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FESTA 2014 headline event: CityUps. Image by Peanut Productions
22 Oct 2018
5–11pm Saturday 20 October
A spectacular celebration of food, architecture and design!
Event type: 
Christchurch City


In vacant sites in Christchurch's CBD!

(Rain date Sunday 21 October)

Come into the city for Christchurch's biggest and brightest street party - a public feast of architecture, design and food!

Christchurch has always had a powerful relationship with food and to celebrate this ongoing love FESTA is throwing a collective, creative street party involving thousands of Cantabrians, as well as visitors!

On Saturday 20 October artists, musicians, community groups, businesses, over one hundred architecture students from across Australasia, and design and architecture professionals will come together to create a spectacular celebration of food and city-making, live for one night only.

For this year’s main event large-scale installations, performances, artworks, activities, people and lots of wonderful things to eat and drink combine to form a collective reimagining of Christchurch in the city’s new public spaces.

FESTA 2018 runs over Labour Weekend from 19-22 October, with major event FEASTA! on Saturday 20 October (rain date: 21 October). Additional events and full
programme to be revealed!

Written by

Festival of Transitional Architecture

11 Jul 2018

FESTA is a biennial weekend celebration of urban creativity in Christchurch. It all starts with a horde of creative people who imagine how Christchurch could be different.