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Ten Summer Friday Nights with hawker-style food markets, free family entertainment and top quality racing. COVID Safe and family-friendly environment.

During the Kia Friday Night Racing series, families can enjoy hawker-style food markets and free family entertainment on all nights. All within a COVID Safe and family-friendly environment.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Schweppes Opening Night

Friday, 12 November 2021

The Kia Friday Night Racing Season at Canterbury is back with a bang starting Friday, 12 November featuring free kids entertainment, the Street Food Lovers Market, pop up bars, live music and much more!

Free kids entertainment includes a jumping castle, teacup and saucer ride, turbo tubs ride, petting zoo and pony rides.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Dress Up Night

Friday, 26 November 2021

Let the kids steal the show at Kia Friday Night Racing, with fancy dress encouraged for dress up night. Kids can enjoy free entertainment in a safe environment, with activities such as pony rides, petting zoo, a jumping castle, teacup and saucer ride and turbo tubs ride.

Please note: Member dress code applies in Members areas and The Canterbury Social Beer Garden.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Christmas Night

Friday, 10 December 2021

Christmas starts at Canterbury Park for Kia Friday Night Racing – Christmas Night. Enjoy Christmas themed entertainment including a special visit from Santa and his magical elves. Tasty treats from the food markets, live music, pony rides, a jumping castle, inflatable obstacle course and mini ferris wheel will make this an unforgettable night.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Christmas Stars of The Show

Friday, 17 December 2021

Continue your festive fun at Canterbury Park as Santa and his magical elves pay a visit. Free family entertainment includes a jumping castle, inflatable obstacle course and mini ferris wheel, paired with Street Food Lovers markets, live music and pop up bars.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Thank You Front Line Workers

Friday, 7 January 2022

We’re back for 2022. As we say thank you to our front line workers, enjoy free family entertainment with activities such as a jumping castle, inflatable obstacle course, teacups and saucer ride, pony rides, live music and so much more.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Footy Fan Night

Friday, 21 January 2022

Let the kids run wild under the stars at Footy Fan Night with plenty of family entertainment such as pony rides, a jumping castle, inflatable obstacle course and teacup and saucer ride. Plus all your favourite hawker-style food markets, live music and pop-up bars.

Kia Friday Night Racing

Friday, 28 January 2022

Celebrate good times with kindred spirits, at the end of school holidays party. Live music, pop up bars and street food vendors set the mood for the adults, while pony rides, jumping castles, teacups ride and turbo tubs will keep the little ones busy.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Lunar New Year

Friday, 11 February 2022

Ring in the Year of The Tiger, with Lunar New Year entertainment at Canterbury Park and score yourself a photo with the God of Wealth. Expect to find the God of Wealth handing out fortune cookies and a special Lion Dance performance. Free family entertainment includes jumping castles, teacups ride, turbo tubs and pony rides.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Love the Horse Night

Friday, 18 February 2022

Celebrate the star of the show – the racehorse – at Love the Horse evening at Kia Friday Night Racing. Treat the kids to a pony ride, plus jumping castles, inflatable obstacle course and swinging chairs ride, while you sit back and enjoy the great racing unfolding before you. Plus all the delicious delights from street food vendors, pop up bars and live music setting the mood.

Kia Friday Night Racing – Closing Night

Friday, 25 February 2022

Join us at Canterbury Park for an epic final night. End the series with a bang, with pony rides, a jumping castle, inflatable obstacle course, swinging chairs, plus all your favourite food trucks, live music and an epic racing line-up under stars.