There are loads of family-friendly events going on during the school holidays, and with racecourses spread across the entire country you’re just around the corner from a great day out. And don’t forget, under 18s can come along for free*! Check out the 66 Summer Family Days listed here.

And, don't worry, if you can't find a suitable date here then you can take your pick out of the 200 racedays on offer throughout the summer at which under 18s go free. Find your local course.

* When accompanied by a paying adult. Please check individual fixture terms & conditions

August
Saturday 5th

Newmarket – Summer Saturday: Great British Racing

Sunday 6th

Market Rasen – The Nomad Trust Family Extravaganza
Chester – MBNA Family Fun Day

Monday 7th

Ripon – Children’s Day

Tuesday 8th

Catterick – Salute Our Heroes Family Day

Wednesday 9th August

Bath – Summer Holiday Raceday

Thursday 10th

Haydock Park – Summer Family Fun Day

Friday 11th

Wolverhampton – Family Fun Day

Saturday 12th

Newmarket – Summer Saturday: Royal British Legion Day
Redcar – Caribbean Carnival Day

Sunday 13th

Windsor – Family Fun Day – Ice Cream Festival
Leicester – Family Fun Day

Monday 14th

Ripon – Alice in Wonderland Family Day

Tuesday 15th

Thirsk – Star Wars Family Day

Wednesday 16th

Salisbury – Summer Holiday Family Races
Bangor-on-Dee – Family Evening

Thursday 17th

Salisbury – Summer Holiday Family Races

Friday 18th

Nottingham – Colwick Cup Family Day

Saturday 19th

Newmarket – Summer Saturday: Horseplay

Sunday 20th

Pontefract – The Sunday Service Family Day

Monday 21st

Hexham – (evening), Ramside Hall hotel & Spa Family Evening
Thirsk – James Herriot ‘All Creatures Great & Small’ Family Day

Lingfield – Pirates & Princesses Family Funday

Wednesday 23rd August

Bath – Summer Ice Cream Day

York – Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival

Thursday 24th

York – Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival

Friday 25th

Goodwood – Friday Fireworks, ‘50s Fun & Frivolity
Newmarket – Family Fun Day – Feel Good Friday

York – Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival

Saturday 26th

Goodwood – August Bank Holiday

Cartmel – Totepool Cartmel Cup Day

York – Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival

Sunday 27th

Goodwood – August Bank Holiday
Great Yarmouth – August Bank Holiday Family Fun Day
Beverley – A Sunday Hop

Monday 28th

Ripon – Bank Holiday Family Day
Chepstow – Bank Holiday Family Raceday
Epsom – Family Fun Day – Superheroes Return
Cartmel – Coral Bookmakers August Bank Holiday Monday
Southwell – Nottinghamshire Sports Day

Wednesday 30th

Catterick – Family Fun Day

September
Friday 1st

Thirsk – Pirates Family Day

Saturday 2nd

Sandown – Family Day

Sunday 3rd

Worcester – Family Fun Day

Sunday 10th

York – Family Sunday

Fontwell – End of Summer Family Fun Day

July
Saturday 1st

Newmarket – Summer Saturday Sports Day

Sunday 2nd

Windsor – Best of British Festival
Cartmel – Oakmere Homes Sunday Funday

Sunday 9th

Market Rasen – Don Noble Family Extravaganza
Ayr – Totepool Family Raceday

Saturday 15th

Ascot – Summer Mile Saturday
Hamilton Park (evening) – Sunday Mail Highland Show Racenight

Sunday 16th

Perth – Family Race Day
Stratford – Family Fun Day
Southwell – Family Fun Day – National Hunt Afternoon Racing

Monday 17th

Ayr – Parkdean Resorts Glasgow Fair Family Raceday 2017

Saturday 22nd

Newmarket – Summer Saturday: Great British Summer Day
Cartmel – Totepool Cumbria Crystal Cup Day (opening day of ‘BBQ meeting’)

Sunday 23rd

Redcar – Help For Heroes Family Day
Newton Abbot – Family Fun Day

Monday 24th

Cartmel – Racing UK BBQ Raceday

Tuesday 25th

Musselburgh – Family Day

Ffos las – Family Fun Day

Saturday 29th

Newmarket – Summer Saturday: Countryside Day

Sunday 30th

Pontefract – Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival Family Day
Uttoxeter – Big Summer BBQ Family Raceday

Monday 31st

Wolverhampton – Caribbean Party Race Day