Not your standard Christmas party

Gather the troops, round up your friends, family and or colleagues for a Christmas Party with a difference at Cambridge Raceway. Combining the Harness Racing action on the track with great hospitality. Our Christmas Parties go the extra mile.  
Bookings are essential, get in quick to avoid disappointment.

Gates are open 5pm (race times TBC)


Skyline Package

$175 per person (incl. GST)

Available: Nov 25, Dec 2 & Dec 16

Celebrate in style this Christmas with our premium package in the Skyline Lounge, you will enjoy the best seats in the house with spectacular views of the track to enjoy the racing action and a delicious Christmas buffet meal. 

Package includes: 

  • Reserved table in the Skyline Lounge
  • Christmas Buffet main and dessert
  • All inclusive beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverage package*
  • Form expert MC for the evening providing tips and inside knowledge 
  • Christmas crackers
  • Race book and pen
  • Invitation the official afterparty - DJ in the Public Bar (2/12 & 16/12 only)

Marquee Package

$1,200 (incl. GST) (seating for 10)

Available: Dec 2 & Dec 16

Enjoy the summer evening alfresco with one of our mini marquees. Set up on the tiered lawn between the grandstand and The Clubhouse the mini marquee lawn will be buzzing. See photos of last year's mini marquees below.

Limited to 18 marquees per night, so get in quick. 

Package includes:

  • Your own private marquee on the lawn
  • Main and Dessert
  • Drink on arrival** (bubbles, Corona or non-alcoholic drink)
  • Cash/EFTPOS bar
  • Race book and pen 
  • Invitation to the official afterparty in the Public Bar with DJ playing

Public Bar Package

$80 per person (incl. GST)

Available: Dec 2

There's no snowmen here! Enjoy a classic Kiwi Christmas Beach Party theme at the races with BBQ buffet. 

Located on the ground floor with easy access to the lawn area for a close up view of the racing action. 

Package includes: 

  • Reserved seating at bar leaners 
  • BBQ buffet main with Mr Whippy Ice Cream of choice for dessert
  • Drink on arrival** (beer, wine or non-alcoholic only)
  • Cash/EFTPOS bar
  • Race book and pen
  • Invitation to the official afterparty in the Public Bar with DJ playing
  • Dress in your best beach party costume! 



Add further excitement to your evening with a betting voucher package. Don't know your trotters from your pacers or your drivers from your jockeys? No worries the TAB will randomly select horses for you (Easybet). 

Available in $10, $20 or $50 packages. 
Packages include a mix of different bet types incl. Win, Place, Eachway, Quinella, Trifecta & First4.

*Cambridge Raceway is required to advise you that all- inclusive packages (drinks, food and entertainment) do not imply a right to continued alcohol service should Cambridge Raceway be concerned signs of intoxication become evident. **Limited to one per person. Alcohol will not be served to anyone intoxicated or under the age of 18.


We have one more exclusive offer for one lucky group...

One night only exclusive marquee

Available: Friday Dec 17 (no racing this evening)

While we're in the Christmas spirit, we've created the opportunity to host an exclusive Christmas party for one lucky group on Friday December 17. There's no racing on this night so you'll be able to soak up the atmosphere of the serene racecourse in a unique experience. Dance the night away to the DJ under the stars at this iconic Cambridge venue with bespoke catering. 


  • Your own private marquee for 150 - 250 guests
  • Relaxed summer-themed catering to your table
  • Bar tab or cash/EFTPOS bar options
  • DJ playing all the hits
  • Christmas theme with crackers and festoon lighting

150 - 199 guests, $120pp
200 - 225 guests, $110pp
225 - 250 guests, $100pp

All prices include GST

Frequently Asked Questions


Arrival and ticketing:
When you arrive, please go directly to the Public Bar lounge entrance. You will be greeted by one of our team at the entrance. Please tell them your name or your group name you will then be checked in and given a wrist band.

Where can we park?
We are situated at 1 Taylor Street Cambridge. Parking passes are not required. If our main car park is full you are welcome to park in our public car park across the road.

What is the dress standard
Smart casual. Tidy jeans are fine! 

Race books and totes
Race books are available for purchase by gold coin donation (all proceeds go to the chosen charity of the month) from the bar. *Attendees who have purchased tickets and or groups who have sponsored a race will receive complimentary race books as part of their package.

Cancellations and refund
Payment for your booking must be paid two weeks prior to the date of the function. Should we be un able to hold any of the race meetings due to COVID-19 a full refund of the ticket price will be made available. 


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