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Biketober 2021 details are coming soon!

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 11, 2020
3:00 pm
Free session to practice and improve your cycle skills
October 16, 2020
7:30 pm
A collection of short films to remind us of why we love to ride!
October 11, 2020
10:00 am
Join in a day of bike-themed and recreational activities by the seaside
September 27, 2020
12:00 pm
Bring a kids bike to be fixed/checked or donated
October 31, 2020
7:30 pm
Dress up and join in a prowl around the cemetery
October 17, 2020
12:00 pm
Bike to Waikuku beach and camp overnight
October 10, 2020
8:00 am
A fun way to travel to your place of worship
October 10, 2020
9:30 am
A ride to visit businesses supporting sustainability, resilience, and locality
October 8, 2020
5:30 pm
Come along to hear a potted history of cycling in Christchurch
October 7, 2020
7:30 pm
Observe the male mid-life crisis in all its lurid glory
October 10, 2020
7:30 pm
Observe the male mid-life crisis in all its lurid glory
October 27, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 21, 2020
7:00 am
Stop off on your way for a coffee and snack for only $2
November 4, 2020
9:30 am
Ride to the Travis Wetland and QE II and back on the Te Ara Ōtākaro Trail
October 14, 2020
10:00 am
A ride to Burwood, the Avon Ōtākaro River and the Red Zone
November 2, 2020
10:00 am
A guided ride to view various heritage buildings
October 29, 2020
5:00 pm
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 3, 2020
10:00 am
Free session to practice and improve your cycle skills
October 16, 2020
5:30 pm
Free session to practice and improve your cycle skills
October 21, 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 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 8, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 31, 2020
1:00 pm
Build your own versatile, and low cost bike (or kayak) trailer
October 21, 2020
10:00 am
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 11, 2020
11:00 am
Join graffiti artists as they brighten up the pump tracks seating
October 31, 2020
5:00 pm
Come along and cheer the Passport prize winners!
October 31, 2020
7:30 pm
Dress up and join in a prowl around the cemetery
October 18, 2020
1:00 pm
Join us to create a work of art across the cityscape
October 11, 2020
9:30 am
Ride and discuss the Te Ara Ōtākaro Avon River Trail
September 27, 2020
12:00 pm
Bring a kids bike to be fixed/checked or donated
October 21, 2020
9:30 am
A ride along the Heathcote Ōpāwaho River
October 18, 2020
1:00 pm
Join us to create a work of art across the cityscape
October 28, 2020
9:30 am
A leisurely ride Halswell, returning via the Quarryman’s Trail Cycleway
October 10, 2020
9:30 am
A ride to visit businesses supporting sustainability, resilience, and locality
September 30, 2020
10:00 am
A gentle ride north to Redwood to enjoy the springs
October 31, 2020
9:00 am
Visit as many Passport Destinations as possible in one day and win prizes
October 31, 2020
7:30 pm
Dress up and join in a prowl around the cemetery
October 7, 2020
9:30 am
East to New Brighton and return via Te Ara Ōtākaro Avon River Trail
October 6, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 27, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 10, 2020
8:00 am
A fun way to travel to your place of worship
October 7, 2020
7:30 pm
Observe the male mid-life crisis in all its lurid glory
October 8, 2020
10:00 am
Bike or walk or scooter along Oxford Tce to Margaret Mahy Playground
October 8, 2020
7:30 pm
Observe the male mid-life crisis in all its lurid glory
October 31, 2020
5:00 pm
Come along and cheer the Passport prize winners!
October 21, 2020
7:00 am
Stop off on your way for a coffee and snack for only $2
October 4, 2020
10:30 am
A gentle bird watching ride from Ferrymead to Sumner
October 3, 2020
8:00 pm
Dress yourself and your bike to impress, then pedal along to the beats
October 24, 2020
9:30 am
A guided ride on Te Ara Ōtākaro to learn about Red Zone developments
October 15, 2020
5:20 pm
A collection of short films to remind us of why we love to ride!
October 5, 2020
10:00 am
Scavenging fun together on a bike
October 25, 2020
11:00 am
An e-bike community get-together to make new friends and ride
October 10, 2020
9:30 am
A ride to visit businesses supporting sustainability, resilience, and locality
October 18, 2020
1:00 pm
Join us to create a work of art across the cityscape
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 4, 2020
12:00 pm
Get help to fix up your own bike or one for someone else
October 28, 2020
6:00 pm
Women's only workshop covering basic bike maintenance
October 1, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 5, 2020
6:30 pm
Improve your bike mechanic skills
October 15, 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

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 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