Epsom Downs Racecourse - The Derby Family FestivalEpsom, Surrey
Fancy entertaining the kids for free this half-term? With the children cheering, fairground rides swinging, and tracks pulsating. What better way to celebrate the world’s greatest carnival that is the Epsom Derby than a spot in The Derby Family Festival area where under 12’s go free!?
Did you know that The Derby is the most hotly anticipated horse racing event in the UK?! It spans over 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 10 yards! It's the race every jockey, trainer and owner wants to win - so it's the race to absolutely watch! With a long and rich history, you'll discover lots about British racing at this family-friendly event during May half-term, on the 2nd and 3rd of June!
The wonderful Epsom Downs Racecourse will be buzzing with excitement not just for adults, but for the younger members of the family too. With the excitement of the game, and the freedom to shout and cheer for their favourite to their heart’s extent - your little ones will love their time at the races! In fact, going to the races can become a lovely family tradition to pass on to the generations to come. Soak up the carnival atmosphere with live entertainment and music throughout the day with Under 12’s admission FREE!
You and the family will enjoy a jam-packed day full of fun! The Main Stage also makes a return too, as well as a new food festival - what more could you want?!
So, with exclusive access and free entry for kids under 12, join the bright and colourful haven on the famous Hill at the Derby, all-day entertainment for the whole family, an exciting programme of events AND delicious food to taste - it'll be a half term day out like no other. You'll be in the middle of all the action with big screens, so you won't miss a thing! Even in wet weather, there's plenty of cover available.
Treat the family and friends to racing action with selected rides that will be free within this enclosure.
Food & Drink
Picnics are welcome for free within this area, and you can bring foldable chairs and tables, too!
- Enjoy race day as a family
- Entertain the kids for free (Under 12’s)
- Enjoy funfair rides, face painting, activities, staged entertainment and music
- Kids' running races, games & lots more
- Go behind the scenes of the race yard
11:00 - 18:00
Saturday 3rd June 2023
11:00 - 18:00
Pricing & Tickets
Adults from £20.00
Kids (12-17): £10.00
Kids (0-11) free
The Derby Family Festival is a ticketed enclosure on The Hill, close to the action on the racetrack.
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Yes, there is parking nearby.