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!


Opening Day – Postponed

The long wait for live racing and entertainment to return is finally over!


Mother's Day Celebration & Live Racing Cancelled

Taking into consideration the continued public health crisis posed by the Coronavirus pandemic and the specific impact the virus has had on Illinois, we have cancelled all May race dates. Guests with tickets pre-purchased for May, including Mother’s Day, will receive automatic refunds within 10-15 business days, no further action is necessary.


Binny's Food & Wine International – Postponed

Taste and sample wines from all over the world, thoughtfully laid out with entertainment and food in Arlington’s renowned Million Room Restaurant.


Country Night – Miller Lite Party in the Park After Dark

Giddy up for this special Country Night theme! Come early for an exhilarating afternoon of racing then stay into the night for dancing, live country music, and themed fun!


Champions Day

Enjoy a day dedicated to honoring local champions and photo opportunities of the hardware that goes with it!


Family Day

Make family memories that will last a lifetime with special activities geared towards family fun.


College Day & Miller Lite Party in the Park

College students enjoy free General Admission with College ID, live music, $1 specials, and great giveaways!


Don’t miss out on Arlington’s on-going promotions all season long. From Miller Lite Party in the Park Fridays to Family Day Sundays, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

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Miller Lite Party In The Park

Fridays June 5 – August 14
At this after work stop, good things come in 3’s: $3 MillerCoors Drafts, $3 House Wine, and $3 Food Specials. Get out of the office into live bands, life-size yard games, and pool parties!


Party in the Park After Dark

Don’t miss 2020’s Party in the Park After Dark nights the first Friday of June, July, and August!