Feature days & CONCERTS

Here you can find all our feature days and concerts throughout the year, all of which are on a raceday! For concert FAQs, please click here.

Monday 25th May 2020 - Easter Racing & Spring Country Fair
Monday, 25 May 2020

GATES OPEN - 12:00pm | FIRST RACE - 2:00pm | LAST RACE - 5:30pm

It's Bank Holiday Monday and time for our inaugural Spring Country Fair, that's why Chelmsford City Racecourse is eager to make it one to remember! This fantastic spring raceday is set to be one of the highlights of our year with live music, rides and attractions, bars and food stalls and even a farmers market as well as some exciting racing to keep you on the edge of your seat.

We hope that you will join us with all of the family for a wonderful afternoon and special day at the races!




Thursday 18th June 2020 - Ladies Day
Thursday, 18 June 2020

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

Ladies Day at Chelmsford City Racecourse is back!

Join us on Thursday 18th June 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! Who’s excited? We know we are!

Please click here to purchase tickets for this event




Saturday 4th July - Mightywings
Saturday, 04 July 2020

GATES OPEN - 11:40am | FIRST RACE - 1:40pm | LAST RACE - 5:45pm

It's time for you and your wingmen to celebrate 4th July in style with Chelmsford City Racecourse's special concert raceday, Mightywings!

Grab your aviators and relive an 80s classic with the overwhelmingly powerful Top Gun soundtrack tribute, Mightywings! Watch excerpts from the cult Hollywood masterpiece alongside the chart topping hits including ‘Take My Breath Away’ and ‘Danger Zone’.




Saturday 1st August - Gentlemen's Day
Saturday, 01 August 2020

GATES OPEN - 11:40am | FIRST RACE - 1:40pm | LAST RACE - 5:05pm

Get the lads together for the ultimate boys day out at Chelmsford City Racecourse, Gentlemen's Day! Make sure that you're looking sharp for a day of fast-paced racing and some fantastic live entertainment from Radio 1 DJ, Trevor Nelson's 'Soul Nation'!




Friday 7th August - The Blockheads
Friday, 07 August 2020

GATES OPEN - 3:40pm | FIRST RACE - 5:40pm | LAST RACE - 9:00pm

English rock icons, The Blockheads, come to the Essex countryside to play their seminal post punk/funk anthems such as 'Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick' and 'Reasons to be Cheerful' as well as their newest tracks, all after a glorious summer evening of Thoroughbred racing.




Saturday 8th August - NOW That's What I Call the 80s Live
Saturday, 08 August 2020

GATES OPEN - 11:35am | FIRST RACE - 1:35pm | LAST RACE - 5:05pm

It's time to get down to the races 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!




Saturday 22nd August - Ministry of Sound Classical
Saturday, 22 August 2020

GATES OPEN - 3:30pm | FIRST RACE - 5:30pm | LAST RACE - 8:30pm

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

Relive the greatest dance anthems through a 50-piece orchestra and spectacular laser light show. Experience The Chemical Brothers, Faithless, Fatboy Slim, Moloko and many more's biggest dance tracks reimagined with an awe-inspiring orchestral makeover. This is one show you will not want to miss!

Also witness racing's best with Chelmsford City Racecourse’s most valuable race in the calendar, The Chelmsford City Cup, is worth a staggering £100,000 and the UK’s richest evening race and meeting.





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