The Party on Opening Day at Del Mar

Opening Day at Del Mar July 17, 2019 Biggest Summer Party on West Coast

The biggest summer party on the West Coast is off and running. It all starts on Opening Day, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 – the one can’t-miss event in San Diego. Rock your best look and be there when racing, fashion, entertainment, fame and fortune collide at the legendary seaside track. Enter the Opening Day Hats Contest. Wear your most outrageous hat and compete for more than $5,000 in prizes in one of five categories: Best Racing Theme, Most Glamorous, Most Outrageous, Best Fascinator, and Best Flowers. Show off your creation before 3 p.m. in the Plaza de Mexico on Opening Day. Only one category per contestant. No fee to participate. All entrants will receive two free admission passes to return to the races. Presented by Fairmont Grand Del Mar.

The Party on Opening Day:

Thrill seekers wanted for a day of style, fun and racing. Come to Del Mar for the ultimate Opening Day Experience at The Party presented by Coors Light.

Tickets include Stretch Run Admission and exclusive access to The Party, Red Bull Tour Bus complete with world-class DJs, craft beers & cocktail bars, photo booths and private wagering. Del Mar reminds all of our thrill seekers that you must be 21+ to buy or consume alcohol. 

Make sure to put your best hat forward and participate in the famous Opening Day Hats Contest tradition where constants can enter to win cash prizes. 

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