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Interislander Summer Festival Nelson Harness Races

When:

Fri 8 Jan 2016, 9:00am
Sun 10 Jan 2016, 9:00am

Where: Richmond Park Racecourse, 358 Lower Queen St, Richmond, Waimea, Nelson / Tasman

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission Adults: $10.00
  • 17 and under: $0.00
  • Mini and Maxi Marquees (group of 10): $500.00
  • Additional fees may apply

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Kick off ultimate weekend in sunny Nelson with Interislander Summer Festival Nelson Harness Races. Enjoy two thrilling days of harness racing; live music, free kids entertainment and plenty of on-track action. Pack a picnic or sample the Tasman district's local fare and fine wine at the popular food court area.

What to expect on raceday:
A relaxed atmosphere and fun for all the family
Interislander Summer Festival racedays are renowned for being the perfect place to relax. Swap your high heels and suits for shorts and jandals, gather the kids and come along.

Everything’s organised
From the moment you arrive to the moment you leave, everything is organised for you. All you need to do is pack your picnic essentials and turn up! If you want to opt for an ice cream or hot chips, there’ll be food stalls spotted around the course. Some of our racedays are very popular, so if you want to secure a spot or splash out on some catering – book today!

Free Kids Entertainment
More FM Kids Go Racing is a fun way for children under 12 years old to learn about horses and racing. There are heaps of activities to keep them entertained all day and it’s free!

More FM Kids Go Racing On-course Activities:
- Colouring-in competitions
- Face painting
- Sack races
- Tug of war
- Hobby horse races*
- Fashion competitions*
- A visit from Hopples or Stirrup, our happy horse mascots
- Goodie bags they can take home
- Pin the tail on the horse
- Music
- Pony rides*
- Bouncy castles*

*selected racecourses only

Top tip:
Make sure you get cash out before raceday. You’ll get through the lines a lot quicker! (EFTPOS will be on course if you need it.)

For full information about hospitality packages and entertainment available, visit our website.