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  • The Leopardstown Christmas Festival

    Leopardstowns Christmas Festival runs over four days from 26th – 29th December. The Leopardstowm Christmas Festival is filled with glamour, festivities, music, entertainment and of course top class National Hunt Racing.

    The Festival features 8 Grade 1 races over the four days, including the Grade 1 Racing Post Novice Steeplechase on Thursday 26th December, The Paddy Power Steeplechase on Friday 27th December, The Grade 1 Savills Chase on Saturday 28th December and a Grade 1 Hurdle on Sunday 29th December. 

    The Christmas Festival also features extra attractions each day including live music in the Festival Marquee, Winning Line celebrity tipster panel,  the Savills Style Awards on Saturday 28th and a range of Free children’s activities on Family Day on Sunday 29th December.

    Gates Open 10.00am (approx.)|First Race  12.00pm(approx.)|Last Race 3.30pm (approx.)



      Ticket Prices

      • Premium Level Plus €80
      • Premium Level Access €60
      • Adult admission €35
      • Advanced Adult Flexi Admission (valid for any day of the festival) €33
      • OAP / Student (Gate Only) €20

      Tickets Terms & Conditions

      • Under 18’s can avail of free entry to Leopardstown racecourse but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 
      • People aged 18 and above will be charged at the full admission price.

    • Racing at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival

      December 26th - 29th

      Experience the thrill as you watch your chosen horse thunder past the stands, hear the crowd roar and feel the ground rumble beneath your feet. Soak in the unique atmosphere at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival, with high class cards that boast no less than seven Grade 1 races. Both established and future stars of racing will be in attendance, so come to Leopardstown to see famous horses in the flesh, and spot future stars that will be remembered for years to come. With over 1.2 Million in prize money up for grabs, you don’t want to miss this top class racing festival.

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    • Hospitality at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival

      December 26th - 29th

      No matter which ticket you purchase, you have a plethora of areas to enjoy the atmosphere and racing enveloped in the warmth of Leopardstown Racecourse’s fantastic facilities. Whether you have a bird’s eye view of the racecourse in your very own suite, or are feeling the buzz in our Festival Marquee, you can relax and peruse your race card in top class facilities. We have an abundance of hot food and drinks available, as there is nothing like a hot whiskey to warm you from the inside out, or savour the plethora of hot food options available across the racecourse. We have an array of fantastic all-inclusive bundles and packages to suit all budgets.

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    • Entertainment at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival

      There is lots going on at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival, with world class National Hunt Racing, Live music in the festival marquee, course wide entertainment, and lots of family activities on our family day December 29th.

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    • Fashion at Leopardstown Christmas Festival

      December 26th - 29th

      28th December is the official ladies day of the Christmas Festival and features the Savills Style Awards. Fashion is a major aspect of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival and the key to winter racing style is to find the perfect balance between fashion and comfort. Stylish racegoers dress to impress each day at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival. Leopardstown celebrates celebrates fashion and offers the opportunity for the most fashionable individuals to display their style in the spotlight. You will also see plenty of horse racing fans in practical, smart-casual clothing. While there is no strict dress code at Leopardstown Racecourse, smart-casual attire is recommended.

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    • Hospitality Packages

      • Admission Ticket
      • €10 Food Voucher (which can be redeemed from any on-track retail outlet)
      • €5 TOTE bet
      • Premium Level Access
      • Main Course Meal in the Circle Lounge Bar
      • Welcome Drink of wine/beer/soft drink
      • Admission to racing
      • Reserved seat in the viewing area of the grandstand
      • Access to exclusive circle lounge
      • Access to exclusive Larkspur Bar
      • Pavilion Tickets
      • Banquet Style Buffet Dining
      • Reserved table for the day
      • Complimentary juice and ice cream for younger race goers
      • Ryan Sheridan live concert after racing
      • Download Sample Menu
      • Admission Ticket
      • Race Programme
      • Reserved table in the Pavilion
      • Admission ticket
      • Race Programme
      • Reserved table
      • Panoramic Suite Ticket
      • Race Programme
      • Reserved table
      • Pavilion Admission ticket
      • Reserved table on the Mezzanine level of the Leopardstown Pavilion
      • Three-course gourmet lunch
      • Afternoon tea
      • Complimentary Race Programme & Tipster and Tote Betting Stations
      • Download Sample Menu
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