This year’s festival is all about celebrating the thrill of a win, a night out with friends and getting a taste of rural life with the family at The Show. It’s a chance to dress up to the nines, to experience our region’s excellent food and wine while coming together to celebrate in style.

Tickets are on sale now!

Saturday 11 November:
Al Basti Equiworld NZ 2000 Guineas Day, Riccarton Park Racecourse
An action packed day of racing to kick off the week.

Tuesday 14 November: 
Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup Day and Westfield Riccarton Style Stakes, Addington Raceway
'Cup Day' is a spectacular celebration of fashion, food, racing and fun.

Wednesday 15 - Friday 17 November: 
Canterbury A&P Show, Canterbury Agricultural Park
The Show delights young and old and is an annual ritual for Cantabrians.

Thursday 16 November: 
Christchurch Casino New Zealand Greyhound Cup, Addington Raceway
Enjoy the fastest racing on four paws.

Friday 17 November: 
Show Day Races, Addington Raceway
Pack a picnic and enjoy a relaxed day at the races.

Saturday 18 November: 
Christchurch Casino NZ Cup and 1000 Guineas Day and Fashion in the Field, Riccarton Park Racecourse
Finish the week in style at one of the most popular racing events in NZ.