The Cairns Jockey Club and Cannon Park is the perfect location to host your next event. Our 5 venues can host a small group from 10 to 1000. A small romantic wedding to a corporate event for 500, we can cater to all!

With the stunning rain trees and manicured lawns it is the perfect place to have your wedding or host your own corporate garden party! Contact us with any questions.

Location Options:

Corporate Box

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Next to our lovely shaded trees, this venue is beautiful for weddings and smaller events. With seating for up to 100 guests, a large dance floor at the back and a private bar.

$400 Room Hire + Bar Tab includes:

  •  Corporate Box Bar Facilities
  •  RSA accredited beverage attendant
  •  Bathroom facilities

Tropical Veranda

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Located upstairs, this venue has an air of elegance. Fantastic for cocktail parties and bookings for up to 80 guests seated. The Tropical Veranda looks over the race course and looks stunning at night.

$400 Room Hire + Bar Tab includes:

  •  Private Bar Facilities
  •  RSA accredited beverage attendant
  •  Private bathroom facilities

Winning Post Bar

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Available for groups of up to 60 seated or 120 Cocktail style. Enjoy the panoramic views of the racecourse in this modern air conditioned bar. If you’re looking to hold a party then this is the place to be. Great for Conferences and Meetings.

$500 Room Hire + Bar Tab includes:

  •  Private Bar Facilities
  •  RSA accredited beverage attendant
  •  Private bathroom facilities

Silks Pavilion

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Soak up the atmosphere of an amazing event in this large multi-use facility functions area. Suitable for larger groups of up to 500 guests. This area is air-conditioned.

$750 Room Hire + Bar Tab includes:

  •  Bar with RSA accredited beverage attendants
  •  Private bathroom facilities

Members Bar

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Located upstairs, this air conditioned venue is set out in a U shape with plenty of room for sit down meal and large mingling area near the bar. It has a fully stocked bar with cold room as well as a kitchenette making it easy for those functions with dining in mind. This venue also features a large outdoor veranda. Suitable for 120 seated Guests or 250 Cocktail Party style.

$500 Room Hire + Bar Tab includes:

  •  Large circular Fully Stocked Bar
  •  Cold Room & Kitchenette & Huge Outdoor Veranda
  •  RSA accredited beverage attendant & Private bathroom facilities

Tailor Made Packages

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Whatever the occasion, the Cairns Jockey Club wants your event to be relaxed and enjoyable as possible so please contact us if any of the above packages do not suit so we can create a tailor made package with your special requirements in mind….

All weddings will incur an additional fee of $500.00

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What happens with cleaning? Is that our responsibility or is covered?
    A basic cleaning fee of $100 for each event or $250 for the Silks Pavilion, excessive cleaning costs will be charged additional. Any additional lights or hire equipment is your responsibility.
  2. What time do functions need to end and when can they start?
    We are licensed till 12, so the venue must be vacated by 12.00am. 8 hrs is included in hire, if you need to start early the cost is $60phr (cover staff costs)
  3. Are the bar tab prices the minimums or the amount we can only spend on the night on that amount of people?
    The Bar Tabs are a minimum spend which needs to be paid prior to the event.
    Many prefer to continue the bar tab after this limit, we just need credit card details and authorization from the card holder on the night.
    You also have the choice of turning the bar back to a cash bar, so once the bar tab is finished, people can then purchase their own drinks.
  4. Do you do supply Centre Pieces, and can you set the tables on the day?
    We can decorate for you, we recommend using Paula from Wedding Treasures for Centre Pieces. ph/fax: (07) 4031 1332
    They do amazing table centre pieces and are very affordable.Approx $15-20 per table.
    We can set all the tables for you at an additional cost of $10 per table.

Our Function Prices require a set Bar Tab amount dependent on the number of people attending your event. If you do not require alcoholic beverages, please contact us to arrange quotes.

  • Up to 40 people $ 500
  • 40-60 people $1,000
  • 60-80 people $1,500
  • 80-100 people $2,000
  • 100-150 people $2,500
  • 150+ people $3,000
All prices are inc GST

* Not available on Brothers Cairns Cup and Cairns Amateurs Race Days.