Family Fun Day

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Family Fun Day

Tuesday, 29 December 2020

Looking for a fun day out with the family with plenty of racing action for the adults, and entertainment for the kids?

Look no further that Family Fun Day at New Plymouth Raceway.

8 action-packed races along with a day of fun activities for the kids including mechanical bull riding, bouncy castle, running races, colouring competition, and plenty of other things to keep the kids entertained.


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, or other provider depending on the day.

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

Includes Admission and race book

Hospitality Package | La Mer Lounge SUMMER SPECIAL

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.

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

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

- To celebrate summer we're doing with a Kiwi favourite Fish & Chips
- Two pieces of fresh caught fish per person, crisp chips, with a slice of lemon and some tartare, cooked by West Coast Seafood Coy
- Followed by a classic Tip Top ice cream

- Four 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

$55 per person
$50 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.

Plenty of free activities for the kids including

- Mechanical Bull
- Bouncy Castle
- Running Race
- Tug O War
- Colouring Competition


Musical Entertainment during the day outside the grandstand

Unity Wara sings in the La Mer Lounge following the last race


Race Day Timeline

Gates Open 11am

Race 1 - 12:28
Race 2 - 1:03
Race 3 - 1:38
Race 4 - 2:13
Race 5 - 2:48
Race 6 - 3:23
Race 7 - 3:59
Race 8 - 4:33

Unity Wara sings in the La Mer Lounge after the last race