The City of Palmerston North Gold Cup Festival
Thursday 30th March
The City of Palmerston North Gold Cup Festival in conjunction with Norwood Farm Machinery brings Jimmy Barnes and the Feelers to Palmerston North.
Legendary rocker and Cold Chisel front man Jimmy Barnes is to perform on the Oval at Central Energy Trust Arena to launch the inaugural Norwood Farm Machinery City of Palmerston North Gold Cup Festival.
The Festival will kick off with a performance by Craig Loader and his band followed by a 75min concert plus encore by the rock legend himself.
A 3 Day event Pass is also available, gaining access to the following events in addition to a grandstand ticket to Jimmy Barnes:
Friday: The action is at the Manawatu Harness Raceway where a dual code Harness and Greyhoud meeting will be held from 3pm onwards. At the raceway there will be childrens entertainment, stock car displays and sporting heroes and celebrities in attendance.
Highlight of the night will be a celebrity twin sulky race and the final of the Palmy Student Challenge where eight student flats will race each other from behind the mobile barrier to win a 50inch TV for their flat. On stage entertainment will again feature Craig Loader and his band along with The Noodles performing live.
Saturday: Awapuni hosts the final day of the Festival with the running of the Group 1 Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires Produce Stakes, New Zealands most prestigious race for 2 year olds. The day will also feature the running of the $100,000 Group 2 City of Palemrston North Gold Cup.
Entertainment on the day will include a display by Linton Military, childrens entertainment, Fashion in the Field, and celebrating our rural community the first ever most eligible young farmer and farmerette competition.
There will also be 6 Chairs Missing on stage between races. After the last race guests will be treated to the iconic kiwi band The Feelers playing all their chart topping hits.
Jimmy Barnes Live at the Arena
4pm - Gates Open
6pm - Show starts
8pm - Approx finish time
Ticket Prices: https://goo.gl/5iEC85
All ages $45.00
Child $10 (2-12 yrs)
3 Day Pass $65Thursday - Grandstand ticket to Jimmy Barnes
Friday - Manawatu Harness Racing
Saturday - Awapuni Racecourse Courtesy Ford manawatu Sires Produce Stakes
please note ticket prices subject to service fees