We’re one of the busiest racecourses in the UK with another year full of racing scheduled for 2021 as well as a packed calendar of exciting non-raceday events and concerts throughout the year, there really is something for everyone at Chelmsford City Racecourse! To view our 2021 fixture list, please click below.

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Thursday 17th June 2021 - BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
Thursday, 17 June 2021

FIRST RACE - 1:40pm | LAST RACE - 5:10pm

Please be advised that there will be no admittance to the general public permitted and no tickets available to attend this fixture.

If you would still like to watch the racing, please head over to Racing TV on Sky channel 426 or alternatively online at 

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Sunday 4th July 2021 - The Queen Charlotte Stakes - BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
Sunday, 04 July 2021

GATES OPEN - 12:00pm | FIRST RACE - 1:42pm | LAST RACE - 5:12pm

Join us for the fourth running of the Queen Charlotte Stakes, Chelmsford City Racecourse’s most prestigious race as we welcome you back to the races!

Enjoy a glorious summer afternoon of racing with plenty of competitive features including the seven furlong Listed contest that will see a host of challengers eager to pick up a win in this exciting July fixture.

Unfortunately, this raceday has been cancelled and will be staged behind closed doors. If you have purchased tickets, you will be contacted via email.

Tuesday 20th July 2021
Tuesday, 20 July 2021

GATES OPEN - 3:35pm | FIRST RACE - 5:35pm | LAST RACE - 8:40pm

A rare Tuesday night fixture at Chelmsford City Racecourse! Join us for an action-packed summer night of racing beneath our signature champagne fluted floodlights.

Please be advised that you will need to purchase a ticket in advance of this raceday in order to attend.

Saturday 31st July - Clocky in the Garden
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Think glorious shine, think 12pm until 11pm, think Fantabulous Garden party for 2000.Arrive through the arches, walk past the winners enclosure straight into the garden of Clocky. 
For more information about tickets, please click here.

Tuesday 3rd August 2021
Tuesday, 03 August 2021

GATES OPEN - 11:25am | FIRST RACE - 1:25pm | LAST RACE - 4:50pm

An exciting midweek fixture at Chelmsford City Racecourse! Join us for an afternoon of thrilling summer racing for the perfect midweek day out.

Tuesday 10th August 2021
Tuesday, 10 August 2021

GATES OPEN - 3:50pm | FIRST RACE - 5:50pm | LAST RACE - 8:50pm

Get down to Chelmsford City Racecourse for this action-packed midweek raceday and enjoy a perfect summer evening of racing.

Thursday 12th August 2021
Thursday, 12 August 2021

GATES OPEN - 3:50pm | FIRST RACE - 5:52pm | LAST RACE - 8:52pm

Join us at Chelmsford City Racecourse for one of our signature Thursday night fixtures and enjoy a thrilling summer evening of racing.

Saturday 14th August 2021 - Example Live at Chelmsford City Racecourse
Saturday, 14 August 2021

GATES OPEN - 5:30pm | CONCERT - 8:00pm | AFTER PARTY - 9:30pm

Join us on Saturday 14th August and experience chart-topping sensation, Example, Live at Chelmsford City Racecourse as the British DJ performs his biggest hits including "Changed the Way You Kiss Me" and "Stay Awake" live at this phenomenal summertime concert! 

Also enjoy a selection of bars and music from the main stage beforehand as well as an exciting support act yet to be announced.

Please be advised that this is a non-raceday event and is for over 18s only.

Sunday 15th August 2021 - Family Fun Day
Sunday, 15 August 2021

GATES OPEN - 11:50am | FIRST RACE - 1:50pm | LAST RACE - 5:20pm

Our annual Family Fun Day returns, this time in aid of Havens Hospices. Come and support such a fantastic cause and enjoy a brilliant day with lots of themed activities, our street food village and of course, a great afternoon of live racing!

If you're looking for the perfect day out for the kids during the summer holidays and fun for all the family, then look no further than this fun filled day at Chelmsford City Racecourse!

Saturday 21st August 2021 - Ministry of Sound Classical
Saturday, 21 August 2021

GATES OPEN - 4:00pm | FIRST RACE - 6:00pm | LAST RACE - 9:00pm

Back by phenomenal demand, Ministry of Sound Classical returns to Chelmsford City Racecourse!

Don't miss your all time favourite dance-music chart-toppers, reimagined through an incredible 50-piece orchestra and spectacular laser light show. Experience timeless dance hits from The Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim, Faithless, Moloko, and many more of the biggest tracks brought to life with an awe-inspiring orchestral makeover that will leave you speechless!

Also witness racing's best with Chelmsford City Racecourse’s most valuable meeting and race in the calendar with the Chelmsford City Cup!

Thursday 26th August 2021 - Ladies Day
Thursday, 26 August 2021

GATES OPEN - 11:00am | FIRST RACE - 1:00pm | LAST RACE - 4:00pm

Ladies Day at Chelmsford City Racecourse is back!

Join us on Thursday 26th August for another special edition of our annual Ladies Day, a quintessentially English summer raceday at Chelmsford City Racecourse. Expect lots of glitz and glamour as we produce Essex’s social event of the season with world-class horseracing followed by some brilliant live entertainment from Peter Andre and of course a glass of bubbly or two! 

Please note that no tickets will be available for purchase on the day of this event.

Saturday 11th September - NOW That's What I Call The 80s Live
Saturday, 11 September 2021

GATES OPEN - 5:30pm | CONCERT - 8:30pm | AFTER PARTY - 10:00pm

It's time to get down to Chelmsford City Racecourse for NOW That's What I Call The 80s Live!

Relive all of your best-loved classics from everyone's favourite decade, the 80s, with an explosive concert of unforgettable music from the best selling compilation albums in chart history!

Also enjoy a selection of bars and music from the main stage beforehand as well as an exciting support act yet to be announced.

Please be advised that this is a non-raceday event and is for over 18s only.

Clockstock 2021 - SOLD OUT
Saturday, 18 September 2021

The multi-award nominated Clockstock festival returns to Chelmsford City Racecourse for another year of unmissable summer fun! Join us as some of the biggest names in music descend on Essex for the biggest party of 2021!

Please click here for information about tickets and for all FAQs please click here.

This is an 18+ event only.

This event is now sold out! Please stay tuned into our social media channels for more information.

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