Opening Day At Horse Races – Hats Contest & Party 2018: Del Mar

Opening Day At The Races

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 

  • Gates Open -11:30 AM
  •  First Race -2:00 PM
  •  Hat Contest Entries Close -3:00 PM

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club,  2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA

From Thoroughbred Club:

“Dust off your wildest hat, grab your best suit and join us for Opening Day at Del Mar on Wednesday, July 18th. This day is not only about big bets and fast horses, but celebrating the season in style.

“Make sure to put your best hat forward and participate in the famous Opening Day Hats Contest tradition where constants can enter to win cash prizes.

The Party on Opening Day:  Thrill seekers wanted for a day of style, fun and racing. Come to Del Mar for the ultimate Opening Day Experience at The Party presented by Coors Light.

“Tickets include Stretch Run Admission and exclusive access to The Party, Red Bull Tour Bus complete with world-class DJs, LIFEWTR muralist and lounge, craft beers & cocktail bars, photo booths, private wagering and a performance by Sully and the ‘Blue Eyed Soul Band.’

Opening Day VIP: Do Opening Day in style at a Private Party in the Blue Moon Celebrity Grill overlooking the paddock!

“Relax at the first come first serve table seating while enjoying a delectable buffet and open bar.  The open bar will keep the party flowing with beer, wine and everyone’s favorite signature drinks: the Del Margarita and the Del Mojito! Menu items range from Rainbow Cubano Sliders to Brandt Beef Short Rib Nachos, Del Mar Cobb Salad, Chicken Pomodoro and Del Mar’s Signature Carrot Cake.

“This party includes first come first served seating and availability is limited. Get your ticket now before they are gone!

Official After PartyWednesday, July 18 @ After the Races. Where: L’Auberge Del Mar.

“Del Mar’s favorite day of the year is almost here! Keep the party going and join us for the Official Opening Day After-Party just down the beach at L’Auberge Del Mar. Enjoy the ocean views as mixologists pour the best drinks in town. Party foods from Chef Nathan Lingle, along with craft beer and featured liquors will keep you going as you dance to the music by Southern California DJs FishFonics and Gabe Vega on the pool deck.  It’s certain to be one stylish night by the sea.”

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