Please join us for a weekend of racing, wining, dining and dancing at the 2020 Picnic Races on March 27 & 28. Our event has been running since 1901 and is fondly known as the locals’ favourite Roma race meeting. Full details on our event, ticket options and packages are listed below.
Black Toyota Black Tie Ball
Friday March 27 2020, from 6.30pm
- Complimentary bus pick up and return from major Roma accommodations
- Pre-dinner drinks and canapés on the lawn on arrival at Bassett Park
- Complimentary champagne, beer and wines throughout the evening
- Full table service for a three course dinner
- Live Band, HAMILTON and dancing until midnight.
Ball tickets are all part of a Members Weekend package and cannot be purchased individually
Queensland Country Life Calcutta
Saturday March 28 2020, from 10am
- The best way to recover from the ball or start your weekend. Come along to the pre-races Calcutta!
- Complimentary bus to the race track from 11am
Roma Picnic Races at Bassett Park
Saturday March 28, from 11am
Featuring Great Northern and Carlton beers & cider which we all consume responsibly.
- Gates open at 11am
- Five race program from 1.30pm
- Warners Fine Jewellery Fashions on the Field
- CJ Advisory Art & Tea in the Wool Court
- Live entertainment from The Hamilton Band with dancing until Midnight
- Complimentary bus service to town and accommodation
Tickets for the following packages will be available to purchase in 2020.
Weekend Members Ticket - $190
- Entry to the Black Toyota Black Tie Ball including complimentary beer, wine & champagne and a three course meal
- General raceday admission for Saturday including entry to a Members Bar
- Entry to the CJ Advisory Art & Tea in the Wool Court
Weekend Members Ticket 10 person special - $1850
- Buy 10 Weekend Member Tickets and get $50 off the full table price
General Raceday Admission (online special) - $20
- Pre purchase your general raceday ticket and get $5 off the gate price
- All tickets at the gate on the Saturday will be $25 per person
We will be a full strength, spirit pour, race meeting.
We do not mail out wristbands. Guests who purchase Weekend Members Tickets can collect them at the Ball on Friday night on presentation of your online ticket. General Raceday Tickets will be available for collection at the Gate on raceday.
Want to host an event at the Roma Picnics? Talk to us about our flexible Picnic with Us Packages. Examples of what’s on offer are listed below.
10 Mates Picnic Package - $380 ex GST
- Bring a Picnic Rug and enjoy the races – trackside
- Includes Gourmet Platters to share and 10 race day passes
Start the Party Package - $600 ex GST
- A private trackside marquee for you and your guests along the home straight
- Access to a trackside bar
- Tables & 20 chairs provided
- Pre-race access to decorate your site as you wish
- Catering options available
Let us tailor it for you - From $600 ex GST
Celebrating a special occasion or birthday? We can supply the location, marquee, catering, bar and staff – you name it.
Contact Lisa on 0427 258 368 for more information about this or if you have any questions about our event.