Cathedral Square Pitch

Cathedral Square (Chalice side), Christchurch

The re-establishment of the Cathedral Square Pitch sees busking, on a grand scale, return to the heart of the city. Expect big shows, big crowds and big love for this iconic festival mainstay.

Venue information:
Limited shade and seating available at this pitch. BYO cushion or low chairs only.

Bring some cash for the performers – these are hatted shows!

There will be food trucks onsite at this venue.

Artists at this pitch include:
Ready Aim Fire, Pancho Libre Daredevil Chicken Club, Ernest the Magnifico, The Atari Show, Hero-San, The Toni Show, Satya Bella, Peter Mielniczek, Pedro Tochas, Josh GrimaldiThe Miss Behave Street Show, Mulletman, Fraser Hooper.


Venue times:
Friday 11 – Saturday 19 January, 11.30am – 7.30pm except Monday the 14th and Tuesday the 15th 11.30am to 6.30pm


This venue is wheelchair accessible.



The Cathedral Square Pitch is a 4 minute walk from Christchurch Bus Interchange.

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