Christmas At The Races

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Christmas At The Races

12:00pm Thursday, 7 December 2017

What better way to start the festive season than a Christmas themed day at the races.

Christmas At The Races is your one-stop Christmas party shop. Choose a hospitality package to suit your group, then sit back and relax while we look after all the details of the day.

Simply turn up and enjoy the day, which includes Christmas themed fare, live entertainment, and even a visit from Santa!

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General Admission

Experience the action on course with a General Admission ticket which provides access to the centrally located Tuson Public Stand, with Bet and Collect facilities, cafe, full bar, and amenities.

General Admission $5
Under 18s free

General admission entitles you access to all public areas within the racecourse complex.

Members Stand & Privileges

Enhance your race day experience with a Members Stand ticket which provides you with Members Privileges for the day, including access to the Members Lounge with Bet & Collect facilities, full bar, cafe, and amenities at your fingertips, and with fantastic views of the birdcage, track, and winning post, you'll be in the heart of the race day action.

Members Stand ticket $20
Guest of a Member $10

(Does not include General Admission unless purchased prior to race day)

La Mer Lounge ‘Dasher’ Package

Celebrate Christmas at the Races in Style. The La Mer Lounge ‘Dasher’ Package offers guests a festively themed room, which features floor to ceiling glass windows and tiered seating where you can relax at your reserved table, overlooking the birdcage and winning post beyond. Enjoy the prime location where you can soak up the festive atmosphere and get in the Christmas spirit with the Dasher package.

Tables are limited, so please book early.

Package Inclusions for each guest;
- Racecourse admission
- Lounge admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Race book
- Members privileges
- In-lounge; Bet & Collect facilities, full bar, and amenities

Catering
Two course Christmas themed fare with all the trimmings

Beverages
Six beverage vouchers per person
Drinks waiter table service
A large selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, complimentary still or sparkling bottled water

Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs

$110 per person
$105 per person when booked by a member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Shared inside spaced. Tables seat 6-8 people, multiple tables are placed next to or adjacent each other based on bookings, and numbers.

Scottish Charm ‘Prancer’ Package

Celebrate Christmas at the Races in Style. The Scottish Charm ‘Prancer’ Package offers guests a festively themed room, located upstairs in the Members Stand, with elevated panoramic views of the track, where you can relax at your reserved table. Enjoy the superb location where you can soak up the festive atmosphere and get in the Christmas spirit with the Prancer package.

Tables are limited, so please book early.

Package Inclusions for each guest;
- Racecourse admission
- Lounge admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Race book
- Members privileges
- In-lounge; Bet & Collect facilities, full bar, and amenities

Catering
Two course Christmas themed fare with all the trimmings

Beverages
Six beverage vouchers per person
Drinks waiter table service
A large selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, complimentary still or sparkling bottled water

Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs

$110 per person
$105 per person when booked by a member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Shared inside space. Tables seat 6-10 people, multiple tables are placed next to or adjacent each other based on bookings, and numbers.

Tasman Room ‘Comet’ Package

Celebrate Christmas at the Races in Style. The Tasman Room ‘Comet’ Package offers your business the opportunity to secure a room just for you and your guests. Seating 40 – 50 guests comfortably, and located upstairs in the Members Stand, with elevated panoramic views of the track, the room is festively themed, has its own Bet and Collect facility, and bar, where you are your group can enjoy the superb location, soak up the festive atmosphere, and get in the Christmas spirit.

Secure this private lounge today, Christmas party sorted.

Package Inclusions for each guest;
- Racecourse admission
- Lounge admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Race book
- Members privileges
- In-lounge; Bet & Collect facilities, full bar
- Amenities are located in the Scottish Charm Lounge adjacent

Catering
Two course Christmas themed fare with all the trimmings

Beverages
Six beverage vouchers per person
A large selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, complimentary still or sparkling bottled water

Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs

$110 per person
$105 per person when booked by a member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Private space. Minimum booking 40 pax.

Premium Merry Mini Marquee

Enjoy the sensational Christmas atmosphere, right in the heart of the action with a trackside premium mini marquee decked out in festive finery. Not only do the horses parade past on their way to the birdcage, you can feel the thundering hooves as they race down the home straight, and you’ll be visited during the day by our entertainment elfies. We’ll also have a Lucky Punter competition with fabulous prizes!

Merry Marquees limited to 8, book today to avoid disappointment.

Package Inclusions for each guest;
- Racecourse admission
- Marquee ticketing
- Members privileges for the day, including access to the La Mer Lounge
- Reserved marquee/s for your group with premium Christmas themeing
- Prime view of the parade chute, birdcage, and track
- Race book and signature pen
- Exclusive Bet & Collect facilities for the mini-marquee groups
- Easy access to amenities

Catering
Two course Christmas themed fare with all the trimmings

Beverages
Six beverage vouchers per person
Drinks waiter table service
A selection of premium still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, complimentary still or sparkling bottled water

$135 per person
$130 per person when booked by a member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Private marquee with shared facilities. Marquees comfortably seat 10 at a table, with the option of adding additional furniture options for extra guests. Larger numbers are accommodated on a second table in front of the marquee or in an adjacent marquee, subject to availability, and weather conditions.

Saint Nick’s Garden Bar

Enjoy a relaxed Christmas at the Races in Saint Nick’s Garden Bar. Located next to the grandstand and overlooking the parade ring, with views of the track, this area is available for a single group of 80 guests, or two groups of 40.

There is scope to customise this space to suit your group, with your own host and activities. Our entertainment elfies will visit you during the day too!

The perfect social Christmas location, book today to secure this space for your group.

Package Inclusions for each guest;
- Racecourse admission
- Marquee ticketing
- Members privileges for the day, including access to the La Mer Lounge
- Reserved seating
- Race book
- Easy access to Bet & Collect facilities and amenities

Catering
Two course Christmas themed fare with all the trimmings

Beverages
Six beverage vouchers per person
A selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, complimentary still or sparkling bottled water

$110 per person
$105 per person when booked by a member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Single or shared space. Seating can be a mixture of tables and chairs, with leaners and stools, to match your requirements, with Christmas themeing. Weather permitting this will be an open air space with umbrellas, or we’ll put you undercover if Santa hasn’t sorted the weather.

Santa’s Marquee Village

A new layout for this area in 2017 will see a mix of mini marquee options, and larger shared facilities suitable for bookings of two to 200 Santa’s Marquee Village is the perfect option for small or large groups who want to be in the thick of the festivities, close to the racing action, and enjoy a social atmosphere.

You’ll enjoy visits from our entertainment elfies, experience the thundering of hooves as they race past the lawn, whilst also enjoying reserved seating, easy access to Bet and Collect facilities, and amenities.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic new layout and location. Contact us today to secure your spot.

Package Inclusions for each guest;
- Racecourse admission
- Marquee ticketing
- Members privileges for the day, including access to the La Mer Lounge
- Reserved seating
- Race book
- Easy access to Bet & Collect facilities and amenities

Catering
Two course Christmas themed fare with all the trimmings

Beverages
Six beverage vouchers per person
A selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, complimentary still or sparkling bottled water

$110 per person
$105 per person when booked by a member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Mixed for private mini marquees, and shared spaces. Mini marquees are for groups of 10 (or multiples of). Social marquee tables of 10, bookings for fewer numbers will share.

Large bookings of 100+ will have their own bar and catering facilities

Looking For A Customised Package?

Contact us today to discuss your requirements
[email protected]

Race Times are issued by the TAB approximately a month before the race day. These will be updated as soon as we have them.

Timeline Guide
Midday Race Days
Gates open an hour before the first race
The first race is usually between 12pm and 1pm
The last race is usually between 4.30 and 5.30pm

Updated race times are posted here and on our Facebook page, both in the feed and the event.