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Details about Biketober 2021 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 31, 2020
1:00 pm
Build your own versatile, and low cost bike (or kayak) trailer
October 6, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 11, 2020
3:00 pm
Free session to practice and improve your cycle skills
October 7, 2020
8:00 am
Come along on ya bike for some free food and coffee
October 13, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 11, 2020
11:00 am
Join graffiti artists as they brighten up the pump tracks seating
October 15, 2020
5:20 pm
A collection of short films to remind us of why we love to ride!
October 22, 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 28, 2020
9:30 am
A leisurely ride Halswell, returning via the Quarryman’s Trail Cycleway
October 21, 2020
9:30 am
A ride along the Heathcote Ōpāwaho River
October 16, 2020
7:00 am
Coffee outside - Meet friends old and new - Have a brew
October 14, 2020
10:00 am
A ride to Burwood, the Avon Ōtākaro River and the Red Zone
October 3, 2020
9:00 am
Post a photo or video of you and your bike after voting!
October 31, 2020
9:00 am
Visit as many Passport Destinations as possible in one day and win prizes
October 13, 2020
6:00 pm
Women's only workshop covering basic bike maintenance
October 2, 2020
5:00 pm
Free session to practice and improve your cycle skills
October 11, 2020
11:00 am
Join graffiti artists as they brighten up the pump tracks seating
October 29, 2020
5:00 pm
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 20, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 22, 2020
5:00 pm
A project to help refugees and migrants learn about biking
October 28, 2020
10:00 am
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 27, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
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 4, 2020
10:00 am
Make a dry point etching of your favourite bicycle
October 22, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 10, 2020
9:30 am
A ride to visit businesses supporting sustainability, resilience, and locality
October 11, 2020
11:00 am
Join graffiti artists as they brighten up the pump tracks seating
October 5, 2020
10:00 am
Scavenging fun together on a bike
November 1, 2020
4:00 pm
A bicycle treasure hunt and neighbourhood party
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 3, 2020
9:00 am
Post a photo or video of you and your bike after voting!
October 4, 2020
10:30 am
A gentle bird watching ride from Ferrymead to Sumner
October 28, 2020
9:30 am
A leisurely ride Halswell, returning via the Quarryman’s Trail Cycleway
October 11, 2020
9:30 am
Ride and discuss the Te Ara Ōtākaro Avon River Trail
October 25, 2020
11:00 am
An e-bike community get-together to make new friends and ride
October 17, 2020
9:00 am
Post a photo or video of you and your bike after voting!
October 21, 2020
7:00 am
Stop off on your way for a coffee and snack for only $2
October 31, 2020
5:00 pm
Come along and cheer the Passport prize winners!
October 16, 2020
7:00 am
Coffee outside - Meet friends old and new - Have a brew
October 10, 2020
7:30 pm
Observe the male mid-life crisis in all its lurid glory
October 7, 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
September 27, 2020
12:00 pm
Bring a kids bike to be fixed/checked or donated
October 20, 2020
5:00 pm
A seminar to challenge and inform about getting around our cities
October 5, 2020
10:00 am
Scavenging fun together on a bike
October 3, 2020
9:00 am
Post a photo or video of you and your bike after voting!
October 17, 2020
10:00 am
Enjoy riding to Community Gardens around the city plus be in to win prizes! 
October 24, 2020
9:30 am
A guided ride on Te Ara Ōtākaro to learn about Red Zone developments
October 10, 2020
6:45 am
Help raise funds against human trafficking and forced marriage
October 1, 2020
9:00 am
Post your Christchurch biking photos to win prizes!
October 11, 2020
9:30 am
Ride and discuss the Te Ara Ōtākaro Avon River Trail
October 31, 2020
7:30 pm
Dress up and join in a prowl around the cemetery
October 12, 2020
6:30 pm
A dedicated workshop covering what you should check to ensure your ride is ready for summer
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 15, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
September 27, 2020
12:00 pm
Bring a kids bike to be fixed/checked or donated
October 1, 2020
8:30 am
Make sure your ride is safe and sound
October 1, 2020
3:00 pm
Free bike repairs every Thursday afternoon!
October 27, 2020
6:30 pm
Become confident with basic cargo bike maintenance
October 31, 2020
1:00 pm
Build your own versatile, and low cost bike (or kayak) trailer

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