four days of extraordinary
tuesday 12 - friday 15 march 2019
Cheltenham Racecourse presents the highlight of the Jump season, the pinnacle racing event of the year and the event with an atmosphere that will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up.
Join us at the Cheltenham Festival 2019 for an experience like no other. Regular and first-time racegoers alike are welcomed to Cheltenham Racecourse to celebrate the very best of jump racing as the finest horses, jockeys, owners and trainers battle it out for the highest racing honours, their reputations and over £4.5 million of prize money.
The Festival™ presented by Magners epitomises and encompasses everything that is great about Jump racing but that’s not all. We have experiences for all including:
- World class hospitality delivered by Michelin star chefs
- Live music performances from top bands
- Shopping in our tented village from country attire and gifts to jewellery and cars.
Join over 260,000 others as Cheltenham Races presents the most prestigious jump racing event of the year.
Find answers to the important questions below:
When is The Festival presented by Magners?
The extraordinary four days of The Cheltenham Festival are:
Day One: Champion Day on Tuesday 12 March 2019.
Day Two: Ladies Day, Wednesday 13 March 2019
Day Three: St Patrick's Thursday, 14 March 2019
Day Four: Gold Cup Day, Friday 15 March 2019
What time is the The Festival 2019?
Gates open at The Festival every day at 10:30am. The first race is at 1:30pm, and the last race at 5:30pm. Each day there is a feature race at 3:30pm, including The Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase on Friday 15 March.
Where is the The Festival?
The Festival presented by Magners will be held at Cheltenham Racecourse, Eveshame Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4SH. Only a 5-minute drive from the town centre. For more travel advice, click here.
Can I still buy tickets?
Don’t miss out on this extraordinary festival where all are welcome – whether you’re an avid racing fan or just looking for a great day out! Get your best price tickets in advance. As The Cheltenham Festival is the biggest Jump racing event in the calendar, tickets sell out very fast. To purchase tickets and hospitality, visit here.