The scenic Yarra Valley region is known for its popular racing events and many visitors come year after year to enjoy the local horse racing events. Most of these events are held at the Yarra Glen Racecourse nestled near Armstrong Grove in Yarra Glen.
Yarra Glen Racecourse, Markets & Apartments Address, Vic
Popular racing events at the Yarra Glen Racecourse include weekday harness racing and Australia Day racing. There are many scheduled race days throughout the year, including the ever popular springtime racing where there are a number of premier horse races held at the racecourse. Come and enjoy the view trackside or relax at the Yarraview Dining room which overlooks the racecourse and mountains. Have a bite to eat and spend some time on this beautiful course with your friends and family.
The Yarra Glen Racecourse also hosts a regular craft market which is held on the first Sunday of the month from 9am – 2pm (closed July-August). Entry to the racecourse is via Armstrong Grove off Healesville-Yarra Glen Rd and parking is $4.00. At the market, you will find a range of fresh, homemade food and crafts as well as local wines, plants and unique gifts. Make the most of your Yarra Valley visit by adding a stop off at the market for an amazing shopping and dining experience.