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Christmas at the Races


Sat 8 Dec 2018, 11:00am–5:30pm

Where: Wellington Racing Club, Racecourse Rd, Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington Region

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Trentham Jingle Lawn: $50.00
  • Terrace Restaurant Members: $110.00
  • Terrace Restaurant: $120.00
  • Christmas Corporate Box: $120.00
  • Merry Mistletoe Village (mini marquee for 10 guests): $1.00
  • Tinsel on the Terraces: $145.00
  • Henkell Christmas Cheer: $150.00
  • Sleigh Bells Straight (mini marquee for 10 guests): $1.00
  • Christmas Trackside Party: $145.00
  • Christmas Trackside Spectacular: $175.00
  • Deck the Oaks: $185.00
  • Reindeer on Parade (mini marquee for 10 guests): $1.00
  • General Admission: $10.00
  • Member for a Day: $30.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: racesfhr

It’s Christmas at the Races and there’s no better way to celebrate the festive season in style!
Unbeatable atmosphere, live music, festive entertainment, thrilling thoroughbred racing and fresh, seasonable food.
Whether you’re organising the end of year work party or a get together with friends:

There’s an option for every party – book your spot then leave it to us, we do the organising for you!

Hospitality packages
All hospitality packages include course admission, water, racebook and pens and dedicated betting facilities, bar facilities security and hosts.

Trentham Jingle Lawn
Trackside at the Northern end of the Public Lawn
The thrill of the public lawn experience with the upgrade of a guaranteed seat for the day. Remove the queues with the luxury of dedicated bar and betting facilities, right next to the trackside action.

Terrace Restaurant Dining
Level 1, Members Stand with first class views over the Birdcage and the track
Trentham’s terraced, premier restaurant gives you a stunning outlook and provides the perfect seat to experience the magic of racing. A festive four - course meal will showcase our Chef’s expertise as they treat you to the styles of Trentham.

Christmas Corporate Box
Level 3, Members Stand with the best views in the house
What better way to entertain than from your exclusive Santa’s grotto with spectacular views over the entire racecourse and hills surround. With ceiling to floor windows, a Corporate Box provides the most sought after sporting views on offer.

Merry Mistletoe Village
Nestled in the Main Forecourt – be in the heart of the action with bonus views of the track
A horse shoe setting of mini marquees creates a village of Christmas cheer. Your festive atmosphere made even better by the short walk to the track to cheer on your winning horses.

Tinsel on the Terraces
Located in the open air boxes in the Public Grandstand with endless views of the racing
Set in the grandstand, overlooking the home straight, experience the exclusivity of a shared, corporate box whilst being amongst the electric on-course atmosphere. This cocktail style, shared space is set with bar leaners and serves up a delectable summer BBQ – perfect Christmas party style!

Henkell Christmas Cheer
Set on the famed Champagne Lawn, right next to the Birdcage with unprecedented views of the finishing post and the Big Screen.
Looking for something special? Here’s the best seat on-course. Dine al fresco in this premier position, right next to the birdcage, with a star marquee to shade you from the pre-Christmas sun.

Sleigh Bells Straight
Set in front of the Public Stand with unlimited track views
Don’t miss a minute of the action, this mini marquee village has the best views on course. Get in early, it’s always the first to sell out.

Christmas Trackside Party
Trackside with exceptional views of the Finishing Post
Christmas is the time to party, join other merry makers in this trackside marquee to celebrate the season in style. If a sit down meal is not for you, the bar leaners and all-day canapes will be right up your alley.

Christmas Trackside Spectacular
Premier trackside views with the privilege of being next to the Birdcage
Dine cocktail style with all day canapes in this exceptional marquee, not only are you right next to the birdcage your reserved cocktail seating gives you the best possible view of the Finishing Post.

Deck the Oaks
The Oaks Room, with a Big Screen and MC so you don’t miss any of the action
Your MC will keep you entertained throughout the day and with access to the Members Stand, the racing is never far away.

Reindeer on Parade
On the Lawn beside the Parade Ring – be the first to view the horses before they race
Nestled amongst the trees on a velvet lawn, this mini marquee village gives you an exclusive preview of the horses as they parade before the track. Perfect for making your winning picks before taking a short walk to cheer them past the Finishing Post.