August 12, 2016

Canterbury Eid Festival 2016


~ Eid ~ Pray ~ Love ~

Eid is a perfect time to come together to give families and friends a joyous occasion they can cherish together! Join us this Eid ul-Adha for a day to remember complete with activities, games, stalls, ethnic foods, performances and more…

Everyone is welcome, so invite your neighbours, friends and colleagues! Muslim or non-Muslim,  male or female, young or old, all are welcome.

When is it? 

10am-4pm, Sunday, 18th September, 2016

Note: The date of Eid ul adha is dependent on moon-sighting but will fall during a weekday this year. We have chosen the closest Sunday after .

Where is it?

Canterbury Horticultural Society, 57 Riccarton Ave, Christchurch. (Parking wardens will be available on the day to ensure a smooth day!) 

What’s there to do?

-A range of games and activities for  kids of all ages throughout the day including, bouncy castle, balloons, face painting, a ride-on train, gladiator pit and more!

-The DeenQuest, a specially designed, Islamically-inspired treasure hunt with a grand prize!

– Ethnic food stalls covering a variety of delicious delicacies

– A walk-in cultural lounge drawing from a rich and vast Islamic history

-Ongoing entertainment that includes cultural performances, martial arts, games

And much more…!!

What now?

Just show up on the day and enjoy the event! You can also:

Register via Facebook

Let us know you’re coming!

Rent a Stall

Sell your food or merchandise!

Sponsor or Donate

Promote your business!

Want to know more ?

Find out more about our aims and motives for this important event here!

 And keep up to date with the team with our “behind the scenes” Eid blog posts


Proudly Made Possible By:



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And kind donations from generous patrons within our community…