Fun activities for young and old alike from 3rd April to 13th November 2022!
Dive headlong into the world of horse racing: a journey of discovery, fun experiences, and new sensations. There’s something for everyone.
3rd and 24th April, 22nd May, 24th September, 9th October, 12th and 13th November.
10th and 17th April, 1st, 15th and 29th May, 12th June, 4th and 11th September, 16th and 23rd October.
18th April, 8th May, 6th June and 3rd July.
5th June, 2nd and 17th July, 10th and 17th September, 30th October.
Deauville-La Touques Racecourse:
10th July, 5th and 6th November.
So, are you in?
"Dimanches au Galop” moves over to make space for “L’Hippodrome en Famille”
After 16 renewals of the “Dimanches au Galop”, the new label “L’Hippodrome en Famille” is taking over with an increased fixture list.
“L’Hippodrome en Famille” is a great way to enjoy the thrill of horse racing in a unique setting, whilst making the most of the different free entertainment. There are 30 dates for “L’Hippodrome en Famille”, from April to November, including Sundays but also Saturdays and public holidays, and even during school holidays.
Another novelty is that all France Galop racecourses, including ParisLongchamp, Auteuil, Saint-Cloud, Chantilly and Deauville, will now host the various dates depending on the season.
FREE ENTERTAINMENT THROUGHOUT THE DAY
MEET THE PONIES
Treat your children (aged 3 and over) to a free pony ride! Our “unicorn” ponies are on hand to give tiny tots a magical first experience in the saddle!
A ride to remember
Climb on board for a magical ride on the merry-go-round, a classical fairground favourite.
Choose your mount and off you go! You can enjoy as many rides as you want. Admission free for children.
No merry-go-round on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September.
SACK RACES AND PONY HOP RACE
Ready, set, go! All young racegoers are invited to take part in our sack races and Pony Hop Race organised on the racecourse.
Your children will be at the very heart of the action!
Fancy an adventure? These new-generation rocking horses take children on a wonderful ride around the racecourse!
A fun and safe introduction to life in the saddle.
Children are also invited to play on our new bouncy castle, which is open all day long!
JOIN THE ADVENTURE
Armed with a booklet that features a host of racing-themed games, children are invited to take part in a treasure hunt to discover the racecourse and its typical sites.
A 45-50 minute itinerary.
Let's hit the track
Ready, steady, go! Young ones are all invited to take part in a foot race on the track.
And to make their Sunday even more memorable, they will have the chance to join the jockeys in the parade ring.
Animation available on certain dates of the "Hippodrome en Famille". Registration required on the day of the event, subject to availability.
Plus plenty of other surprises… So, are you in?
Entertainment and visuals are non-contractual and subject to change by the organisers.
HEAD TO THE RACECOURSE FOR A SPECTACULAR SPORTING EVENT IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS!
When you visit one of our racecourses, you’ll enter a world full of surprises and experience some wonderful communal moments.
At every event, eight important horse races are run by the season’s most talented jockeys and their mounts.
The very best thoroughbreds compete on the flat at ParisLongchamp, Saint-Cloud, Chantilly and Deauville-La Touques racecourses and the jumps racing elite do battle at Auteuil.
- THE THRILLS OF RACING -
The field is under starter’s orders and the start is just seconds away. Time stands still, faces crease with tension, fingers are crossed.
All of a sudden, they’re off.
Cries of encouragement fill the air and before too long the racecourse is gripped by euphoria.
It’s a unique day out, a wonderful journey of discovery.
Come to the racecourse and enjoy these memorable moments with your fellow racegoers.
Bet on the right horse and you’ll share in the joy of winning.
What’s in store:
From 3rd April to 13th November 2022, enjoy 29 full days of top-class sport and a host of free entertainment for children (pony rides, merry-go-round, sack races and Pony Hop Race, bouncy castle, …). Excitement guaranteed!
- 12:00pm: Head to racecourse!
It’s time for the racecourse gates to open, the free entertainment to begin, and the refreshment points to start serving! From restaurants to food trucks, there is something for all appetites!
- First race begins:
1pm/2pm, then every 30 minutes until 5pm/6pm.
Experience the rhythm of the day's various horse races at the trackside.
A spectacular show that everyone will love!
The day's race programme is available on france-galop.com.
- Around 15 minutes before each race: head to the paddock to see the jockeys and horses that are set to race.
- Around 10-15 minutes after each race: the winning horses and jockeys will be back in the parade ring. You can see them collect their prizes and applaud their exploits!
- In need of refreshment? Our food trucks serve pancakes, waffles, candy floss, sweets and more. Grab a sweet treat then get back to enjoying the free entertainment!
- Entertainment stops 30 minutes after the last race.
- 7pm/8pm: The racecourse closes at 7pm/8pm.
Take advantage of the special presale price on our ticketing website!
If you want to see even more of the racecourse, join the guided tour!