EVENTS

We’re one of the busiest racecourses in the UK with a massive 59 in 2020 as well as loads of fantastic non-raceday events throughout the year, there really is something for everyone. To view our 2020 fixture list, please click below.


Click here for full 2020 fixture list

 

Tuesday 14th July 2020 - CANCELLED
Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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

A rare Tuesday night fixture at Chelmsford City Racecourse! Expect an action-packed summer night of racing beneath our signature champagne fluted floodlights. Why not make the most of your experience at the races with one of our fantastic packages available?

There will also be an Arabian racing feature before Thoroughbred racing commences.

Unfortunately, this raceday has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets, you will be contacted via email.




Tuesday 21st July 2020 - CANCELLED
Tuesday, 21 July 2020

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

A rare Tuesday night fixture at Chelmsford City Racecourse! Expect an action-packed summer night of racing beneath our signature champagne fluted floodlights. Why not make the most of your experience at the races with one of our fantastic packages available?

Unfortunately, this raceday has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets, you will be contacted via email.




Friday 31st July - Car Park Comedy: The Comedy Store
Friday, 31 July 2020

Car Park Party is coming to Chelmsford City Racecourse!

Car park Comedy with the world-famous Comedy Store - brings 40 years’ experience to programming two comedy shows to get you giggling. Renowned as the breeding ground for new talent, the likes of Eddie Izzard, John Bishop, Jimmy Carr, Rhod Gilbert and Sarah Millican all began their careers at The Comedy Store. This will be your chance to watch the very best the UK comedy circuits new and emerging talent before anyone else. Lorryloads of laughs are guaranteed with big names and ‘up and coming’ talent teaming up to put smiles on faces everywhere. 

If you would like more information or tickets to this event, please click here




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



Saturday 1st August - Car Park Theatre: Horrible Histories Barmy Britain
Saturday, 01 August 2020

Car Park Party is coming to Chelmsford City Racecourse!

Bringing live theatre safely back to the stage, Car Park Party are partnering with the award-winning Birmingham Stage Company, producers of Horrible Histories live on stage, who will be performing their hilarious hit show ‘Barmy Britain’, perfect for all the family.

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So Horrible Histories isbringing them to the stage! Can you beat battling Boudicca Would you be shaken or stirred by Richard III? Will you lose your heart or head to horrible Henry VIII? Will Parliament survive gunpowder Guy? Dare you stand and deliver to dastardly Dick Turpin? Escape the clutches of Burke and Hare and move to the groove with party Queen Victoria!
 
It’s the horrible history of Britain with the nasty bits left in - to entertain the whole family this
Summer.

If you would like more information or tickets to this event, please click here




Saturday 1st August - Car Park Karaoke: A Night at the Musicals
Saturday, 01 August 2020

Car Park Party is coming to Chelmsford City Racecourse!

Car Park Karaoke brought to you by sing-a-long sensation Massaoke. Featuring a full live band on stage with lyrics projected on a gigantic screen, there’s no need to queue for the mic as everyone has a voice with this unique evening of mass karaoke. 

If you would like more information or tickets to this event, please click here




Saturday 1st August - Car Park Karaoke: Back to the 80s
Saturday, 01 August 2020

Car Park Party is coming to Chelmsford City Racecourse!

Car Park Karaoke brought to you by sing-a-long sensation Massaoke. Featuring a full live band on stage with lyrics projected on a gigantic screen, there’s no need to queue for the mic as everyone has a voice with this unique evening of mass karaoke. 

If you would like more information or tickets to this event, please click here




Friday 7th August - The Blockheads - CANCELLED
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.

Unfortunately, this raceday has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets, you will be contacted via email.




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.




Friday 28th August 2020
Friday, 28 August 2020

GATES OPEN - 3:20pm | FIRST RACE - 5:20pm | LAST RACE - 8:50pm

It's Friday night and time to get down to the races! Join us for a glorious summer evening of Thoroughbred horseracing followed by a live DJ to kick-start your weekend the right way. Why not make the most of your raceday experience with one of our fantastic packages available?

 




Saturday 29th August 2020
Saturday, 29 August 2020

GATES OPEN - 11:15pm | FIRST RACE - 1:15pm | LAST RACE - 4:40pm

Our final Saturday of the summer is sure to be filled with excitement as we present a thrilling contest of Thoroughbred racing to sign off the season in style! Why not make the most of your experience at the races with one of our fantastic packages available?




Thursday 3rd September 2020
Thursday, 03 September 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

It's one of our signature 'Thursday Night Under the Lights'! Join us for an evening of thrilling racing to break the week up and don't forget to check out some of our great packages that are available!




Thursday 10th September 2020
Thursday, 10 September 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

It's one of our signature 'Thursday Night Under the Lights'! Join us for an evening of thrilling racing to break the week up and don't forget to check out some of our great packages that are available!




Saturday 12th September 2020
Saturday, 12 September 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

Make the most of your Saturday with an afternoon at the races with Chelmsford City Racecourse. Witness all of the action first hand as we put on a first-class programme of dramatic racing and why not make the most of your day with one of our fantastic packages?




Thursday 17th September 2020
Thursday, 17 September 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

It's one of our signature 'Thursday Night Under the Lights'! Join us for an evening of thrilling racing to break the week up and don't forget to check out some of our great packages that are available!




Friday 18th September - Icons of Darts
Friday, 18 September 2020
Get ready everyone, the darts are coming to Essex!
 
On Friday 18th September, Chelmsford City Racecourse presents the Icons of Darts! This special event and a first for the racecourse will see World Champion darts legends, Raymond van Barneveld and Phil "The Power" Taylor as well as Wayne "Hawaii 501" Mardle battle it out in a competitive exhibition match to see which of these legends has the best arm.
 
Join us for this awesome spectacle with some of our great packages that even include throwing a few rounds with the players themselves!
 
*Please be advised that this is a non-raceday event and 18+ only



Saturday 19th September 2020
Saturday, 19 September 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

Make the most of your Saturday with an afternoon at the races with Chelmsford City Racecourse. Witness all of the action first hand as we put on a first-class programme of dramatic racing and why not make the most of your day with one of our fantastic packages?




Saturday 26th September 2020
Saturday, 26 September 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

There are few better ways to spend Saturday night than at the races! Join us for a night of heart-pounding entertainment featuring fast-paced Thoroughbred racing followed an after party in our Sports Bar with a live DJ playing your favourite tunes deep into the night!




Thursday 1st October 2020
Thursday, 01 October 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

It's one of our signature 'Thursday Night Under the Lights'! Join us for an evening of thrilling racing to break the week up and don't forget to check out some of our great packages that are available!




Thursday 8th October 2020
Thursday, 08 October 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

It's one of our signature 'Thursday Night Under the Lights'! Join us for an evening of thrilling racing to break the week up and don't forget to check out some of our great packages that are available!




Saturday 10th October 2020
Saturday, 10 October 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

There are few better ways to spend Saturday night than at the races! Join us for a night of heart-pounding entertainment featuring fast-paced Thoroughbred racing followed an after party in our Sports Bar with a live DJ playing your favourite tunes deep into the night!




Thursday 15th October 2020
Thursday, 15 October 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

It's one of our signature 'Thursday Night Under the Lights'! Join us for an evening of thrilling racing to break the week up and don't forget to check out some of our great packages that are available!




Thursday 22nd October 2020
Thursday, 22 October 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

It's one of our signature 'Thursday Night Under the Lights'! Join us for an evening of thrilling racing to break the week up and don't forget to check out some of our great packages that are available!




Saturday 24th October 2020
Saturday, 24 October 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

There are few better ways to spend Saturday night than at the races! Join us for a night of heart-pounding entertainment featuring fast-paced Thoroughbred racing followed an after party in our Sports Bar with a live DJ playing your favourite tunes deep into the night!




Thursday 29th October 2020
Thursday, 29 October 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

It's one of our signature 'Thursday Night Under the Lights'! Join us for an evening of thrilling racing to break the week up and don't forget to check out some of our great packages that are available!




Thursday 5th November 2020
Thursday, 05 November 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

It's one of our signature 'Thursday Night Under the Lights'! Join us for an evening of thrilling racing to break the week up and don't forget to check out some of our great packages that are available!




Saturday 7th November 2020
Saturday, 07 November 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

There are few better ways to spend Saturday night than at the races! Join us for a night of heart-pounding entertainment featuring fast-paced Thoroughbred racing followed an after party in our Sports Bar with a live DJ playing your favourite tunes deep into the night!




Thursday 19th November 2020
Thursday, 19 November 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

It's one of our signature 'Thursday Night Under the Lights'! Join us for an evening of thrilling racing to break the week up and don't forget to check out some of our great packages that are available!




Thursday 26th November 2020
Thursday, 26 November 2020

GATES OPEN - TBC | FIRST RACE - TBC | LAST RACE - TBC

It's one of our signature 'Thursday Night Under the Lights'! Join us for an evening of thrilling racing to break the week up and don't forget to check out some of our great packages that are available!




Friday 27th November 2020
Friday, 27 November 2020




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