Christmas At The Races

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Christmas At The Races

12:00pm Thursday, 5 December 2019

What better way to start the festive season than a Christmas themed day at the races.

Christmas At The Races is your one-stop Christmas party shop. Choose a hospitality package to suit your group, then sit back and relax while we look after all the details of the day including themed spaces, live entertainment, Christmas fare, and even a visit from Santa.

Secure your spot at the biggest Christmas party in town, call us now.

NEW PLYMOUTH RACEWAY | YOUR ENTERTAINMENT DESTINATION

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 $5
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)

La Mer Lounge ‘Dasher’ Package

Celebrate Christmas at the Races in Style. The La Mer Lounge ‘Dasher’ Package offers nn 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.

Book early to secure your table in our most popular inside location.

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

Catering
- Three course Christmas themed fare with all the trimmings
- Dinner served buffet style
- Plated dessert, served to your table
- Plated afternoon tea, served at your table

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

Pricing
$115 per person

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.

Venue
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.

Scottish Charm ‘Prancer’ Package

Celebrate Christmas at the Races in Style. The Scottish Charm ‘Prancer’ Package offers elevated panoramic views of New Plymouth Raceway, including the home straight and winning post. With full in-lounge facilities and amenities, you can relax at your reserved table and enjoy the festive atmosphere.

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

Catering
- Three course Christmas themed fare with all the trimmings
- Dinner served buffet style
- Plated dessert, served to your table
- Plated afternoon tea, served at your table

Beverages
- Drinks waiter table service
- Six 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

Pricing
$115 per person

Lounge Facilities
Elevated panoramic views of the track. Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs, with banks of TV strategically located around the lounge. Bet and Collect facilities, full cash bar, and amenities.

Venue
Shared inside space, tables on tiered levels for optimal viewing. Tables seat 6-10, multiple tables are located next to, or adjacent, each other based on bookings and numbers.

Tasman Room ‘Comet’ Package

Celebrate Christmas at the Races in Style. The Tasman Room ‘Comet’ Package offers your business the opportunity to secure a room just for you and your guests. With elevated panoramic views of the track, the room is festively themed, has its own Bet and Collect facility, and bar, where you are your group can enjoy the superb location, soak up the festive atmosphere, and get in the Christmas spirit.

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

Catering
- All catering served in your room
- Three course Christmas themed fare with all the trimmings
- Main meal and dessert
- Plated afternoon tea

Beverages
- Six beverage vouchers per person
- A large selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, complimentary still or sparkling bottled water

Pricing
$115 per person

Lounge Facilities
Elevated, unobstructed views of the track. Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs, and there is an additional bank of TVs on the wall. Bet & Collect facilities, full cash bar, indirect access to balcony overlooking birdcage and Winning Post, amenities in adjacent lounge

Venue
Exclusive inside space, tables on tiered levels for optimal viewing. Minimum booking of 30 required, with a maximum of 60 guests. Furnished with a mixture of tables and chairs, and bar leaners.

Please note; this room is used as a thoroughfare for staff and Taranaki Racing representatives. There is a small amount of foot traffic during the day, however it should not impact your use of the room in any significant way.

Premium Merry Mini Marquee [Wait List]

Enjoy the sensational Christmas atmosphere, right in the heart of the action with a trackside premium mini marquee decked out in festive finery. Not only do the horses parade past on their way to the birdcage, you can feel the thundering hooves as they race down the home straight, and you’ll be visited during the day by our entertainment elfies. We’ll also have a Lucky Punter competition with fabulous prizes!

Premium package inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Mini-marquee precinct admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Members privileges for the day, including access to the La Mer Lounge
- Race book and signature pen

Catering
- Four Course Christmas-themed Fare
- Canapes, upon arrival, served to your table
- Luncheon, served from the buffet
- Dessert, plated and served to your table
- Supper, served to your table

Beverages
- Drink waiter table service
- Six beverage vouchers per person
- Premium selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and imported beer, and non-alcoholic sodas
- Complimentary still or sparkling water

Pricing
$135 per person

Enclosure Facilities
Individual marquees with picket fenced lawn per booking. Prime view of the track, parade shute, and birdcage. Bet and Collect marquee with Trackside TVs. Catering and bar facilities exclusively for precinct guest use. Amenities located in the adjacent La Mer Lounge.

Venue
Private outside space with shared facilities. Located in front of the grandstand all marquees include a table for ten guests within the marquee, a bar leaner, sun umbrella, and picket fencing for your enclosure. Additional guests are accommodated at bar leaners, or a second table of ten, alfresco.

Please note: When the weather is unsuitable marquee guests will be relocated to an inside location, determined by availability.

Santa’s Marquee Village

If you're looking for the ultimate Christmas Party, you'll find it in Santa's Marquee Village, which offers a mixture of marquee options, from mini to larger shared facilities suitable for bookings of 10 to 200. It's the perfect option for small or large groups who want to be in the thick of the festivities, close to the racing action, and enjoy a social atmosphere.

Package inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Marquee Village admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Members privileges for the day, including access to the La Mer Lounge
- Race book

Catering
- Three course Christmas themed fare with all the trimmings
- Main meal served buffet style
- Dessert plated and served to your table
- Afternoon tea plated and served to your table

Beverages
Six beverage vouchers per person
A selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, complimentary still or sparkling bottled water

Pricing
$115 per person

The Village Facilities
Sweeping views of the home straight down to the Winning Post. Fenced area on the city side of the racecourse complex (subject to bookings). Bet and Collect facilities provided either in the permanent housing, or by a TAB caravan. Amenities will either be available within the enclosure or a short walk to the Tuson Stand. Large bookings of 100+ will have their own bar and catering facilities.

Venue
Shared outside space, with options for private mini marquees. There is a mixture of exclusive, shared, and communal spaces offering a range of seating options. Private and shared marquees have tables of ten. Communal areas will have bar leaners, and sun umbrellas.

Please note: When the weather is exceptionally unsuitable guests will be relocated to an inside location, determined by availability. Facilities and amenities subject to bookings and dates.

Race times are issued by the TAB approximately a month before the race day. These will be updated as soon as we have them.

Timeline Guide
Midday Race Days
Gates open an hour before the first race
The first race is usually between 12pm and 1pm
The last race is usually between 4.30pm and 5.30pm

Twilight Meetings
Gates open an hour before the first race
The first race is usually around 3pm
The last race is usually around 7.30pm

Updated race times are posted here and on our Facebook page, both in the feed and the event.

NZTR also provide comprehensive information about race days.

 


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