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Thanks for participating in Biketober 2020 – see you next year!

Biketober is a month long festival that celebrates riding a bike.
There are suitable events for everyone. If you can pedal it, you are part of it.
There is an event almost daily throughout October for you to join in.
Biketober events happen all over Christchurch. Look for an event close to you.

Whether you cycle already, would like to give it a go, or just want to join the fun, there will be something for you. 

Whether you cycle already, would like to give it a go, or just want to join the fun, there will be something for you. 

Check out our previous events!
October 9, 2020
7:30 pm
Observe the male mid-life crisis in all its lurid glory
October 17, 2020
10:00 am
Enjoy riding to Community Gardens around the city plus be in to win prizes! 
October 22, 2020
5:00 pm
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 11, 2020
11:30 am
Join us for a picnic near the Margaret Mahy Playground
November 4, 2020
9:30 am
Ride to the Travis Wetland and QE II and back on the Te Ara Ōtākaro Trail
October 12, 2020
6:30 pm
A dedicated workshop covering what you should check to ensure your ride is ready for summer
October 11, 2020
10:00 am
Join in a day of bike-themed and recreational activities by the seaside
October 11, 2020
9:30 am
Ride and discuss the Te Ara Ōtākaro Avon River Trail
October 1, 2020
6:30 pm
Like-minded cycling folk make for great company!
October 27, 2020
6:30 pm
Become confident with basic cargo bike maintenance
October 21, 2020
9:30 am
A ride along the Heathcote Ōpāwaho River
October 12, 2020
6:30 pm
A dedicated workshop covering what you should check to ensure your ride is ready for summer
October 17, 2020
9:00 am
Post a photo or video of you and your bike after voting!
October 2, 2020
5:00 pm
Free session to practice and improve your cycle skills
September 30, 2020
10:00 am
A gentle ride north to Redwood to enjoy the springs
October 21, 2020
7:00 am
Stop off on your way for a coffee and snack for only $2
October 22, 2020
5:00 pm
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 15, 2020
5:00 pm
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 21, 2020
10:00 am
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 15, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 28, 2020
10:00 am
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 13, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 22, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 8, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 21, 2020
10:00 am
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 31, 2020
7:30 pm
Dress up and join in a prowl around the cemetery
October 11, 2020
11:30 am
Join us for a picnic near the Margaret Mahy Playground
October 11, 2020
11:00 am
A fun bike ride through our beautiful seaside village
September 27, 2020
12:00 pm
Bring a kids bike to be fixed/checked or donated
October 4, 2020
10:00 am
Make a dry point etching of your favourite bicycle
October 29, 2020
5:00 pm
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 10, 2020
2:00 pm
Learn to take care of your e-bike so you get the most out of it on every ride
October 17, 2020
9:00 am
Post a photo or video of you and your bike after voting!
November 2, 2020
10:00 am
A guided ride to view various heritage buildings
October 31, 2020
7:30 pm
Dress up and join in a prowl around the cemetery
October 31, 2020
9:00 am
Visit as many Passport Destinations as possible in one day and win prizes
November 1, 2020
4:00 pm
A bicycle treasure hunt and neighbourhood party
October 18, 2020
1:00 pm
Join us to create a work of art across the cityscape
October 11, 2020
11:00 am
A fun bike ride through our beautiful seaside village
October 10, 2020
6:45 am
Help raise funds against human trafficking and forced marriage
September 27, 2020
12:00 pm
Bring a kids bike to be fixed/checked or donated
October 13, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 11, 2020
11:30 am
Join us for a picnic near the Margaret Mahy Playground
October 1, 2020
6:30 pm
Like-minded cycling folk make for great company!
October 9, 2020
7:30 pm
Observe the male mid-life crisis in all its lurid glory
October 9, 2020
8:00 am
A fun way to travel to your place of worship
October 7, 2020
8:00 am
Come along on ya bike for some free food and coffee
October 15, 2020
5:20 pm
A collection of short films to remind us of why we love to ride!
October 24, 2020
9:30 am
A guided ride on Te Ara Ōtākaro to learn about Red Zone developments
October 11, 2020
9:30 am
Ride and discuss the Te Ara Ōtākaro Avon River Trail
October 17, 2020
9:00 am
Post a photo or video of you and your bike after voting!
October 10, 2020
6:45 am
Help raise funds against human trafficking and forced marriage
October 3, 2020
8:00 pm
Dress yourself and your bike to impress, then pedal along to the beats
October 31, 2020
9:00 am
Visit as many Passport Destinations as possible in one day and win prizes
October 4, 2020
10:30 am
A gentle bird watching ride from Ferrymead to Sumner
October 31, 2020
7:30 pm
Dress up and join in a prowl around the cemetery
October 21, 2020
6:00 pm
Women's only workshop covering basic bike maintenance
September 27, 2020
12:00 pm
Bring a kids bike to be fixed/checked or donated
October 28, 2020
6:00 pm
Women's only workshop covering basic bike maintenance
October 22, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 10, 2020
2:00 pm
Learn to take care of your e-bike so you get the most out of it on every ride
October 4, 2020
10:00 am
Make a dry point etching of your favourite bicycle
October 5, 2020
6:30 pm
Improve your bike mechanic skills
October 1, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!

The BIKETOBER PASSPORT is your chance to win prizes!

Use your smartphone to check-in at city-wide destinations.
The more destinations you visit, the more chances to win!

Click here to learn more about the Passport

Biketober is Christchurch's annual independent festival of cycling

Biketober is Supported by:

Thanks to

Avon Otakaro Network, Bridget Allen, Canterbury Community Gardens Assn, Cycle Action New Brighton (and friends),
Cycle Journeys, Enviro Hub, Greening the Red Zone, Ground Effect, Leighs Computing Ltd, Placemakers, RAD Bikes

Plus our Passport Destinations (especially Christchurch Adventure Park and The Welder)

Plus our event collaborators/hosts and seminar presenters