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Del Mar Race Track

#2 of 23 things to do in Del Mar Features Animals
just west of I-5 at the Via de la Valle exit, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1141
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just west of I-5 at the Via de la Valle exit, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1141
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

My wife and I were really looking forward to our first time at Del Mar and expected much, especially after spending a large amount of money on a Terrace Club table. We additionally had to pay $10 parking plus $10 each general admission just to...More

Thank BigBiteofLife
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

If you are into watching horse racing, this venue is a clean, relatively inexpensive attraction local to San Diego that should keep you occupied for a few hours. If you join the Del Mar Diamond club online prior to going, you can have access to...More

Thank SilverLake2TheWorld
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Our company rented a suite at the track. Catered food, and in suite betting coupled with the ability to wander with my colleagues made for a great day. Parking was no problem, as well as getting there from the freeway. Recommend at least once either...More

Thank califdann
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is awesome. I go here every summer for more than just the horse racing. The food is great, so are the people, from the elderly folks who play the horses for decades, to the ladies with the dresses and hats, dressed to impress. If...More

Thank cheftheo1973
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The best jockeys and most of the best horses show up for the season. The weather is always excellent and the scenery is first class always.

Thank korourke164
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Went to the Del Mar Fair and Racetrack for the first time in years. Admission was reasonable, parking pretty easy and well organized and the people there were haveing a great time as I did.

Thank John H
Reviewed 13 May 2016

If you like horse racing, you'll love the track at Del Mar! Top level racing with some of the best jockeys, horses and trainers in the country. Beautiful views of the pacific ocean. Grab a couple friends and go this summer. You will be glad...More

Thank Peter U
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Go with friends or family, you can even win some money! it's a lot of fun but my favorite day to go has to be opening day!

Thank Elaine F
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I went to Del Mar about 5 times in the summer season. It has great food and drinks, a variety of places to watch the races, the paddocks where you can view the horses before deciding on who to place your bet, and beautiful scenery!...More

Thank AngelaJeanne
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This is a truly impressive facility that dwarfs most of the tracks around America. Covered grandstand is nice. Pay to park is not nice. Long walk from parking is definitely not nice and further makes the charge to park annoying.

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24 January 2017|
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Response from Holly O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are general admission seats along the track. You can bring your own folding chairs. It gets very hot in the sun.
Brenda J
13 November 2016|
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Response from GloriaMaria0403 | Reviewed this property |
While I don't see any calendar listing for Feb 2017, I can tell you that they definitely had races in Feb 2015 and Feb 2016. Time: 9:00AM-3:30PM Wednesday & Thursday, 9:00AM-10:45PM Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Sunday night... More
Ron C
22 August 2016|
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Response from califdann | Reviewed this property |
This is California; Handicapped parking is required. So, yes.