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See Real Horsepower in the City of Adelaide
The world’s best horses and riders come to Adelaide for the triathlon of horse sports, the 2017 Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event.
Adelaide’s beautiful east parklands will play host to this iconic international equestrian event, attracting horses from all over Australia and New Zealand, for four action packed days of elegance, bravery and precision.
Building on the 2016 event, the 2017 Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event will include an action packed program of competition, as well as celebrity course walks with internationally renowned riders, the Market Place Shopping Village, Master Classes, and a World Cup Showjumping spectacular, making the 2017 event a must on any equestrian enthusiast calendar!
Single Day General Admission Tickets
Watch the very best eventing horses and riders from around Australia compete for the biggest prize pool for eventing in the southern hemisphere. You’ll also have access to The Market Place to satisfy all your shopping needs, as well as watch all the Master Classes, World Cup Show Jumping, Cross Country Course walks and more.
General Admission tickets allow general viewing of the Main Arena.
The Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event is much more than an equestrian event, it’s an action packed spectacle including entertainment and experiences for the whole family.
Watch the very best horses and riders from around the world compete for the biggest prize pool for eventing in the Southern Hemisphere from a great vantage point with shelter in the City of Adelaide Heritage Grandstand and as an addition this year, there will be limited ‘ringside seats on the grandstand area to choose from as well.
Grandstand Tickets are available to purchase for individual days, or as a 4-Day Pass.
These seats sell out fast every year, so get your tickets today!
4-Day City of Adelaide Heritage Grandstand Pass:
The Australian International 3 Day Event is one of six FEI Classics events held around the world annually. It is the only one in the Southern Hemisphere and the only one staged in the heart of a bustling city centre. Purchase a 4-Day Grandstand Pass to see the elegance of the Dressage, the speed and bravery of Cross Country, and the precision of Showjumping, in comfort from the beautifully restored City of Adelaide Heritage Grandstand. Experience uninterrupted views of all the action on the Main Arena with shelter. And it’s right next to the popular Market Place Shopping Village, food and bars!
Grab a 4-day Grandstand Pass to have the best views of the Main Arena!
Grandstand Tickets are also available as single day passes.
Four Day Giddy Up Club Pass
Thursday 16 – Sunday 19 November
Victoria Park and Rymill Park
If you’re an equestrian enthusiast who’s number one priority is to watch all the action of the Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event with the best seats in the house, then the Giddy Up Club is the place for you to be.
A four-day pass will have you ringside to the eventing competition, the Masterclasses and show jumping in the Main Arena at Victoria Park with exclusive seating and plenty of shade. On Cross Country Day, there’s a dedicated ‘Giddy Up Club’ adjacent the water jump and on the exclusive Rymill Lake Island. The Giddy Up Club in Victoria Park will also be open so Giddy Up Club members can check out all the action of the start and finish on Qantas Cross Country Day.
Giddy Up Club Exclusive benefits:
- General Admission to the event each day;
- Access to the Giddy Up Club from Thursday to Sunday;
- Ringside viewing to Main Arena with plenty of shade;
- Catering & drinks can be purchased within the Giddy Up Club at Victoria Park so you don’t miss any of the competition;
- Exclusive viewing area on Rymill Lake on Qantas Cross Country Day;
- Premium viewing of Masterclasses and Show Jumping;
Giddy Up Club will be open for all ticket holders during Friday evening’s Twilight Jumping with the Stars
VIP CORPORATE HOSPITALITY PACKAGES –
EXPERIENCE THE BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE
Experience the best seats in the house in the Chairman’s Lounge VIP Marquee ringside to the Main Arena. Choose from single day tickets, 3-Day passes, or table of 10 bookings to enjoy the Olympic level Eventing and Showjumping in ultimate style. Wine and dine on the finest South Australian produce while rubbing shoulders with elite equestrian riders. The first class venue boasts a wide frontage onto the Main Arena, with uninterrupted views of the premier equestrian event across three days of competition, as well as a Big Screen within the tent so you get to see all the horse action and more.
Grab a group of friends and head along to the Chairman’s Lounge to experience the 2017 Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event in style.
The Chairman’s Lounge food and drink packages commence at 11.00am daily, and conclude at 4.00pm. Tea and coffee will be available will be available when the tent opens from 10.00am.
Please note the Chairman’s Lounge is not open on Thursday 16 November but 3 Day VIP Pass ticket holders can sit in either the Grandstand or Giddy Up Club for the Thursday dressage.
Friday, November 17
Pryde’s EasiFeed Dressage Day
Enjoy the Pryde’s EasiFeed Dressage Day and dressage master class from ringside seats at the Victoria Park Main Arena during the “Ladies Day Luncheon”. Indulge in a sumptuous three course menu of delicious South Australian produce along with a selection of Coopers beer, Barristers Block wines, Pimm’s and soft drinks. Guests in the Chairman’s Lounge VIP Marquee will be treated to a five star experience. A Super Screen within the marquee ensures you won’t miss a moment of the action.
Saturday, November 18
QANTAS Cross Country Day
The fast and furious Cross Country action is on display right across the east parklands, so the Qantas ‘Chairman’s Lounge’ VIP Marquee moves across to Rymill Park so that guests can witness the action of the water jump. Spectators overlook the thrilling water jump always providing plenty of action, while they are spoiled with a smorgasbord of regional produce and great South Australian wines. Saturday’s menu has been customised to ensure guests of the Qantas ‘Chairman’s Lounge’ Marquee can enjoy their scrumptious delicacies on the move, and not miss out on any of the thrilling action of the QANTAS Cross Country Day.
At the conclusion of the cross country, the action moves back to Victoria Park Main Arena where spectators can learn more about the art of riding cross country with a cross country master class, followed by a twilight show jumping event for the rising star show jumpers.
Sunday, November 19
Thomas Foods International Showjumping Day
The final day of the Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event concludes with the excitement and precision of Showjumping, as the action returns to ‘Chairman’s Lounge’ VIP Marquee in Victoria Park. The nail biting finale decides who takes home the richest eventing prize in the Southern Hemisphere, as well as valuable points in the FEI Classics Series.
Lunch on Sunday is a sumptuous three course menu of delicious South Australian produce along with a selection of fine wines and premium beers. Super Screens within the marquee ensure you don’t miss a moment of the action. Another feature is the Thomas Foods International FEI World Cup Showjumping final rounds where the best showjumpers in the country will compete for victory and a valuable Certificate of Capability Qualification for the 2018 World Equestrian Games, in the lunch break.
Twilight Equestrian Gala Tickets
Chairman’s Lounge Hospitality Package, 6pm Friday 17 November
On Friday night, the jumping action begins. Grab a bunch of friends and head to the Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event’s Chairman’s Lounge for an evening of great wines and bubbles, refreshing Pimm’s, canapes, jumping action and plenty of entertainment.
The Chairman’s Lounge will open from 6pm and guests can enjoy three hours of drinks and canapes, while watching the night’s entertainment.
Headlining the night is Alycia Burton, who will return to Adelaide to wow the crowds with her amazing horse ‘Goldrush’ and their spectacular ‘free riding’ performance, where together they jump 1.60m jumps without saddle or bridle!
The Thomas Foods International World Cup horses will take to the arena where spectators will be able to watch these athletic horses jump a show jumping course of around 1.45m, followed by a Futurity Class, where up and coming horses can test their jumping skills.
The highly entertaining ‘Celebrity Ride & Drive’ will also feature on the program where some of our elite eventing athletes jump on the back of a horse and carriage team, and partner with a show jumper to see who can traverse a jumping course the quickest. This is sure to make you laugh!
Entry to Victoria Park is free for the Twilight Equestrian Gala and people wanting to watch the action from general admission spots or check out the Market Place Shopping Village can do so at no entry cost.
Saturday Night Rider’s Party with the Stars
The Saturday night Rider’s Party with the Stars will be bigger than ever. Located in the VIP Hospitality Marquee and with a fashion parade and entertainment by a top party Band/DJ, the Party with the Stars can’t be missed! It’s your opportunity to rub shoulders with all of the riders, and gain some insight into how the challenging Cross Country course rode that day!
The Riders’s Party with the Stars is licenced until midnight, with Barrister Block wine, Coopers beer, cider, Pimms and softdrinks available. Morphettville Event Catering will be cooking up a gourmet barbecue.
Don’t miss out – it’ll be HUGE! Tickets for non-riders are $50, with all food included. Tickets are available for purchase through Nominate here.