What's On

Horncastle Arena
Saturday 18 July 2020

Armageddon is back- just not the one you were expecting! Join us for two days of pop culture magic that enchants fans of television and movies, comics, gaming, VR, cosplay, anime and more. 2020 marks Armageddon Expo's 25th Anniversary year and will feature a massive line-up of International actors that will be appearing VIRTUALLY at the expos.  

Horncastle Arena
Saturday 8 August 2020

New Zealand’s Largest Green Living & Sustainable Lifestyle Show is on 8 & 9 August, 10am - 5pm at Horncastle Arena! This is your one stop shop for everything you need to live a sustainable life.

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 29 August 2020

With the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey (CSO Chief Conductor), Benjamin Morrison (Violin), and the CSO Chorus performing Beethoven’s Egmont Overture, Concerto for Violin and Mass in C.

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 12 September 2020

Friends! The Musical Parody will be there for you in 2020 as it tours New Zealand for the first time!

The Air Force Museum
Saturday 19 September 2020

19 and 20 September, 9am - 4pm. Discover all you need to know for you, your pregnancy or young child. Gain expert, up-to-date advice from our diverse range of exhibitors and experiment with products and services to find what best suits your needs.

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 2 October 2020

Indie-pop phenomenon and rising global superstar BENEE will be bringing TWO groove-drenched concerts to Christchurch Town Hall, Thursday 1 and Friday 2 October.

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 3 October 2020

This event originally scheduled for 16 May will now be performed on 3 October

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 17 October 2020

Off the grid and out of this world, from the clubs to packed festival fields, Shapeshifter’s transcendent sound is crafted by a living, breathing band of musicians, with all the form-changing sonic possibilities live instrumentation offers.

Christchurch Town Hall
Sunday 18 October 2020

Originally scheduled for Queen's Birthday, Christchurch city organist Martin Setchell will now perform this on 18 October 2020.

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 31 October 2020

With the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Clemens Schuldt (Conductor), the Christchurch City Choir and special guests performing inspiring classics and requisite foot-stomping renditions of Rule Britannia, Jerusalem, and Land of Hope and Glory.

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 7 November 2020

With the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey (CSO Chief Conductor) and Simon Tedeschi (Piano) performing Bernstein’s Overture to Candide and On the Town: Three Dance Episodes, and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, American in Paris, and Variations on I Got Rhythm.

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 13 November 2020

Indie-rock outfit and festival favourites Mako Road have announced a run of headline dates across New Zealand for November 2020, bringing their hazy summer psych, pop & groove infused tunes to play some of their biggest shows yet!

Horncastle Arena
Tuesday 1 December 2020

David Gray brings White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour, to celebrate the record-selling album which will be performed in its entirety together with all the original band members – followed by a set of the greatest hits.

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 4 December 2020

Iconic Kiwi band, and the newest inductees to the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame, Th’ Dudes have announced new dates for Th’ Bliss Tour

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 5 December 2020

Direct from Australia, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand after a sell-out mega NZ concert tour in 2018.

Christchurch Town Hall
Thursday 10 December 2020

All the Rage arrives hot on the heels of Urzila’s NETFLIX debut! This show has been rescheduled from July 2020.

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 19 December 2020

Experience Jurassic Park like never before: projected in HD accompanied by the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra performing live to picture. Originally scheduled for June 6, this concert will now be performed in December 2020.

Christchurch Town Hall
Monday 25 January 2021

Following the record-breaking success of his 2017 tour Round The World, Russell Howard returns with his biggest globe-spanning stand-up tour to date. It’s time for Respite. Originally scheduled for July 30 2020, this will take place in January 2021.

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 19 February 2021

Tom Rainey conducts the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and a host of Christchurch singer-songwriters in performing some of their most memorable songs and personal favourites.

Horncastle Arena
Monday 22 February 2021

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce one of music’s most influential and commanding bands will be performing in Christchurch in February 2021 (originally scheduled for May 10, 2020).

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 5 March 2021

The orator, entertainer, rabble-rouser, negotiator, pamphleteer, the fabled ‘Bard of Barking’, Billy Bragg is set to rock Christchurch.

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 27 March 2021

An all-ages bilingual performance weaving together theatre, aerial and visual arts, acrobatics, Toi Māori and Tāonga Pūoro. 

Christchurch Town Hall
Wednesday 7 April 2021

The Promoters of the Patti Smith and Her Band are pleased to announce that the show has been rescheduled to 7 April 2021. 

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 7 May 2021

The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. With an international cast from London’s West End and New York’s Broadway all of your favourite theatre hits rolled into one incredible show. 

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 14 May 2021

Ben Elton exploded onto the comedy scene more than 30 years ago, and has since achieved huge success as a stand-up comic, author, playwright, actor and director. Previously scheduled for May 2020, this event will now take place in May 2021.

Horncastle Arena
Saturday 22 May 2021

The Pink Floyd Experience have almost become a household name in NZ after 22 years of regular touring and consistently delivering a world class show. This concert has been rescheduled from June 2020.

Christchurch Town Hall
Sunday 5 September 2021

In the 1960’s Herman’s Hermits and The Searchers were two of the biggest music groups to come out of the UK. In 2020, fans of 60’s music are in for a treat as Herman’s Hermits bring their farewell New Zealand tour to Christchurch. Originally performing in September 2020, this concert has been rescheduled to September 2021.  

Horncastle Arena
Wednesday 15 December 2021

The seminal Scottish band Simple Minds return to NZ for their 40th anniversary tour, joined by special guests, OMD. Originally scheduled for 9 December 2020, this concert will now take place in December 2021.