Christmas at the Races ft F.A.W.C
10 November 2019
Admission: $10 - Under 18 FREE
Gates Open: 11.30am
First Race: 12.45pm
Last Race: 4.49pm
BYO: Limited 6 bottles of beer or 1 bottle of wine per person. Public Lawn only.
Hawke’s Bay Racing is set to host the best Christmas at the Races end of year party. After working hard all year it’s time to celebrate and treat yourself and your colleagues, friends or family to a fun-filled day out. It’s an occasion not to be missed with live entertainment, great food, thrilling thoroughbred action and all the joys of Christmas.
Join one of our package offerings or park up on the public lawn with a picnic. This is a superb afternoon out!
F.A.W.C! - Holy Smoke - Global Grilling at the Races - SOLD OUT
$139 per person
Taste international flavours, grilled, smoked, spit-roasted & BBQ'd by renowned Grill Jockey Raymond at Hawke's Bay Racing this summer.
This unique one-off event will keep the smoke rollin' throughout the afternoon using Argentine Grilling, Asado, Spit Roasting, Barrel Smoking and Parille to cook a wide range of meat, fish and vegetables to perfection.
This smokland experience will be the centre point of 'The Village' of mini marquees at the Hawke's Bay Races. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the races from your group’s personal marquee in our Christmas-themed Marquee Village.
To accompany there will be a wide range of Villa Maria wines, Three Wise Birds Ciders and a selection of New Zealand's most loved beers all included in the package.
- Three-course International grilling extravaganza served by Grill Jockey Raymond van Rijk
- A beverage package including beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks (cash bar for spirits)*
- Live entertainment including music and performers
- Easy access to TAB facilities
- Private marquee within The Village with tables, chairs & umbrella
NB: Minimum of 10 people per marquee with a maximum of 14 before another marquee is required
Private Suites - $125 per person
Hawke's Bay Racing boasts a number of fabulous private indoor lounges for you to host your guests this Christmas. The Lounges are perfect for a group of 40 - 150 people.
Your package includes:
- Christmas-themed buffet meal served by Vertigo Catering
- Private TAB facilities and Trackside TV
- A beverage package including beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages
- Racebook and pen per person
- Course admisssion
*Terms and conditions apply.
Feature Race Days
- Twilight Christmas at the Races 11 December 2019
- Interislander Summer Festival New Year's Day Races 1 January 2020