Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day

There is nothing quite like springtime in the garden city of Christchurch where the magic that is Cup Week at Addington takes place. The Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup Day on Tuesday 13 November is a day not to be missed!

SONS OF ZION will be living it up on the stylish and highly sought-after Lindauer Lawn Rooftop, whilst DJ duo SWEET MIX KIDS will get the party going in the Public Village.

Tuesday 13 November 2018, 10:30am—7:00pm
Addington Raceway, 75 Jack Hinton Drive, Christchurch

Ticket Options

Standard Tickets

General Admission $32.00 + $2.00 Fee N/A
Lindauer Lawn & Rooftop (R18) $70.00 + $2.00 Fee N/A

On the stylish and highly sought-after Lindauer Lawn Rooftop, the headline entertainment is New Zealand’s popular band SONS OF ZION who will be living it up with their explosive sets as members seamlessly switch from vocals, to guitar, to drums and then back again. SONS OF ZION are the opening act to the sold out Six60 concert at Western Springs in February 2019 and have amassed an impressive 22 million streams on Spotify, more than 15 million views on Youtube and 100,000-plus followers on social media.

New Zealand based DJ/Production duo SWEET MIX KIDS will get the party going the in the Public Village. SWEET MIX KIDS have played some of the worlds coolest parties, clubs and festivals - Coachella, Wanderlust, Rhythm & Vines - and toured supporting or playing private parties for Adele, Ed Sheeran, Martin Garrix, Flume, Coldplay, Deadmau5, Schoolboy Q, Empire Of The Sun, Marshmello, Rae Sremmurd & Kimbra.
Get in quick to secure General Admission (with early bird pricing until 31 October) and Lindauer Lawn tickets.

PLEASE NOTE: Gate opens this year at the later time of 10.30am

There are numerous ticket choices to ensure there is something for everyone from General Admission, to crowd favourite the Lindauer Lawn, to your own reserved seat, through to access to one of our hospitality marquees or for the serious punter there is the TAB Trackside Retreat.

General Admission
The Public Village is suited for those wanting to spend the day in more laid-back environs. There you can find everything you might need for a great day out including entertainment, the Westfield Riccarton Style Stakes and The Hits Body Art heats and semi-finals, the Speight’s Beer Garden, bars, TAB facilities, seating, toilets, food stalls and a big screen to watch the day’s action.

2018 General Admission Ticket Prices:
Early Bird (3 September to 31 October) - $22 per person + booking fee
Online Standard (1 to 13 November) - $32 per person + booking fee
At The Gate (13 November) - $40 per person (Cash Only)

Lindauer Lawn & Rooftop
Patrons wanting to be in the heart of the action - on and off the track - make a bee-line to the Lindauer Lawn & Rooftop, which is located on a grassed area close to the track and the stables rooftop. Guests have access to casual seating, TAB facilities, food stalls and bars. AWOP is in use for all food & beverage purchases on the Lindauer Lawn & Rooftop. Please note this is an R18 Area and guests will be age-verified.

2018 Lindauer Lawn & Rooftop Ticket Price:
$70 per person + booking fee (available 3 September until sold out).

Reserved Seating
A reserved seat is yours for the day whether you are seated there watching the racing action or enjoying some of the entertainment in the Public Village. Your reserved seat is positioned in a prime viewing area of the public grandstand (uncovered), which is located next to the Metropolitan Stand on the home straight. Perfect to see all the thrilling harness racing action, whilst still having easy access to the Public Village. For further details visit our Reserved Seating page. To book your Reserved Seat click here.

2018 Reserved Seating Ticket Price:
$65 per person + booking fee (available 3 September until sold out).

Addington offers an exceptional range of hospitality options, including private and shared marquees, prime viewing hospitality and indoor and outdoor choices. Cup Day provides an unparalleled opportunity to thank valued clients, staff and friends in style and to network with the many business leaders who attend this iconic event every year. And the great news is we take care of everything and ensure you and your group have a fabulous day out. For further details or to book visit our Hospitality page. Please note limited spaces remain.

TAB Trackside Retreat
Positioned in a reserved area of the Public Village it has easy track access and direct views of the large screen, it’s a must for those who want to be close to all the top racing action. Expect the best betting experience on course, large screen TV’s, free form guides and TAB facilities. Quality beverages and food are available for purchase or if you choose our Reserved Table option you will have access to an all-day carvery and salad bar. For further details or to book visit our TAB Trackside Retreat page.

Westfield Riccarton Style Stakes & The Hits Body Art
If you are a serious fashionista, don’t forget to enter the Westfield Riccarton Style Stakes & The Hits Body Art fashion competitions on Cup Day. The competitions are open to men and women and there are thousands of dollars of prizes up for grabs. For further details please visit our NZ Cup Day Fashion & Style page. To enter online click here.

Getting To & From
As there is very limited on-site parking on Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup Day, it is strongly recommended you taxi or bus to the track. Blue Star Taxis and Red Bus services will be operating throughout the city and Addington offers a free drop-off bus service from 5.30pm on the day.