Summer Races are back in Otaki
The Interislander Summer Festival has been a must-do family event for 13 years and it is returning to the O¯ taki Racecourse on Monday January 7, 2019 for an action-packed day of fun in the sun.
The festival has something for everyone, with live music, tasty bites, all-day entertainment and exhilarating races.
This year’s festival features 29 races taking place across the country from Whangarei Racing Club in the winterless north to Otago Racing Club in the breathtaking south.
O¯ taki-Ma¯ ori Racing Club spokesman Ben Jamison says the Interislander Summer Festival has grown in popularity year on year, establishing itself as a notto-be-missed event on O¯ taki’s calendar. “O¯ taki residents look forward to the Interislander Summer Festival every year and this year is no exception. “Heading to the races with friends and wha¯ nau has become a summer tradition here in Otaki.”
The youngest racegoers can expect activities ranging from bouncy castles and sack racing to fashion shows. The festival offers a full day of affordable entertainment with free entry for children under 17 and adult tickets from $10. Pack your bags, pop on your sunnies and get ready for a day of family fun.
■ For more information and on Interislander Summer Festival dates and locations, visit theraces.co.nz