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Major Events and Festivals in Christchurch

South Island Wine and Food Festival

The South Island Wine and Food Festival takes place at the beginning of December each year. It's one of Christchurch's premier foodie events with more than 30 wineries taking part in the festivities. Oenophiles buying flights to Christchurch can sample boutique varietals to some of the top performers in the South Island. Once you've found your perfect wine for the day, you can head over to the gourmet food stalls or book a table at one of the restaurants.

Christchurch Lantern Festival

South Island is home to a Chinese immigrant population, which means you can plan your flights to Christchurch around some of the top cultural festivals. One of the most popular ones is the Christchurch Lantern Festival, which has been apart of Chinese New Year celebrations since 206BC. Keep in mind that it’s usually a busy time for the city, so you’ll want to book your return flights to Christchurch well in advance to lock in lower prices.

Electric Avenue

Want to bid the summer months adieu in the best way possible? Book your cheap flights to Christchurch for February travel and attend the Electric Avenue Music Festival. It's held every year in Hagley Park and features more than 25 acts across three stages. It’s one of the city’s biggest outdoor events, so if you want to attend buy your tickets to Christchurch and the festival as soon as possible!


Cafes and Restaurants in Christchurch

Luciano’s Espresso Bar

Calling all caffeine addicts booking flights to Christchurch! You'll want to pencil in a coffee date at Luciano's Espresso Bar. It's owned by Luciano Marcolino, one of the top baristas in New Zealand. With such a prestigious reputation, you can be sure that you'll get a delicious brew of coffee. If your stomach starts rumbling, Luciano's serves up an indulgent Sunday brunch that's worth every penny. Don't leave without trying the chocolate buttermilk waffles!

Hello Sunday Café

The Hello Sunday Café is a firm favourite on the Christchurch coffee scene. It's situated in a 19th-century building that was once a post office and Sunday School. These days, travellers purchasing cheap flights to Christchurch can expect to find scrumptious plates of eggs benedict wafting around and plenty of locals grabbing a coffee to go.

BearLion Foods

If you can, buy your flights to Christchurch over a Thursday so you can have dinner at BearLion Foods. It's a foodie experience worth planning your trip around, and the quality of the cuisine won't let your tastebuds down. For travellers that are conscious about where ingredients come from, BearLion Foods are passionate about sourcing meat locally, using bacon that's free from preservatives and not using refined white sugar or flour in their meals.

Under The Red Verandah

Under The Red Verandah is a distinctive landmark in Christchurch. While the original building was destroyed in the 2011 earthquake, the restaurant has reopened at a nearby cottage - it has kept its iconic verandah. For travellers purchasing tickets to Christchurch, you'll want to stop here for the freshly baked pies, bread and cakes.


Top Experiences For Visitors in Christchurch

Christchurch Botanic Gardens

The Christchurch Botanic Gardens have been an attraction in the city since 1863. It started with a single English oak tree and over the centuries has blossomed into a garden of flowers, native trees and plant conservatories. If you're buying airfare to Christchurch for the whole family, the botanic gardens are an excellent spot for a picnic.

TranzAlpine rail journey

One of the best ways to soak up South Island's natural beauty is with the TranzAlpine rail journey. Once your flights to Christchurch land at Christchurch International Airport (CHC), you can book your tickets and go on a five-hour trip across the Canterbury Plains and past the Southern Alps.

International Antarctic Centre

The International Antarctic Centre is a great activity for families buying return flights to Christchurch. The kids can learn all about the world's most remote continent and go inside the indoor Antarctic Storm simulation room. There's also Hägglund vehicle rides, and you can say hi to the resident colony of penguins. The best part is that the centre is a nine-minute walk from Christchurch International Airport (CHC), making it easy to squeeze in before your flight back home.

Ride the iconic Christchurch tram

Whether you're buying flights to Christchurch for the weekend, a week or a month, don't miss out on experiencing the city's iconic tram service. It stops at 17 top landmarks and attractions such as Cathedral Junction, the Avon River, the Arts Centre, and Canterbury Museum. Travellers purchasing airfare to Christchurch can opt for a full day hop-on-hop-off ticket or a unique dining experience with the Tramway Restaurant tours.

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