Experience the Thrilling Ladbrokes Friday Night Light Races at The Valley

Join us for an unforgettable evening of heart-pounding racing and entertainment at The Valley for Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights.

As the sun goes down, the excitement rises, with fast-paced racing, live music, and an array of exhilarating activities delivering an electrifying atmosphere. Whether you’re all about the racing or looking for a fun night out with friends and family, Friday nights at The Valley is the place to be.

The action is non-stop throughout the Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights season. Nothing matches the thrill of racing under lights. Highlights throughout the season include the Group 1 Charter Keck Cramer Moir Stakes, Lunar New Year powered by Alinta Energy, Christmas Racing, and the Ladbrokes 55 Second Challenge Series.

There’s so much to experience and enjoy at Friday night racing, including quality dining, delicious takeaway options, and vibrant bars serving your favourite beverages. Unforgettable moments await under the bright lights of The Valley.

Book your place at Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights. Pre-purchase your tickets online to save. Kids entry is free.

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Night Race Meetings

Raceday entertainment may differ depending on the race meeting. Please see the individual raceday page for more information.

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Live music or DJ sets on the front lawn in between races

Live music or DJ sets on the front lawn in between races

Some of Melbourne’s best entertainers head trackside this Summer and will ensure the party does not stop.

Tasty takeaway food options

Tasty takeaway food options

Sweet and savoury never tasted so good! Grab a bite at Tulloch Diner, serving up American-style favourites, wood-fried pizza on Burston Lawn or the Food Truck in the Concourse. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a loaded donut handcrafted at Donut Freak .



Catch all the Summer racing up close and personal and Australia’s most intimate racecourse

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year

An event not to be missed! Celebrate the year of the Tiger and immerse yourself in a night of racing, music and entertainment!

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Racecourse Address
Feehan Avenue, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

FREE parking is located at the in-field via Dean street or Wilson St, turning towards the race-course before the Citylink.

By Train
Craigieburn line too Moonee Ponds

By Tram
Tram 59 to the Moonee Ponds Junction

By Bus
483, 477, 476 or the 508 to the Moonee Ponds Interchange


*For further details please see "Getting to The Valley" below