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Get Excited Christchurch!

Biketober 2020 is
Ready to Roll!

Get Excited Christchurch!

Biketober 2020 is Ready to Roll!

LET’S RIDE BIKETOBER!

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. 

Take a look at some of our 2020 events!
October 31, 2020
9:00 am
Visit as many Passport Destinations as possible in one day and win prizes
October 15, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 7, 2020
8:00 am
Come along on ya bike for some free food and coffee
October 16, 2020
7:30 pm
A collection of short films to remind us of why we love to ride!
October 17, 2020
9:00 am
Post a photo or video of you and your bike after voting!
October 4, 2020
12:00 pm
Get help to fix up your own bike or one for someone else
October 10, 2020
9:30 am
A ride to visit businesses supporting sustainability, resilience, and locality
October 15, 2020
5:00 pm
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 4, 2020
12:00 pm
Get help to fix up your own bike or one for someone else
September 30, 2020
10:00 am
A gentle ride north to Redwood to enjoy the springs
October 5, 2020
6:30 pm
Improve your bike mechanic skills
October 12, 2020
6:30 pm
A dedicated workshop covering what you should check to ensure your ride is ready for summer
October 21, 2020
7:00 am
Stop off on your way for a coffee and snack for only $2
October 31, 2020
9:00 am
Visit as many Passport Destinations as possible in one day and win prizes
October 27, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 14, 2020
10:00 am
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 29, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 13, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 6, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 15, 2020
5:00 pm
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 1, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 8, 2020
5:30 pm
Come along to hear a potted history of cycling in Christchurch
October 27, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 15, 2020
5:20 pm
A collection of short films to remind us of why we love to ride!
October 1, 2020
9:00 am
Post your Christchurch biking photos to win prizes!
October 11, 2020
10:00 am
Join in a day of bike-themed and recreational activities by the seaside
October 18, 2020
1:00 pm
Join us to create a work of art across the cityscape
October 15, 2020
5:00 pm
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 11, 2020
11:00 am
A fun bike ride through our beautiful seaside village
October 31, 2020
5:00 pm
Come along and cheer the Passport prize winners!
October 29, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 11, 2020
10:00 am
Join in a day of bike-themed and recreational activities by the seaside
October 17, 2020
10:00 am
Enjoy riding to Community Gardens around the city plus be in to win prizes! 
October 18, 2020
1:00 pm
Join us to create a work of art across the cityscape
October 3, 2020
9:00 am
Post a photo or video of you and your bike after voting!
October 14, 2020
10:00 am
A ride to Burwood, the Avon Ōtākaro River and the Red Zone
October 17, 2020
9:00 am
Post a photo or video of you and your bike after voting!
October 17, 2020
12:00 pm
Bike to Waikuku beach and camp overnight
October 3, 2020
8:00 pm
Dress yourself and your bike to impress, then pedal along to the beats
October 11, 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 10, 2020
8:00 am
A fun way to travel to your place of worship
October 16, 2020
7:00 am
Coffee outside - Meet friends old and new - Have a brew
October 11, 2020
10:00 am
Join in a day of bike-themed and recreational activities by the seaside
October 15, 2020
5:20 pm
A collection of short films to remind us of why we love to ride!
October 6, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 13, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 31, 2020
7:30 pm
Dress up and join in a prowl around the cemetery
October 10, 2020
6:45 am
Help raise funds against human trafficking and forced marriage
October 16, 2020
7:30 pm
A collection of short films to remind us of why we love to ride!
October 31, 2020
9:00 am
Visit as many Passport Destinations as possible in one day and win prizes
November 2, 2020
10:00 am
A guided ride to view various heritage buildings
October 1, 2020
9:00 am
Post your Christchurch biking photos to win prizes!
October 24, 2020
9:30 am
A guided ride on Te Ara Ōtākaro to learn about Red Zone developments
October 18, 2020
1:00 pm
Join us to create a work of art across the cityscape
October 8, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 27, 2020
6:30 pm
Become confident with basic cargo bike maintenance
October 12, 2020
6:30 pm
A dedicated workshop covering what you should check to ensure your ride is ready for summer
September 27, 2020
12:00 pm
Bring a kids bike to be fixed/checked or donated
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 22, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 29, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 4, 2020
10:00 am
Make a dry point etching of your favourite bicycle

Check back soon – more events added all the time!

Announcing the BIKETOBER PASSPORT – 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 INTRO VIDEO KEN BURNS PARALLAX

Biketober is Supported by:

Thanks to

Leighs Computing Ltd and Ribbonwood Country House

Plus our 2020 Passport Destinations