Del Mar Opening Day 2016 Celebrations, Parties, and Events

Del Mar Opening Day 2016 marks one of the most anticipated fun and fashionable festivities in San Diego, California. Del Mar Opening Day will feature many events live horse racing, Hat Contest, music, fabulous parties and more fun stuff for the whole family. The iconic Del Mar Racetrack will see huge crowds from celebrities to locals, from A-listers to VIPs. Opening Day is the time of excitement and enjoyment for all San Diego sports enthusiasts.

The Del Mar Racing Season will start from Thursday, July 15 and will continue till Monday, September 5, 2016. Dust off your wildest hat, get your best suit, and get ready for the Opening Day at Del Mar. With more than 50,000 fans from all over the country expected to attend, this is sure to be the biggest party of the summer.

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Admission † Seating
(†All admissions include an official program)  Buy Online
  • Clubhouse Admission (seat not included) $10 ($20 Opening Day)
  • Clubhouse Crossover from Stretch Run $4 ($10 Opening Day)
  • Clubhouse Season Pass (available through July 8) $50
  • Clubhouse Advance Sale Discount Books* (10 daily admissions) $70
  • Clubhouse Reserved Seats $5-$25
  • Stretch Run Admission (seat not included) $6 ($10 Opening Day)
  • Stretch Run Season Pass (available through July 8) $25
  • Stretch Run Advance Sale Discount Books* (10 daily admissions) $40
  • Stretch Run Reserved Seats $5-$25
Parking
  • General & Early Bird $10
  • Book of 10 (Available through the Del Mar Ticket Office) $50
  • Preferred Parking $15
  • Valet Parking $25 ($40 Opening Day)
  • Limo & Bus Parking (charter or scheduled) $20 ($100 Opening Day)
Children
According to law, persons 17 years of age and under are permitted on the grounds only when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children 17 and under are admitted FREE. Must be 18 or over to wager. Alcohol is served only to those 21 and over.
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