Twilight Christmas at the Races

Friday 15 December 2017

Soak up the party atmosphere at Tauranga’s Christmas at the Races! With a range of hospitality options to choose from, it’s the perfect chance to treat your guests to thrilling thoroughbred racing action mixed with a whole lot of festive fun!

Gates Open: 12:30pm
First Race: 2:50pm
Last Race: 6:58pm

TICKETING

General Admission: $10
Children aged 17 and under: FREE
Members Day Pass: $10

BYO Alcohol Policy: One bottle of wine OR half dozen beer (stubbies) per adult of legal drinking age. No Spirits, RTDs, Kegs or Crates allowed. Bags may be checked on course. NO BYO permitted in Grandstands, Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions.

BYO Food Policy: You are welcome to bring home-prepared food onto our racecourse public areas. BBQs are permitted on public lawns. NO BYO food permitted in Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions that include catered meals. No professionally catered/supplied meals can be brought onto the venue.

VIEW OUR HOSPITALITY AND PRE-PURCHASE PACKAGES

NEW HOSPITALITY PACKAGE – MISTLETOE LOUNGE

SORRY – SOLD OUT

Enjoy the fabulous festive vibe of the Mistletoe Lounge with your friends or colleagues. This shared, social package is located in the Sir Tristram Lounge.

Your package includes:

  • Course admission and admission to the Mistletoe Lounge
  • Complimentary racebooks for each guest
  • A delicious Christmas buffet followed by dessert
  • Four beverages per guest
  • A bottle of water for each guest
  • Reserved seating on tables of 8-10 (bookings of less than 8 people may be required to share)
  • Dedicated cash bar, TAB facilities and Trackside TVs within the lounge
  • Dedicated host
  • Live music, a roving MC and a visit from Santa to keep you entertained

*There are no direct views of the track from this lounge, however guests have direct access from the lounge to a reserved seating area in the Members Stand


MAKE MERRY MARQUEE VILLAGE

SORRY – SOLD OUT

This social marquee village is located on two levels of the track-side lawn, with fabulous views of the home straight and Winning Post. Choose from your own private mini-marquee next to the Birdcage set with 2 tables and 20 chairs, OR a maxi-marquee in an elevated position set with 4 tables and 40 chairs. Reserved seating on tables of 8-10 is also available in a large shared marquee on the Upper Level.

Your package includes:

  • Course admission
  • Complimentary racebook
  • A delicious Christmas buffet and desserts
  • Four beverages per guest
  • A bottle of water for each guest
  • Dedicated cash bar and TAB facilities within the village
  • Dedicated host
  • A roving MC and a visit from Santa to keep you entertained

Mini-Marquee for 20 people $2,700 including GST
Maxi-Marquee for 40 people $5,400 including GST

*Multiple mini or maxi-marquees can be purchased with guaranteed placement next to each other and with connecting walls removed


KIWI CHRISTMAS BBQ BASH

SORRY – SOLD OUT

Celebrate the end of the year with a Kiwi BBQ-style lunch and cheer on the horses from your table in a prime location as they rush down the home straight. It’s the ultimate Kiwi Christmas at the Races!

Your package includes:

  • Course admission
  • Complimentary racebook
  • A delicious Kiwi Christmas BBQ followed by dessert
  • Two beverages per guest
  • A bottle of water for each guest
  • Reserved seating on tables of 8-10 (please note if booking for less than 8 persons you will be allocated seats at a shared table)
  • Dedicated cash bar, TAB facilities and TV’s within the marquee
  • Dedicated host
  • An MC and a visit from Santa to keep you entertained

*Multiple tables can be purchased with guaranteed placement next to each other


HOME STRAIGHT GAZEBO LAWN SPOTS

SORRY – SOLD OUT

Get right amongst the action and make the most of the summer sunshine with a reserved, front row 3m x 3m site on the home straight complete with your own Picnic Table and 10 racebooks.

*Gazebos and course admission are NOT included. Gazebo spots accommodate a maximum of 10 people per site. Gazebos must be standard sized with height not exceeding 2.4m. Side panels are not permitted. Double (2) Spot bookings must be located one behind the other.


PRIVATE FUNCTION LOUNGE OR MARQUEE

SORRY – SOLD OUT

Have you got a big group and want to enjoy a day at the races with your own private function? Racing Tauranga can tailor a package for you. We have a number of different function areas suitable for between 40 and 300 guests.


BOOK NOW

Click here to download a Booking Form.

For more details, contact our office on 07 578 6102, or email bookings@racingtauranga.co.nz


Interislander Summer Festival Tauranga Races

Tuesday 2 January

The Interislander Summer Festival is one of the biggest racedays of the year in Tauranga. Enjoy a fun family day out with all day kids activities, live music and great on-track entertainment.

Pre-book and save the hassle of arriving early for the best spot. All pre-purchased packages are located on the main Public Lawn, where the party atmosphere is pumping. Enjoy views of the home straight and be close to the live music for a fun afternoon of entertainment.

Get in quick as packages sell out fast!

Gates Open: 10:30am
First Race: 1:37pm
Last Race: 5:48pm

TICKETING

General Admission: $10
Children aged 17 and under: FREE
Members Day Pass: $10

BYO Alcohol Policy: One bottle of wine OR half dozen beer (stubbies) per adult of legal drinking age. No Spirits, RTDs, Kegs or Crates allowed. Bags may be checked on course. NO BYO permitted in Grandstands, Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions.

BYO Food Policy: You are welcome to bring home-prepared food onto our racecourse public areas. BBQs are permitted on public lawns. NO BYO food permitted in Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions that include catered meals. No professionally catered/supplied meals can be brought onto the venue.

VIEW OUR HOSPITALITY AND PRE-PURCHASE PACKAGES

UMBRELLA PACKAGE – NEW

$150 – accommodates up to 10 people
Get amongst the action with friends and family with an Umbrella Package. Situated beside the Birdcage on the Public Lawn, with prime views of the Winning Post, your Umbrella Package includes:

  • Market umbrella
  • Table and 10 chairs
  • 10 racebooks

GAZEBO PACKAGE – NEW

$150 – accommodates up to 10 people
Relax with a Gazebo Package – pre-installed and ready for your arrival. Your Gazebo Package includes:

  • 3m x 3m gazebo
  • 1 standard Outdoor Wooden Picnic Table
  • 10 x racebooks

RESERVED GAZEBO SPOT

Now only $100 – accommodates up to 10 people
A comfortable and inexpensive option to add to your raceday. Includes the following:

  • 3m x 3m Reserved site (to erect your own Standard Sized Gazebo
  • 1 standard Outdoor Wooden Picnic Table
  • 10 x racebooks

PICNIC BOXES

$225 – serves 10 adults
Include a Picnic Box with your booking. Each Picnic Box is bursting with flavour and fresh produce, and packed with a delicious array of cold selections especially suited to raceday grazing.
Please note: does not include a reserved area and must be collected from the Public Dining Room in the Silson Stand.


PRIVATE FUNCTION LOUNGE OR MARQUEE

Have you got a big group and want to enjoy a day at the races with your own private function? Racing Tauranga can tailor a package for you. We have a number of different function areas suitable for between 40 and 300 guests.


BOOK NOW

Click here to download a Booking Form.

For more details, contact our office on 07 578 6102, or email bookings@racingtauranga.co.nz


Crockford Real Estate Summer Raceday

Friday 19 January

Fantastic Friday Racing! Enjoy the start to the weekend with great live racing action throughout the afternoon. A range of delicious food options are available on course or pack a picnic with your favourite treats (BYO limits apply).

TICKETING

General Admission: $10
Children aged 17 and under: FREE
Members Day Pass: $10

BYO Alcohol Policy: One bottle of wine OR half dozen beer (stubbies) per adult of legal drinking age. No Spirits, RTDs, Kegs or Crates allowed. Bags may be checked on course. NO BYO permitted in Grandstands, Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions.

BYO Food Policy: You are welcome to bring home-prepared food onto our racecourse public areas. BBQs are permitted on public lawns. NO BYO food permitted in Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions that include catered meals. No professionally catered/supplied meals can be brought onto the venue.


Saint Patrick’s Day Races

Saturday 17 March

The luck of the Irish comes to Tauranga Racecourse for the Saint Patrick’s Day Races on Saturday 17th April. With an eight race programme, live music and free children’s entertainment there will be plenty to keep you amused both on and off the track.

TICKETING

General Admission: $10
Children aged 17 and under: FREE
Members Day Pass: $10

BYO Alcohol Policy: One bottle of wine OR half dozen beer (stubbies) per adult of legal drinking age. No Spirits, RTDs, Kegs or Crates allowed. Bags may be checked on course. NO BYO permitted in Grandstands, Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions.

BYO Food Policy: You are welcome to bring home-prepared food onto our racecourse public areas. BBQs are permitted on public lawns. NO BYO food permitted in Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions that include catered meals. No professionally catered/supplied meals can be brought onto the venue.


Bayleys International Raceday

Saturday 24 March

Join us for Tauranga’s richest and most glamorous sporting event! This spectacular day out features a full day of top thoroughbred racing action, including the Group 2 Windsor Park Stud Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, the Drymix Cement Bay of Plenty Cup and the Triton Pacific Owens Plate.
Off-track activities include the prestigious Shiseido Fashions in the Field, live music and free children’s entertainment.

TICKETING

General Admission: $10
Children aged 17 and under: FREE
Members Day Pass: $10

BYO Alcohol Policy: One bottle of wine OR half dozen beer (stubbies) per adult of legal drinking age. No Spirits, RTDs, Kegs or Crates allowed. Bags may be checked on course. NO BYO permitted in Grandstands, Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions.

BYO Food Policy: You are welcome to bring home-prepared food onto our racecourse public areas. BBQs are permitted on public lawns. NO BYO food permitted in Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions that include catered meals. No professionally catered/supplied meals can be brought onto the venue.