Join us for one of our upcoming events at the Gardens. We look forward to seeing you!

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Enchanted Garden exhibition

Open daily 10am to 4pm until 30 June 2018

A riot of larger-than-life flowers and fruit has taken over the former Tea Kiosk in the Botanic Gardens. 

The flamboyant fabric creations of local costume artist Jenny Gillies are on show in the newly reopened Christchurch Botanic Gardens Kiosk Gallery.

  • $10 adults 
  • $5 seniors, students and children 5 years old and over 
  • No charge for children under 5 years old
  • $15 family concession (two adults, two children).

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All About Gardening

7pm, Monday 4 December and 9.45am, Tuesday 5 December

The Canterbury Horticultural Society hosts a monthly meeting with talks, gardening highlights and refreshments. This month will involve a Christmas themed supper and morning tea to celebrate the last meet of 2017. Guest speaking is Pamela Smith from Oderings who will demonstrate how to construct your own Christmas wreath.

  • Meet at the Christchurch Bridge Club, 21 Nova Place (off Barbadoes Street)
  • Free for CHS members, $5 for non members
  • Includes tea, coffee, and refreshments
  • Plenty of parking available

Christchurch School of Music Christmas Concert

11am to 3pm, 9 December 2017

Kick of the festive season with an array of performers from the Christchurch School of Music singing all your Christmas favourites. Groups will sing from marquees on Archery Lawn and there will even be a place to try your hand at a new instrument!

  • Free
  • Archery Lawn, Botanic Gardens


If you are looking for something to do in Christchurch parks, please check out our volunteer programme.