Horncastle Arena - Vbase

Vbase is the venue manager of Christchurch's premier convention, entertainment and sporting venues - Christchurch Town Hall, Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Christchurch Stadium, and Hagley Oval Pavilion.

Horncastle Arena

Located in the business precinct of Addington, Horncastle Arena is ideal for exhibitions, tradeshows and large scale special events but also offers an array of great spaces for more intimate gatherings.

Available Rooms

  1. Arena

    Floor area: 4000m2

    • Banquet
      2500
    • Cabaret
      1250
    • Cocktail
      4500
    • Theatre
      8800
  2. Concourse

    Floor area: 1725m2

    • Banquet
      150
    • Cocktail
      350
    • Theatre
      150
  3. Double Corporate Suite (2)

    • Banquet
      20
    • Boardroom
      16
    • Cocktail
      20
  4. Single Corporate Suite (16)

    • Banquet
      10
    • Boardroom
      8
    • Cocktail
      10

With a generous 4,000m2 of flat floor space, extensive back of house, large concourse areas and 18 corporate suites, there is plenty of room to play with. The simple design, flexible shape and high ceiling allow the venue to be easily configured for a huge variety of events.

The Tuck Shop Café, open weekdays from 7.30am - 4.00pm offers free Wi-Fi, barista coffee and a fantastic range of cabinet and bistro style food. Outside normal operating hours the café can transform into a great space for cocktail functions and special occasions.

The venue is complemented by an expansive parking area which can house up to 2,000 vehicles, making this one of the most easily accessible venues in Christchurch.