Four things to do in Christchurch this weekend

5Bumps, Bubs and Beyond Spring Market

You’ll find everything you need for the little ones at this spring market. Fifty Canterbury businesses will have stalls offering services and products for families. From maternity and nursing wear to hand knitted goods, there’s something for anyone with children aged 0 to 5. It’s the perfect spot for grabbing that perfect baby-shower gift. Click here for information on stall holders.

Where: St Andrew’s College – 347 Papanui Road

When: 9.30am to 2pm, Saturday 14th

4Friday Street Food Market

Give yourself a break from the oven and stove, after all… it is Friday! The Friday Street Food Market brings together a collection of delicious cuisines. The hardest part is deciding what to get. Choose from yaki soba, bratwurst, dumplings, coffee and more.

Where: Cathedral Square

When: 11am to 9pm, Every Friday


Dust off your lederhosen and brush up on your Bavarian as Oktoberfest is on at Rosebank Estate and Winery. Try sauerkraut, schnitzel and a traditional Bratwurst all washed down with a litre of the finest German or NZ beer. As they say in Germany – prost!

Where: Rosebank Estate and Winery

When: Saturday 12pm onwards

2Lyttelton Farmers Market

This is a market boasting a brilliant view of the Lyttleton harbour while you shop for fresh produce. Treat yourself to a coffee from the neighbouring Lyttleton Coffee Co. Their waste reduction initiatives makes them an environmentally friendly place to shop. Don’t forget to bring your re-usable bags.

Where: London Street, Lyttleton

When: 10am to 1pm