Part of the 2017 Summer Racing Carnival

New Year's Eve Races

Emerald Jockey Club Inc

Pioneer Park, Racecourse Road, EMERALD, QLD 4720


This year the theme of our raceday is Hawaiian Beach Party - come dressed in your favourite beach wear! With the first race jumping at 4pm and New Years Eve celebrations happening long into the night, this is a race day you do not want to miss.! Plenty of great food, live entertainment and fun for the whole family with fireworks at 8.30pm & midnight. 

Kalesti & The Kollections will be playing from 8:30pm to 1.00am and are sure to keep the crowd entertained after playing at the Emerald 100 raceday.  There will be a kids corner with plenty of rides and fun activities for the little ones.  New Years celebrations will also include local live entertainment from 6:30pm - 8:30pm.
Plenty of different food will availabel on track throughout the event. Including burgers, hot chips & pizza.  Two bars will be operating throughout the day and into the night with a drink ticket system in place.
Come dressed in your favourite beachwear (all patrons are requested to dress in a neat and tidy manner).
Sunday, 31st December, 2017
Gates open at 2pm - 1am
Pioneer Park Racecourse, Emerald, QLD, 4720
General Admission $10 (includes racebook). Children 12 & under free. Aged Pensioners - $5 (includes racebook)
Transport Information: Irish Village Courtesy Bus will be running after the races.                                   Car parking information: Plenty of car parking at the front of Pioneer Park and outside on the highway side of the track.

Kristy Peters, 07 4982 2029, email or visit:

SPONSORED BY Central Highlands Regional Council.


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