​Flemington Racecourse at sunset with the backdrop of the Melbourne skyline.

Say Hello to Twilight Racing at Flemington

Superb racing to the backdrop of a Melbourne summer sunset.

In a first for Headquarters four twilight race meetings will be held between December and March. Making the most of long evenings, racing will begin in the afternoon and finish approximately 30 minutes before sunset, giving racegoers an exciting new experience to enjoy over summer.

Kicking off the twilight format on Saturday 14th December, the nine race card will run from 3pm with the last at 8pm - with gates opening at 2pm. Find out more here

Additional twilight race meets will be held at Flemington on Saturday 18th January, Sunday 9th February and Wednesday 4th March.

There’s plenty to enjoy with a general admission ticket.

Grab a bite at The Surf & Turf Shack on the Front Lawn, inspired by the coastal town of Cape Cod. With seafood specials and BBQ delights, plenty of seating and shade, easy access to the Lawn Bar, plus acoustic tunes, it’s the perfect spot to take in the action on the track and watch the sun go down.

Be sure to check out The Lounge inside Saintly Place West, with billiards and foosball, craft beers and pub-food favourites. Plus with quick access out to the Winning Post, you’ll witness every finish.

If you’ve got the kids in tow, head to the Flemington Family Lawn for fun-filled activities the whole family, all complimentary with your race day ticket.

Tickets available online or from the gates. Kids under 16 years receive free entry on all race days – must be accompanied by an adult to enter the racecourse.