Welcome to Arlington International

At Arlington International, we aim to make every day of the season special by combining the excitement of Thoroughbred racing, gorgeous grounds and fantastic food to create a winning track experience for our guests!

Welcome to Arlington International

At Arlington International, we aim to make every day of the season special by combining the excitement of Thoroughbred racing, gorgeous grounds and fantastic food to create a winning track experience for our guests!

Featured Events

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Arlington Park

Chicago Wolves Day

August 24, 2019

Arlington’s been thrown to the Wolves! Enjoy a day of racing featuring hockey and horses with Chicago Wolves Day.

Arlington Park

NEW! Super Safari Quest Family Day

August 25, 2019

Get wild at Arlington for this Themed Family Day!  Experience the “Big Five” and enjoy family day activities, a live kids’ concert, and amusement rides & games. 

Arlington Park

90’s Night – Miller Lite Party in the Park After Dark

August 30, 2019

Don’t be a dweeb…get ready for this special 90’s event!  Come early for an exhilarating afternoon of racing then stay into the night for dancing, live music, and themed fun! 

Arlington Park

Germanfest

August 31, 2019

Dust off your lederhosen for Arlington’s Germanfest. Get your fill of Oom-Pah musical beats, beer, and delicious food.

Arlington Park

Arli Goes Back to School featuring Breakfast at Arlington

September 01, 2019

Summer has ended and kids and Arli are getting ready to go back to school!  Wake up with the horses and experience Breakfast at Arlington...then come celebrate Arli’s departure and final Sunday Family Day of the season. 

Arlington Park

Labor Day Featuring the Jockey Jog 5K Run/Walk Benefiting the PDJF

September 02, 2019

Celebrate Labor Day at Arlington starting with the Jockey Jog 5K Run/Walk and then spend the afternoon enjoying special holiday racing and entertainment.

Arlington Park

Binny’s Taste at the Track

September 07, 2019

Taste hundreds of varieties of wine and enjoy samples of delicious food all at one of the largest wine tasting events of the Fall.

Arlington Park

Live Racing

September 13, 2019

TGIF!  Live racing begins at 1:25pm. 

Arlington Park

Luck of the Irish

September 14, 2019

It’s half way to St. Patrick’s Day!  Everyone’s Irish for this event!  Enjoy Irish music, performances, and great food and beverage specials in the Park. 

Arlington Park

Live Racing

September 18, 2019

Live racing begins at 1:25pm.

Arlington Park

Live Racing

September 20, 2019

TGIF! Live racing begins at 1:25pm.

Arlington Park

Drink Arlington Dry: Closing Day

September 21, 2019

Arlington closes the 2019 season with a multitude of drink specials and giveaways to thank our loyal fans!

Arlington Park

Chicago Starry Night Walk to Cure Childhood Brain Tumors

September 22, 2019

Raise funds for research and family support programs, light a lantern to honor local families, and enjoy a fun and inspiring afternoon for all ages!

Arlington Park

Buy Buy Derby RV Show

September 27, 2019

You don’t want to miss the 2019 Buy Buy Derby RV Sale, September 27th, 28th, & 29th at the beautiful Arlington International Racecourse! Shop New, Used, and 2020 Previews at the Best Prices of the Season!

Arlington Park

Free Halloween Family Movie Night

October 18, 2019

An Arlington Paddock Production Presents a free spooky screening of a Halloween classic! Plus, family fun, themed food and drink specials, and enter-to-win prizes! *No Live Racing

Arlington Park

Breakfast with Santa – December 14

December 14, 2019

The track is clear for Santa’s sleigh.  Enjoy breakfast in the Million Room Restaurant.  Breakfast with Santa includes a photo with Santa, kids’ crafts, Christmas music, cookie decorating, and more! New in 2019: two dates to choose from! Breakfast with Santa will be hosted on December 14th and 15th.  *No Live Racing

Arlington Park

Chicago Wolves Day

August 24, 2019

Arlington’s been thrown to the Wolves! Enjoy a day of racing featuring hockey and horses with Chicago Wolves Day.

Arlington Park

NEW! Super Safari Quest Family Day

August 25, 2019

Get wild at Arlington for this Themed Family Day!  Experience the “Big Five” and enjoy family day activities, a live kids’ concert, and amusement rides & games. 

Arlington Park

90’s Night – Miller Lite Party in the Park After Dark

August 30, 2019

Don’t be a dweeb…get ready for this special 90’s event!  Come early for an exhilarating afternoon of racing then stay into the night for dancing, live music, and themed fun! 

Arlington Park

Germanfest

August 31, 2019

Dust off your lederhosen for Arlington’s Germanfest. Get your fill of Oom-Pah musical beats, beer, and delicious food.

Arlington Park

Arli Goes Back to School featuring Breakfast at Arlington

September 01, 2019

Summer has ended and kids and Arli are getting ready to go back to school!  Wake up with the horses and experience Breakfast at Arlington...then come celebrate Arli’s departure and final Sunday Family Day of the season. 

Arlington Park

Labor Day Featuring the Jockey Jog 5K Run/Walk Benefiting the PDJF

September 02, 2019

Celebrate Labor Day at Arlington starting with the Jockey Jog 5K Run/Walk and then spend the afternoon enjoying special holiday racing and entertainment.

Arlington Park

Binny’s Taste at the Track

September 07, 2019

Taste hundreds of varieties of wine and enjoy samples of delicious food all at one of the largest wine tasting events of the Fall.

Arlington Park

Live Racing

September 13, 2019

TGIF!  Live racing begins at 1:25pm. 

Arlington Park

Luck of the Irish

September 14, 2019

It’s half way to St. Patrick’s Day!  Everyone’s Irish for this event!  Enjoy Irish music, performances, and great food and beverage specials in the Park. 

Arlington Park

Live Racing

September 18, 2019

Live racing begins at 1:25pm.

Arlington Park

Live Racing

September 20, 2019

TGIF! Live racing begins at 1:25pm.

Arlington Park

Drink Arlington Dry: Closing Day

September 21, 2019

Arlington closes the 2019 season with a multitude of drink specials and giveaways to thank our loyal fans!

Arlington Park

Chicago Starry Night Walk to Cure Childhood Brain Tumors

September 22, 2019

Raise funds for research and family support programs, light a lantern to honor local families, and enjoy a fun and inspiring afternoon for all ages!

Arlington Park

Buy Buy Derby RV Show

September 27, 2019

You don’t want to miss the 2019 Buy Buy Derby RV Sale, September 27th, 28th, & 29th at the beautiful Arlington International Racecourse! Shop New, Used, and 2020 Previews at the Best Prices of the Season!

Arlington Park

Free Halloween Family Movie Night

October 18, 2019

An Arlington Paddock Production Presents a free spooky screening of a Halloween classic! Plus, family fun, themed food and drink specials, and enter-to-win prizes! *No Live Racing

Arlington Park

Breakfast with Santa – December 14

December 14, 2019

The track is clear for Santa’s sleigh.  Enjoy breakfast in the Million Room Restaurant.  Breakfast with Santa includes a photo with Santa, kids’ crafts, Christmas music, cookie decorating, and more! New in 2019: two dates to choose from! Breakfast with Santa will be hosted on December 14th and 15th.  *No Live Racing

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!

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What To Wear

Anywhere from relaxed to glammed out, Arlington International has venue options that suit your style! Select what feels most comfortable to you and view the recommended locations that match your fashion preferences.

General Information

To make your trip to Arlington the best experience possible, please take a minute or two to learn about the track and our many amenities. The 2019 racing schedule kicks-off on May 3 and runs through September 21. We race rain or shine!

Mission Statement

Arlington International Racecourse is a leader in the sport of horse racing and is devoted to creating first class entertainment. Our mission is to demonstrate our passion, courtesy and commitment to excellence to our guests to exemplify the Arlington Experience and establish Arlington as a premier Chicago entertainment destination.