We are delighted to welcome International visitors to Dublin Racing Festival. We have compiled some information to make coming to Dublin Racing Festival an exciting action packed weekend and if you require any additional information please do not hesitate to call us on +353 01 289 0500 or email [email protected]
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. Come to Leopardstown on Saturday February 2nd to enjoy thrilling national hunt racing and also live screening of the six nations Ireland v England rugby dual.
*Children under the age of 18 enter for free but must be accompanied by a paying parent/guardian who is over 18*
at Dublin Racing Festival
Soak up the unique sporting atmosphere of Ireland’s capital as Leopardstown Racecourse hosts the Dublin Racing Festival on the 2nd of February with top class national hunt racing, festival food, entertainment, culture AND large screens around the ground showing Irelands opening match of the 2019 Six Nations championship against England.
The build up to the 2019 world cup begins in earnest as the Six Nations championship kicks off with the mouth-watering clash of Ireland v England in the Aviva stadium on February 2nd and Dublin Racing Festival will be the perfect location to soak up the atmosphere and build up as top trainers from the UK and Ireland go head to head on track throughout the day with the final race leading perfectly in to the evening rugby fixture, shown on large screens around the racecourse including in our festival marquee.
Leopardstown will be the perfect venue to enjoy a festival of Race and Rugby, with various packages available to ensure you make the most out of your visit to Leopardstown Racecourse.
Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd February 2019
Dublin Racing Festival is the newest addition to the Irish festival calendar and is a weekend that will celebrate Dublin’s richness and diversity across culture, comedy, music, sport and food. In 2018 DJ Vogue Williams spun the decks on the opening day of the festival while Dublin legend Damien Dempsey kept the crowd entertained after racing. Dublin Racing Festival is a weekend jam packed with entertainment including racing tipster panels, cultural exhibitions, DJ sets, Live Music, World Class National Hunt Racing, Live Screening of the Six Nations Ireland v England Dual and lots more. It is the place to be this February!
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There are lots of different hospitality options available at the Dublin Racing Festival. Why not enjoy the top class national hunt racing from the comfort of the Leopardstown Pavilion with floor to ceiling windows and views of the finishing straight. Or relax and enjoy hospitality at the 1888 Restaurant which presents you with laid-back modern charm, attentive service, great conversation and the perfect culinary experience in a light-filled location overlooking the action.
Leopardstown is very accessible by car, easily accessed from the M50. Take exit 15 off the M50 (cross the flyover if coming from south) and follow the signs for Leopardstown Racecourse. Parking is free so early arrival is advised on race days to ensure you get a spot.
From Dublin city centre: Take the N11 (Stillorgan dual carriageway) heading towards the southeast, past Stillorgan. Turn right at traffic lights onto Leopardstown Road R113 signposted Leopardstown. Continue straight and Leopardstown's entrance is on the left just before the traffic lights.
The LUAS offers a regular service from Dublin City Centre to Sandyford that takes about 20 minutes. The racecourse is only a short walk from the Sandyford station and Leopardstown also provide a complimentary shuttle bus service on race days. The bus service runs 30 minutes prior to gate opening times until 30 minutes after the bars on site close. This service runs from car park A on the Leopardstown Road.
Dublin Airport is about an hour's drive from Leopardstown racetrack. Aircoach operates a regular bus service between Dublin Airport and Burton Hall Road which is adjacent to the entrance to Leopardstown racecourse. There are also regular bus services into the city centre from the Airport. The Aircoach also stops at The Clayton Hotel Leopardstown who offer a shuttle bus to Leopardstown on racedays.
Ticket Hotline: (01) 289 0500