Events at Del Mar

July 2017

Wednesday, July 19

Opening Day

More than 40,000 race fans are expected to attend what's defined as one of the most fabulous, fashionable and fun festivities in the west -- Opening Day at Del Mar. 

Wednesday, July 19

The Party

Come to Del Mar for the ultimate Opening Day experience. Thrill seekers wanted for a day of style, sun, live music and action. 

2017 Racing Season

Come to Del Mar for the ultimate Horse Racing experience. 

Every Friday, Select Saturday Shows
Presented by

Del Mar Concert Series

Concerts rock the seaside stage all season long, Check back in late May for the full line-up!

Every Saturday & Sunday

Daybreak at Del Mar

Enjoy breakfast while watching morning workouts with Jeff Bloom every Saturday & Sunday this summer.

Every Saturday and Sunday

Family Weekends

On weekends, families always win at Del Mar. Join the party in the infield with plenty of fun for the entire family. 

Every Wednesday

Free & Easy

Did we mention it's free? Free admission, free program, free seat and more every Wednesdsay this summer.

Saturday & Sunday, July 29 - 30

Handicapping Challenge

Compete in the live bankroll Del Mar Handicapping Challenge this July. More than $250,000* in prizes and 8 seats up for grabs to the $2.5 million National Handicapping Championship as well as Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge entries. 

Saturday, July 29

Food Truck Festival

Bring your appetite for the tastiest food on wheels when the 7th annual Gourmet Food Truck Festival comes to Del Mar.

Saturday July 29

Donuts Day

Join us for free coffee, orange juice and yummy donuts, as you take a behind-the-scenes look into the world of Thoroughbred racing.

Every Sunday

Taste of the Turf Club

Bring your BFF's for a deliciously decadent day at the races featuring creative cuisine, reserved Turf Club seating and bottomless mimosas. 

August 2017

Every Wednesday

Free & Easy

Did we mention it's free? Free admission, free program, free seat and more every Wednesdsay this summer.

Every Friday, Select Saturday Shows
Presented by

Del Mar Concert Series

Concerts rock the seaside stage all season long, Check back in late May for the full line-up!

Every Saturday & Sunday

Daybreak at Del Mar

Enjoy breakfast while watching morning workouts with Jeff Bloom every Saturday & Sunday this summer.

Every Saturday and Sunday

Family Weekends

On weekends, families always win at Del Mar. Join the party in the infield with plenty of fun for the entire family. 

Sunday, August 6

Family Fun Day & Webkinz Giveaway

Bring out the whole family for a super-sized Sunday Family Fun Day and Webkinz Plush Horse Giveaway. Racetrack admission is FREE for childen 12 & under. 

Every Sunday

Taste of the Turf Club

Bring your BFF's for a deliciously decadent day at the races featuring creative cuisine, reserved Turf Club seating and bottomless mimosas. 

Saturday, August 19
Presented by

TVG Pacific Classic

Del Mar's richest and most prestigious race, the $1,000,000 Grade I TVG Pacific Classic, takes place on Saturday, August 19. 

Saturday July 29

Donuts Day

Join us for free coffee, orange juice and yummy donuts, as you take a behind-the-scenes look into the world of Thoroughbred racing.

Sunday, August 20

BBQ State Championship

Satisfy your appetite with delicious tastes from the nation's top professional BBQ Pitmasters, Local Restaurants, and Chefs as they compete in the Del Mar BBQ State Championship.

Saturday, August 26

Craft Beer Fest

Beer aficionados will enjoy the opportunity to sample from more than 100 different brews, including hard-to-find specialty choices to top-rated favorites from the local brewing scene. 

September 2017

Every Friday, Select Saturday Shows
Presented by

Del Mar Concert Series

Concerts rock the seaside stage all season long, Check back in late May for the full line-up!

Every Saturday & Sunday

Daybreak at Del Mar

Enjoy breakfast while watching morning workouts with Jeff Bloom every Saturday & Sunday this summer.

Every Saturday and Sunday

Family Weekends

On weekends, families always win at Del Mar. Join the party in the infield with plenty of fun for the entire family. 

Every Sunday

Taste of the Turf Club

Bring your BFF's for a deliciously decadent day at the races featuring creative cuisine, reserved Turf Club seating and bottomless mimosas. 

November 2017

2017 Racing Season

Come to Del Mar for the ultimate Horse Racing experience.