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Shortest day ushers in mid-winter Christmas parties

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Shortest day ushers in mid-winter Christmas parties

The 21st of June marks the shortest day, meaning Alexandra Park’s mid-winter Christmas parties are set to kick off. The first one is this week, with the evenings to be held over four consecutive Friday race nights on 23 and 30 June and 7 and 14 July.

Alexandra Park Sales & Marketing Manager Joel Reichardt says the parties have been selling well with packages starting from just $65 per person. They will be hosted in the Top of the Park, Tasman, and Rutherford rooms.

“Our mid-winter Christmas packages are exceptional value. As well as our delicious all-you-can-eat carveries and buffets, the racing under lights is always a spectacle. We’ve got some prime inside viewing spots overlooking the track and there’s always plenty of atmosphere.”

Mr Reichardt says the function rooms will be beautifully themed and there’ll be live entertainment afterwards for any groups of friends, colleagues, or families looking for a fun night out this winter.

He says availability remains, with people now able to book their tickets through Alexandra Park’s new website. For further information or to purchase mid-winter Christmas tickets visit or telephone race-night reservations on (09) 631-1165 or

Mid-year also marks tickets to the popular Christmas at the Races hospitality evenings in November and December going on sale, with packages starting from just $68 per person. Mr Reichardt says this year’s marketing campaign aims at those who have been tasked with organising their work Christmas party, with the message: ‘Everything you need, sorted with one booking’!

Alexandra Park’s internationally-themed cuisine race nights continue with Italian Night on 11 August, Thai Night on 22 September, and Tropical Nights on 13 and 27 October.

General admission into Alexandra Park as well as car-parking and race books remain free on Friday night.


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