Be entertained, dance the day away and experience true country racing at the iconic Blue Pyrenees Estate Avoca Cup. A day to focus on fun with friends. Embrace the race day action as the Avoca Cup kicks the Spring Racing Carnival into gear.
Depending on your direction, drop into some of the regions cellar doors on your way into town. If you are coming from Ballarat, Wayward Winery is bursting with beautiful cuisine and equally magnificent views. If you are coming through Ararat, be sure to stop at Mrs Bakers Distillery for a gin tasting. Mrs Baker has been working on some new flavors for you to try! If you are coming through Stawell, Summerfield Winery will have their pizza ovens fired up which goes so well with the esates reds. Or if you are coming from the north through St Arnaud, drop in and see Neil and Sally at Sallys Paddock Redbank Winery. Sally will have freshly baked cakes, and a delicious range of jams and preservaitves that she has created from the produce grown on the estate and Neil will be happy to take you through a wine tasting while Grahame plays the banjo in the background.
Saturday – Race day!
Wander Avoca’s main street and grab a big breakfast from the cafes. Visit the Avoca Waterfalls, just 10km out of town which is looking spectacular at the moment after all the bursts of Spring rain.
Head on out to the Blue Pyrenees Avoca Cup for a day of Avoca Hospitality, regional wines, food trucks, entertainment, kids activities, Fashions on the Field and live bands. Avoca Turf Club always ensures there are plenty of reasons to party!
Head out to the cellar doors and stock up on regional wines. Drop into the Avoca Riverside Market on the banks of the Avoca River in the heart of Avoca an authentic country farmers’ market experience, with real produce and real community spirit then wind out the indulgent weekend with live music at Blue Pyrenees Estate or Taltarni Cellar Door.