Interislander Summer Festival

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Interislander Summer Festival

Sunday, 29 December 2019

Treat the whole family to classic summer memories and smiles with a fun-filled day out at the Interislander Summer Festival New Plymouth Raceway.

Enjoy an unforgettable day on-course with a full day fun and activities especially for the kids including:

- More FM Kids Go Racing Area
- More FM Sack Race
- Interislander Tug of War
- Great Journeys Sprint Race
- Great Journeys Coin Toss

- Air-Zone Bumper Bubbles
- The Face Painting Pixie

There are plenty of activities for the adults too, with an 8 race card, refreshments, and entertainment.

Bring a picnic (no BYO), and enjoy a relaxing Sunday at the races.

General Admission

Experience the action on course with a General Admission ticket which provides access to the centrally located Tuson Public Stand, with Bet and Collect facilities, full bar, and amenities. Food is available from the West Coast Fish Company food truck.

General Admission $10
Under 18s free

General admission entitles you access to all public areas within the racecourse complex. Please note, there are reduced facilities within the grandstand this season.

Members Stand & Privileges

Enhance your race day experience with a Members Stand ticket which provides you with Members Privileges for the day, including access to the Members Lounge with Bet & Collect facilities, full bar, cafe, and amenities at your fingertips, and with fantastic views of the birdcage, track, and winning post, you'll be in the heart of the race day action.

Members Stand ticket $20
Guest of a Member $15

(Does not include General Admission unless purchased prior to race day)

Hospitality Package | La Mer Lounge

An ideal option for those who wish to enjoy a superior race day experience with reserved seating, floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the birdcage and winning post, in-lounge amenities, and full hospitality package.

This stylish lounge offers prime views of the horses as they parade in the birdcage, sweeping views of the course, and winning post.

Booking early to secure your table in our most popular inside lounge.

Package Inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Lounge admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Members privileges
- Official race book

- All catering served to your table
- Micro buffet luncheon with dessert
- Plated afternoon tea

- Drinks waiter table service
- Five beverage vouchers per person
- A large selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, still and sparkling water

$95 per person
$89 per person when booked by a Member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Lounge Facilities
Floor to ceiling glass providing superior views of the track. Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs, with additional TVs located strategically around the lounge. Bet and Collect facilities, full cash bar, café, and amenities.

Shared inside space, tables on tiered levels for optimal viewing. Tables seat 6-8, multiple tables are located next to, or adjacent, each other based on bookings and numbers.


- More FM Kids Go Racing Area
- More FM Sack Race
- Interislander Tug of War
- Great Journeys Sprint Race
- Great Journeys Coin Toss

- Air-Zone Bumper Bubbles (12.30-3.30)

- The Face Painting Pixie (1 - 4)

- Naki Bounce Bouncy Castle (1 - 4)



Midlife Crisis play during the day (by the garden bar)

DJ Ash takes us home 



$10 per entry
Neil Davis from Formpro will be tipping us the winners



Gates open at 11.30am

Race 1 - 12:37
Race 2 - 1:10
Race 3 - 1:45
Race 4 - 2:20
Race 5 - 2:54
Race 6 - 3:29
Race 7 - 4:04
Race 8 - 4:41


Free Bus From Hawera and Return

Leaves Hawera Racecourse at 10.30, back in Hawera at 7pm
Phone 06 7575 759 to book your seat