Family Fun Days

Family dates in 2018 and our famous Summer Saturdays

Don’t miss our action-packed programme of family days out at Newmarket Racecourses. Family fun days offer great value for money, amazing horseracing action and off-track entertainment. Join in with our amazing entertainment and check in at Rowley’s Kids Club to get your very own free ‘goody bag’ and your face painted with our talented face-painter. Remember, Kids under 18 go free to all of these race meetings.

Smarkets Summer Saturday: Great British Summer Day

Smarkets Summer Saturday: Great British Summer Day

21st July

From strawberries and cream at Wimbledon to donkey rides and ice cream on a windswept beach, we Brits love our summer! The Great British Summer Day at Newmarket Racecourses is a celebration of everything that is quintessentially British!

As well as experiencing a day’s racing this is the chance for you to come and embrace just what makes this country so Great!

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Summer Saturday: Countryside Day

Summer Saturday: Countryside Day

28th July

The enduring charm of the Adnams July Course is the perfect setting for Countryside Day, one of our most popular Summer Saturdays.

It’s an action-packed day featuring fantastic racing and brimming with FREE rural themed activities and a wide variety of animals!

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Summer Saturday: Sports Day

Summer Saturday: Sports Day

4th August

Our family themed Sports Day is all about having a great day out with your nearest and dearest at the Home of Horseracing.

There’s thrilling racing (of course!) but there’s also masses of sports based fun and FREE activities to keep everyone entertained throughout the day.

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Summer Saturday: Royal British Legion Day

Summer Saturday: Royal British Legion Day

11th August

Newmarket’s annual Royal British Legion Day is one of our most popular and emotive Summer Saturdays and features a moving
Standard Bearers Parade. Not only is it an opportunity to support a very worthy cause it also promises a great day of racing with lots of entertainment.

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Summer Saturday: Horseplay

Summer Saturday: Horseplay

18th August

Returning for 2018, ‘Horseplay’ is a brilliant family raceday which focuses on the magnificent horse and offers you the opportunity to gain even more of an insight into our fantastic sport.

The ‘Horseplay Roadshow’ will be on hand throughout the day which gives children the chance to learn through role play and interactive games.

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The Final Race Meeting - Saturday

The Final Race Meeting - Saturday

3rd November

Finish this season off with great entertainment for all the family. There will be plenty of family fun entertainment including crafts and face painting and kids go FREE

The Final Meeting - Saturday

U18s Go Free!

U18s Go Free!

Looking to stir up your family summer? Did you know that Kids can come racing at our courses for free?

Summer Saturday: Discovery Day

Summer Saturday: Discovery Day

23rd June

We've had a fantastic day at the Adnams July Course for a very sunny start to our 2018 Summer Saturday Series. It was Discovery Day, and we welcomed The Travelling National History Museum who showcased some amazing dino activities for our under 18s.

Our little ones enjoyed making their own fossils and practising to walk like a dinosaur!

Summer Saturday: Heroes Day

Summer Saturday: Heroes Day

30th June

As well as a thrilling day's racing, we’ve enjoyed an action-packed programme of FREE fun activities including appearances from PAW PATROL'S Chase & Marshall at intervals, fun and bouncy inflatables and face painting at Rowley's Kids Club.

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