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Starting from £45pp

York Races 2016

York Races in 2016 is the place to be! If you are planning a trip with friends, colleagues or family to York Races, then let us organise your day for you and we will make it extra special. For all York Races fixtures this year, we greet your group as you arrive at York racecourse where we have our team ready for you. Bubbly is served and group photos are taken, to remember your day afterwards, with our team on hand to guide you through the rest of the day.

The main events at York Racecourse is the three-day Dante Meeting in May, the four-day Ebor Festival in August as well as the ever-popular Saturday fixtures in May, June and July. York Races have superb facilities regardless of your package choice with plenty of food and drink on offer and as for viewing, there are brilliant views of the racing, all around the racecourse.

We have coaches coming to York Races from all directions, so if you have always fancied going to York Races, then let us know your pick up point and we will do our best to offer you our Race Packages for your chosen York Racecourse event. Buy your places online to secure them instantly or contact us for more information.

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Fixtures for York races

York Events

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Need help choosing an event for you and your group? drop us an email and we'll help you decide whats most suited to your needs.

And Theyre Off Accommodation packages

Accommodation Set Price Packages

We have some amazing accomodation packages available for this racecourse. Click the link below to view our set packages

York Accommodation

Alternatively, Enquire below for a unique quote tailored to your requirements

Accomodation Enquiry

Interested in making your race day a race weekend? for the small extra cost of a hotel room with a wide list of our hotel partners we can turn your day into an eventful weekend. Simply fill in our form below to let us know what would be more suited to you.



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And Theyre Off guide to York races

About York

York Races

York Races is the perfect location for your group to enjoy a day at the races.

Our York Races packages makes the day out even easier as we organise all the transportation, tickets, bubbly, group photos and all the pre-races fun! We will then let you enjoy the rest of the day at York Racecourse.

Whether you are a group celebrating a birthday, hen party or just a day out with friends, our Raceday Package is ideal, with our reps are on hand before racing, to help you enjoy your day out. York Races is popular throughout the summer period, including the famous Ebor meeting in August, the Dante Festival in May and John Smith's Cup Day in July. If you are looking for a value day out, enjoy the racing and music event in July, which features a live concert after racing too! In 2015, Scouting For Girls and Tom Jones played liver after racing!

Our packages start from £45pp and leave the organisation of it all to us!

Facility Information

Accommodation Available

Fast Food Stands

Full Dining Options

Top Quality Racing

Betting Stands / Stations

Nightlife / City Access

Bar Access

Live Music*

High Viewing Access

Hospitality Available

Reserve Event with Deposit

Ideal for Groups

Paddock / Stable Viewing

Returning Coach

Hosts a Ladies Day

Hosts Corporate Events

*Only available on live music showcase weekends (July)

Where to Drink?

If situated in the County Stand, the Champagne Lawn is the place to be, but make sure to grab an early pitch! If you are looking for a quieter place to buy a drink, try the Theakston's Bar underneath the old Silver Ring stand. Queues tend to be smaller here with a variety of drinks on offer here too.

Where to Eat?

York Racecourse has of course vast amounts of fast food outlets and vans for you to choose at leisure but we find that for a more relaxed option of dining is the Knavesmire Restaurant which is situated at the back of the Knavesmire Stand. It is a self-service cafeteria but features good quality food at a reasonable price. There is plenty of seating available here and a great place to settle for half an hour or so.

When best to go??

York's Saturday meetings are the busiest and the atmosphere is electric at times. The John Smith's Cup meeting at the beginning of July is the busiest and this summer meeting attracts crowds from all over the UK. The Ebor Handicap meeting is the most prestigious in late August whilst at the end of July York host a Racing and Music raceday with a n afternoon of racing followed by a big-name act on stage after racing.

Raceday packages from £55 per person

Raceday Packages from £55 per person

Enjoy our raceday package on your next visit to York races

  • we take photos of your group
  • Free gift for a special occasion
  • capturing your raceday moments
  • Free gift for a special occasion
  • let our staff help you out on your raceday organisation
  • Treat your place of work to the races
  • coach return from your favourite racecourse
  • and theyre off racing tours

Please select 'Raceday Package' when enquiring or booking online