Events at Del Mar

July 2019

2019 Racing Season

Come to Del Mar for the ultimate Horse Racing experience. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 10th. 

Opening Day

Wednesday, July 17
Presented by

The biggest party in racing kicks off July 17th!

Hats Contest

Wednesday, July 17

Explore your sense of hat creativity and you could win a share of more than $5,000 in total prizes. 

The Party

Wednesday, July 17
Presented by

Thrill seekers wanted for a day of style, sun, live music and racing action. 

Official After Pony Party

Wednesday, July 17
Presented by

Keep the party going at the Official Opening Day After Pony Party hosted by Rancho Valencia Resort. 

Champions' Lounge

Wednesday, July 17

Parlay all day in the Champions' Lounge this Opening Day overlooking the Paddock at Del Mar.

Concert Series

Friday, July 19
Presented by

The racetrack will rock after Friday’s races.

South Terrace VIP

Every Friday & Select Saturdays

Maximize your concert experience. 

Happy Hour

Every Friday

Half Off all Del Mar's Signature Drinks until 6 PM

Reggae Fest w/ Ziggy Marley

Saturday, July 20
Presented by

Reggae will be jammin’ once more as legend Ziggy Marley returns to his favorite racetrack.

Burgers & Brews

Saturday, July 20

Spend a day at the races tasting your fill of unlimited gourmet burgers from the top burger joints along with the best craft beer in town.

Jockey Photo Day

Saturday, July 20

Meet the incredible athletes that ride the world’s fastest Thoroughbreds.

Family Weekends

Every Saturday & Sunday

Take the kids to the infield this summer with plenty of free activities and fun for the entire family. 

Daybreak at Del Mar

Every Saturday & Sunday

Enjoy breakfast while watching morning workouts.

Family Fun Day & Giveaway

Sunday, July 21

Bring out the whole family for a super-sized Family Fun Day and Plush Racehorse Giveaway for kids. 

Taste of the Turf Club

Every Sunday

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

Free & Easy

Every Wednesday*
Presented by

Free admission, free seat together with $3 tacos from the Brigantine and $6 Coors Lights every Wednesday starting July 24.

J Boog

Friday, July 26
Presented by

The racetrack will rock after Friday’s races when J Boog takes to the Seaside Stage.

Midland

Saturday, July 27
Presented by

Kick it trackside with country trio Midland.

Uncorked Wine Fest

Saturday, July 27

Uncorked: Derby Days is coming to the track!  Enjoy over 150 wines, gourmet food and music.

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.

August 2019

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Friday, August 2
Presented by

The racetrack will rock after Friday’s races when Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue takes the stage.

South Terrace VIP

Every Friday & Select Saturdays

Maximize your concert experience. 

Happy Hour

Every Friday

Half Off all Del Mar's Signature Drinks until 6 PM

Iration

Saturday, August 3
Presented by

Iration brings the positive vibes to the Seaside Concert Stage.

Tacos & Beer Festival

Saturday, August 3

Is your mouth watering yet? Join us in our search to find the best taco in San Diego.

Family Weekends

Every Saturday & Sunday

Take the kids to the infield this summer with plenty of free activities and fun for the entire family. 

Daybreak at Del Mar

Every Saturday & Sunday

Enjoy breakfast while watching morning workouts.

Taste of the Turf Club

Every Sunday

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

Free & Easy

Every Wednesday*
Presented by

Free admission, free seat together with $3 tacos from the Brigantine and $6 Coors Lights every Wednesday starting July 24.

Concert Series

Friday, August 9
Presented by

The racetrack will rock after Friday’s races.

Diamond Club Appreciation Day

Saturday, August 10

Join us for Diamond Club special offers.

Food Truck Festival

Saturday, August 10

Bring your appetite for the tastiest food on wheels.

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.

Chase Rice

Friday, August 16
Presented by

The racetrack will rock after Friday’s races when Chase Rice take the stage.

Beach Blanket Giveaway

Saturday, August 17
Presented by

Diamond Club exclusive giveaway perfect for a hot summer day at the beach. 

TVG Pacific Classic

Saturday, August 17
Presented by

Del Mar's richest and most prestigious race, the $1,000,000 Grade I TVG Pacific Classic, takes place on Saturday, August 17. 

Turf & Surf BBQ Championship

Sunday, August 18

Satisfy your appetite with delicious tastes from the nation's top BBQ Pitmasters as they compete in the Turf & Surf BBQ State Championship.

SOJA

Friday, August 23
Presented by

The racetrack will rock after Friday’s races when SOJA takes the stage.

Country Beer Jam

Saturday, August 24

Beer aficionados welcome.

Steel Pulse

Friday, August 30
Presented by

The racetrack will rock after Friday’s races when Steel Pulse takes the stage.

Angels & Airwaves

Saturday, August 31
Presented by

American rock supergroup Angels and Airwaves take to the Seaside Stage.

September 2019

Taste of the Turf Club

Every Sunday

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

Family Weekends

Every Saturday & Sunday

Take the kids to the infield this summer with plenty of free activities and fun for the entire family. 

Daybreak at Del Mar

Every Saturday & Sunday

Enjoy breakfast while watching morning workouts.

Closing Day

Monday, Sept. 3

Last Chance to attend the party of the Summer

November 2019

2019 Racing Season

Come to Del Mar for the ultimate Horse Racing experience. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 10th. 

November 2021

Breeders' Cup

Friday, November 5 & Saturday, November 6
Presented by

The Breeders' Cup will return where the turf meets the surf.