Darwin’s Biggest Christmas Lunch at the Races


Date: Saturday, 9 December 2017 Adult: $99 Child: Over 18 event Gates Open: 10am - Pavilion opens at 12.30pm

This festive season the Schweppes Pavilion will be transformed into a festive wonderland. Step through encircling fairy lights and cascading pearls and wonder at the ceiling of the pavilion draped in white sheer fabric and cascading wintry branches.  The DJ is playing, it’s time to raise a toast to the wonder of Christmas.

Saturday 9th December is the the perfect opportunity to reward your staff for your Christmas party, for your clubs end of year social event or to gather a group of friends for a festive gathering.

  • Live local racing
  • Sumptuous Christmas buffet
  • 3 hour beverage package (12.30pm to 3.30pm beer, wine, sparkling wine and soft drink)
  • Cash bar for spirits
  • Hosted by DJ Hot Toddy
  • Reserved seating for any size booking
  • Choose between a dinner on Friday 1st December or a lunch on Saturday 9th December (race day)

Pavilion open from 12.30pm

Only $99.00 per person

Contact or call 08 8923 4222 for more information.

What to Wear

Entry to general admission areas of the race course requires guests to be neatly dressed. Footwear and a shirt must be worn at all times. Members' dress standards apply to the Ted Bailey Grandstand and Sid Parker Verandah/Members Club House.


The racecourse is approximately a 7 minute drive from the CBD. There are a number of transport options available to our valued patrons.

Where to Eat

There is an array of dining options at the Darwin Turf Club, from a 3 course luncheon in the Ted Bailey Grandstand on Race Days, to a casual bite to eat in our trackside favourite Ted's Bar.