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Christmas Race Day

December 2, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm AEST

‘Tis the season! Celebrate the festive period at Cluden Park’s final feature race day for the 2023 calendar year: Christmas Race Day!

Mark your calendars for the grand finale of the 2023 racing calendar – Cluden Park’s Christmas Race Day!

It’s a day of excitement, elegance, and epicurean delights as we bid farewell to an unforgettable year of racing. Come join us for a day filled with festive merriment that you won’t want to miss!

Raceview Room Christmas Luncheon (18+ event)

Indulge in the ultimate Christmas feast at our Raceview Room Christmas Luncheon, where our renowned Hospitality Team has crafted a delectable buffet lunch that will tantalise your taste buds. Picture an array of iconic Christmas flavours expertly prepared for your enjoyment.

What’s on the menu?

  • Tiger Prawns
  • Triple Smoked Christmas Ham
  • Carved Roast Turky
  • Roast Pumpkin, Feta & Walnut Tart
  • New Season Potato Salad
  • Waldorf Salad
  • Caprese Salad
  • Sourdough Bread & Butter
  • Condiments: Cocktail sauce, Old English Mustard, Cranberry Jam, Fresh Lemon
  • Dessert: Pavlova, Chantilly Cream, Tropical Fruits

To accompany your festive feast, we’re offering a four-hour basic beverages package that includes beer, wine, cider, and soft drinks. Sip and savour the flavours of the season while enjoying the race day atmosphere.

Reminder: the Raceview Room is accessible via stairs only. We apologise for any inconvenience to our guests with mobility concerns.

General Admission

Soak up the racing action from our iconic venues, you’ll have access to an array of areas, each offering a unique perspective on the day’s proceedings:

  • Sports Bar
  • Delicious Food
  • Cocktail Slushies
  • Party King Grandstand & Bar
  • Fig Tree & Trackside Lawns
  • Tie Up Stalls
  • Mounting Yards

Trent Bell Performance After the Last

Stay on after the last race and party with us into the evening with a special performance from superstar talent, Trent Bell!

I mportant Reminders

  • We are a cashless venue. All bars and food stalls operated by Cluden Park will accept card payments only for your convenience.
  • Bookmakers, however, will continue to accept cash.
  • Please note that no BYO food and/or drinks are allowed. We’ve got you covered with a variety of delicious options available on-site.

Let’s make this Christmas Race Day a day to remember! Join us for a spectacular celebration of the festive season and the thrill of horse racing!

F ashions on the Field

Theme: Summer Vacation

Criteria: Summer


  • Best Dressed Summer Classic
  • Best Dressed Summer Contemporary
  • Best Fancy Dress
  • Best Dressed Man
  • Male Trendsetter
  • Millinery
  • Best Vacation Hat

Entries: Dress to impress our roaming judges who will select the finalists out of the crowd – make sure you can be seen! The judges will be roaming through all admission areas on the day. Our judges will let you know if you’ve been selected as a finalist.

Judging: Finalists will be presented and final judging will take place in front of the Party King Grandstand, time TBA once race schedule is finalised.


December 2, 2023
11:00 am - 6:00 pm AEST


Cluden Park
Racecourse Road
Cluden, QLD 4811 Australia