What is Celebrate Bishopdale?

Celebrate Bishopdale! is an annual community event that was established by the Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board in 2013 after local residents wanted to see a fun, family event in the area. The aim of the event is to celebrate living in Bishopdale and to come together as a community. The event is held at Bishopdale Park on Harewood Road.

What is the date of Celebrate Bishopdale?

Celebrate Bishopdale! will take on Sunday 24 November 2019 at Bishopdale Park.


Event organisation

Celebrate Bishopdale! is organised by the Christchurch City Council’s Fendalton/Waimairi Community Governance staff in partnership with the Bishopdale Community Trust. The event is funded by the Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board.


Event format

The event runs from 11.00am to 2.00pm.  Groups, individuals and schools perform on a main stage in 10-15 minute slots from approximately 11.15 to 2.00pm.


There are opportunities for organisations to promote their services through information displays and to fundraise through food stalls, craft and market stalls.  There is a cost involved for food and market stall holders.  There is also a range of children’s entertainment including face painting, climbing tower, bouncy castle, baseball, stone carving, pedalmania and other activities.

Registration of Interest

If your group/organisation is interested in participating in this event contact Bronwyn Frost, Community Services Worker, at bronwyn.frost@ccc.govt.nz or Fendalton Service Centre, P.O. Box 73020, Christchurch 8154. Or come into the Fendalton Service Centre, cnr Clyde and Jeffreys Roads.

Celebrate Bishopdale!

Bishopdale Community Trust compiles and maintains the Bishopdale Directory.


The directory aims to provide comprehensive information on local activities, groups and clubs, events, services, churches, schools, shops and businesses.

Check the directory out. You'll be amazed about how much goes on in our community!

Sundbye House, 100 Farrington Avenue, Bishopdale, Christchurch 8053

03 359 1741


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