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Venues Christchurch

We have the right venue in Canterbury for every occasion

When it comes to event venues Christchurch catering specialists Continental know that having the wrong site is like having wrong tyres on your car – nothing goes as smoothly as it should. Whether you need a wedding venue, Canterbury function centre or setting for your conference, Continental has the largest selection of venues in Canterbury and throughout the South Island.

We don’t just excel in event catering, marquee and equipment hire but take pride in our wide range of unique Christchurch venues and extraordinary event settings which are always special.

Whether we manage a venue in Canterbury, have exclusive catering rights or enjoy a ‘preferred caterer’ status, we know how to pair venues with events to stunning results.

From weddings, parties and events through to conference, meeting and function venues, Christchurch catering experts Continental showcase a sample of our premium venues on this website.

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Venue Capacity Chart

Seated dining
Standing cocktail
Air Force Museum – Wigram, Christchurch
Aircraft Hall 600 900
Canterbury Horticultural Society Hall – South
Hagley Park, Christchurch
Templin Hall 200 400
French Farm – Akaroa, Canterbury
Restaurant 120 170
Marquee 250 400
International Antarctic Centre – Christchurch Airport, Christchurch
The Atrium 90 160
Marquee 750 1200
Lincoln Events Centre – Lincoln, Christchurch
Function Lounge 200 300
Newbery Lodge Function Centre – Opawa, Christchurch
Exclusive use of entire venue 110 225
The Ivy Suite (110m²) 110 180
The Gardens Lounge (48m²) 30 100
The Grange Room (36m²) 16 25
 Marquee Lawn 70 140
Ohoka Hall, Ohoka School Grounds – Ohoka, North Canterbury
Hall 350 400
Rangitane Cultural Centre – Blenheim
Cultural Centre 170 230
The Christchurch Gondola – Mt Cavendish, Christchurch
Crater Rim Room 80 120
Pinnacle Room 120 200
Crater Rim & Pinnacle Rooms 180 180
The Iris Lawn, Mona Vale Gardens – Fendalton, Christchurch
The Iris Lawn Marquee Site 500 700
Waipara Hills – Waipara, North Canterbury
Marquee Lawn 600 800
Marquee Courtyard 120 220
Cloisters 50 NA
Café 20 30
The Woolshed at Tipapa – Greta Valley, North Canterbury
The Woolshed 130 200
Valley of Peace 120 120


While browsing through our selection of South Island, Christchurch and Canterbury venues please bear in mind that this list is by no means exhaustive. School halls, private gardens and hidden gems – our sales team are uncovering new options all the time. So if you can’t see what you want, simply get in touch.