Enjoy the thrills of live Thoroughbred racing and $1 beers after work in the Paddock Plaza every Thursday during the Spring Meet & September Meet. You’ll enjoy live music, food trucks, and Betting 101 tips from our resident handicappers. Gates open at 4 p.m., general admission is just $3, and $1 beers are available from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Bring the kids to Churchill Downs for a day of racing and family activities including pony rides, inflatables, petting zoo, stick horse races in the Paddock, face painting, and more on Sunday, May 15, Sunday, June 26, Sunday, September 18 and Sunday November 6, 2016. Tickets are just $8 when purchased online in advance, and include unlimited access to all kid-friendly activities. Families, don’t miss out on special pricing for the Family Four Pack that includes 4 Family Adventure Day tickets, 4 family meals from the concession stands in the Family Adventure Day area and 2 racing programs. $1 of every Family Adventure ticket is donated to Kosair Children’s Hospital.
Nightlife meets thrilling racing! Drink a cocktail, listen to live music, and watch racing under the lights at Downs After Dark on Saturday, June 18th and Saturday, July 2nd and Saturday, September 24th. General admission is $10, and reserved ticketing starts at just $25.
Active members or veterans of the military are invited to enjoy a day at the races on Monday, May 30th and Friday, November 11th! By showing a valid military I.D., military members will receive FREE general admission or a discounted ticket to Millionaires Row dining room.
New this year, come out to the track every Sunday during the Spring Meet to enjoy brunch & live racing in the newly renovated Stakes Room.