Parking

Parking Map

Directional / Parking Map Fall Meet 2017 (pdf)

Construction work to enhance transportation & parking at Churchill Downs Racetrack will temporarily alter some traffic and parking during Fall Meet.

See below for details on where to park:

  • GENERAL PARKING – General parking at Churchill Downs remains free-of-charge on a first-come, first-serve basis in the track’s largest parking lot via Taylor Blvd. to Longfield Avenue near Gate 10.
  • GENERAL PARKING (SIMULCAST WAGERING) – General parking at Churchill Downs remains free-of-charge on a first-come, first-serve basis in the track’s largest parking lot via Taylor Blvd. to Longfield Avenue near Gate 10.
  • VALET – Valet Parking remains accessible via Longfield Avenue near Gate 10. Valet parking is $10 and may be purchased in advance as an add-on item during online www.ticketmaster.com purchases.
  • TURF CLUB – Members of the Churchill Downs Turf Club with reserved parking hangtag credentials will enter the temporary Purple Lot through Gate 12, which is best accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd.
  • JOCKEY CLUB SUITES – Jockey Club Suites guests with reserved parking hangtag credentials will enter the temporary Purple Lot through Gate 12, which is best accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd.
  • FINISH LINE SUITES – Finish Line Suites guests with reserved parking hangtag credentials will enter the temporary Purple Lot through Gate 12, which is best accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd.
  • TSC ELITE VIP – TSC Elite members with reserved parking hangtag credentials will enter the temporary Purple Lot through Gate 12, which is best accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd.
  • OWNERS – Owners with reserved parking hangtag credentials will enter the temporary Purple Lot through Gate 12, which is best accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd.
  • TRAINERS – Trainers with reserved parking hangtag credentials may park in the Infield (courtesy shuttles will be available to and from Gate 1) or enter the temporary Purple Lot through Gate 12, which is best accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd.
  • JOCKEYS – Jockeys with reserved parking hang tag credentials will park in the Plaza; however, they must park in the Infield on Sunday, Oct. 29 because of Family Adventure Day activities in the Plaza (courtesy shuttles will be available to and from Gate 1).
  • ADA ACCESSIBLE PARKING – Parking for persons with disabilities remains available free-of-charge on a first-come, first-serve basis in the track’s largest parking lot via Longfield Avenue near Gate 10.
  • TAXI/RIDE-SHARE SERVICE – Taxi and ride-share service will be available in the track’s largest parking lot via Longfield Avenue near Gate 10.
  • BUSES – Buses should park in general parking via Gate 12, which is best accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd.
  • KENTUCKY DERBY MUSEUM – Parking for Kentucky Derby Museum guests is available near the intersection of 4th St. and Central Ave near Wagner’s Pharmacy in Lot 15. Signage will be prominent for guests to ride courtesy shuttles to and from that location to the Kentucky Derby Museum.
  • EMPLOYEES – Full-time employees of Churchill Downs Racetrack with reserved parking hangtag credentials will park in the Infield (courtesy shuttles will be available to and from Gate 1). Seasonal employees may park in Lots 2 and 2A, which can be accessed by heading east on Queen Ave. off of Taylor Blvd. and then north on Warren Ave. There will no longer be access off Bohannon Ave.

***AN IMPORTANT NOTE ON NEIGHBORHOOD PARKING***
Please be advised that Churchill Downs does not own all of the property or parking lots adjacent to our facility. Some private parking may charge you to park, depending on the day or event. Churchill Downs strongly encourages guests to take advantage of our numerous FREE parking options in order to save money. Remember, outside of the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks, parking at Churchill Downs is either FREE or $10 for valet.

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