This event has been cancelled for 2020

Downs After Dark: Opening Night

Presented by Budweiser

Saturday, September 19th

Churchill Downs partners with Fund for the Arts to combine the thrill of Racing and the Best of Louisville Arts. Drink a cocktail, listen to great music, and watch racing under the lights. A variety of local artists, live performances, art installations, and thrilling thoroughbred races make this night a one-of-a-kind experience.

A 21+ exclusive area on the home stretch of the racetrack, with access to indoor hospitality. Tickets to The Courtyard are $104 per person and include:

  • Full Bar from 6-10 p.m.
  • Chef's Table Buffet
  • A racing program
  • Access to first come, first served outdoor picnic style seating and indoor dining tables

For groups of 24+, please contact Group Sales at 502.636.4450 or fill out our Group Request Form

Patrons must be at least 18 years of age with ID to enter or with a legal guardian if under 18.

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