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Cannon Park as a venue

Cannon Park, the home of Cairns Jockey Club, sits just on the edge of Cairns City centre and has an array of function rooms that are ideal for hosting any function from 20 to 500 people. The grounds of Cannon Park provide ample car parking for whatever function you host.

Coral Coast catering are the resident on site caterer for The Cairns Jockey Club and can assist you in making your function a success by offering any of our standard menu or tailoring a menu to suit yourselves.

Cannon Park Cairns - Catering Menu

There are six separate event hosting sites available, each with it’s own attributes.

Silks Pavillion

The largest venue at Cannon Park and probably close to the largest in Cairns. The Silks Pavilion can seat 500 undercover in a semi temperature controlled environment. The venue has it’s own bar and ideally suits a dinner or lunch event. At ground level it is wheelchair accessible.

Winning Post Bar

Situated at the top of the main grandstand the area is airconditioned and has two exterior outdoor balconies. The room has it’s own bar and suits an array of functions from a seated meal for up to 100 guests, a cocktail party for 150 or smaller functions such a straining seminars with over 20 people.

Tropical Verandah

Overlooking the race course The tropical Veranda is a breezy open area with it’s own bar and can host up to 120 people for a cocktail style function or 80 people seated.

Corporate box

At ground level and easily accessible by wheelchair this open area can seat 120 people or 250 people cocktail style. The area is surrounded by lawn and has a beautiful aspect for either a casual or formal function.

Members bar

Fully airconditioned the members bar suits either training seminars from 20 to 80 people or cocktail parties for up to 200. The dynamics of the room ideally suit training seminars with plenty of space available for break out sessions.

Garden Party

Situated under the large fig tree in the grounds of the race course the semi enclosed area ideally suits an informal garden or cocktail party for up to 100. The wider environ has room to erect a marquee to host up to 1500 guests.

Venue hire for all of these venues is arranged through Cairns Jockey Club and as a fully licensed venue Cairns Jockey Club can organise either a cash bar or bar package for your event if required.



Cannon Park function and wedding packages

Coral Coast Catering and Cairns Jockey Club, Cannon Park have combined to offer a tailored package of catering options for your exclusive event in one of the function areas at the most unique setting in far north Queensland.

We have married three of our most popular menus with all other costs that would normally be expected when hiring an off site venue. If you require a formal alternate drop menu, a gourmet buffet or a sumptuous barbeque buffet we have combined all other costs. Except for room hire, theming and table decoration

Our all inclusive package costs $79.90 for a minimum of 50 guests and includes the following:

  • Either alternate drop, gourmet buffet or barbeque buffet detailed on the following pages.
  • Wait staff
  • Kitchen staff
  • Cutlery and crockery
  • Tea and coffee
  • White linen napkins
  • Table hire
  • White linen table cloths
  • Chair hire
  • Room set up.


We have many other menu options available for the above service styles plus cocktail and roast menus.

We can price these separately on request.

Bar Options

Cannon Park has either bar packages, pre determined bar tab facilities or cash bar facilities. The bar is fully staffed, we can add service to the table staff for an additional fee.


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