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We want your time at The Festival™ presented by Magners to be as extraordinary as possible.

 

Gates open at 11:30am on all four days of The Festival, with the first race at 1:30pm and final race at 5:30pm. 

 

Why not enhance your day with The Park? Available all four days, and includes a live DJ set, buy online today. 

 

As part of ensuring our guests enjoy a safe environment while attending Cheltenham Racecourse, we thank you for cooperating with our routine search procedures on arrival and restriction on bag sizes being entered into the Racecourse. To read our full bag policy click here.

When and What Time?

Everything you need to know in prepartation for your visit to Cheltenham Racecourse including timings, facts and directions.

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The Park - New for 2020

Be a part of the extraordinary in The Park, new for 2020, it features entertainment and live music throughout the day, a range of new bars showing live racing and boasting an electric atmosphere and a 90 minute DJ set at 4:30pm.

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The Orchard™

Available to those in the Club Enclosure, The Orchard™ offers a fun, unique area from which to enjoy the racing - a first in British horseracing. Giving Festival racegoers an additional, premium experience alongside their day.

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Directions and Parking

We want to ensure that getting to Cheltenham Racecourse is made as easy as possible. Purchase your car parking pass in advance, make sure you know the buses to get from Cheltenham Spa station, and more. 

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The Shopping Village

The Cotswolds premiere destination on all things fashion available at The Festival.

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Live Music

Find out about all the bands performing at The Festival across all four days, in every enclosure. 

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Racecourse Map

View our official Racecourse Map for Cheltenham Racecourse and find your way around the Grandstand and Course. 

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Food and Drink

Explore your food and drink options across all three enclosures, including the Moët bar in the Club enclosure. 

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The Festival Dress Code

Although there is no official dress code for The Festival, smart is preferable and is often adopted. As we race largely during the winter months, the weather can be unpredictable, so we would advise you to dress accordingly.

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Car Parking

Have you purchased your tickets for The Festival, but forgot your car parking pass? Buy today for only £15 per car. 

Buy in advance for the best price, £25 on the day of racing. 

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Best Price Cheltenham Festival Tickets

Buy your official tickets for The Festival™ presented by Magners 2020 at the best price before 31st January at 10:59am and save up to £15 off the on-the-day price. 

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Cookie Policy

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