For live racing gates open at 11:30 am, first post is at 12:45 pm and last post is at 5:25 pm. General admission is $3.
Every Sunday during the Spring Race Meet, there will be fun for the whole family in the Paddock Pavilion from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include story time; a walking tour to the Kentucky Derby Museum garden to visit Winston, the resident miniature pony; Churchill Charlie and MORE! Come out on Sundays and bring the whole family for a day filled with fun! Venue wide bingo will also be conducted on Family Fun Days for our patrons that are 18 years of age and older. Bingo cards will be given out at the admission gates and apply to races 3 through 7.
The Bluegrass Art Experience is a family-friendly, multifaceted arts festival offering a unique environment to showcase the vast variety of artistic expression being created in Kentucky and the surrounding region. Designed to entertain as well as enlighten, this event, free with paid general admission of $3 to Churchill Downs, will also be used as a platform to raise money and create public awareness of several nonprofit charities including Home of the Innocents and Habitat for Humanity.
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