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Check out the 2014 calendar of events below! Sign up for our e-newsletter and be the first to hear about all the news, events, special offers and ticketing information from Arlington International!

**The 2014 Calendar of Events will be updated as soon as event details are finalized.**

May 2
Opening Day
Arlington International Racing is back!
Fan Appreciation Day: FREE GENERAL ADMISSION!
May 3
First Leg of Triple Crown: Kentucky Derby
Experience the excitement and party atmosphere at Chicagoland’s largest Derby Party featuring the Derby Party Zone. Purchase a ticket to the Derby Party Zone for an all-inclusive party with DJ, 4.5-hour beer/wine bar and a red-carpet day to remember.
May 11 Mother’s Day
Treat Mom to a day as special as she is with a family experience like no other.
Giveaway: Mother's Day Rose - first 5,000 Moms through the Admission Gates

May 17 Second Leg of Triple Crown: Preakness Stakes
Watch the Kentucky Derby winner attempt the second leg of the triple crown. Official drink of the Preakness Stakes, the Black Eyed Susan, will be offered!
May 23-26 Memorial Day Weekend
Get your summer started right at Arlington International. This weekend kicks off a season of live musical entertainment every Friday and Saturday with Family Day every Sunday through Labor Day.
May 25 Chicago Cubs Day

Wrigley Field invades Arlington International.  Show your North Side pride and join us for special Cubs activities.  A special all-inclusive ticketed package is available for extreme Chicago Cubs fans!

May 26 Memorial Day
Free General Admission for Active/Veteran Military Men and Women (must show Military I.D.) and live music. 
June 1 Northwestern University Day

Celebrate Chicago’s Big Ten Team as Arlington International turns purple and white in this celebration of Northwestern University.

June 7
Binny’s Taste at the Track
Taste over 400 varieties of wine and enjoy a delicious sampling of food and small plate offerings at one of the largest wine tasting events this summer. *Requires special ticket, not included with General Admission. Limited number of tickets will be available.
 June 15 Father’s Day
Treat Dad to a great day at the track filled with live racing, entertainment and special Father's Day activities.
June 21 Girls Day Out
Girls rule at Arlington International as the Park features a live band and ladies drink specials. Purchase an all-inclusive Girls Day Out package in the upscale International Room that includes spa treatments, a food and drink package, and exclusive shopping and fashion experiences.
June 22 Chicago Bears Day

Bear Down and show your pride for the Monsters of the Midway at Arlington International.  A special all-inclusive ticketed package is available for extreme Chicago Bears fans!

June 27

Party in the Park After Dark I - Country Night
Hang around after the live racing and party into the night with Arlington International. The night will feature a three-hour open bar, live music, photo booth, and a special ticket package that includes a complimentary beer mug.

June 28

Celebrate Chicago Day
Revel in our “Sweet Home” as we show outsiders why Chicago is “My Kind of Town” with entertainment and specials unique to the Windy City.

July 4

Racing, Music, & Fireworks
The best fireworks display you will ever experience kicks off just after dusk.
Giveaway: Complimentary 4th of July Accessory

July 12 Million Preview Day & Chicago Food Truck Festival
Catch Arlington Million contenders in exciting prep races and sample food from some of Chicagoland's top food trucks.
July 19
Guys Day Out
Grab your buddies and do it up right with cars, beer, food, live music and action both on and off the track.
July 25
 Party in the Park After Dark II - Christmas in July 
Hang around after the live racing and party into the night with Arlington International. The night will feature a three-hour open bar, live music, photo booth, and a special ticket package that includes a complimentary beer mug.
August 2 Chicago Blackhawks Day

Celebrate Chicago’s championship hockey team with Arlington International.  A special all-inclusive ticketed package is available for extreme Chicago Blackhawks fans!

August 3 FireZone First Responders Day featuring the Gary Sinise Foundation

Join us for the celebration of local service men and women and help support the 9/11 Remembrance Rescue Project. Honor our nation’s defenders, veterans, and their families with Arlington International and the Gary Sinise Foundation.

August 10 Chicago White Sox Day

Show your South Side pride and celebrate the Sox as Arlington International turns black and white for Chicago White Sox Day. A special all-inclusive ticketed package is available for extreme Chicago White Sox fans!

 

August 12
Homestretch For Heroes 5k
Support Salute Inc. in assisting military services members, veterans, and their families by participating in the Homestretch For Heroes 5k at Arlington International.
 
August 16

 The 32nd Running of the Arlington Million
Celebrate the largest racing day of the year!
Races include: Arlington Million (GI), Beverly D. (GI), and Secretariat Stakes (GI).

August 24 Fiesta de Arlington
Celebrate an afternoon of Hispanic Heritage at Arlington International with specialty food items, drink specials, and music. 
August 29 - September 1 Labor Day Weekend
Close out summer with a bang with our final Party in the Park After Dark, Family Day activities, and Labor Day entertainment.
August 29
Party in the Park After Dark III - 80's Night 
Hang around after the live racing and party into the night with Arlington International. The night will feature a three-hour open bar, live music, photo booth, and a special ticket package that includes a complimentary beer mug.
August 31 Arli Goes Back to School
Join us for a special Sunday Family Day when Arlington International celebrates "Arli Goes Back to School!" Send us pictures of your kids ready to go back to school and they will be shown on the Jumbotron during the day.
September 6
Binny’s Taste at the Track
Taste over 400 varieties of wine and enjoy the samples of delicious food from some of Chicagoland's best restaurants all at the 2014 Fall Binny's Taste at the Track.
*Requires special ticket, not included with General Admission. Limited number of tickets will be available.
September 13 Septemberfest
Join us at Arlington International for a chance to purchase a great medley of food from some fan-favorite food trucks located in the Park. Craft beer will be available for guests and will be individually selected based on the food truck menus to create the perfect pairings.
September 28 Closing Day
Don't miss your last opportunity to see live racing at Arlington International for the 2014 season.