Health/Safety Guidelines


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

  • Any individual aged two and older and able to medically tolerate a mask shall be required to wear a mask when indoors in a public place, regardless of vaccination status. For the purposes of this Order, indoor public spaces include any common or shared space in: (1) a residential multi-unit building or (2) any non-residential building, including but not limited to retail stores, restaurants, bars/taverns, health and fitness clubs, museums, hotels, personal services, performance venues, movie theaters, commercial buildings, event venues, healthcare settings, congregate facilities, on public transportation and in transportation hubs.
  • Mask refers to a complete and tight knit fabric or cloth, or medical mask that is appropriately sized for the individual’s face to snuggly cover the nasal openings and mouth without the necessity of being held in place by the individual’s hands.
  • Masks may be removed at restaurants, bars and other eating/drinking establishments by patrons when they are actively eating/drinking while stationary.


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.

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. 

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