Fan Appreciation Day is Sunday
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 25, 2014) — The final four days of Churchill Downs‘ 38-day Spring Meet concludes this weekend with a nine-race program beginning at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday.
That same post time is set for the Saturday and Sunday programs. Sunday is Fan Appreciation Day, with $1 food and drink specials. Military members receive free admission on Sunday.
Friday’s “Downs After Dark,” has a 6 p.m. first post with admission gates set to open at 4 p.m. Friday’s theme, “Rockin’ in the USA,” will include 10 races and music throughout the track that includes a performance on the Plaza Stage by Juice Box Heroes. An Elvis sighting is also expected.
Joining the regular “Downs After Dark” dining options on Millionaires Row and the Sky Terrace will be seating for an evening in the new 21-and-over Terrace Lounge in the new Grandstand Terrace includes DJ entertainment along with access to purchase premium food and drink and a spectacular view of the night’s races from its unique position near the top of the homestretch and on the 15,224-square-foot Big Board.
“Downs After Dark” admission is $10, with box seats available for $20 and reserved access to the Terrace Lounge is $25.
Also available in the Terrace Lounge are a limited number of seats remaining in its VIP Cabanas. Seating in one of the Terrace Lounge Cabanas is $99 per person and includes a four-hour open bar and tapas buffet with special creations by Churchill Downs Executive Chef David Danielson that on Friday will include a new “S’Mores Pizza” dessert.