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Saturday, August 3rd

Gates Open: 12 PM
First Post:    2 PM - 10 races

Every Saturday & Sunday

Family Weekends

Family Weekend   Family weekends are back every Saturday and Sunday at Del Mar! The infield is packed with numerous free attractions for the entire family. Activities include: Pony Rides Giant Inflatable Slide Giant Obstacle Course Face Painters Game Zone Del Mar Mascot Pony Boy And more!   Plus join us for a super-sized Family Fun Day on Sunday, July 21st, 2019.   

Every Saturday & Sunday

Daybreak at Del Mar

Daybreak at Del Mar     Early risers may enjoy morning workouts and breakfast in the Clubhouse Terrace Restaurant every Saturday and Sunday during the summer season. From 7:30 to 9:30 AM, visitors will be able to view morning workouts, dine in the open air restaurant and learn behind the scenes info from horsewoman and racing broadcaster Michelle Yu.  To attend, park in the main lot off Jimmy Durante Blvd., then proceed through the Clubhouse entrance to the second floor. There is no charge for admission to the event, but a $10 parking fee* applies.    *Those spending $25 or more in breakfast purchases will have the parking price deducted from their bill. 

Every Saturday & Sunday

Weekend Handicapping Seminar

  FREE handicapping seminar featuring a special guest speaker going over their expert racing selections for the day's race card. Get unique insight and analysis from top horsemen, handicappers and members of the media.        7/20   Guest: Leonard Powell, Trainer 7/21   Guest: Barry Meadow, Author of "The Skeptical Handicapper"    Hosted by Frank Scatoni  7/27   Guest: TBD 7/28   Guest: Ruben Mendez Jr., Wagering Ambassador     Hosted by Frank Scatoni 8/3     Guest: TBD 8/4     Guest: Paul Cush, Professional Horseplayer    Hosted by Frank Scatoni 8/10    Guest: TBD 8/11    Guest: James Leal, Horseplayer    Hosted by Frank Scatoni 8/17   Guest: TBD 8/18   Guest: Leo Vukmanovich, Owner & Horseplayer    Hosted by Frank Scatoni 8/24   Guest: TBD 8/25   Guest: Greg Lawlor, Body Language Expert    Hosted by Frank Scatoni 8/31   Guest: TBD 9/1     Guest: Sean Alvarez, Tournament Player    Hosted by Frank Scatoni    

Saturday, August 3

Tacos & Beer Festival

San Diego Taco & Beer Festival    The San Diego Taco & Beer Festival features more than 100 local and regional breweries as well as tacos prepared by 20-25 of the top restaurants in Southern California. Watch exciting Luche Libre Mexican wrestling, stop by the interactive photo booth, plus DJ's, games and more! Your general admission ticket includes:
  • Track Admission
  • Racing Program & Tipsheet
  • Five Beer Tasters & Two Tacos
  • Souvenir Beer Mug
  • Exclusive Trackside Viewing Area for Live Horse Racing
Upgrade to VIP to receive a third taco and early event entry at 1 PM.   Tickets   Additional tacos and beers are available for purchase. Event open to all ages with ticket, children 3 and under are free.

Daily

Newcomers' Seminar

  Learn valuable horse racing information including understanding the odds, easy handicapping methods, money management and insider racing tips.   Pick up helpful materials and receive free expert selections from host Frank Scatoni and Today's Racing Digest.  

Saturday, August 3

Iration

Iration   Get ready for good vibes and sweet sounds from the masters of sunshine reggae, Iration on Saturday, August 3rd.  Concerts are FREE with racetrack admission before the start of the last races. Ages 18 & up.   Get Tickets      Saturday, August 3   Gates Open 12:00 AM  First Race 2:00 PM  Concert Area Opens 5:30 PM  Ginger Roots and the Protectors Concert Area 5:30 PM  Katastro After the Last Race   Iration After the Last Race         
  • Maximize your concert experience at Del Mar with a spot in the South Terrace VIP area.
  • For $50, you’ll gain access to the elevated viewing platform next to the stage, complete with a private bar, bathroom, and other amenities.
  • Includes racetrack admission. 
South Terrace VIP 
  • Concerts are 18 & up only.
  • Concert admission is $30 at the gate after the last race.
  More Concert Information  

Every Friday & Select Saturdays

South Terrace VIP

Del Mar Concert Series   Maximize your concert experience at Del Mar with a spot in the South Terrace VIP area.  For $50, you’ll gain access to the elevated viewing platform next to the stage, complete with a private bar, bathroom, and other amenities. Includes racetrack admission.  South Terrace VIP     The All-American Rejects Fri., July 19  Reggae Fest w/ Ziggy Marley - Sold Out Sat., July 20  J Boog Fri., July 26  Midland - Sold Out Sat., July 27  Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Fri., Aug. 2  Iration Sat., Aug. 3  4 O'Clock Friday Concert Series Fri., Aug. 9  Chase Rice Fri., Aug. 16  SOJA Fri., Aug. 23  Steel Pulse Fri., Aug. 30  Angels and Airwaves Sat., Aug. 31         
  • Kick-off your Friday at the Party in the Plaza presented by Saint Archer leading right up to the concert on the Seaside Stage.
  • From gates open until 6pm, get half off all signature cocktails throughout the track.
    
  • Concerts are 18 & up only.
  • Concerts are FREE with admission before the start of the last race, concert admission is $30 after the last race.
  More Concert Information