Get ready for the exciting four-day 2024 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival! The festivities kick off Thursday, June 6, and run through Sunday, June 9. This year's festival, headlined by the historic 156th edition of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 8, promises to be a memorable experience for all racing enthusiasts.

For the very first time ever, the festival will take place at Saratoga Race Course!

Marking a milestone in its history, the 2024 Festival boasts an impressive lineup of 23 stakes races with a staggering total purse of $10.1 million. This represents the highest purse levels and number of stakes offered since the inception of the multi-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival back in 2014.

Tickets for the 2024 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival at Saratoga go on sale Thursday, February 15 at 10:00 a.m. EST.


For those eager to be part of this thrilling event, mark your calendars for Thursday, February 15, at 10:00 a.m. EST, when tickets for the 2024 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival go on sale. To sweeten the deal, a four-day general admission pass will be available for $90 starting February 15, offering a 10% savings while supplies last.

Additionally, single-day admission options will be available for each day of the festival. General admission prices range from $10 on Thursday and Sunday, mirroring the standard walk-up GA price during the Saratoga summer meet, to $50 on Belmont Stakes Day, where the blockbuster program features six Grade 1 events among nine stakes races in total.

Families looking to enjoy the festivities together will find special admission rates for children ages 4 to 12, with free admission for children 12 and under on Thursday and Sunday.

General admission tickets grant access to the backyard, picnic tables, and apron, with reserved picnic tables also available for purchase in the picnic paddock area. To ensure fairness in securing these coveted spots, NYRA will conduct a random drawing at no extra cost for fans interested in reserved picnic tables.

While the festival may be temporarily relocated to Saratoga, attendees can expect familiar policies akin to those at Belmont Park. While alcoholic beverages won't be permitted, attendees are welcome to bring coolers with food and non-alcoholic beverages, maintaining the cherished tradition of Saratoga.

Don't miss out on the excitement of the 2024 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, where history, tradition, and thrilling horse racing action converge for an unforgettable experience!

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