Saturday 11 February
Pre–show entertainment 5.30pm. Main programme 7.30pm – 10pm
North Hagley Park
Sparks returns with our fantastic Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (CSO) under the baton of Kenneth Young. The programme features popular pieces from Bolero to the theme song from the Magnificent Seven with appearances by Harry Grigg, Tama Waipara, Jennine Bailey and a special guest appearance by Fuzhun, the winners of the Canterbury Regional Smokefree Rockquest.
The evening concludes with a dazzling fireworks display to CSO performing the Sorcerer’s Apprentice. We are delighted to welcome St John back as our Charity of Choice – their collectors will be in the venue on the night.
Pre-show entertainment will start at 5.30pm so head down early to grab a spot to prepare for a fun evening in Hagley Park.
This event is weather dependent, any postponement details will be added here closer to the time. Postponement date is Sunday 12 February.
There will be no public car parking available on Hagley Park. The Botanic Gardens Armagh Street car park will be closed to incoming traffic from 3pm on Saturday 31 December, with the exception of mobility card holders.
Drop-off zones will be located on Park terrace and Harper Ave.
There will be bicycle stands located around the venue for cyclists.
Mobility parking is available in the Botanic Gardens car park via the Armagh Street Bridge. Please note the entrance will be left-turn only from 3pm. A mobility pass but be visible.
Accessible seating is located in front of the stage, look out for signage.
This event is part of the Christchurch City Council's Smokefree policy at events. Please respect the people around you and refrain from smoking.