Featuring three days of fun, fashion, glamour, food and entertainment built around two days of horse racing, the annual Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival is not to be missed!
Enjoy multiple events including the Jubilee Fashion High Tea, and Sapphire Ball, relax with friends in the Corporate Aviary or join the action at the Vodka Cruiser Party Pavilion or Star 102.7 Picnic on the Lawn!
The Sapphire Ball
Enjoy the entertainment and glamour of the North’s most prestigious event in a waterfront marquee on the Cairns Esplanade Eastern Events Lawn. Indulge in a sumptuous 3-course dinner including seafood platters by the award-winning Ochre Restaurant, while enjoying premium beverages. Then dance the night away to a seamless assortment of colourful live music performances and a spectacular fireworks display. As a gala event, the dress code at the Sapphire Ball, for both members and guests is strictly Black Tie, with a lounge suit and tie as the minimum requirement for men.
St Hubert’s Pavilion
It’s the place for taste! Add some sophistication and style to your day with the new premium air-conditioned St Hubert’s Pavilion. Perfectly positioned in the heart of the action, this pavilion has it all—includes gate entry, sumptuous seafood buffet, premium beverage package, live entertainment and DJ.
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