Firework And Funfair Racing FAQs

Family Events

02 November 2023

We're looking forward to welcoming you to our Fireworks & Funfair Racing! For those who are attending below is some important information you should know! 

Timings of the evening:
Gates open: 12:30pm (gates will remain open until 7pm) 
Funfair: 12:30 – 7:30pm 
First race: 13.55pm 
Last race: 6:15pm 
Fireworks display: 7:30pm 
Event finish: 8:00pm 

Please note: ALL horses will have left the premises before the fireworks begin. We will not begin the display until all horses are safely away from the racecourse.  

Weather conditions
Due to the wet weather, the fairground has been moved onto the Annual Members car park so it is on hardstanding. Please do make sure appropriate footwear is worn as it could get muddy on the fields.

All tickets for the event are e-tickets, which is a PDF file you can either print off or show on your phone.  

To avoid any entry delays and if you are attending with your tickets on your phone, make sure you have downloaded the PDF, as screenshots will not be accepted, and mobile signal may be weak. If you have a cracked phone screen, please make arrangements to print your tickets, as the barcode will not scan from a cracked screen. 

Please allow plenty of time for entry procedures, ticket checks and bag searches. 

Travel Information  
Road closure from gates opening until the sites clear
Please use the main car park which will be FREE of charge for the night. Keep in mind that we are expecting large numbers and so recommend leaving extra time for travel. Stewards will be on site to aid those who need accessible parking. 

We have buses running tomorrow from Regent Centre & Four Lane Ends. One from each metro on a loop – from 12.30-4.30pm and then resume at 7.30-9pm. We encourage anyone to use these busses due to the high demand of car parking spaces. 

Throughout the evening there is a jam-packed agenda of family fun from all-time favourite face painting to fire performers on stage! Stage entertainment will include: 

12.30 – 8.00pm – Funfair (chargeable)
12.30 – 8.00pm – Stilt Walkers
12.30 – 8.00pm – Walking Pet Balloon (chargeable)
13.30 – 7.30pm – Face painters (chargeable)
17:45pm – Presenter Kelly Scott on stage 
18.15pm – 8pm - Music starts

Please note: Fire performers set times will vary throughout the course of the night.

All bars and eateries are CARD ONLY and will not accept cash. On-course bookmakers will still be accepting cash. As there are no cash machines on the racecourse, please bring cash with you if this is your preferred payment method with bookmakers. Some funfair rides may accept card, however we recommend that you bring cash.   

Please do not bring any sparklers or fireworks on site.


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