- Private Events
Parties & Celebrations
Maximum seated capacity of 700
Most popular room layouts are 10 per table on rounds.
We have two dedicated restaurants, and kitchens in our 7 other on-site venues.
We offer bespoke menus, and layouts.
Whether you are planning a celebration with your family and friends for an upcoming milestone birthday or anniversary, engagement or retirement party we have an option to suit you. With warm and friendly service, excellent food, free-flowing drinks and connections to some of Essex’s best entertainment and party suppliers we make hosting a large celebration easy. For racing enthusiasts there is also an opportunity to host a celebration on a raceday for a truly unique experience.
We have experience hosting 30th birthdays, 40th birthdays, 50th birthdays, 60th birthdays, engagements parties and retirement celebrations.
Hosting a special occasion event at Chelmsford City Racecourse promises an unforgettable experience. With its breathtaking surroundings and world-class facilities, the racecourse provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable celebration. Whether it’s an anniversary, or birthday celebration, guests can indulge in the excitement of horse racing while relishing in the elegant atmosphere. The racecourse’s dedicated events team ensures every detail is meticulously taken care of, from exquisite catering options to personalized decorations. The versatile event spaces cater to both large and intimate gatherings, offering flexibility and a touch of sophistication. At Chelmsford City Racecourse, your special occasion will be elevated to new heights, leaving a lasting impression on all attendees.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, our incredible in-house caterers can cook delicious global cuisine and can cater to any and all dietary requirements.
No, I’m afraid we don’t host 18th or 21st birthday parties, proms, leavers balls or graduation parties.
Provided your event is on a non-raceday, balloons should be fine. Helium balloons must be tethered securely. You are welcome to decorate your hired space for your event, for more information on options and access time, please speak to your event manager.
We do not allow outside caterers to operate on-site. Our wonderful catering team will be able to provide everything you love!
We do have a list of excellent entertainment suppliers we regularly work with, but you may be able to bring your own entertainment. Please speak to your event manager to discuss this in advance of your event.