New Zealand Cup and Show Week

One of New Zealand’s most vibrant and exciting spring festival, New Zealand Cup and Show Week in Christchurch is all about celebrating the thrill of a win, a night out with friends, getting a taste of rural life at the show, a chance to dress to the nines, to experience the region’s excellent food and wine and to come together and have some fun. Whether you are looking for race or show action, or you just want to enjoy all that Christchurch and the Canterbury region has to offer, Show Week is a must! Events include:

Saturday 11 November
Al Basti Equiworld NZ 2000 Guineas Day, Riccarton Park Racecourse
An action packed day of racing to kick off the week.

Tuesday 14 November
Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup Day and Westfield Riccarton Style Stakes, Addington Raceway
‘Cup Day’ is a spectacular celebration of fashion, food, racing and fun.

Wednesday 15 – Friday 17 November
Canterbury A&P Show, Canterbury Agricultural Park
The Show delights young and old and is an annual ritual for Cantabrians.

Friday 17 November
Show Day Races, Addington Raceway
Pack a picnic and enjoy a relaxed day at the races.

Saturday 18 November
Christchurch Casino NZ Cup and 1000 Guineas Day and Fashion in the Field, Riccarton Park Racecourse
Finish the week in style at one of the most popular racing events in NZ.

Discover more details and ticketing at

New Zealand Cup and Show Week 2017