What's on?

An event for every occasion and activities for every season. Akaroa and Banks Peninsula has an exciting calendar of events all year round.

Want to host your own event? Find out how Akaroa District Promotions can help organise and promote it here.

Akaroa Community Arts Council Events

8 Aug 2020 through to 23 Aug 2020

Akaroa Community Arts Council Events

8 Aug 2020 through to 23 Aug 2020

Unlocked In Paradise -

What Peninsula artists have created that reflects life after lockdown. 

Opening Night Friday 7th August 2020 5.30pm-7.30pm
Exhibition will run for 3 weekends 
8th-9th August 
15th -16th August
22nd - 23rd August 
10.30am - 3.30pm each day  Free entry

For more details go to our website  

The Akaroa Community Arts Council are a dynamic group that promote and encourage art in the community. Through out the year they run workshops and classes. Phone Lesley for more information or visit the web site. Lesley: 021 527184. ACAC has a fantastic creative arts programme with many great classes. The web site has all the details. 

Akaroa Community Arts Council brings you yet more art!

Please visit our website www.akaroaarts.co.nz for full information, including all cost options and registration forms.

Or just call Lesley - 021 527184. 

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Winter Market

16 Aug 2020 through to 16 Aug 2020

Winter Market

16 Aug 2020 through to 16 Aug 2020

WINTER MARKET

Baking of the World

Preschool fundraising event 

We would love to invite you to spend lovely a morning with us in The Trinity Church Hall and to help us to support our precious community preschool. Come and enjoy lots of yummy home-made baking, have a cup of tea, hot chocolate or coffee, chat with friends, buy some local craft and art and be in to win one of our awesome gift baskets. 

 Sunday, 16th of August, 10am - 1pm 

Trinity Hall, Akaroa 

Big thanks to all our supporters. 

 

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Le Race

19 Sep 2020

Le Race

19 Sep 2020

This annual cycle race starts in the middle of Christchurch at 7.30am for the pre-race briefing and then it's all go at 8.00am. The finish line is in the centre of Akaroa, followed by prize giving on the Akaroa recreation ground. Make a weekend of it by booking into 1 of the many wonderful B&B's in Akaroa and enjoy a family weekend away. Be warned! This is not your ordinary 100 km race. Hugely popular across all abilities, amazing views and more hills than you can shake a pump at.

 

FACEBOOK page HERE.

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Inside Out Garden Tour

28 Nov 2020 through to 29 Nov 2020

Inside Out Garden Tour

28 Nov 2020 through to 29 Nov 2020

Inside Out Garden Tour 2020

The wait is over!  Akaroa’s extremely popular Inside Out Akaroa House & Garden Tour is on this November and it is bigger and better than ever with a fabulous range of houses and gardens, some never open to the public before. This is your chance to have a sneak- peek around some of the most beautiful gardens in the South Island, all with their unique character and situated in stunning locations. Held every two years, this is a not to be missed event, for anyone interested in beautiful homes and gorgeous gardens.  The Inside Out Akaroa House & Garden Tour takes place over 2 days on the weekend of Saturday 28 and Sunday 29th November 2020- with 13 amazing gardens to discover, at your own pace, on a flexible self-drive program.  Why not plan to stay over in one of Akaroa’s cosy Bed and Breakfast, motels or other unique accommodation on offer and take the time to enjoy the restaurants, local produce, and café culture in this beautiful historic seaside village.  

Gardens open from 10am – 5pm all weekend, and tickets are $30 and on sale in September. 

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