Breeders' Cup Dawn at the Downs Parking

How are you arriving?

Select your method below for more information:

Driving with Reserved Parking Pass
Driving Without Parking Pass
Taxi
Uber/Lyft & General Dropoff
Hotel Shuttle
TARC


Driving – My ticket has reserved parking

Guests with reserved parking hang tags may park in the appropriate lot off of Kentucky Derby Drive. Please reference the map below to identify your specific lot. Please make sure all hangs are clearly visible in the vehicle

Guests who will be attending racing that day may remain parked in our lots, however all other vehicles must exit the gates prior to 9:30AM.

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ADA Parking

Free ADA parking is available in our Black and Blue and lots. Reserved ADA parking is available in our White lot for those guests with appropriate hang tags.


Driving – I don’t have a parking pass

Churchill Downs

Guests may park for free in any of the following lots:Black, Green, Orange or Blue. Parking for Dawn at the Downs will not be available in our Yellow and Turquois lots off of Longfield Avenue. Bus and oversized vehicle parking is also available in the Pink lot.

Guests who will be attending racing that day may remain parked in our lots, however all other vehicles must exit the gates prior to 9:30AM.


View Churchill Downs Parking Map


ADA Parking

Free ADA parking is available in our Black and Blue lots. Reserved ADA parking is available in our White lot for those guests with appropriate hang tags.


Neighborhood Parking

Parking may also be available in the neighborhoods surrounding Churchill Downs. Please be advised that Churchill Downs does not own all property or parking lots adjacent to the racetrack facility. Some private parking may charge you to park, depending on the day.


Riding – Taxi


Yellow Cab Service

Yellow Cab is the official cab partner of Churchill Downs and operates service out of the auto court next to the Executive Gate and Kentucky Derby Museum.


Other Taxi Companies

Taxi companies other than Yellow Cab Service may drop-off and pickup guests at the Guest Drop-Off location near the Blue lot off of Kentucky Derby Drive and Thornberry Avenue. Churchill Downs has provided numbered parking stalls for our rideshare providers. Please reference the applicable stall number when communicating with your guests. This lot provides easy accessibility to the Clubhouse Gate and Ticket Office.



Riding – Uber / Lyft / General Drop Off and Pick Up


Rideshare

Rideshare companies (Uber, Lyft) may drop-off and pickup guests at the Guest Drop-Off location near the Blue lot off of Kentucky Derby Drive and Thornberry Avenue. Churchill Downs has provided numbered parking stalls for our rideshare providers. Please reference the applicable stall number when communicating with your guests. This lot provides easy accessibility to the Clubhouse Gate and Ticket Office.


Guest Drop-Offs and Pickups

Churchill Downs Guests

Please use the designated Guest Drop-off location next to our Blue lot at Kentucky Derby Drive and Thornberry Avenue for any guests coming to the race track. This area is conveniently located around the corner from our Clubhouse Gate and Ticket Office.

Kentucky Derby Museum

Guests coming to the Museum may be dropped off and picked up at the Museum auto court next to the Barbaro statue. This is a temporary load zone – parking or waiting is not permitted.


Riding – Hotel Shuttle & Motor Coaches

Churchill Downs Guests

Hotel shuttles, buses and motor coaches may drop off guests at the designated Guest Drop-off location next to our Blue lot at Kentucky Derby Drive and Thornberry Avenue.This area is conveniently located around the corner from our Clubhouse Gate and Ticket Office. Oversized vehicle parking is available in our Pink lot off of Kentucky Derby Drive.

Kentucky Derby Museum

Please enter the auto court next to the Museum and Barbaro statue. A parking attendant will direct you to the closest drop-off point. Oversized vehicle parking is available in our Pink lot off of Kentucky Derby Drive. Please note – the auto court is a load zone. Parking or waiting for guests is prohibited.


Riding – TARC

TARC will be providing service to the Churchill Downs area throughout Breeders' Cup Week and will have specified drop off and pick up locations. Please visit www.ridetarc.org for more information on routes.


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