Christmas at the Races: Eagle Technology Raceday

Saturday 30 November 2019

A party like nowhere else.
The festive season is full of days & nights spent with colleagues, friends & family, kicking up their heels and celebrating the year that was.
It also marks the start of our popular Christmas at the Races series.

A Christmas party spent trackside combines the best an end-of-year party has to offer – food, wine, summer, the social scene, sport and entertainment.

Kicking off in the mid-afternoon, indulge in the festivities around the racecourse in your choice of shared or private precinct, each of which offers packages to suit any taste, style or budget.

As the late afternoon turns into evening and the horses have hung up their saddles, racegoers are encouraged to head to the Newmarket Lawn – home of the official on-site after party and a great excuse to really kick up your heels & celebrate the year that was.

There’s nothing quite like Christmas at the Races.

Event Schedule*

FREE general admission

  • 1.30pm - Gates open  

  • 2.00pm - Hospitality options open

  • 2.30pm - First race

  • 6.50pm - Last race 

  • THEN racegoers** are invited to head to the Newmarket Lawn (in front of the Ellerslie Stand) for dancing 'til late

times subject to change

** R18; intoxicated persons will not be permitted; a dress code applies

Event information

  • FREE general admission

  • You're able to bring your own picnic food & unopened, non-alcoholic beverages into public areas on course & can purchase alcoholic beverages from bars on site. There are a number of food outlets on site too

  • Attending the races offers the perfect opportunity to dress to impress! Raceday attire is required to access all hospitality areas and events (including the after-party). Entry may be refused if dress code is not adhered to

  • Tickets are non-refundable

  • Ellerslie encourages responsible drinking

  • Intoxicated persons will not be granted entry into Ellerslie Racecourse

  • We strongly encourage you to taxi to the track and leave your car at home. Don’t drink and drive, use our preferred taxi supplier Auckland Co-op Taxi who will drop off / pick up at the main entrance. Ring 09 300 3000 to book

  • Free parking on site however please note there is a car fair in the main carpark on Sunday, so any cars left overnight in that area will be towed

  • Whilst cash and eftpos are available, we recommend you bring cash

  • Event terms and conditions apply

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