There's no party like it!
Wellington’s greatest party and your must-do event for the summer.
Join the electric atmosphere on the public lawn, dance front stage at The edge Festival Zone or be treated like royalty in hospitality. Whichever your Cup Day style, get ready to be wrapped up in the glamour and spectacle of the countries most dramatic sporting event.
Cup Day showcases the finest display of horses, trainers and jockeys in thoroughbred racing including the hugely anticipated NZCIS Wellington Cup race itself.
Adding to the magic of racing and show stopping fashion there’s plenty more to keep you entertained!
The edge Festival Zone featuring Stan Walker + Ladi-6 + more!
Brewtown Craft Beer Village
George FM Groove Garden
Queensgate Fashion in the Field
Being a Member for the Day will allow access to the exclusive Precinct, located in prime position trackside allowing Member only access to the Parade Ring and Members Stand, this ensures you have the best spot to experience the action.
Trackside at the Northern end of the Public Lawn
A relaxed public lawn experience with the upgrade of a guaranteed seat for the day. Remove the queues with the convenience of dedicated bar and betting facilities. Get set - you’re the first to see the horses as they start thundering down the Finishing Straight.
Cointreau Cocktail Lawn
On the Lawn beside the Parade Ring – be the first to view the horses before they enter the Birdcage
Cup Day is the time to party and Cointreau Fizz is the hub of celebration style. A Cointreau cocktail on arrival and a light summer luncheon will set you up for a great days racing and the al fresco garden setting gives you the perfect chance to pick your winning horses and party the away the day.
Desert Gold Restaurant
Level 1, Members Stand with first class views over the Birdcage and track
Trentham’s terraced, premier restaurant gives you a stunning outlook and provides the perfect seat to experience the magic of racing. Seated in the precedence of the Members Stand, you’re in the heart of the action.
Level 1, Members Stand with views overlooking the Parade Ring
Make sure you have a reserved seat in the heart of the Members Stand. With dedicated betting facilities and bars, you'll be in the midst of the atmosphere and won't miss a minute of this thrilling raceday.
The Fashion Court
Under the verandah in centre court
Love beautiful, then enjoy your raceday in the lavish court garden, gorgeously decorated with stunning blossoms and draping foliage.
The Henkell Lawn
Set on the iconic Champagne Lawn, closest to the horses parading the Birdcage with direct views of the Finishing Post and Big Screen.
Looking for something special? Here’s the most thrilling experience on-course - you can almost touch the horses.
The Oaks Club
The Oaks Room, with a Big Screen and MC so you don’t miss any of the action
The Oaks knows how to party. Your MC will keep you entertained in perfect Cup Day style and with access to the Members Stand, the racing is never far away. Plus with views over the Festival Zone and Fashion in the Field – you won’t miss a minute of the action.
East Imperial Ascot Lawn Party
Set on the manicured Ascot Lawn between the Parade Ring and the Festival Zone
Brand new for 2020, this is VIP Cup Day Style. A clear topped marquee and cocktail seating brings fun lovers the ultimate summer lawn party. East Imperial Gin Cocktails and a plentiful supply of canapes will provide a fusion of taste explosion.
Great Sensation Club
On the Lawn beside the Parade Ring – be the first to view the horses before they race
Level 3, Members Stand with the best views in the house
What better way to entertain than from your exclusive Suite with spectacular views over the entire racecourse on Wellington Cup Day.