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Plan Your Race Day: 2024 Saratoga Race Course Tickets & Seating Details

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Are you ready for an unforgettable day at the races this summer in Saratoga Springs, NY? Check out when 2024 Saratoga Race Course tickets go on sale, pricing updates, important dates, and more.

2024 Saratoga Race Course Ticket Sales - Important Dates

See below for on-sale dates for a variety of ticket and hospitality options at Saratoga Race Course:

  • March 13, 2024: Full-space group hospitality reservations are available starting at 10am on March 13 for the 1863 Club, Paddock Suite, Surfside Party Deck at The Post, Stella Artois Spa Verandas, Mionetto Easy Goer, Big Red Spring, and Festival Tent
  • March 20, 2024: Full-season reserved seating plans are available for the Clubhouse, Grandstand, and Cutwater Stretch, along with season admission passes
  • March 27, 2024: Options include partial-space and individual tables for the Rail at the 1863 Club, Mionetto Easy Goer, and Festival Tent
  • April 10, 2024: Partial meet plans for the Clubhouse, Grandstand, Cutwater Stretch, Miller Time Fourstardave Sports Bar, and Pick Six Vodka Picnic Paddock
  • April 25, 2024: Single-Day reservations are open for Clubhouse Box Seats and Clubhouse Dining (Turf Terrace, Porch, and Club Terrace)
  • May 2, 2024: Single-Day Reserved seats for the Clubhouse, Grandstand, and Cutwater Stretch
  • May 9, 2024: Single-Day reservations are available for the Miller Time Fourstardave Sports Bar, Pick Six Vodka Picnic Paddock, and Surfside Tailgate at the Turn
  • May 15, 2024: General Admission tickets go on sale

Call the NYRA Box Office at 844-NYRA-TIX for more information.

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2024 General Admission Prices

Single day admission tickets are sold at the gate upon entry into the track or can be purchased in advance on Ticketmaster.

the entrance to Saratoga Race Course
  • Grandstand and Clubhouse Admission (one price starting in 2023): $7 daily when purchased at least 24 hours in advance; $10 day-of; general admission does not include reserved seating, which is separate
  • Travers Day Admission: $25 in advance and $30 day-of, while supplies last

2024 Season Passes

Season passes may be purchased (starting on March 20) for admission to the Clubhouse and Grandstand, subject to availability. The cost for a 2024 Grandstand & Clubhouse season pass is $95.

Please note: Season passes are for admission only (seats are not included). Passes are offered in limited quantities and are subject to availability. Purchase online via NYRA's website.

2024 Reserved Seating

Reserved seating can be purchased in advance via (see Important Dates section above for sale dates). Please note: reserved seat prices INCLUDE admission.

Reserved seats can also be purchased on the day of without the cost of admission included (subject to availability).

Daily Box Seat sales and various group sales options are also available. For more information on reserved seats, call 1-844-NYRA-TIX.

2024 Reserved Tables

There are two options for reserving tables at Saratoga Race Course for small groups. Single-day table inquiries can be made online via the NYRA website. Please note that reserved table prices include admission, and the specific price for each area and configuration varies depending on the day of the week and any special stakes races that are happening that day.

Miller Time Fourstardave Sports Bar - The Miller Time Fourstardave Sports Bar in the lower Carousel features more than 80 tables for two, four, and six people available for paid reservation. Note: Personal coolers and outside food and beverage are not permitted in the Fourstardave Sports Bar.

Partial-meet flex plans of 7 or more race days are on sale now!

  • 10+ day flex plan: Can include Whitney Day and/or DraftKings Travers Day
  • 7 to 9-day flex plan: Cannot include Whitney Day or DraftKings Travers Day 

Pick Six Picnic Paddock (Reserved Picnic Area) - More than 100 picnic tables adjacent to the paddock are set aside for reserved seating. Note: Personal coolers are allowed in the Reserved Picnic Area, but additional chairs, tents, and umbrellas are not.

Partial-meet flex plans of 7 or more race days are on sale now!

  • 10+ day flex plan: Can include Whitney Day and/or DraftKings Travers Day
  • 7 to 9-day flex plan: Cannot include Whitney Day or DraftKings Travers Day 

Unofficial "Reserved" Seating Traditions

Bench seats are traditionally "reserved" by throwing a newspaper or program down. There is also a tradition in Saratoga to throw a tablecloth over a picnic table to "claim" it (these go fast, so this needs to be done in the early morning as soon as gates open).

People are usually respectful of these traditions, and even NYRA asks that patrons honor these informal reservations, but NYRA security will NOT step in to settle any arising disputes.

Wondering what else to bring to the picnic area? Our team has compiled a list of recommended race track essentials!


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