Events at Del Mar

May 2016

Ticket Office Opens Online

Make a charitable donation to California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) – a non-profit, charitable organization created to raise money for retired Thoroughbred racehorses - as your purchase your tickets for DMTC today.   Purchase Tickets Donate  Since 2008, CARMA has granted more than $2.4 million to charities that rehome and retire Thoroughbred......

July 2016

Friday, July 15

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. 

Friday, July 15

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. 

Friday, July 15

Opening Day Hats Contest

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

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. 

Saturday, July 23

San Diego 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. 

 

Saturday, July 23

Food Truck Festival

Bring your appetite for the tastiest food on wheels when the 6th annual Gourmet Food Truck Festival comes to Del Mar.

Saturday & Sunday, July 23 - 24

Handicapping Challenge

Compete in the live bankroll Del Mar Handicapping Challenge this July. More than $300,000* in prizes and 8 seats expected to be up for grabs to the 2017 $2 million National Handicapping Challenge as well as Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge entries. 

August 2016

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. 

Saturday, Aug. 6

Chili Cookoff

Spice up your day when the Western Regional Chili Cookoff returns to Del Mar Saturday, August 6.

Saturday, August 20

Tvg Pacific Classic

Del Mar's richest and most prestigious race, the $1,000,000  Pacific Classic (Gr. I), takes place on Saturday, August 20. 

Saturday, Aug 20

Pizza & Beer Festival

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

September 2016

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. 

November 2016

Friday, November 11

Opening Day

Fall for it all over again. Join us this fall for Bing Crosby Season.