Farmlands Family Fun Day

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Farmlands Family Fun Day

12:00pm Wednesday, 27 December 2017

The most iconic, must attend, race day of the season - Farmlands Family Fun Day - offering something for everyone.

Family Fun Zone
The Family Fun Zone offers families a place where all the kids activities are in one safe and secure place, whilst also providing facilities for the parents, all in a great trackside location. Kids can enjoy colouring competitions, bouncy castle, and other fun activities, while the adults can access food & beverages, along with Bet & Collect facilities.

Hospitality Packages
Whether you choose one of the air conditioned lounges, or soak up the sun in a marquee, we have a range of hospitality packages to suit your requirements.

The Garden Bar Party
Celebrate a day at the races with friends at The Garden Bar Party where you'll be in the heart of the action for people watching, cheering the horses, and socialising.

Silk Spa Style Stakes | Summer Edition
Enter our new fashion at the race event, Style Stakes, and be in to win fabulous prizes.

The racing action encompasses eight thrilling races, whilst the people watching will keep you entertained between races, polished off by two hours of Ash & Aidan 'killing it' in the Carnival Zone after the last race.

Sponsors

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 $10
Under 18s free (Please bring ID to be banded at the gate)

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)

Hospitality Package | La Mer Lounge

An ideal option for those who wish to enjoy a superior race day experience with reserved seating, floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the birdcage and winning post, in-lounge amenities, and full hospitality package.

This stylish lounge offers prime views of the horses as they parade in the birdcage, sweeping views of the course, and winning post.

Booking early to secure your table in our most popular inside lounge.

Package Inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Lounge admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Members privileges
- Official race book

Catering
Two course buffet meal

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

Pricing
$99 per person
$94 per person when booked by a Member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Lounge Facilities
Floor to ceiling glass providing superior views of the track. Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs, with additional TVs located strategically around the lounge. Bet and Collect facilities, full cash bar, café, and amenities.

Venue
Shared inside space, tables on tiered levels for optimal viewing. Tables seat 6-8, multiple tables are located next to, or adjacent, each other based on bookings and numbers.

Hospitality Package | Scottish Charm Lounge

The Scottish Charm Lounge offers elevated panoramic views of Pukekura Raceway, including the home straight and winning post. With full in-lounge facilities and amenities, you can relax at your reserved table and enjoy the hospitality.

Package Inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Lounge admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Members privileges
- Official race book

Catering
Two course buffet meal

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

Pricing
$99 per person
$94 per person when booked by a Member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Lounge Facilities
Elevated panoramic views of the track. Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs, with banks of TV strategically located around the lounge. Bet and Collect facilities, full cash bar, and amenities.

Venue
Shared inside space, tables on tiered levels for optimal viewing. Tables seat 6-10, multiple tables are located next to, or adjacent, each other based on bookings and numbers.

Hospitality Package | Tasman Room

With unobscured views of the track, and Winning Post, the Tasman Room is the ideal environment to entertain staff and guests, or network with valued clients. Located upstairs in the Members Stand the room offers exclusive betting facilities, and full bar, along with indirect access to the balcony overlooking the birdcage and winning post.

Package Inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Lounge admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Members privileges
- Official race book

Catering
Two course buffet meal, served in the room

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, still and sparkling water

Pricing
$99 per person
$94 per person when booked by a Member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Lounge Facilities
Elevated unobstructed views of the track. Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs, with an additional bank of TVs on the wall. Bet & Collect facilities, full cash bar, indirect access to balcony overlooking birdcage and Winning Post, amenities in adjacent lounge

Venue
Exclusive inside space, tables on tiered levels for optimal viewing. Minimum booking of 30 required, with a maximum of 60 guests. Furnished with a mixture of tables and chairs, and bar leaners.

Please note; this room is used as a thoroughfare for staff and Taranaki Racing representatives. There is a small amount of foot traffic during the day, however it should not impact your use of the room in any significant way.

Hospitality Package | Premium Mini Marquee Precinc

You're right in the heart of the racing action in the premium trackside mini-marquee precinct. Get up close to the horses as they parade past on their way to the adjacent birdcage, and feel the thundering hooves as the horses race past to the Winning Post.

A prime location perfect for racing enthusiasts, the marquees are positioned so you can soak up all the racing action, enjoy amazing views of the home straight, while you savour a delicious buffet meal, and premium beverage package.

Limited to just four race days this season, book early to avoid disappointment.

Premium package inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Mini-marquee precinct admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Members privileges for the day, including access to the La Mer Lounge
- Race book and signature pen

Catering
- Two course buffet meal

Beverages
- Drink waiter table service
- Six beverage vouchers per person
Premium selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and imported beer, and non-alcoholic sodas. Complimentary still or sparkling water

Pricing
$129 per person
$124 per person when booked by a Member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Enclosure Facilities
Individual marquees with picket fenced lawn per booking. Prime view of the track, parade shute, and birdcage. Bet and Collect marquee with Trackside TVs. Catering and bar facilities exclusively for precinct guest use. Amenities located in the adjacent La Mer Lounge.

Venue
Private outside space with shared facilities. Located in front of the grandstand all marquees include a table for ten guests within the marquee, a bar leaner, sun umbrella, and picket fencing for your enclosure. Additional guests are accommodated at bar leaners, or a second table of ten, alfresco.

Please note: When the weather is unsuitable marquee guests will be relocated to an inside location, determined by availability.

Event Package | The Garden Bar Party

The Garden Bar Party is the hot spot for this iconic race day. With views of the parade ring, and home straight, this alfresco area is the perfect place for a fun and exciting day of racing, with plenty of atmosphere.

The Garden Bar Party, will be the place to be on race day. Book early, there are limited tickets to this event.

Package inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Garden Bar admission and ticketing
- Members privileges for the day, including access to the La Mer Lounge
- Race book

Catering
- Street style food

Beverages
- Two beverage vouchers per person
- Cash bar facilities
A selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, and non-alcoholic sodas.

Pricing
$50 per person

Enclosure Facilities
Elevated views of the parade ring and home straight. Catering and bar within enclosure. Bet and Collect facilities located adjacent. Amenities available in Tuson Stand, or La Mer Lounge.

Venue
Shared outside space. Located next to the grandstand, there is no reserved seating for this event, furniture will be a mixture of tables and chairs, and bar leaners and stools. Sun umbrellas will provide shade.

Family Fun Zone

Details to follow

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

Twilight Race Days
Gates open an hour before the first race
The first race is usually around 3pm
The last race is usually around 7.30pm

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