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Riverside Market, foodie treats, cafes and shops by the Avon River

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Christchurch, Canterbury

Riverside Market is Christchurch’s new hip indoor destination with a farmers market vibe and indoor setting offering year round weatherproof shopping experiences. Mingle with local office workers as they grab a quick bite or the bustling night scene.


Trip idea for Christchurch, South Island visitors

Enjoy a day exploring Christchurch’s natural spaces, Botanic Gardens, Hagley Park and Mona Vale with time for delicious foodie treats & shopping at the Riverside Market on Oxford Street.


A day at the Riverside Market and exploring nearby natural spaces, squeeze in #nzmustdo punting on the Avon River.


How to get to Riverside Market, Christchurch?

Easy with the Riverside business community providing excellent directions, see below.


Riverside market is located in the heart of the Christchurch Central CBD and is easy to get to by bus, car, bike or foot.


There is plenty of parking around the market with the Central Carpark right next door and the Lichfield Car parking building a 1 minute walk away. Both of these car parks include accessible car parks. A number of other car parks are within a few minutes walk of the market. You can also check out the map below for further info.


The main central bus interchange is a 3-minute walk along Lichfield Street to the market.

There are a number of bike parks around the market with covered indoor bike parks on the ground floor of the Lichfield Carpark building and a set out outdoor stands on Oxford Terrace.

There are usually a number of e-scooters parked around the market. When you arrive on a scooter we ask that you don’t park it in the lane.

Riverside Market is part of the Christchurch market hopping and shopping – Best Bits, start at Riverside Market any day and spend the weekend finding car boot sales in Riccarton or elsewhere.

Riverside Market is a Christchurch mustdo activity with plenty of pop up street entertainment for the kids. Make sure to check Christchurch Travel Guide for holiday inspiration.



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