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Open air cinema, appearances by TV characters, pony rides, jumping castles, face painting, a games zone and special craft activities. Plus its all free in a safe environment.

During the Kia Friday Night Racing series, families can enjoy free family entertainment and activities such as a petting zoo, open-air cinema, face painting, pony rides and jumping castles. Each Friday Night a different jockey hosts a Meet and Greet, giving all the opportunity to grab a selfie and a signature! Plus we’ll have characters from top children’s TV shows making special appearances.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Schweppes Opening Night
Friday, 13th November

The Kia Friday Night Racing Season at Canterbury is back with a bang starting Friday, 13 November featuring free kids entertainment, the Street Food Lovers Market, pop up bar and much more!

To celebrate the launch, families can enjoy free entertainment, pony rides, open air cinema, petting zoo, jumping castles, face painting and much more, while racing fans have the chance to meet and have their photo taken with champion jockeys.

 

Kia Friday Night Racing – Dress Up Party Night
Friday, 27th November

Let the kids steal the show at Kia Friday Night Racing with Dress Up Party Night. With prizes to win, have the kids rock up in their best dress up – whether it be their favourite super-hero or TV character.

 

Kia Friday Night Racing – Christmas at Canterbury Park
Friday, 11th December

Celebrate the festive season with us at Canterbury Park Kia Friday Night Racing. Enjoy Christmas themed entertainment around the course, along with other entertainment including a special visit from Santa and his elves accompanying him across the course.

 

Kia Friday Night Racing – New Years Day
Friday, 1st January

Bring in the New Year with us at Kia Friday Night Racing with family and friends. Friday night dinner is sorted with a wide variety of options at the Street Food Lovers Market, while the kids can enjoy pony rides, petting zoo, jumping castles, face painting and more.

 

Kia Friday Night Racing – Footy Fan Night
Friday, 8th January

Football and racing stars join together for the Kia Friday Night Racing at Canterbury Park. Players from NRL’s Canterbury Bulldogs and the AFL’s GWS Giants will meet fans and hold special skills activities for boys and girls.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Bye Bye School Holidays Party
Friday, 22nd January

End the School Holidays with a bang at Kia Friday Night Racing. Let the kids run wild under the stars with plenty of family entertainment and Friday night dinner is sorted with a wide variety of options at the Street Food Lovers Market.

 

Kia Friday Night Racing – The Stars of the Show Night
Friday, 29th January

Join us at Canterbury Park for The Stars of the Show Night. Let the kids run wild under the stars with plenty of family entertainment and Friday night dinner is sorted with a wide variety of options at the Street Food Lovers Market.

 

Kia Friday Night Racing – Lunar New Year
Friday, 12th February

Celebrate the Lunar New Year beneath the stars at Canterbury Park. Enjoy Lunar New Year themed entertainment around the course and score yourself a photo with the roaming God of Wealth. Expect to find the God of Wealth handing out fortune cookies and a special Lion Dancing show.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Love the Horse
Friday, 19th February

Celebrate Love the Horse at Kia Friday Night Racing. Let the kids run wild under the stars with plenty of family entertainment and Friday night dinner is sorted with a wide variety of options at the Street Food Lovers Market.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Closing Night
Friday, 26th February

Finish your summer with an evening at the races among family and friends, enjoying our Outdoor Cinema Night under the stars. Friday night dinner is sorted with a wide variety of options at the Street Food Lovers Market, while the kids can enjoy a wide variety of entertainment such as pony rides, petting zoo, jumping castles, face painting and much more!