Celebrate 2018 in style!

Head down to Hagley Park and enjoy family entertainment with Natural Magic Pirates and The Christchurch Faerie Circle, kids DJ and other special acts, with a ‘kids midnight’ countdown at 8.30pm.

From 9pm come and party with DJ Bailey Wesborn, Danger Baby and Headrush bringing you into the New Year with a fireworks display.

Please note this a smoke-free and alcohol-free event, bags may be searched upon entry.

Parking will be available within walking distance of Hagley Park. Make sure you plan your trip or take a bus into the city. 
Public car parking will not be available in Hagley Park. The Botanic Gardens Armagh Street car park will be closed to incoming traffic from 3pm on Sunday 31st December, with the exception of mobility card holders.
You can find information on parking in the city here.

Please note: There will be no pick up/drop off zones on Park Terrace.

Mobility Access and Accessible seating
Mobility parking is available in the Botanic Gardens car park via the Armagh Street Bridge. Please note the entrance will be left-turn only (Northbound) from 3pm. A mobility pass must be visible to gain access.

Accessible seating will be located in front of the stage to the left in front of screen.

Bicycle stands will be located at each of the entry points.

This event is part of the Christchurch City Council's Smokefree policy at events. Please respect the people around you and refrain from smoking.

Site map for New Year's Eve