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Thursdays during the Spring Meet
Enjoy the thrills of live Thoroughbred racing and $1 beers every Thursday after work in the Paddock Plaza. You’ll also enjoy live music, food trucks, and Betting 101 tips from our resident handicappers. Gates open at 4:00 p.m., general admission is just $3, and $1 beers are available from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Downs after Dark Presented by Stella Artois & Finlandia Vodka
June 13 & June 27
Drink a cocktail, listen to live music, and watch racing under the lights at Downs After Dark, Saturday, June 13 & 27. General Admission starts at just $10.
Family Adventure Day Presented by Kroger
May 17 & June 21
Bring the kids to Churchill Downs for a day of racing and family activities such as pony rides, inflatables, petting zoos, stick horse races, face painters, and more Sunday, May 17 & June 21. Tickets are just $8 when purchased online in advance or $10 at the gate.
Thursdays - Sundays
Be a part of the excitement of live racing at Churchill Downs during the Spring Meet. Live racing takes place Thursdays through Sundays. General Admission starts at just $3.00 and reserved seating starts at just $10.00.