Family Adventure Day presented by Kroger

Family Adventure Day

Enjoy a day at the track with the family and bring the kids to Churchill Downs for Family Adventure Day!

Family Activities include:

  • Live entertainment
  • Horse meet and greets
  • Inflatables
  • Mini Golf
  • Corn Hole
  • Magician
  • Churchill Charlie
  • Face painting 
  • Story Time 
  • Crafts
  • Contests for children to enter in a Stick Horse Race in the historic Churchill Downs Paddock, and win the chance to call "Riders Up!" for an official race
  • And much more!

Churchill Downs is partnering with Kosair Children's Hospital to provide onsite interactive exhibits and educational activities at each Family Adventure Day event.  $1 of each Family Adventure Day ticket sold will be donated to Kosair Children's Hospital.

Family Adventure Day tickets start at just $8 when purchased online and $10 at the admission gate, and include unlimited participation in all activities PLUS access to the NEW Courtyard, a family-dedicated trackside viewing area where children and parents can enjoy picnic-style eating and an up-close view of the horses.  Tickets will be available online at $8 until 11:30 a.m. ET on the date of the event.

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Gates open at 11:30 a.m., and the first post time is 12:45 p.m.  Family activities close at approximately 5:00 p.m.

*In the case of inclement weather, Family Adventure Day activities will still take place and will be moved under cover

  • Face Painting

  • Stick Horse Races in the Paddock

  • Horse Meet N'Greets