Event Park & Stay in association with the NZMCA

Make a weekend of it… stay at the NZMCA Event Park and Stay for only $5 for the weekend. Save money by purchasing a multi-day pass for only $22.00 per person and enjoy some relaxation time after a busy day shopping with your fellow travelling mates.

Event Park & Stay for show attendees only, no booking required*. Spots are available on a first come, first served basis. 

*VIP Club Member's must book in advance to secure their spot. Please confirm your booking by emailing Natasha at natasham@classicevents.co.nz by 5pm Monday, 1 July 2019. Please provide your membership number on booking.

  • You are welcome to arrive during the following times: 12:00pm until 6.00pm on Thursday 4th July 20199.00am until 6.00pm Friday 5 July 2019, 9.00am until 6.00pm Saturday 6th July 2019.
  • Arrival time is strictly 12:00pm on Thursday 4th July. Event Park & Stay patrons will not be admitted prior to this time.
  • You must be off the grounds by 5.00pm on Sunday 7th July 2019.
  • Cost to stay on-site is $5 per vehicle for the weekend - to be paid to the parking wardens on entry to the parking area, cash only - it would be appreciated if you could please have the correct change. Wardens will sticker your vehicle to indicate payment has been made.
  • Gate sales only for event tickets. (Weekend Multi-pass $22.00 per person or $12.00 for 1 person for 1 day entry pass).
  • Park & Stay access; can be gained using Jack Hinton Drive off either Whiteleigh Ave or Twigger Street from the north, or off Wrights Road from the south.
  • Due to restricted space, separate provision for mobility parking cannot be provided, however the whole area has an even sealed surface allowing for easy access and movement of mobility devices.
  • Motorhomes and Caravans must be Certified Self Contained - No current certificate, no entry permitted.
  • There is no fresh water or waste facility.
  • Dogs allowed, but must be on a lead. Please clean up after your dog - note that no dogs are allowed into the show.
  • Due to limited space, Health & Safety aspects and emergency vehicle access, the use of awnings is discouraged. If use is essential, they MUST be retracted when leaving your vehicle.


Due to weather and ground condition the Event Park & Stay is now limited.

Updates will be available throughout the Thursday and Friday on www.nzmca.org.nz,  NZMCA Facebook and here on our website.

For enquires contact Peter Fantham on 021 841 085 or 1944snick@gmail.com, or Leighton Crocker on 027 239 1828 but check online in the first instance.

Alternative parking options (at your own cost) *

Members Only -  Weedons NZMCA Park (20mins) Site #7561

North South Holiday Park (20mins) - Special discount for NZMCA Members and pet friendly

Non members – Alpine View Holiday Park (15 mins) http://www.alpineviewholidayparkmotels.co.nz/

*Suggestions only.* Please make your own alternative arrangements.

(Park & Stay access; can be gained using Jack Hinton Drive off either  Whiteleigh Ave or Twigger Street from the north, or off Wrights Road from the south.)

Check out the Off The Beaten Track website for other accommodation opportunities:

Website - Event Park & Stay Map


Friday 5th July: 9am-5pm

Saturday 6th July: 9am-5pm

Sunday 7th July: 9am-4pm


55 Jack Hinton Drive
Christchurch 8024


There is loads of FREE parking on site


As part of our commitment to long term sustainability, we will no longer be providing complimentary plastic bags on entry to the show. We suggest bringing your own reusable bags and making use of our Shop & Drop service to store purchases while you are at the show.