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  • A new two-day event that marries the best in jumps racing with the best in Dublin culture 

    Damien Dempsey and Stockton’s Wing included in line-up as well as Guest DJ's, comedians and much more!

    Dublin Racing Festival is the place to be on the 3rd and 4th of February 2018. 

    Ireland’s newest jumps racing event will see Ireland and Britain’s best racehorses, jockeys and trainers compete in some of the most iconic jumps races, over two days, for a share of the €1.5million prize-fund, while a stellar cast of musicians, DJs, street theatre and comedians from the fair city will entertain festival goers throughout the racecourse. 

    Saturday’s line-up will see three Grade 1 races including the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle. 

    Ticket Prices

    • Premium Level Pass - Advanced Offer €SOLD OUT
    • The Weekend Premium Pass (2 day premium access & admission) €SOLD OUT
    • The Weekend Pass (2 day general admission) - Advance Offer €60
    • Adult single (one day) Admission - Advanced Offer €35

    Entertainment at Dublin Racing Festival

    Off the track, music lovers can check-in to DJ sets provided guest DJ's during racing and enjoy a live gig from proud Dub, Damien Dempsey after racing.  Rugby fans won’t have to worry about missing the Six Nations game, the action between Ireland and France will be shown live including pre and post-match analysis provided from some of rugby’s biggest names.

    Sporting highlights of the weekend include the Unibet Irish Gold Cup. Tunes will be provided by Dublin Beats DJ and to cap it all off Stockton’s Wing will be on hand to end the night with a sing-song.

    Over the two days, Dublin comedians, guest DJ's and Festival goers can also take part in the Dublin Wit Trail, celebrating well-known Dublin humour and one-liners, around the enclosure. Racegoers can also enjoy famous Dublin street food and drink.

    The Dublin Racing Festival will combine the best that the city has to offer over one weekend – join the party for the best of Dublin culture, music, fashion, food and jump racing that will simply take your breath away. Dazzle your senses in our jubilant celebration of Dublin with a full entertainment programme that supports culture, comedy, music, culinary delights and fashion. Savour the atmosphere that is unique only to Dublin - full of welcome, easy conversations, wit, warmth and humour.

     

    *Children under the age of 18 enter for free but must be accompanied by a paying parent/guardian who is over 18*

    Entertainment on day 1 of Dublin Racing Festival

    Winning Line Tipster panel in the Big Tent

    Comedy from Danny O'Brien in the Big Tent

    Cookery Demonstration from Chef Adrian in the Big Tent

    DJ Vogue Williams DJ sets in the Big Tent

    6 Nations Rugby preview with Reggie Corrigan in the Champions Bar

    Parade of past Irish Champion Winners in the parade ring

    Comedy from Alison Spittle

    Entertainment on day 2 of Dublin Racing Festival

    At The Races Festival Focus in the Big Tent

    Comedy from Danny O'Brien in the Big Tent

    Cookery Demonstration from Chef Adrian in the Big Tent

    DJ Elle DJ sets in the Big Tent

    Comedy from Gearoid Farrelly in the Big Tent

    Comedy from Fred Cooke in the Big Tent

    Music from Stocktons Wing in the Big Tent

     

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    Entertainment acts at Dublin Racing Festival 2018

    Saturday February 3rd 2018

    Dublin Racing Festival is set to be a very exciting weekend of music, comedy, sport and culture. With new entertainment acts being released weekly have a look at who will be taking to the various stages around Leopardstown on February 3rd & 4th 2018. Saturday February 3rd - (Sport) Winning Line Tipster Panel discussing the days racing, Six Nations Showing across the site and hosted in Champions Bar by Dublin Rugby Personality - more details to be announced (Comedy) from Danny O'Brien and Joanne McNally. (Music) from Vogue Williams and Damien Dempsey.

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    Entertainment acts at Dublin Racing Festival 2018

    Sunday February 4th 2018

    Dublin Racing Festival is set to be a very exciting weekend of music, comedy, sport and culture. With new entertainment acts being released weekly have a look at who will be taking to the various stages around Leopardstown on February 3rd & 4th 2018. Sunday February 4th - (Sport) Winning Line Tipster Panel discussing the days racing. (Comedy) Gearoid Farrleey, Eric Lalor & Fred Cooke. (Music) Stockton's Wing & DJ Sets still to be announced.

  • Hospitality Packages

    • Admission to the racecourse
    • Reserved Table at the 1888 Restaurant fir the day
    • Gourmet À la Carte menu
    • Race Programme & TOTE Betting Facilities
    • This hospitality option is SOLD OUT for Saturday February 4th
    • Admission to the racecourse
    • Reserved table in the Leopardstown Pavilion for the day
    • Three course gourmet buffet style dining
    • Tipster/MC & TOTE Betting Facilities
    • This hospitality option is SOLD OUT for Saturday February 4th
    • Reserved Seat in the Grandstand
    • Seafood and Tapas Bar
    • Champagne Bar and Gourmet Coffee Outlet
    • Access to the exclusive Circle Lounge
    • This ticket option is SOLD OUT for Saturday February 4th

  • Nearby hospitality for Dublin Racing Festival

    • One night's accommodation in contemporary room for two people
    • Free Wi-Fi and access to our state of the art fitness studio
    • Full Irish Breakfast
    • Complimentary parking at The Beacon Hotel

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