Action-packed race day for festival
An action-packed day of horse racing and fun will be held on December 29 at the Stratford Racing Club.
The Interislander Summer Festival is returning to Stratford and will offer something for everyone including live music, tasty bites, all-day entertainment and races.
This year, the festival will host 29 races across the country from Whanga¯ rei to Otago.
Stratford Racing Club spokesperson David Jones says the Interislander Summer Festival has grown in popularity year on year, establishing itself as a not-to-be-missed event on Stratford’s calendar.
“Stratford 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 Stratford. “The youngest racegoers can expect activities ranging from bouncy castles and sack racing to junior fashion shows.”
■ The festival offers free entry for children under 17 and adult tickets from $10. Visit theraces.co.nz.
There’s plenty to see and do for the whole family during the Interislander Summer Festival.