanic Gardens. Each weekend concert showcases a different musical genre, including jazz, rock, country and Dub.

Kite Day

The Council’s summer event season wraps up with Kite Day on Saturday 4 February. Get Waitangi weekend underway by grabbing your family, friends – and kites - and heading down to New Brighton Beach. There’ll be dozens of kites on display, from home-made marvels to huge professionally crafted displays.

Learn more about all the events happening near you on What’s On.