Picnic Racing has everything you'd expect, but with a very different atmosphere. Jockeys here are a little bigger, horses are a little slower and everybody who attends enjoys the laid back, family environment. Pack a picnic, or even a full esky at BYO picnic venues and enjoy racing at its most relaxed during the Festival of Racing.
Located only an hours drive from Melbourne, Balnarring is where the stunning bush scenery meets the gorgeous shores of Port Phillip bay.
Located in Victoria's wine region, indulge in fresh local produce and delicious wines and treat yourself to the ultimate weekend away in Healesville.
Combining stunning surf beaches and terrific racing, Woolamai is a mecca for couples and families alike to escape to Phillip Island for a weekend getaway.
Located only 90 minutes from Melbourne, Yea is surrounded by lush rolling hills and fantastic driving scenery, making for an easy day trip from the city.
With Lake Eildon nearby, camping grounds and family-friendly atmosphere, Alexandra racegoers are spoiled with a great high country getaway.
Marvel at the quintessential landscape of Swifts Creek, locakted along the famous Alpine Road as Picnic Racing comes alive in Omeo each March.