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    Tickets for Opening Day, Derby Day, Mother’s Day, and all other race days in May are available for purchase ONLINE ONLY NOW

    Due to limited capacity tickets will sell out quickly.

    Upcoming Ticket Sale Dates:

    May 12th – June Race Dates, Including Father’s Day  

    June 9th – July Race Dates, Including Fireworks Day

    July 7th – August Race Dates, Including Million Day

    August 11th – September Race Dates, Including Closing Day

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Whether you’re looking for a fun and exciting day out with friends and family, a casual and charming afternoon at the races, or a sophisticated and stylish get-together, Arlington International offers an extraordinary experience for everyone!


Arlington International Racecourse epitomizes everything about the Sport of Kings, offering the best of Thoroughbred racing in a setting rooted deep in tradition. Racing occurs over Arlington’s renowned turf course and a synthetic main track. The Chicagoland tradition continues with the International Festival of Racing, featuring the Arlington Million, a day that draws horses, owners, trainers, jockeys, and fans from every corner of the world.

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Arlington International is one of the top 10 entertainment destinations in Chicagoland. In addition to thrilling Thoroughbred horse racing, the season is filled with must attend special events ranging from wine tastings to concerts to themed family days. Most events are free with General Admission but, when applicable, to experience the events with the best value, purchase a VIP ticket!

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Group Events

Arlington International Racecourse is the ultimate summer event destination. Dazzle your guests with unparalleled hospitality, delicious food & drink, and on the edge of your seat racing excitement. Even when the horses go back to their hay, there are plenty of reasons to come out and play with year round group event options ranging from parties, expos, meetings, and weddings.

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Dining Options Across the Board Arlington International features a variety of dining options to host guest outings. We accept dining reservations to the Million Room Restaurant, Terrace Cafe, Miller Lite Finish and Mr. D’s Patio.  NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGES WILL BE PERMITTED

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