Health/Safety Guidelines


As you prepare for your visit, please know that we have made changes based on CDC guidance and appropriate government agencies.

All guests entering the Arlington property are required to wear a face covering at all times, unless seated and actively consuming food or beverages. Face coverings should fully cover both mouth and nose, and fit snugly against the sides of your face so there are no gaps.

Coolers or Carry-Ins containing outside food and beverages are NOT permitted. Any prohibited items that are brought to the facility must be returned to the guest’s car/home or discarded before entry into the facility will be permitted.

For the health and safety of our guests and staff wheelchair service and wheelchair rentals will not be offered in 2021. Handicap parking spaces will be designated for guests with vehicles that display proper credentials. Guests can also be dropped off near the Clubhouse Entrance for easy access to the facility. Valet Parking will also not be offered in 2021 however Premium Parking located at the Clubhouse Entrance can be purchased online in advance of your visit.

To provide adequate social distancing venue capacity is limited and guests are asked to remain seated in their ticketed section unless in line for wagering, concessions, or restrooms.

At this time, guests will not have access to the Paddock or certain areas of the building. Indoor gathering or congregating will not be permitted with the exception of indoor venues. Visual markers and signage will be in placed throughout the facility to ensure compliance and facilitate traffic flow to prevent congestion in high-traffic areas.

Hand-sanitizing stations will be placed throughout the facility and guests are encouraged to wash their hands frequently.  

For the safety of others please do not visit Arlington if you are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19 within the past 14 days.

By visiting Arlington, you voluntarily agree to assume full liability for any risks incurred before, during, or after the event and release, discharge and waive against Arlington International Racecourse, LLC and its parent, Churchill Downs, Inc. any and all claims for losses, injuries, death of or damages to persons or property.

For more information visit our Policies page.