Function Rooms

Te Rapa Racecourse, best known for thoroughbred racing in Hamilton, has earned a reputation around the region as a quality event venue. Te Rapa Racecourse Function Centre has recently undergone renovations to the existing international stand, making this the ideal spot for your next corporate function or celebration.

We specialise in wedding ceremonies set among the beautiful gardens and trees that surround Te Rapa Racecourse, followed by reception options either in one of our lounges overlooking the racecourse or a marquee on the lawn.

Our event centre offers six unique function spaces over three levels, along with the convenience of free on-site car parking for up to 1000 cars, an on-site catering team and centrally located close to a range of local accommodation options.

Aintree Lounge

Coming Soon: 320sqm + 2x 60sqm Decks

Kentucky Lounge

297sqm

Herbie Dyke Lounge

87sqm

Colours Lounge

256sqm

Centennial Lounge

528sqm + additional landing available

Flemington Lounge

600sqm

Aintree Lounge

220

400

300

80

200

750

Coming Soon: 320sqm + 2x 60sqm Decks

This brand-new lounge is beautifully designed with sweeping views over the race track and is the perfect space for any function. This lounge is located on level three of the International Stand and features two outdoor deck areas which extend out to the grandstand. The rooms centralized bar can cater for large groups. This lounge is ideal for conferences, weddings and corporate functions. Note: Air conditioning/heating available.

Kentucky Lounge

120

200

120

75

180

750

297sqm

This brand new space that has been designed with simplicity in mind is perfect for your next function. This lounge located on level two is beautiful in many ways with views outside, and a newly designed bar this space can cater to all of your function requirements. This lounge is ideal for conference style, weddings & corporate events. This room also has a smaller room called the ‘Herbie Dyke Lounge’ on the same level which can be used as an overflow space. Note: Air Conditioning/heating available.

Herbie Dyke Lounge

40

60

25

25

750

87sqm

The smallest of our function spaces, the brand new Herbie Dyke Lounge situated on level two alongside the Kentucky Lounge is beautifully designed to accomoate your event. This room is perfect for a meeting, conference or small luncheon and can also be arranged to be used as an overflow room from the Kentucky Lounge. Note: Air Conditioning/heating available.

Colours Lounge

180

250

160

160

750

256sqm

The recently refurbished Colours Lounge is situated on the ground floor with large glass bifold doors that open up into an idyllic courtyard area with beautiful views of the racetrack and beyond. This space would be ideal for any function requiring that indoor outdoor flow, including weddings, cocktail parties, luncheons & celebratory events. Note: Air Conditioning/heating available.

Centennial Lounge

750

528sqm + additional landing available

This is the largest function room we have at Te Rapa Racecourse. This space would be particularly ideal for events such as: Large conferences, School balls, Large Birthday parties, Small musical or entertainments gigs, and Fundraising events. Please inquire within for more information on this magnificent space.

Flemington Lounge

200

400

300

80

200

750

600sqm

This space has a huge capacity for a diverse array of function options. The Flemington Lounge is situated on the first floor with easy access via the lift and the stairs and has a large bar in the center of the room. This space gives you access and views to both sides of the racecourse. This function Lounge is perfect for corporate functions, weddings & any large-scale events.


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Catering

Wild Tribe Catering Food

WildTribe catering is a full service catering and event planning company. We specialise in functions, conferences, weddings, corporate events and large scale special events.

We take special and personal interest in every event and always go above and beyond to meet our clients needs.

Our team is comprised of renowned chefs and at the heart of our food ventures, we emphasise the social aspect of eating. We cater dishes that excite, are inventive and entice celebration.

We want to be part of your story!