Wednesday 26th - Saturday 29th December
The Twelve days of Christmas would not be the same without the four days of Leopardstown. It's time to plan your trip to Leopardtown Christmas Festival this year where the Festivities kicks off from Wednesday 26th - Saturday 29th December. You will witness of the best horses from Ireland and Britain in action!
The annual Leopardstown Christmas Festival at Leopardstown offers a spectacular four days of National Hunt racing as well as a great social event. This event has a jam-packed programme lined up with plenty to do with family and friends in addition to watching the races. With its famously seasonal, fun atmosphere, the Festival always attracts celebrities and stars from across the music, sporting, corporate and political worlds, as well as racing fans from near and far.
Take your pick from any of the four days that will quicken your pulse, warm your heart and bring the true festive spirit!
TICKET PRICESPremium Level Access €60 Advanced adult admission €30OAP / Student (Gate Only) €20Head over to the Leopardstown Racecourse website to check out the hospitality packages on offer.
Please note there is no DART service on St. Stephens Day.
A not-to-be-missed traditional highlight of the Irish horse racing calendar (not to mention the social calendar!), the annual Leopardstown Christmas Festival offers National Hunt Racing at its best. The Racing Post day kicks off the first of four high calibre National Hunt race days.
Day two of the Christmas festival features the ultra-competitive Paddy Power Chase, the most valuable race of the Festival. Mix and meet with Ireland's most knowledgeable punters on a day when town meets country and the steeplechasers show what a really useful Christmas jumper looks like.
Day three of the Christmas Festival, The Leopardstown Christmas Chase (Grade 1) attracts racing enthusiasts from all over Ireland and Britain. This is also Ladies Day where winter racing fashion has an elegance and style quite different to the other seasons.
The final day of the Christmas Festival is Ryanair Day featuring the
Ryanair Hurdle, an ideal day to bring the family racing. Day four of the
Leopadstown Christmas Festival also features a live convert after the racing
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