The Rock and Christchurch City Council are proud to present…Rock The Park! 

Featuring an epic line up:

  • Villainy
  • The Feelers
  • Midwave Breaks
  • Emma Dilemma

This all-ages event is hosted by Rock Drive's Jay and Dunc. Gates open at 1.30pm. This event has a limited capacity, so entry is not guaranteed.

The first 500 get free limited edition Rock singlets.

Cheers to our mates at Christchurch City Council and Air New Zealand's Grabaseat.

You lil' beauty!

Food and drink

There will a licenced bar. If you are intending to purchase alcohol you will need to obtain a wristband from the wristband station onsite. Photo ID is required. Accepted forms of ID are a valid NZ Driver's Licence, a valid NZ or International Passport, a valid Kiwi Access card.

Bad behaviour and intoxication will not be tolerated, please respect our staff and other eventgoers.

There will be a range of tasty food vendor’s onsite to keep you fed throughout the day. Eftpos is available.

You can bring an empty plastic water bottle with you and there will be heaps of free water available.

Transport and parking

Mobility parking will be available in Chester Street West School from 12pm. Please bring your mobility pass.

Bike parking is available onsite. The 529 Garage bike security registration team will be at the bike parking area from 1-3pm. Get your bike registered on the spot, and get a free 529 shield (RRP $12.99). More info here(external link)

Public transport info can be found here: link)


Before entry all eventgoers must agree to a bag search.

You can’t bring in:

  • Alcohol and illicit drugs
  • Dangerous goods and weapons
  • Animals (except service animals)
  • Offensive signs or banners
  • Gang insignia
  • Glass
  • Drones
  • Bags larger than 30cm x 30cm
  • Scooters and Bikes

You can bring in:

  • Umbrellas
  • Small chairs and blankets
  • Self-packaged non-commercial food items
  • Sunscreen
  • Prams and baby products
  • Cameras (personal use only)
  • Empty water bottles able to be filled on site.

Other info

The event is smoke & vape–free.

Please note that there is a 24 hour alcohol ban around the event – If you carry or consume alcohol in the streets around the event site, or within Hagley Park you won’t be permitted entry, and risk being fined.

Please respect Hagley Park and its neighbours so that we can continue staging events here.

Please note

While we do our best to communicate as much as possible, event operators may change these conditions of entry at short or no notice for your safety and security.