2018 Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

July 18 - September 3

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014
United States

Event Description:

The 2018 Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racing season is open Wednesday, July 18 through Monday, September 3!

Del Mar’s Summer Racing Season is Back “Where the Turf Meets the Surf”. Rrace to the famous seaside oval for an action-packed season of high stakes competition, lively entertainment and exciting craft food and beer festivals running through Labor Day!

  • OPENING DAY “The Party” – Wednesday, July 18
    Dust off your wildest hat, grab your best suit and join us for Opening Day “The Party” at Del Mar on Wednesday, July 18th. This day is not only about big bets and fast horses, but celebrating the season in style. Make sure to put your best hat forward and participate in the famous Opening Day Hats Contest tradition where constants can enter to win cash prizes.
  • BURGERS & BREWS – Saturday, July 21
    Burgers & Brews at Del Mar. Looking for that perfect pairing? On Saturday, July 21, the Burgers & Brews Invitational returns to Del Mar. Your event ticket includes track admission, UNLIMITED gourmet burger samples, five beer samples from 100+ craft brews, and more. On top of that, it’s also the Big Boys Toy Show!
  • GOURMET FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL – Saturday, August 11
    The 8th Annual Gourmet Food Truck Festival at Del Mar. Forty of Southern California’s best gourmet food trucks will offer an eclectic culinary array guaranteed to tantalize your taste buds from noon to 6 p.m. Afterwards, Jamaican legend Ziggy Marley is headlining Reggae Fest, an epic free show after the races
  • CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL – Saturday, August 18
    Come to the track on Saturday, August 18 for the $1,000,000 TVG Pacific Classic, Del Mar’s richest and most prestigious race. To toast the big event, we’re pairing it with the Craft Beer Fest, where one ticket gets you unlimited pours from over 100 local and international craft beers. Get tickets at DelMarRacing.com/events. Sponsored by TVG
  • CLOSING DAY -  Monday, September 3
    The Del Mar summer season reaches the finish line on Labor Day Weekend. On Monday, September 3, plan on celebrating a remarkable season of racing, music, events and more at the track. Closing Day also means mandatory payouts for all wagers, so come raise a final toast to the summer season where the turf meets the surf at Del Mar.