Two well dressed women talking to each other and enjoying the Harness Life event and races

NZ Cup Day

Without doubt a highlight on New Zealand’s sporting and social calendars. Join the excitement in Christchurch as Addington takes the stage for an incredible day of racing, entertainment, fashion, and great food and wine.

Tue, 14 Nov 2023Addington Raceway

NZ Cup Day, 14th November 

The Ultimate Blend of Racing, Fashion and Entertainment. 

Public Village

The heart of the action, the Public Village, has been completely reimagined. Expect pop up craft and cocktail bars, DJ sets, silent disco, food trucks, and prime views from the public lawn of all the racing action. Elevate your fashion game at The Crossing Cup Day Fashion Marquee and Competition where you could win big – become the fashion royalty of the year and seize the chance to win thousands in prizes.

ZM on the Green with Bombay Sapphire

ZM on the Green with Bombay Sapphire, (Formerly known as Lindauer Lawn). Brace yourself for the ultimate blend of racing and entertainment. This year we’re rewriting the rules with ZM and Bombay Sapphire to guarantee an unforgettable time. Imagine the fusion of live music (thanks to ZM), bespoke cocktail bars to keep you refreshed and recharged, VIP and pamper zones, spectacular racing, and extraordinary moments – all curated for you! The first 1,000 guests into ZM on the Green with Bombay Sapphire will receive a free drink. Your ticket also includes access to the Public Village (General Admission).

The Crossing Cup Day Fashion Marquee

In collaboration with The Crossing, we’re offering an exclusive realm of Cup Day extravagance. If you’re a fashion enthusiast who loves exclusive spaces, bubbles, cocktails, delectable cuisine, and the thrill of the grandest Race Day, then this space is tailor-made for you. But wait, there’s more – the marquee will also be home to The Crossing Cup Day Fashion competition. You will get front row seats to the best fashion on course. With your ticket, you’ll be treated to delightful canapés and platters courtesy of IHF Elements, along with four complimentary drinks to enhance your experience. Once the package concludes up at 3pm, the bar will become a ‘pay as you go’ service with food available from the Public Village. Elevate your Cup Day experience like never before – secure your Cup Day Fashion Marquee ticket today.

Punters Lounge

For the ultimate betting experience with friends or colleagues there is no better place to view all the top racing action. Now located in Continental Pavilion (ground floor), Punters Lounge guests have access to the Public Village and a dedicated viewing area to watch all the racing action live. Your ticket includes a buffet lunch and free non-allocated seating. 

Join us in celebrating this remarkable day and be part of the magic.