The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival is the highlight of the Irish racing and social calendar. The special combination of thrilling sporting action, brilliant live entertainment, delicious food and drink, dazzling glamour or casual comfort is unequalled thanks to the unique Irish Derby Festival atmosphere. The quality of racing is top class with a total of 7 races taking place with Europe's top fillies competing in the Group One Pretty Polly Stakes, Comer Group International Curragh Cup (Group 2), Finlay Volvo International Stakes, Tote Rockingham Handicap and Grangecon Stud Stakes
Derby Sunday is the final day of a three day festival meeting, it is also the festival Family Day with great entertainment throughout the afternoon designed especially for children and families. Special Family Tickets are available when you arrive (not available online) that admit 2 adults and accompanied children under 16 for only €35. Excellent Hospitality packages may be still available in our Marquee Restaurant, enjoy a delicious 3 Course Lunch with a reserved table for the whole day from only €75pp including admission. Our admission prices start from only €12.
ONLINE BOOKING IS NOW CLOSED - YOU ARE WELCOME TO PURCHASE TICKETS ON ARRIVAL AT THE RACECOURSE FROM OUR TICKET SALES DESK AT THE ENTRANCE
Tickets available to purchase include
- Adult Admission € 20
- Senior Admission € 12 (Guests 65 or over)
- Under 25 Admission € 12 (Guests 25 or under)
- Punters Package € 25 (Admission, €5 Beverage Voucher, €2 Betting Voucher and Race Card
- Premier Day Member € 40 (Includes admission & admits to Premier / Members Lounge)
- Family Admission € 35 (Admits 2 Adults and all accompanied children under the age of 16)
- Child Admission € Free (Under 16 years old - Accompanied by an adult)
We may have limited hospitality packages available in Legends Restaurant (Ground Floor Marquee), please go to the Ticket Sales Booth on arrival and the helpful staff there will assist you. Other food and beverage outlets are open from 12 noon and will serve a selection of Snacks, beverages, and more. Public Bars open at 12 noon.
Public Viewing Stands
During the building of our new Grandstand a number of temporary facilities will be in place including a 1500 seater covered grandstand. There is no reserved seating and all seating is available on a first come first served basis. Disabled viewing is available from the platform along the rails.
The new Tote Hall will have several Tote positions and also a Paddy power Betting shop, along with bars and our sit'n'sip café open from 4pm today.
Car Parking at the Curragh is Free. There are designated car parks available for Members, Owners and Trainers, Selected Hospitality Guests, Press and Jockeys, Coach and Public car parking. Please enter all car parks from the N7 Roundabout and follow the instructions of the car park staff.
If you require additional information please call the Curragh Office from 9am today on 045 441205 (+35 345 441205 International)
We look forward to welcoming you to The Curragh this season, we hope you will enjoy the best racing in the world and the entertainment, food, muusic and facilities we have open to you at the Curragh, Where Champions Are Made