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Rick Armstrong Motors Classical Sparks
The grand finale of the SummerTimes festival, featuring popular classical music and stunning fireworks!
Time:
7pm to 9pm, Sat 11 March
Place:
North Hagley Park
Rick Armstrong Motors Classical Sparks
  
Friday Lunchtime Concert Series
A lunchtime concert series feature in the heart of the city.
Time:
12pm to 1pm, Fri from 14 Jan to 10 Mar
Place:
Cathedral Square
Friday Lunchtime Concert Series
 
Botanic Bands
Entertainment from Christchurch’s brass and pipe bands.
Time:
Sun from 30 Jan to 27 Feb
Place:
Botanic Gardens
Botanic Bands
   
Summer Theatre Series
A season of al fresco theatre – this year it’s Shakespeare’s As You Like It.
Time:
From 14 Jan to 2 Feb
Place:
Christchurch Arts Centre’s South Quadrangle
 Summer Theatre Series
    
In The Park 2000 - The Christchurch Millennium Celebration
A stunning six-hour celebration featuring two fireworks shows, Dave Dobbyn and a fabulous variety of family entertainment.
Time:
7pm to 1am, Fri 31 Dec1999
Place: North Hagley Park
In the Park 2000
Tip Top Icecream Teddy Bears Picnic
Bring your bears to the park for a great day’s entertainment – and help with our attempt on the world record!
Time:
12pm to 4pm, Sun 9 Jan
Place:
North Hagley Park
Tip Top Icecream Teddy Bears Picnic
 
KidsPlay
Mr Moon’s Amazing Games followed by the Court Jester’s cushion theatre show of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’.
Time:
Mon 10 to Sat 15 Jan
Place:
Various suburban venues
KidsPlay
   
Melt
An afternoon concert of live music from top local bands.
Time:
Sat 5 Feb
Place:
North Hagley Park
Details regarding performers and the content will be available closer to the time of Melt
Strawberry Fields
A nostalgic afternoon of music from the sixties and seventies, performed by a band of top Christchurch musicians.
Time:
2pm to 5pm, Sun 23 Jan
Place:
North Hagley Park
Strawberry Fields
  
Candlelight Opera
An absolutely enchanting evening of opera by candlelight.
Time:
8pm to 10pm, Sat 26 Feb
Place:
North Hagley Park
Details regarding performers and the content will be available closer to the time Candlelight Opera
   
Welcome to SummerTimes
Welcome to SummerTimes!

Christchurch’s favourite festival returns in 2000 with a fantastic line up of events for you to enjoy over the summer months.

Starting with an awesome New Years Eve celebration on the last day of the millennium, SummerTimes runs right through until 11 March. In between, the festival features the Tip Top Ice Cream Teddy Bears Picnic, the Summer Theatre Season of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Strawberry Fields, Melt, Opera at the Movies and Classical Sparks, plus Lunchtime Concerts every Friday and a series of brass and pipe band concerts. Each event is held outdoors and, best of all, every SummerTimes event is free to attend.

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