Family Fun Days

Family Dates in 2017 and Summer Saturdays

With tickets from just £11.00 per adult, FREE ENTRY FOR ALL CHILDREN UNDER 18 and lots of fantastic FREE FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT, plus amazing horse racing, Newmarket Racecourses offer the perfect family day out this summer!

Sports Day: Betway Criterion Stakes Day

Sports Day: Betway Criterion Stakes Day

1st July

Ready? Get set! Go! It’s Sports Day at Newmarket and there’s something for everyone! We’ll have a range of FREE sporty activities, from football to cycling, plus the fantastic sport of horse racing to enjoy too!

Let's Get Sporty

Summer Saturday: Great British Summer Day

Summer Saturday: Great British Summer Day

22nd July

Great British Summer Day is a celebration of all the most fabulous British traditions! We will have donkey rides, swingboats, a traditional toy town carousel and inflatables, face painting, Punch and Judy and, of course, giant deck chairs.

Have a Great British Summer

Summer Saturday: Countryside Day

Summer Saturday: Countryside Day

29th July

The bucolic charm of the Adnams July Course is the perfect setting for Countryside Day. It’s a delightful raceday featuring fantastic sport on the track plus pony rides, a mini farm, a petting zoo, ferret racing and a sheep dog and ducks display!

Enjoy Countryside Day

Summer Saturday: Great British Picnic

Summer Saturday: Great British Picnic

5th August

From Newmarket to deepest, darkest Peru you won’t find a better way to spend your Saturday! We’ve got appearances at intervals from Paddington Bear, face painting, inflatables, pedal go karts and a brilliant giant balloon show.

Visit Paddington Bear

Summer Saturday: Royal British Legion Day

Summer Saturday: Royal British Legion Day

12th August

This year’s Royal British Legion Day will have a VE Day theme and we’re encouraging all racegoers to dress up in their most authentic outfits to get into the spirit of the day! There will be music from the Leiston Brass Band and, of course, the iconic march of the British Legion Band up the racecourse before the first race. We’ll also have swingboats, a toy town carousel, face painting and a craft workshop.

Be Part of Royal British Legion Day

Summer Saturday: Horseplay

Summer Saturday: Horseplay

19th August

‘Horseplay’ is a brilliant raceday which focuses on the magnificent horse and offers you the opportunity to get even more of insight into our fantastic sport. WOCKET WOY AND THE PWODUCER will be joining us throughout the day for lots of fun and frolics, including Meet and Gweets, and we will have the ‘Horseplay Roadshow’, pony rides, inflatables and face painting.

Learn About Horseplay

Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday

25th August

Feel Good Friday is like no other raceday you’ve been to! It’s exactly what it says on the tin, a day dedicated to making you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. We’ll have lots of FREE fun activities including unicorn rides, a petting zoo, sumo wrestling, zorbing, face painting and more!

Get Ready to Feel Good

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