Sunday 15th August 2021 - Family Fun Day

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!




Admission Tickets

Our general admission ticket allows you access to the racecourse grounds which includes the Grandstand, Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen, as well as fantastic viewing of the racing from the Home Straight Terrace and the Parade Ring.

General Admission

Our general admission ticket allows you access to the racecourse grounds which includes access to the Grandstand, Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as fantastic viewing of the racing from the Home Straight Terrace and the Parade Ring.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Access to our Grandstand 
  • Access to the Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen
  • Viewing from the Home Straight Terrace and Parade Ring
  • Betting facilities

*Please note that racecards are available in our reception for a small fee

Student Ticket

Our Student Ticket provides all of the benefits of our general admission ticket.

  • Advance student ticket

* Please note that ticket collections are made at the gate and that a valid student ID will be required upon arrival

Sports Bar

Located within the Grandstand, the Sports Bar offers two large bars situated along the home straight. Take in the excitement of the races by cheering your horse home from this vibrant environment.

The Sports Bar is also the home of the Grill Kitchen, where you can enjoy a variety of tasty food choices.

Sports Bar Package - With Table (min. 4 people)

Enjoy a guaranteed table in our Sports Bar and food from our Grill Kitchen.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Reserved table in the Sports Bar
  • Food & drink voucher for the Grill Kitchen
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar & Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Tote betting facilities

Racing Package with Behind the Scenes Tour (min. 2 people)

Tailor-made for the racing enthusiast and newcomer alike, the Racing Package offers a sneak peek of what goes on "behind the scenes" on a raceday.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Racecourse tour
  • A race run through with our resident tipster
  • Glass of champagne
  • Grill Kitchen food voucher and a reserved table in the Sports Bar
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar & Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

*Please note that due to accessing restricted areas, guests must arrive as soon as gates open for the tour to take place

Parade Ring Marquee

Enjoy an immersive racing experience in our Parade Ring Marquee for this year's Family Fun Day! This central marquee boasts fantastic views of the parade ring as the horses prepare to embark onto the track. Ideally located just a few steps from the home straight and Grandstand, it creates the perfect atmosphere for everyone to enjoy.

Two Course Summer Buffet

Enjoy an exquisitely crafted gourmet buffet featuring finest cuts of meat, fresh seafood, Mediterranean inspired salads, charcuterie followed by a duo of desserts as well as a selection of classic kids options from this charming location.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Access to the Parade Ring Marquee
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Two course gourmet summer buffet
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

For bookings of 10 or more, please call us to book on 01245 360 300

Three Course Summer Buffet

Enjoy an exquisitely crafted gourmet buffet featuring finest cuts of meat, fresh seafood, Mediterranean inspired salads, charcuterie followed by a duo of desserts as well as a selection of classic kids options from this charming location.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Access to the Parade Ring Marquee
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Three course gourmet summer buffet
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

For bookings of 10 or more, please call us to book on 01245 360 300

Fairwood Restaurant

The Fairwood Restaurant offers a relaxed and family friendly atmosphere to cheer your horses over the winning line from the relaxed setting of the Fairwood restaurant. With easy access to the parade ring and the viewing terraces, this is the perfect option for an evening out with friends and family.

Two Course Summer Buffet

Enjoy an exquisitely crafted gourmet buffet featuring finest cuts of meat, fresh seafood, Mediterranean inspired salads and charcuterie followed by a duo of desserts set in the bistro-style Fairwood Restaurant.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Access to our Fairwood restaurant
  • Viewing access from Fairwood private terrace
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Two course gourmet summer buffet
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

*Please be advised that there is a dress code that applies to this area where we ask that you do not wear any form of shorts or trainers

For bookings of 10 or more, please call us to book on 01245 360 300

Two Course Summer Buffet with Wine

Enjoy an exquisitely crafted gourmet buffet featuring finest cuts of meat, fresh seafood, Mediterranean inspired salads and charcuterie accompanied by a half bottle of wine followed by a duo of desserts set in the bistro-style Fairwood Restaurant.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Access to our Fairwood restaurant
  • Viewing access from Fairwood private terrace
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Two course gourmet summer buffet
  • Half bottle of wine
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

*Please be advised that there is a dress code that applies to this area where we ask that you do not wear any form of shorts or trainers

For bookings of 10 or more, please call us to book on 01245 360 300

Three Course Summer Buffet

Enjoy an exquisitely crafted gourmet buffet featuring finest cuts of meat, fresh seafood, Mediterranean inspired salads and charcuterie accompanied by a half bottle of wine followed by a duo of desserts set in the bistro-style Fairwood Restaurant.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Access to our Fairwood restaurant
  • Viewing access from Fairwood private terrace
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Three course gourmet summer buffet
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

*Please be advised that there is a dress code that applies to this area where we ask that you do not wear any form of shorts or trainers

For bookings of 10 or more, please call us to book on 01245 360 300

Three Course Summer Buffet with Wine

Enjoy an exquisitely crafted gourmet buffet featuring finest cuts of meat, fresh seafood, Mediterranean inspired salads and charcuterie accompanied by a half bottle of wine followed by a duo of desserts set in the bistro-style Fairwood Restaurant.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Access to our Fairwood restaurant
  • Viewing access from Fairwood private terrace
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Two course gourmet summer buffet
  • Half bottle of wine
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

*Please be advised that there is a dress code that applies to this area where we ask that you do not wear any form of shorts or trainers

For bookings of 10 or more, please call us to book on 01245 360 300

Club Restaurant & Lounge

The Club Restaurant & Lounge is situated on the first floor of the Grandstand and boasts fantastic views of the racecourse and winning line. Whether you are celebrating something special or looking for a VIP experience at the races, this really is the place to be.

Three Course Meal

A delicious three course à la carte meal in our member's Club Restaurant & Lounge.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Access to our Club Restaurant & Lounge
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Three course à la carte meal
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

*Please be advised that there is a dress code that applies to this area. Gentlemen are required to wear a collared shirt, jacket and tie, while ladies are encouraged to wear smart casual dress

*No children under the age of 18 are permitted in this area

For bookings of eight or more, please call us to book on 01245 360 300

Four Course Meal with Wine

A sumptuous four course à la carte meal with a half bottle of wine included in our member's Club Restaurant & Lounge.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Access to our Club Restaurant & Lounge
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Four course à la carte meal
  • Half a bottle of wine per person
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

*Please be advised that there is a dress code that applies to this area. Gentlemen are required to wear a collared shirt, jacket and tie, while ladies are encouraged to wear smart casual dress

*No children under the age of 18 are permitted in this area

For bookings of eight or more, please call us to book on 01245 360 300

The Diamond Package for Two People

This package includes everything you need for a glamourous night out at the races! 

Designed for two people, this package includes:

  • General admission
  • Access to our Club Restaurant & Lounge
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • A choice of gourmet platter 
  • A bottle of wine
  • Two £10 betting vouchers
  • Parking in our member's car park
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

*Please be advised that there is a dress code that applies to this area. Gentlemen are required to wear a collared shirt, jacket and tie, while ladies are encouraged to wear smart casual dress

*No children under the age of 18 are permitted in this area

For bookings of eight or more, please call us to book on 01245 360 300

Champagne & Cocktail Package

Champagne and cocktails at the races, who wouldn't want this?

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Access to our Club Restaurant & Lounge
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Two cocktails or glasses of champagne per person
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

*Please be advised that there is a dress code that applies to this area. Gentlemen are required to wear a collared shirt, jacket and tie, while ladies are encouraged to wear smart casual dress

*No children under the age of 18 are permitted in this area

For bookings of eight or more, please call us to book on 01245 360 300

VIP Racing Package

A delicious two course à la carte meal in our member's Club Restaurant & Lounge.

Included in this package:

  • General admission
  • Behind the Scenes Tour
  • Tipster talk
  • Glass of champagne in Winning Connections
  • Access to our Club Restaurant & Lounge
  • Viewing access from our Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Access to our Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen as well as the Home Straight Terrace
  • Two course à la carte meal
  • Racecard
  • Tote betting facilities

*Please be advised that there is a dress code that applies to this area. Gentlemen are required to wear a collared shirt, jacket and tie, while ladies are encouraged to wear smart casual dress

*No children under the age of 18 are permitted in this area

For bookings of eight or more, please call us to book on 01245 360 300


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