Your guide to Easter weekend racing events

Wanting to be trackside this easter but not sure where to start? Here is our guide to the Easter weekend racing events.

From the picturesque Clare Valley to the charming town of Penola, families and racing enthusiasts alike are gearing up for a weekend filled with thrills, festivities, and plenty of entertainment. Find what race day is best for you with Country Racing SA’s easter weekend racing events, where tradition meets modern-day celebration, promising unforgettable experiences for all.

The cherished Oakbank Easter Carnival is back, promising thrilling races on both Easter Saturday and Easter Monday. Extend your stay for the weekend among the stunning landscapes of the Adelaide Hills, where camping spots await. For those seeking hospitality, numerous options will be available for both days of racing, including the renowned ORC Pavilion. This exclusive package includes course entry, delectable cocktail cuisine, and a generous 5-hour drinks selection. Following Saturday’s races, enjoy family-friendly entertainment, ensuring the festivities continue well into the evening. Additionally, trackside marquees and tables are available for those desiring a prime viewing experience.

North of Adelaide, the Clare Valley Racing Club are set to host their Easter Saturday races. It promises to be a spectacular day in the scenic Clare Valley, where an abundance of local wines will be available for tasting. Among the day’s highlights will be the much-anticipated Fashion at the Races event with a number of incredible prizes on offer. Additionally, there will be ample entertainment for children, including face painting, a picnic garden, and various games to enjoy.

On Easter Sunday, all roads lead to Penola for the highly anticipated Penola Cup. It’s an event designed for the whole family, making it the ideal destination for Easter Sunday festivities. Delight in the offerings of Coonawarra, including a top-tier assortment of Coonawarra wines. Kids will have a blast with the annual running race on the track, alongside attractions like a jumping castle, face painting, and perhaps even a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny.

Country Racing SA Easter Long Weekend

Oakbank Racing Club
When: March 30 and April 1
Where: Oakbank Racecourse – 46 Oakwood Road, Oakbank, SA 5243
Tickets: Click here

Clare Valley Racing Club
When: March 30
Where: 9371A Horrocks Highway, Stanley Flat, SA 5453
Tickets: Click here

Penola Cup
When: March 31
Where: 121B Racecourse Road, Penola, SA 5277
Tickets: Tickets available at the gate

For more information, click here.

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