Ticketing

OBE PAVILION TICKETS WAITLIST

2024 OBE Pavilion tickets have sold out for this year’s Birdsville Races due to unprecedented interest. If you are interested in being alerted about any future ticket releases please join our waiting list. 

*Please note, this is not confirmation of additional OBE Pavilion ticket releases. 

Ticketing Questions

Where can I buy tickets for the Races?

All official Birdsville Races event tickets are available through OzTix. Early Bird tickets for 2024 will be available 1 May exclusively to our newsletter subscribers for 24hrs or until sold out. General Public will have access to Early Bird tickets from 2 May unless sold out prior.

All remaining tickets will be available from 15 May with access to the ticketing portal on our website. For up to date information sign up to the Birdsville Newsletter ASAP!

Tickets will not be available at the gate.

When do tickets for September 2024 go on sale?

Early Bird tickets for 2024 will be available 1 May exclusively to our newsletter subscribers for 24hrs or until sold out. General Public will have access to Early Bird tickets from 2 May unless sold out prior.

All remaining Tickets for the September 2024 Birdsville Races will go on sale 15 May 2024.

Tickets will be available via Oztix from our website.

Follow us on social media and stay up to date with further ticketing information by registering for our newsletter via the link on our homepage www.birdsvilleraces.com.

How much do tickets cost?

Tickets to the 2024 Birdsville Races cost as follows:

Early Bird Two Day Pass (Limited number availabe until 15 May or until sold out)
FRIDAY 06 & SATURDAY 07 SEPTEMBER 2024
General Admission Friday – Adult 18+ $89.90*

General Admission Friday – Under 18 $0

An accompanying Adult ticket is required to purchase an Under 18 ticket.

 

Two Day Pass
FRIDAY 06 & SATURDAY 07 SEPTEMBER 2024
General Admission Friday – Adult 18+ $99.90*

General Admission Friday – Under 18 $0

An accompanying Adult ticket is required to purchase an Under 18 ticket.

 

Thursday 5 September
RDFS Birdsville Races Gala Admission – Adult 18+ $120*
Friday 6 September 
  • General Admission Friday – Adult 18+ $49.50*
  • General Admission Friday – Under 18 $0 (An accompanying adult ticket is required to purchase an Under 18 ticket)
  • OBE Pavilion Friday VIP Pass Adult 18+ $310*
Saturday 7 September
  • 2024 Birdsville Cup General Admission Saturday – Adult 18+ $59.50*
  • 2024 Birdsville Cup General Admission Saturday – Under 18 $0 (An accompanying adult ticket is required to purchase an Under 18 ticket)
  • OBE Pavilion Birdsville Cup (Saturday) VIP Pass Adult 18+ $360*

*Prices excluding booking fee

Can I buy a ticket at the gate?

No tickets will be available for purchase at the gate.

How many tickets can I buy in one transaction?

A purchaser can purchase up to 8 of any one ticket type as part of a single transaction.

Do I get a souvenir medallion with my ticket purchase?

Limited edition souvenir medallions are now sold separately and are not included in any ticket options.

The medallions can be purchased at the official Birdsville races merchandise van in Birdsville during race week.

Medallions do not entitle the holder to entry into the course.

How can I sell my ticket if I cannot attend?

Our ticketing partner Oztix has a live integration with Tixel to enable seamless transition of tickets from one party to another.

 

Do I need to be vaccinated to attend the Races?

No, there is no current requirement to be vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to attend the Birdsville Races.

The previous mandate by Racing Queensland ended on 14 April 2022.

What is included in each ticket option?

2 Day Pass

  • Includes GA entry to Day 1 and 2 of 2024 Birdsville Races
  • Membership of the Birdsville Races Roadies
  • Bus transport to and from the Birdsville Race Track and Birdsville Township

Gala

  • Canapes
  • Cocktail on arrival
  • Limited drinks package (beer, wine, spirits, soft drinks) including 8 drink tickets
  • Eftpos Bar
  • Live entertainment
  • RFDS charity auction
  • Lighting of the lanterns
  • An unforgettable night under the stars
  • Transport to and from the Birdsville Track. Pick up points TBC

Friday GA

  • Includes GA entry to Day 1 of 2024 Birdsville Races
  • Bus transport to and from the Birdsville Race Track and Birdsville Township
  • Membership of the Birdsville Races Roadies

Friday OBE

  • GA entry to Day 1 of 2024 Birdsville Races (Fri 06 Sep)
  • Cocktail style hospitality on Friday only – seating not guaranteed
  • 12 noon to 4.30pm
  • 4.5 hour beer and wine package
  • Clear fronted marquee with exclusive trackside access
  • Gourmet dining featuring OBE Organic produce
  • Complimentary racebook
  • Live entertainment
  • Membership of the Birdsville Races Roadies
  • Bus transport to and from the Birdsville Race Track and Birdsville Township

Saturday GA

  • Includes GA entry to Day 2 of 2024 Birdsville Races
  • Bus transport to and from the Birdsville Race Track and Birdsville Township
  • Membership of the Birdsville Races Roadies

Saturday OBE

  • GA entry to Day 2 of 2024 Birdsville Races (TAB Birdsville Cup)
  • 12 noon to 4.30pm
  • Seated gourmet lunch featuring OBE Organic produce
  • 4.5 hour beer and wine package
  • Clear fronted marquee with exclusive trackside access
  • Complimentary racebook
  • Live entertainment
  • Membership of the Birdsville Races Roadies
  • Bus transport to and from the Birdsville Race Track and Birdsville Township

Membership of the Birdsville Races Roadies is included in ALL tickets excluding Gala

  • 2 Birdsville Races Roadies rally-style door stickers per vehicle
  • 1 Roadies membership card per person for discounts en route from each capital city (QLD, NSW, VIC, SA), giveaways & competition redemptions
  • Online profile per team to connect with other Roadies members
  • Exclusive pre-event access to Roadies merchandise
  • Access to ‘Aussie Travel Code’ resources for safe, respectful & sustainable travel
What is the RFDS Gala?

Join us for a night under the stars in support of The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). For the first time, the RFDS Gala will be held at the Birdsville Racetrack Marquee.

While watching the sunset from the track, we will raise vitial funds in support of Queensland’s RFDS to continue their lifesaving mission.

Location: Birdsville Racetrack

Time: 6.00pm – 10.30pm

Dress code: Cocktail

What’s included: 

  • Cocktail on arrival
  • Canapes
  • Limited drinks package (beer, wine, spirits, soft drinks) including 8 drink tickets
  • Eftpos Bar
  • Live entertainment
  • RFDS charity auction
  • Lighting of the lanterns
  • An unforgettable night under the stars

Transport & Access: Shuttle buses will transport Gala ticket holders to and from the event.

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