ANZAC Day Dawn Service 

Dawn & 9:15am – Avoca Cenotaph, High Street, Avoca, 

The Avoca RSL will hold a dawn service and breakfast at the Avoca Cenotaph as well as a commemoration service at 9:15am. 

The Last Post

ANZAC Day Races

11:00am – 6:30pm, Avoca Racecourse

$15pp | $13pp early bird (by 22 April) | U/16 Free 

Hospitality Packages available, to book click here

Join the Avoca Shire Turf Club as they continue to mark 100 years since Australia and New Zealand’s involvement in the First World War. 

The ANZAC Day Races will provide a day full of entertainment and traditional ANZAC Day activities including: 

  • Country thoroughbred racing at its finest 
  • Local Wine Village  
  • 2UP by the Avoca RSL (sponsored by Astbury Welding & Contracting) 
  • The Last Post by Ian Stares 
  • World War II Ex-Military Vehicles 
  • Collingwood vs Essendon broadcast throughout the racecourse 
  • The Great Avoca Grape competition 
  • Band ‘Untapped Duo’ 
  • FREE kids’ activities by Kelly Sports 


ANZAC Day Races FREE Bus Services

FREE return race day buses operate will operate from Avoca, Ballarat and Maryborough. Limited numbers apply.

For more details and to book click here

ANZAC Day Races
Pyrenees Pub Night

Start your adventure with a meal at local pub in one of our Pyrenees Villages.

Avoca Art Exhibition & Sale 

Also enjoy Pyrenees Ranges experiences, Open Garden Events and the Taltarni Gala Award Ceremony.

Avoca Wine Festival

The Avoca Art Exhibition continues, then meander through the Avoca Riverside Markets en route to the feature event, the Avoca Wine Festival.

Tour de Pyrenees

Collect your passport at the Avoca Wine Festival and then Tour de Pyrenees with your passport to experience cellar door events. Finish your day around the racecourse Bonfire in front of the Big Screen.

ANZAC Day Races

Commemorate the ANZACs at the dawn service then join us for an action-packed day of country racing.

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