"Christmas at the Races" - part of a nationwide series of themed events. This raceday is conducted at Riccarton Park.
Gate Entry - free (a twilight racemeeting with first race at 3.10pm and the last of 8 at 7.12pm - based on 2016 times)
Enquire. Book. Party sorted - for your best Christmas party yet!
If you’re organising an end-of-year party for colleagues, friends or family, Christmas at the Races has everything you need to entertain your group in style. Just book your spot then get set to enjoy the fresh festive food, live music, all-day entertainment, thrilling racing action and festive atmosphere at a course near you.
Riccarton Park is the home of Christchurch thoroughbred racing and this year we are offering the perfect spot to host your end-of-year Christmas party. Enjoy the festivities in a shared function space, your own private room or a mini marquee outdoors. Gates open at 1pm, the action starts at 3pm and continues into the evening with all the entertainment you need for a great time out.
General entry is free or entertain in style by booking one of our fantastic hospitality packages. This event sells out fast; reserve a place for your friends, family or colleagues today. All packages include live entertainment between races, betting facilities and host staff. Please note - Rudolph’s Christmas Room Package is SOLD OUT
Secure your Raceday Packages via Kym Berney
Phone: (03) 336 0055 DDI
Entry to the Grand National Lawn (in front of the stand) is from Steadman Road. The Racecourse Road entry does not provide an access into this area.