Nestled in the heart of Christchurch, the stunning Botanic Gardens are the perfect venue for a wide range of occasions and events. Likewise, many of our parks are fantastic places to run your event.

Lazy Sunday at Botanic Gardens

Please note that as city parks are public spaces no area may be booked exclusively.

Public events

To organise a public event in any parks or gardens you need to make a booking and get written permission from the Christchurch City Council Events team. Find out more about running an event. The Events team will liaise with the parks management for approval and conditions. For any queries contact

Group activities

If you are planning to bring a large group, such as extended family, a school, club or work group, please contact us on 941 8999. We can give you information on whether there are other events scheduled for that day at the location you require. For a booking in Hagley Park please phone (03) 941 8999.

Events in the Botanic Gardens

There's always something exciting happening in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens! For information on what's on each month check out the events page or like us on Facebook.