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Parkes Picnic Races

Parkes Showground

Gates open

Event information

Come along and be a part of the fashions, fun and festivities that make the June long weekend in Parkes the social highlight of the year. At the Parkes Picnic Races there will be loads of entertainment with a great day of racing, live music, children's entertainment and the popular Fashions on the Field. The racecourse provides full bar and betting facilities along with a range of catering services available on course throughout the day. A range of catered marquees will be on site offering packaged food and beverage tickets with seating available. Patrons are welcome to bring along their own food hampers and picnic on the grass, however the racecourse is a licensed venue so no alcohol is to be brought onto the grounds.

Getting there and back

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