The Waimakariri Event Funding is a contestable fund that is provided by the Waimakariri District Council, managed by Enterprise North Canterbury and administered by Visit Waimakariri.

Funding is allocated to support events that clearly demonstrate economic and/or community benefit to the Waimakariri District.

Minimum – $500
Maximum – $5,000

The closing date for the funding rounds are March 31st and August 31st each year.

To view events previously funded 2016 – 2021

Examples of events previously funded:

The Waimakariri Event Fund supported the 2019 Rangiora Colour Festival. Check out the video below to see the event in action:  https://youtu.be/cCQBYt4iYD4

Learn how the Waimakariri Event Fund helped the Pegasus Bay Art Show 

Read how the Waimakariri Event Fund helped Kaiapoi’s Fire & Ice Winter Market  and House of Travel Triathlon Festival