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Del Mar Racing Season

Experience a classic day at the races this summer during the Del Mar racing season, which takes place from July 17 through September 3 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. With a capacity of 44,000, this American Thoroughbred horse racing track is known as the place “Where The Turf Meets The Surf.” Admission is $6 for the Stretch Run or $10 for the Clubhouse, with additional fees for attending on Opening Day. You’ll find special events at the racetrack and fairgrounds throughout the season, including:


  • Opening Day/Hats Contest
  • Family Fun Day & Kids Plush Horse Giveaway
  • Beach Towel Giveaway/San Diego Beer Fest
  • Pacific Classic Day
  • Free & Easy Wednesdays
  • Summer Concert Series
  • Del Mar Grill Fest
  • Gourmet Food Truck Festival
  • … plus much more!


Experience a thrilling day at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and then return to our boutique hotel to relax and recount the races. Situated in the beautiful town of La Jolla just steps from the beach and downtown area, our lovely hotel provides everything you need for a summer escape. Indulge in delectable on-site dining at our restaurant Manhattan of La Jolla, take advantage of concierge services and enjoy a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast. We also offer free Wi-Fi, on-site dining and comfortable rooms with contemporary décor and plush bedding. Plan your summer adventures now. Please contact us today at 1 (858) 454-3001 for more information or to book your reservations.

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