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Del Mar Race Track

#2 of 23 things to do in Del Mar Features Animals
just west of I-5 at the Via de la Valle exit, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1141
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just west of I-5 at the Via de la Valle exit, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1141
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Go on Wednesdays and grab a free seat! Half price food, the tacos are great. You don't need to worry about parking there's plenty and the shuttle picks you up.

Thank traderhammer
Reviewed 4 days ago

Parts of the exterior of the track are very pretty, however, we were very disappointed that you cannot see the ocean from most of the seats. The interior was mostly typical dowdy racetrack interior. The clubhouse may have been nicer but our tickets did not...More

Thank Potomac_11
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent a great day here during family day. Great FREE activities on the infield for the kids. Was fun watching the horses run and enjoying the track atmosphere. High recommend.

Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful track - it was great to see the horses run on the dirt track and the truf track. Beautiful animals no doubt. The names of the horses crack me up. We at lunch on the outside patio restaurant there then purchased our tickets. Friendly...More

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing more better than Opening Day at Del Mar race track, The excitement and people watching, the hats and the horses and the overall thrill of California style of the Kentucky Derby.

Thank kidkeno
Reviewed 1 week ago

Knowing nothing about horse racing except the race tracks jingle "turf meets the surf" we had a surprisingly fun day, parking is a bit of a pain but they do have a tram service to help save the walk. We managed to get quit close...More

Thank Hanger24
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent trip to San Diego, headed back to Del Mar Racetrack - had visited a few years back and had a genuinely FUN experience both times. Weather was beautiful...clubhouse is really nice but we went for the "outdoor charm" location - the Beer...More

Thank mary a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here three times over a week during a holiday - found the place quite a pleasant contrast to U.K. Courses. Easy to park ($10) and access in/out was simple - joined the diamond club and gave half price admission. During the week this was...More

Thank woodies-uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just went to Del Mar for first time and was blown away!! Awesome service and staff and super clean venue. Staff was beyond friendly and would easily recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing afternoon that is also a ton of fun.

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clubhouse is where you want to hang...Veranda cafe ask for Linda she will take care if you Tempura green peas with wasabi dip OMG WINNER WINNER

Thank drgregsong8681
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25 January 2017|
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Response from Holly O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are general admission seats along the track. You can bring your own folding chairs. It gets very hot in the sun.
Brenda J
14 November 2016|
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Response from GloriaMaria0403 | Reviewed this property |
While I don't see any calendar listing for Feb 2017, I can tell you that they definitely had races in Feb 2015 and Feb 2016. Time: 9:00AM-3:30PM Wednesday & Thursday, 9:00AM-10:45PM Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Sunday night... More
Ron C
22 August 2016|
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Response from califdann | Reviewed this property |
This is California; Handicapped parking is required. So, yes.