Christmas Starts Here.

A long festive evening, with loved ones, partying under the stars.

Meet Santa, Decorate some baubles.

Enjoy a festive feast, bands, BBQs & bars.


Kia Friday Night Racing. Free Entry.


Christmas Night featuring photos with Santa at Santa's Village, meet Rudolph, Frosty and the Elves, enjoy Christmas craft and face painting. Saddle up with Pony Rides, Jumping Castles or try a Slurpalicious Schweppes Slushie, meet and greet with a champion jockey and the excitement of racing under lights.


Simply enter your details to go into the draw to win a $10,000 cash prize.

The prize will be drawn at Canterbury Park on the closing night of the Kia Friday Night Racing Series, on Friday, 28 February, 2020.

The winner must be on course at Canterbury Park on Friday, 28 February, 2020 to claim the prize.

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Public Hospitality Options

Christmas in the Galaxies

Celebrate Christmas in the vibrant Galaxies Room and enjoy a modern buffet menu created by our award winning catering team. Located on Level 2 of the Grandstand, revel in the uninterrupted views of the racecourse to witness the thrill and excitement of Kia Friday Nights Racing.

Your Christmas hospitality includes;

  • Access to the Galaxies Room
  • Buffet Style Menu
  • Beverage package
  • Racebook
  • Access to betting facilities
  • Complimentary parking via King Street

*Guests must be over 18 years to purchase hospitality.

Make a Booking
Cost $165.00 per person
Time 6:00pm Fri 13 Dec
Phone 1300 729 668
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Open Terraces

Enjoy the night racing action from the comfort of your very own undercover Open Terrace. Overlooking the Winning Post and perfect for groups of 10, there is no better way to enjoy the best of Kia Friday Night Racing at Canterbury Park.

Your night racing experience includes:

  • General Admission & Racecourse Entry
  • Private reserved undercover terrace for 10 guests
  • Racebook per guest
  • Finger Food menu
  • Beverage package for the evening
  • Dedicated wait staff for your terrace
  • Complimentary infield parking via King Street
Make a Booking
Cost $1,100 per terrace
Extra Min. 10 people
Time 5:15pm Fri 13 Dec
Phone 1300 729 668
Book Now

Guineas Restaurant

The Guineas Restaurant is a relaxed sit-down dining option with sweeping views of the Canterbury Park track, and a-la-carte menu created by our award-winning catering team:

Your night racing experience includes:

  • General Admission & Racecourse Entry
  • Reserved table in the Guineas Restaurant
  • Two or Three Course Menu Option
  • Cash Bar Facilities Available
  • Racebook per guest
Make a Booking
Cost 3 Course Meal - $75.00
2 Course Meal - $60.00
Time 5:30pm Fri 13 Dec
Phone 1300 729 668
Book Now

Santa’s Village

Spread the Christmas cheer at Santa’s Village. Have your photo taken with Santa, or meet Frosty, Rudolph and Santa’s Elves. Decorate your very own Christmas Bauble, have your face painted or play in the Games Zone.

Jockey Meet & Greet

Snap a picture or collect a signed collectible card from hero jockey Robbie Dolan from 6.45pm – 7.00pm on the trackside stage.

Food Markets

From wood-fired pizza  mouth-watering burgers and sweet treats, find moments to savour, with food market flavours thanks to the Canterbury Park Foodies & Farmers Market. Click here for more information.

Free Kid’s Activities

The little ones can saddle up and experience what it’s like to be a jockey with Pony Rides, meet farm yard friends at the Petting Zoo or bounce on a Jumping Castle.

Kia Carnival

It’s a Kia Carnival at Kia Friday Night Racing with the Clown Bop Game, and carnival classic popcorn.

Travel & Parking

Check up-to-date information for public transport, taxi drop-off and parking.

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