Celebrate VE Raceday

Friday 8th May 2020

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Join us for a memorable day of exciting racing on Friday 8 May as we celebrate VE Day and the start of a long weekend.

If you’re looking for what to do in Bath to celebrate VE Day, then Bath races has the perfect excuse to let your hair down and celebrate in style.

Our VE Celebration Raceday will not only have seven thrilling horse races taking place, but, with tons of entertainment, it’ll be a really fun thing to do with friends and family.

A great day out for families, not only do under 18s get FREE entry but there’ll be plenty of free entertainment to keep little ones happy throughout the day. More details of the free entertainment will be revealed soon but previous year’s activities have included inflatables, face-painting and Pony rides to name a few.

For groups of friends and people looking to celebrate VE Day, they’ll be plenty of delicious food and drink available. Plus, live music and commemorative appearances to mark this special day.


Save £6 on Grandstand tickets with our early booking ticket offer – only available for a limited time! Plus, under 18's come racing for free. Advance tickets close at midnight on Thursday 7 May.

  • Centre Course Picnic Enclosure: CLOSED
  • Early Booking Grandstand Enclosure Tickets: £19.00
  • Exclusive Roof Garden: £55.00

Need help choosing a ticket? Find out more about our ticket options and enclosures.

Restaurant & Hospitality

Enjoy the ultimate way to celebrate VE Day at the races with hospitality. Find out more about our restaurant and hospitality options.

How To Find Us

Bath Racecourse is nestled between Bath and Bristol and is easily accessed from the M4 with plenty of free parking. There is also a bus service from outside Bath Spa train station. Click here for more information on how to find us and bus times.

Dress Code

There is no formal dress code for general Grandstand Enclosure entry tickets and jeans and trainers are allowed. In hospitality areas and those purchasing Roof Garden tickets, a smart/smart-casual dress code applies. Check out the dress code for more information. 

A £2.00 fulfilment fee will be applied to all transactions. 

Popular Ticket Options

Royal Crescent Restaurant Silver

Enjoy sumptuous surroundings in the Royal Crescent Restaurant with access to stunning views from the balcony. The Silver Package includes:

  • Private table reserved for the whole fixture
  • Three-course a la carte meal prepared by our award-winning chef
  • Tea and coffee
  • Raceday programme
  • Hospitality Entry ticket
  • Please note this package does not give you access to the Roof Garden.


Roof Garden Ticket

One of the most exclusive areas on course. This ticket gives you:

  • Access to the exclusive rooftop bar plus access to all other public areas
  • Access to the Roof Garden Bar & Grill
  • Raceday programme
  • Access to betting
  • Limited capacity and early booking is advised. Advance discount already applied. Over 18s only. Please call the racecourse if you require a ticket for anyone aged under 18.


Grandstand Enclosure E Ticket

Save £3 when you book in advance. This is your general entry tickets to enjoy the racing and any live entertainment. This ticket gives you:

  • General entry to the racecourse
  • Access to all the action on and off the track
  • Views of the exciting racing trackside or from the Grandstand, Parade Ring, plenty of bars, eateries and places to bet
  • Advance discount already applied. This ticket will be sent via email.



To view our full range of tickets hit the button below. Alternatively, you can call our team on 01225 424609 or email us to arrange your booking.

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