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FEBFEST: Newcastle Paceway’s month of on and off-track action

FebFest is a new Summer Carnival of Racing that will take over Newcastle Paceway in February.

The event will incorporate three weeks of Feature Races and deliver quality racing and a massive lineup of off-track entertainment including outdoor concerts and family-friendly fun.

It’s all shaping up to be an essential racing carnival on the  Newcastle Harness Racing Club calendar and we’ve got all the info you need to know about it below.

TAB CARNIVAL OF CUPS
FRIDAY 3 FEBRUARY

Kicking off FebFest 2023 is Carnival of Cups; a family-friendly, carnival-style Race Night featuring the NEWCASTLE CUP & TAB HUNTER CHALLENGE.

FREE ENTRY and FREE outdoor concert from legendary local party band THE YEARS.

Choice of dining options available in Pacers Restaurant, the Ross Gigg Lounge and The Barn. Book a table, or bring the kids along for outdoor fun with face painters, carnival games, a petting zoo & mini trots.

TEAM TEAL FROCKS AT THE TROTS
FRIDAY 10 FEBRUARY

Ladies – this night’s for you! (Gents welcome too!)

Fashion & FundRACING supporting the WomenCan Team Teal campaign raising awareness for ovarian and gynaecological cancer & funds to support ANZGOGs Research Nurse Grant Program & the Survivors Teaching Students Program.

TEAM TEAL FROCKS AT THE TROTS RACE NIGHT is the second event on the FebFest 2023 calendar with the MARES SLIPPER the feature race, live music in Pacers Restaurant, guest speakers, Fashions on the Field & and a special guest appearance from Channel Nine’s Travel GuidesCathy & Victoria Fren.

FREE general admission, or book a $55pp Teal Meal in Pacers Restaurant includes; a 3-course meal, a glass of bubbles on arrival, racebook, tea & coffee, $5 donation to WomenCan Team Teal.

AVE TECHNOLOGIES NEWCASTLE MILE NIGHT
FRIDAY 17 FEBRUARY

FebFest 2023 wraps up with the Group 1 AVE TECHNOLOGIES NEWCASTLE MILE – the premier race night on the calendar at Newcastle Paceway.

A variety of hospitality packages are on offer or soak up the Summer Night on the concourse with a FREE outdoor concert live on the big stage from Australian Country Rock faves, THE VIPER CREEK BAND joined by special guest MAX JACKSON at the After Party – guaranteed to put a smile on your dial!