Saturdays and Sundays families always win at Del Mar. Join the party in the Infield with plenty of fun for the entire family. Your kids will love the inflatables, pony rides and games; and the best part is they’re all free. While you’re there, be sure to press hooves with Del Mar’s friendly, familiar mascot, Pony Boy.
GOURMET FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL
Saturday, August 3rd, the tastiest food on wheels rolls into Del Mar. It’s our third annual Gourmet Food Truck Festival. From noon to six, over 50 of Southern California’s top food truck chefs will serve up delicious dishes and eclectic eats. Free admission to the Food Truck area with racetrack admission. Saturday, August 3.
COOLER BAG GIVEAWAY
Saturday, August 10th, get the coolest giveaway in town – the Del Mar canvas cooler bag. It’s a stylish yet sturdy cooler with big storage pockets to keep your stuff chilled for a day at the beach, or on the go. And it’s free with admission, Saturday, August 10. Presented by the San Diego County Toyota Dealers.
DEL MAR GRILL FEST & WEEZER
Saturday, August 17th, join FM 94/9 for the first-ever Grill Fest. Over 25 seasoned BBQ pros will be grillin’ up your favorites. Then pop-rock legends Weezer will take the stage. Free with racetrack admission or $20 after the last race. Don’t miss Grill Fest and Weezer, Saturday, August 17.
Admission after the last race for the concert only is $20.
$1 MILLION TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC & LONG SLEEVE T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY
This Sunday, August 25th, it’s one of our best giveaways and our biggest race of the season. Get a free, stylish, long-sleeve T-shirt designed to be as cool as it is comfortable. Then watch the top horses in the country battle for greatness in the million-dollar TVG Pacific Classic. Sunday, August 25. Presented by TVG.
Sunday, August 25 is the biggest race day of the year. We’re giving away a cool long-sleeve t-shirt designed by a race fan like you! Our first-ever Del Mar T-shirt Design Contest offers a $1,000 first place prize. And the winning design will be featured on the front of the t-shirt. Submit your designs online by July 22. The final designs will be voted for online by our race fans and announced August 7. Go to www.dmtc.com/shirtcontest for contest rules and regulations. Here’s your chance to be a winning t-shirt designer and see every fan wearing your shirt on Pacific Classic Day.
ZIGGY MARLEY CONCERT & BEER FEST
This Saturday, August 31st, ReggaeFest is back, featuring Ziggy Marley and our last Beer Fest of the season. Sample over 100 craft brews highlighted by more than 40 hand-crafted hop beers and chill to Ziggy Marley. Free with racetrack admission or $20 after the last race. Saturday, August 31. Presented by Heineken.
WIENER DOG NATIONALS
On Sunday, September 1, the “top dogs in town” will be competing for the coveted title of San Diego County’s fastest dachshund! The fastest 16 wiener dogs from earlier qualifying rounds will meet “Where the Turf Meets The Surf” to determine the San Diego qualifier for the Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals. The winner will advance to the national finals. Three races will take place on the track in front of the Winner’s Circle. Two semifinal races will occur after horse races 3 and 5 with the finals after horse race 7. Don’t miss these adorable, lowto- the-ground athletes on their quest for greatness!
SAN DIEGO'S BEST PARTY IN THE PADDOCK
On Wednesday, September 4th, we’ve saved the best for last. It’s the Best of San Diego Party in the Paddock. Experience the best of world-class racing and entertainment – and celebrate the winners of the San Diego’s Best U-T Readers Poll. It’s Closing Day at Del Mar - Wednesday, September 4th. Presented by UT San Diego.
Mark your calendars Sept 4th 12p-9pm, The world-class racing facility at Del Mar joins San Diego’s best multi-media news organization for the premier end of the summer bash. Featuring winners in the city and at the track, live entertainment from local bands, comedians and more! Plus, food samples from the best restaurants, product demos, games and a lot of fun. Come to DMTC and celebrate the Best of San Diego
Admission: Stretch Run $6.00 (Opening Day $10)
Clubhouse $10.00 (Opening Day $20)
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