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If you're thinking about joining us or have just booked tickets, find out all you need to know about attending the Ladbrokes Christmas Festival here.

For the Ladbrokes Christmas Festival there are three Enclosures - Premier, Paddock and Festival Enclosure

If you have arranged ticket collection, this will be from South Entrance. 

The Premier Enclosure provides access to the main grandstand and racecourse facilities providing a range of food and drink outlets to suit all tastes. The Premier Enclosure badge gives exclusive access to the 1st floor of the Grandstand building and viewing over the racecourse closest to the winning line. Premier badge holders are also able to view the horses in the pre-parade ring, the parade ring and the winner’s enclosure.


The Paddock ticket provides access to the main grandstand and racecourse facilities providing a range of food and drink outlets to suit all tastes. The Paddock ticket gives access to the ground floor of the Grandstand building and viewing from the grandstand apron with access to the bookmakers’ pitches. Paddock ticket holders are also able to view the horses in the pre-parade ring, the parade ring and the winner’s enclosure.


The Festival enclosure has more limited facilities with no access to the pre parade ring, the parade ring or the winner’s enclosure. There is viewing over the racecourse with great views of the home straight and the last fence in particular. There is a range of food outlets and bars. This area is furthest from the Winning Post and has no access to the parade ring or grandstand building (they can upgrade on the day to the paddock if tickets are available).

The Premier & Paddock enclosures give a view of the pre parade ring, the parade ring and winners enclosure. The Premier Enclosure has a viewing balcony.

No, there will be no stands on the inside of the course.

On both days of the Ladbrokes Christmas Festival, you can buy a Premier Reserved Seat. These guarantee a seat in the Grandstand within the Premier Enclosure.  


Reserved Seats normally sell out on Boxing Day so we do recommend booking sooner rather than later.

The Kauto Club is located on the ground floor of The Clubhouse. It provides a unique view into the Weighing Room and exclusive access into The Kauto Star Bar. You will also receive access to the Premier Enclosure and a complimentary racecard

There is a station at Kempton Park, but there are no mainline trains on Boxing Day.


As the 27th December is a Bank Holiday – we are waiting for confirmation of the rail service.


We recommend you monitor any updates and plan your journey in advance.

There is no group discount available over the two days of the Christmas Festival.

Children are always welcome at Kempton Park and under 18’s are free of charge. All children require a ticket and must be accompanied by an adult. If purchasing reserved seats then children are £20 each for the seat.


This is an extremely busy meeting and moving around the racecourse with small children is not easy due to the volume of the crowd, particularly on Boxing Day.


We have no crèche facilities on site. We do organise a small amount of children’s entertainment on the 27th December but none at all on Boxing Day.

Our dress code is smart casual. We hope that the weather will be kind but such is the nature of the great British weather, we cannot guarantee it will be! Therefore we suggest you dress appropriately and keep an eye on the forecasts ahead of the event.


We do have a number of indoor spaces for you to escape any rain or cold weather but these areas will become busy throughout the day so please come prepared and bear this in mind before making your way to the event.

Please note - ripped denim and football shirts are not permitted.

Unfortunately, we do not allow dogs onto Kempton Park Racecourse unless they are assistance dogs.


The Racecourse must be notified in advance so that we can make all the arrangements for you.

We do normally have tickets available on the day to purchase but some of our enclosures do sell out in advance.


We recommend purchasing tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

If you are collecting tickets on the day, please arrive at the South Entrance and collect your tickets from the team here.

Cashless VENUE

Our racecourses continue to operate on a ‘cashless’ basis. All ticket, racecard payments and food and drink purchases within our racecourse are to be made via card payment only, unfortunately cash payments will not be accepted.

However, cash may be used when placing bets with all on-course bookmakers only.

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