Easter Race Days | Oakbank, Clare and Penola | 15-17 Apr 2017

 Easter Race Days

Easter Race Days

Keep the kids entertained on race days – all FREE

Clare Valley Easter Races | Easter Saturday 15 April 2017

Make the most of the long weekend and enjoy an Easter escape to one of South Australia’s most beautiful wine regions. With gorgeous scenery, gourmet food and wine and the thrill of live racing all at your fingertips, there’s something for everyone at the Clare Easter Races!

  • A dedicated Kids Zone will keep the kids entertained for hours with bouncy castles, face painting, fairy floss and ball pits.
  • Fashion at The Races event

Tickets: Adults  $20 |  free entry for kids under 18

Find out more about the Clare Valley Easter Races

Easter Weekend at the Races - Oakbank face painting

Easter Race Days - Penola

Penola Cup | Easter Sunday 16 April 2017

What better way to spend Easter Sunday than amongst the vines of the Coonawarra?

This family friendly day is a big Easter celebration which features a visit from the Easter Bunny!

There will also be kids’ races down the home straight, face painting and a bouncy castle.

Tickets: Adults  $15 |  Free entry for kids under 18

Find out more about the Penola Cup

Easter at Penola

Photo: Nick Clayton

Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival |  Saturday 15 and Monday 17 April 2017

The Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival is like no other in the world. Located in the picturesque Adelaide Hills, it attracts more than 60,000 people across the two days of racing on Easter Saturday and Easter Monday.

As a picnic race meeting, racegoers are able to bring their own food and drinks onto the course (at no cost) and enjoy a picnic by their car at various locations around the course

Easter Saturday is jam packed full of activities and events with the Fashion at The Races competition as well as the Melba’s Egg and Spoon Race and Melba’s Giant Easter Egg Hunt.

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Giant Easter Egg Hunt

For the fourth year in a row the Melba’s Giant Easter Egg Hunt will be the place to be for all those kids in need of an extra chocolate fix!


The KidZone will keep the kids entertained for hours with sideshow rides, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting and games and activities from Kelly Sports and Specky Events. Kids’ activities from 11am-4pm.

Tickets to Oakbank Easter Saturday

  • Adults $30
  • Kids 13 – 17 $10
  • Free entry for kids under 13
  • Family Pass – 2 Adults and 2 Kids under 18 $60
  • Buy your tickets now

Find out more about Oakbank Easter Saturday

Tickets to Oakbank Easter Monday

Find out more about Oakbank Easter Monday 

Easter Race Days Stable Stars

The Stable Stars Kids Club is an awesome club for kids aged between 3 and 11 years old who love horses!

There are heaps of Family Days across the year and they are jam-packed full of games, craft, entertainment, giveaways and sports activities for kids. The best part is it’s all free!

Stable Stars members receive a birthday card on their birthday and newsletters full of interesting stories, upcoming Family Day dates and fun competitions! Click here for more info and to join.

For more information and all enquiries please visit the Racing SA website

What:       Easter Weekend at the Races

When:      Clare Valley | Saturday 15 April 2017 | Gates open at 10am

Penola Cup | Sunday 16 April 2017 | Gates open 11am

Oakbank | Saturday 15 and Monday 17 April 2017 | Gates open 7am

Where:    Clare Valley Race Course | Penola Race Course | Oakbank Race Course

Who:         Everyone!

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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