Memorial Services at Riccarton Park

With gracious grounds in a park-like environment, Riccarton Park has expansive venues and outdoor areas providing idyllic and spacious settings for funerals and memorial services allowing for social spacing in these unprecedented times.

Memorial Services Flyer

Memorial Services Flyer

Choose a venue that suits your needs, additonal options available to cater to your memorial.


All images taken pre Covid-19 restrictions so do not reflect social distancing

A place to remember...

It's a difficult time for everyone when a loved one has passed, the organisation of a memorial service should be a coming together of family and friends to laugh and cry - without added stress. Our attentive staff will make sure your day is perfect while the beautiful location provides a quiet setting with plenty of space and car parking.



Beautiful gardens, open spaces & plenty of parking

With all the benefits of the Riccarton Park location:

  • Quiet, park-like surroundings
  • Spacious, attractive gardens
  • Good natural light in venues
  • Committed catering staff and tailored menus to suit
  • Free car parking
  • 15 minutes from the central city
  • 8 minutes to the Christchurch international airport
  • Close to a variety of accommodation options
  • Venues catering from 10 to 400 delegates
  • Indoor and outdoor flow

Based on options, your fee includes the following:

  • Room set-up
  • Registration area
  • Audio system
  • Microphone & lectern
  • Professional service staff
  • Use of grounds & gardens
  • Free WiFi

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Indoor Packages

For up to 100 people, packages priced from $620 Includes venue hire & basic audio-visual package. Plus room set up, staffing, use of staging, data projector, 6ft data screen and use of our in-room microphones and sound system.

Outdoor Packages

For up to 500 people, packages priced from $2,200 includes extensive set up, staffing, use of staging, outdoor sound system and microphones.


Food & beverages can be catered for under alert level 2, providing the Government conditions on physical distancing and infection control measurescan be met. Please discuss this option with our staff.

Additional Options

Additional options and requests are available for both packages, please ask our staff for further details.

The Show Gate

the showgate

The Tea House

the tea house

Outdoor Areas

riccarton park grounds

The Club Stand

The Club Stand

Our wide range of venues allow us to follow the social distancing guidelines while still meeting your memorial requirements. The Tea House is a lovely venue for smaller groups with it's own park setting and seating available, while The Show Gate handles larger capacities for presentations.

Commemorate your loved one with us

For direct enquiries or to discuss options, email or phone Alice on 021 116 8049.

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