Following the BHA's announcement on 17th March 2020, all horse racing fixtures will be suspended from 18th March until at least the end of April. Read our News section for more information.
Friday 8th May 2020
Join Bath Races for a memorable day of exciting live horse racing, family fun and live music on Friday 8 May as we celebrate the start of a long weekend at The Greatest Friday Raceday!
As part of Britains VE Day celebrations, weve all got an extra Friday bank holiday to enjoy! If youre looking for what to do in Bath to celebrate, then Bath races has the perfect excuse to let your hair down and celebrate in style.
The Greatest Friday Raceday will not only have seven thrilling horse races taking place, but, with tons of entertainment, itll be a really fun thing to do with friends and family.
A good value day out for families, not only do under 18s get FREE entry but there will be loads of free entertainment to keep older children and little ones happy throughout the day (as well as being good fun for the adults too!). They'll be a dedicated family area with lots of free entertainment to enjoy - all included as part of your entry ticket.
A great bank holiday event for groups of friends and people looking to party, the atmosphere will be second to none. As well as plenty of delicious food and drink available, they'll be live music to be enjoyed across the racecourse.
It doesnt matter if youve never been racing before, the atmosphere as horses gallop towards the finishing line is infectious and youll soon be cheering along. Kids also love seeing the horses up-close when they Parade before each race.
Book your Early Booking Grandstand Enclosure ETicket, or choose our special Family Ticket. Plus, under 18's come racing for free. Advance tickets close at midnight on Thursday 7 May.
Need help choosing a ticket? Find out more about our ticket options and enclosures.
Enjoy the ultimate way to celebrate The Greatest Friday with hospitality. Find out more about our restaurant and hospitality options.
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.