The Rock, Christchurch City Council, and NOVUS are proud to present Rock The Park New Year's Eve!

Buckle up, there is a new kid on the block this New Year.

The Rock, Christchurch City Council, and NOVUS are stoked to present Rock The Park New Year's Eve. A FREE event is coming to Canterbury this New Year.

New Year's Eve Rock the Park

Featuring some of NZ’s finest Rock acts…

Elemeno P
and Dolphin Friendly

New Year's Eve Rock the Park

Hagley Park, Christchurch Central
from 8pm, New Year's Eve

And better yet it absolutely FREE!

Brought to you Rock and NOVUS. Damaged windscreen!? Crack or chip on ya windscreen?! NOVUS it! Just drop into your local NOVUS branch and show em ya crack!

Christchurch City Council Ts and Cs


Before entry all eventgoers must agree to a bag search.

You can’t bring in:

  • Alcohol and illicit drugs
  • Dangerous goods and weapons
  • Animals (except service animals)
  • Offensive signs or banners
  • Gang insignia
  • Glass
  • Drones
  • Bags larger than 30cm x 30cm
  • Scooters and Bikes

You can bring in:

  • Small chairs and blankets
  • Self-packaged non-commercial food items (non-liquid items)
  • Sunscreen
  • Prams and baby products
  • Cameras (personal use only)
  • Empty water bottles can be filled on site.

Food & Drink

This event is alcohol-free.

There will be a range of tasty food vendors onsite to keep you fed throughout the night. Eftpos is available.

You can bring an empty plastic water bottle with you and there will be heaps of free water available.


Mobility parking will be available in Chester Street West School from 3pm. Please bring your mobility pass.

Bike parking is available onsite.


New Year's Eve Rock the Park

Other Info

The event is smoke & vape–free.

Please note that there is a 24-hour alcohol ban around the event – If you carry or consume alcohol in the streets around the event site, or within Hagley Park you won’t be permitted entry, and risk being fined.

Please respect Hagley Park and its neighbours so that we can continue staging events here.

Please note:
While we do our best to communicate as much as possible, event operators may change these conditions of entry at short or no notice for your safety and security.

New Year's Eve Rock the Park