As the Spring Racing Carnival draws to an end, people switch their minds to Christmas planning. Why not combine Christmas and a trackside celebration with friends and family.
Victoria is ablaze with Christmas racing this December! Tis the season to get down to one of our fantastic racedays and unwind while enjoying some quality racing and first class hospitality. From general admission through to incredible raceday packages, there is sure to be a day that will bring you track side before the New Year arrives!
2nd December - Mornington - Christmas Raceday
Plan your Christmas day out in the Peninsula this year at Mornington Racecourse. There are a range of hospitality options available to suit corporate celebrations or just relax on the lawn and take in the sea breeze.
For full ticketing information make sure you head over to Melbourne Racing Club's website.
3rd December - Racing.com Park - Superior Food Services Pakenham Cup Day
The jewel in the Christmas crown is Saturday 3rd of December where we are off to Pakenham for the $200,000 Superior Food Services Pakenham Cup! It's history in the making as the race club celebrates its first ever standalone raceday.
There is something for all the family including:
- Inspire Pilates for Women Fashions on the Field
- Live Music
- The Kids Hub, free kids activities and entertainment including Billy Slater, Tyson Goldsack signing autographs, Dora the Explorer and even Santa himself!
- Over $770,000 worth of stakes and three support races valued over $100,000 each in prize money
For full ticketing information make sure you head over to Pakenham Racing Club's website.
9th December - The Valley - Christmas @ The Valley
Celebrate Christmas with Friday Night Racing at The Valley. Grab your mates and enjoy quality food from the front lawn food trucks and soak up the racing atmosphere under the stars. The Valley Bus runs direct from Southern Cross station, Crown Casino and Flinders Street and with a range of dining packages available this is the perfect office Christmas party solution.
Click here for more information on Chirstmas celebrations at the Valley.
16th December - Yarra Valley- Christmas Raceday
The Yarra Valley comes alive with cheer this Christmas. Head along to Yarra Valley Racing Club and enjoy live music, delicious locally produced food and wine and fast paced racing action.
Groups can enjoy the day from the comfort of the Corporate Marquee or a smaller more intimate Mini Marquee, either way there is something to accommodate every type of Chirstmas function.
For more information about packages available visit Yarra Valley Racing website.
17th December - Flemington - Christmas Raceday
Get in the Christmas spirit at the last Flemington raceday for 2016. Santa and his elves will be visiting so pack a picnic and bring along the kiddies to soak up some sunshine from the Flemington front lawn.
For all ticketing and hospitality options visit Flemington's website.
Planning a pre-Christmas getaway? There are a wide range of Country Racing Clubs celebrating Christmas and what better time to escape the bustle of the city than pre-Christmas? Visit Country Racing Victoria for the full list.