Easter Weekend at the Races | Clare Valley, Penola & Oakbank | 26 – 28 Mar 2016


Clare Valley Easter Races | Easter Saturday 26 March

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.

Tickets: Adults  $20 |  Free Entry for Kids Under 18

Oakbank face painting

 For all the information CLICK HERE.



Penola Cup | Easter Sunday 27 March

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

Easter at Penola

For all the information, CLICK HERE.


Photo: Nick Clayton

Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival |  Saturday 26 and  Monday 28 March

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.

For the third 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!

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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.

Melbas Egg & Spoon Race

Melba’s Egg and Spoon Race – Oakbank Easter Saturday

After a fantastic first year, Melba’s Egg and Spoon Race is back at Oakbank Racecourse this Easter Saturday!
Once again, 30 lucky children between the ages of 5 and 13 will have the chance to be a part of SA’s best Egg and Spoon Race.

To enter your child in the competition to be in the Race CLICK HERE.

Winners will receive a free Family Pass for Saturday 26 March and their chance to run in the Melba’s Egg and Spoon Race on Easter Saturday and take home some delicious prizes from Melba’s Chocolates!


Adults  $30 |  Kids 13 – 17  $10 |  Free Entry for Kids Under 13 | Family Pass – 2 Adults and 2 Kids under 18 $60

To read more about the Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival, CLICK HERE.


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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 here.

What:       Easter Weekend at the Races

When:      Clare Valley | Saturday 26  March 2016 | Gates open at 10am

Penola Cup | Sunday 27 March 2016 | Gates open 11am

Oakbank | Saturday 26 and Monday 28 March 2016 | Gates open 7am

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

Who:         Everyone!

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