The weekend starts here.

Endless evenings. Kids running wild. Friends and loved ones beneath the stars. Pop up food markets, BBQ's, bands and bars. Heady Friday nights, racing under lights at Canterbury Park.

Kia Friday Night Racing. Free Entry.

Make racing a family affair with Dora the Explorer Entertainment Zone featuring a meet and greet with Nick Jr.'s Dora and Boots, Hot Air Balloon Craft and face painting. Plus practice your cricket skills with Sydney Thunder, Slurpalicious Schweppes Slushies, Pony Rides, a meet and greet with a champion jockey, plus racing under lights headlined by the Kia Evening Star. 

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Public Hospitality Options

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 29 Nov
Phone 1300 729 668
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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 29 Nov
Phone 1300 729 668
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Dora the Explorer Zone

Come down and meet Nick Jr.’s Dora the Explorer and Boots, take part in Hot Air Balloon craft, have your face painted, or play in our Games Zone.

Jockey Meet & Greet

Snap a picture or collect a signed collectible card from a hero jockey on the trackside stage.  Jockey to be announced the Wednesday prior to race nights.

Kia Carnival

It’s a Kia Carnival at Kia Friday Night Racing with the Clown Bop Game, or get your very own bespoke caricature drawn by a talented Caricaturist.

Sydney Thunder Cricket Zone

Do you have what it takes to be the next Big Bash League star? Hone in on your cricket skills at the Sydney Thunder Zone or purchase your Sydney Thunder merchandise.

Free Kid’s Activities

The little ones can saddle up and experience what it’s like to be a jockey, with Pony Rides, or bounce around on one of our Jumping Castles.

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.

Night Racing

Be it at the raceday stalls, the mounting yard, the grandstand seating or trackside, Kia Friday Night Racing gets you closer to the horses. it’s the only place in Sydney to witness the excitement of racing under lights.

Travel & Parking

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

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