Leopardstown Christmas Festival

26 - 29 December 2018

Overview


Leopardstowns Christmas Festival runs over four days from 26th – 29th December. The Leopardstowm Christmas Festival is filled with glamour, festivities, music, entertainment and of course top class National Hunt Racing.

The Festival features seven Grade 1 races over the four days, including the Grade 1 Racing Post Novice Steeplechase on Wednesday 26th December, The Paddy Power Steeplechase on Thursday 27th December, The Grade 1 Savills Chase on Friday 28th December and the Grade 1 Ryanair Hurdle on Saturday 29th December.

The Christmas Festival also features extra attractions each day including live music in the Festival Marquee, Winning Line celebrity tipster panel, the Savills Style Awards on Friday 28th and a range of Free children’s activities on Family Day on Saturday 29th December.

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Wednesday 26th December 2018

General Admission (from £27.00)

Adult
£27.00

Premium Level Access (from £54.00)

Adult
£54.00

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Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel Package

Wed 26 Dec 2018 - Thu 27 Dec 2018

  • Choose between: General Admission / Premium Level Access
  • Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel

    One Night Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes tickets to Wednesday & Thursday of the Christmas Festival.

£169.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Leopardstown's Christmas Festival runs over four days from 26th – 29th December. The Leopardstown Christmas Festival is filled with glamour, festivities, music, entertainment and of course top class National Hunt Racing.

The Festival features seven Grade 1 races over the four days, including the Grade 1 Racing Post Novice Steeplechase on Wednesday 26th December, The Paddy Power Steeplechase on Thursday 27th December, The Grade 1 Savills Chase on Friday 28th December and the Grade 1 Ryanair Hurdle on Saturday 29th December.

Included within this package are tickets to two days of the Christmas Festival, if you would like to add additional race days or nights to the package this is possible.

Package Includes


  • Return transfer from Dublin Airport to Hotel
  • One nights accommodation at the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
  • Breakfast the following morning
  • Tickets to two days of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival (Wednesday & Thursday)

Ticket Options


General Enclosure
General Enclosure tickets give access to the entire racecourse enclosure including the lower level of the Grandstand.
included as standard

Premium Level Access
Located on the third floor of the grandstand, top level seats offer a reserved stadium seat for the day, access to the Top Level of the Grandstand and the Circle Lounge area on the 3rd floor.
£28 per person supplement
(based on two days racing)

Racecourse Transfers


The hotel is located around 15 minutes from Leopardstown Racecourse and a taxi costs approximately 20-25 Euros each way. Upon booking you can pre-book a taxi at your preferred timings.

Hotel information


The Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel is a 4 star luxury castle hotel in Dublin. Just 20 minutes from both Leopardstown Racecourse and Dublin City it is the ideal base for your trip to the Christmas Festival.

All 113 en-suite boutique bedrooms are individually designed to ensure a relaxing stay and include luxury duvets, power showers and fluffy towels as standard in all rooms. Each room is designed for maximum comfort with soft white luxury linens, bespoke furniture and beautiful hand-picked accessories and rich fabrics with walk-in showers and free high speed Wi-Fi.

Optional Upgrades


Add an additional night's accommodation:
£90.00 per person

Add dinner at the hotel:
£32.00 per person

Upgrade your room for the following supplements:

Seaview Balcony Room: £20.00 per person
Suite: £50.00 per person

Flights


Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport to Dublin. If you would like us to quote for these please mention which airport you would like to fly from in your enquiry.

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Thursday 27th December 2018

General Admission (from £27.00)

Adult
£27.00

Premium Level Access (from £54.00)

Adult
£54.00

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Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel Package

Thu 27 Dec 2018 - Fri 28 Dec 2018

  • Choose between: General Admission / Premium Level Access
  • Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel

    One Night Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes tickets to Thursday & Friday of the Christmas Festival.

£169.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Leopardstown's Christmas Festival runs over four days from 26th – 29th December. The Leopardstown Christmas Festival is filled with glamour, festivities, music, entertainment and of course top class National Hunt Racing.

The Festival features seven Grade 1 races over the four days, including the Grade 1 Racing Post Novice Steeplechase on Wednesday 26th December, The Paddy Power Steeplechase on Thursday 27th December, The Grade 1 Savills Chase on Friday 28th December and the Grade 1 Ryanair Hurdle on Saturday 29th December.

Included within this package are tickets to two days of the Christmas Festival, if you would like to add additional race days or nights to the package this is possible.

Package Includes


  • Return transfer from Dublin Airport to Hotel
  • One nights accommodation at the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
  • Breakfast the following morning
  • Tickets to two days of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival (Thursday & Friday)

Ticket Options


General Enclosure
General Enclosure tickets give access to the entire racecourse enclosure including the lower level of the Grandstand.
included as standard

Premium Level Access
Located on the third floor of the grandstand, top level seats offer a reserved stadium seat for the day, access to the Top Level of the Grandstand and the Circle Lounge area on the 3rd floor.
£28 per person supplement
(based on two days racing)

Racecourse Transfers


The hotel is located around 15 minutes from Leopardstown Racecourse and a taxi costs approximately 20-25 Euros each way. Upon booking you can pre-book a taxi at your preferred timings.

Hotel information


The Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel is a 4 star luxury castle hotel in Dublin. Just 20 minutes from both Leopardstown Racecourse and Dublin City it is the ideal base for your trip to the Christmas Festival.

All 113 en-suite boutique bedrooms are individually designed to ensure a relaxing stay and include luxury duvets, power showers and fluffy towels as standard in all rooms. Each room is designed for maximum comfort with soft white luxury linens, bespoke furniture and beautiful hand-picked accessories and rich fabrics with walk-in showers and free high speed Wi-Fi.

Optional Upgrades


Add an additional night's accommodation:
£90.00 per person

Add dinner at the hotel:
£32.00 per person

Upgrade your room for the following supplements:

Seaview Balcony Room: £20.00 per person
Suite: £50.00 per person

Flights


Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport to Dublin. If you would like us to quote for these please mention which airport you would like to fly from in your enquiry.

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Friday 28th December 2018

General Admission (from £27.00)

Adult
£27.00

Premium Level Access (from £54.00)

Adult
£54.00

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Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel Package

Fri 28 Dec 2018 - Sat 29 Dec 2018

  • Choose between: General Admisson (General Admission) / Premium Level Access
  • Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel

    One Night Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes tickets to Friday & Saturday of the Christmas Festival.

£169.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Leopardstown's Christmas Festival runs over four days from 26th – 29th December. The Leopardstown Christmas Festival is filled with glamour, festivities, music, entertainment and of course top class National Hunt Racing.

The Festival features seven Grade 1 races over the four days, including the Grade 1 Racing Post Novice Steeplechase on Wednesday 26th December, The Paddy Power Steeplechase on Thursday 27th December, The Grade 1 Savills Chase on Friday 28th December and the Grade 1 Ryanair Hurdle on Saturday 29th December.

Included within this package are tickets to two days of the Christmas Festival, if you would like to add additional race days or nights to the package this is possible.

Package Includes


  • Return transfer from Dublin Airport to Hotel
  • One nights accommodation at the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
  • Breakfast the following morning
  • Tickets to two days of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival (Friday & Saturday)

Ticket Options


General Enclosure
General Enclosure tickets give access to the entire racecourse enclosure including the lower level of the Grandstand.
included as standard

Premium Level Access
Located on the third floor of the grandstand, top level seats offer a reserved stadium seat for the day, access to the Top Level of the Grandstand and the Circle Lounge area on the 3rd floor.
£28 per person supplement
(based on two days racing)

Racecourse Transfers


The hotel is located around 15 minutes from Leopardstown Racecourse and a taxi costs approximately 20-25 Euros each way. Upon booking you can pre-book a taxi at your preferred timings.

Hotel information


The Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel is a 4 star luxury castle hotel in Dublin. Just 20 minutes from both Leopardstown Racecourse and Dublin City it is the ideal base for your trip to the Christmas Festival.

All 113 en-suite boutique bedrooms are individually designed to ensure a relaxing stay and include luxury duvets, power showers and fluffy towels as standard in all rooms. Each room is designed for maximum comfort with soft white luxury linens, bespoke furniture and beautiful hand-picked accessories and rich fabrics with walk-in showers and free high speed Wi-Fi.

Optional Upgrades


Add an additional night's accommodation:
£90.00 per person

Add dinner at the hotel:
£32.00 per person

Upgrade your room for the following supplements:

Seaview Balcony Room: £20.00 per person
Suite: £50.00 per person

Flights


Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport to Dublin. If you would like us to quote for these please mention which airport you would like to fly from in your enquiry.

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Saturday 29th December 2018

General Admission (from £27.00)

Adult
£27.00

Premium Level Access (from £54.00)

Adult
£54.00

Enclosures

Where to be for the best views

General Enclosure

General Enclosure tickets give access to the entire racecourse enclosure including the lower level of the Grandstand. We have special Student, OAP and Online ticket prices available for each race day. Children under 18 years of age are admitted free of charge on all race days, when accompanied by a paying adult.

Premium Level Access

Located on the third floor of the grandstand, top level seats offer a reserved stadium seat for the day, access to the Top Level of the Grandstand and the Circle Lounge area on the 3rd floor.

Dress Codes

What to wear

From Couture to comfort, Leopardstown Racecourse embraces the diverse style desires of their patrons.Glamour appears at Leopardstown as regularly as the horses, with stylish racegoers dressing to impress each race day. Leopardstown celebrates this by hosting numerous ladies days and style awards, offering opportunities for the most fashionable individuals to display their style in the spotlight.You will also see plenty of horse racing fans in practical, smart-casual clothing. While there is no strict dress code at Leopardstown Racecourse, smart-casual attire is recommended.

Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

Public Transport

Leopardstown is ideally located on the outskirts of Ireland’s capital city, Dublin, and therefore benefits from ample public transport options.

BY LUAS

The LUAS offers a regular service from St. Stephen’s Green to Sandyford that takes about 20 minutes. The racecourse is only a short walk from the Sandyford station and Leopardstown also provide a complimentary shuttle bus service on race days. The bus service runs 30 minutes prior to gate opening times until 30 minutes after the bars on site close. This service runs from car park A on the Leopardstown Road.

BY DART

There is a limited complimentary shuttle bus operating from Blackrock DART station to Leopardstown on selected race days. Priority will be given to patrons who have purchased a Race and Rail ticket on Leopardstown.com. although if there is room – the bus will accommodate your group. Please check our website in advance of travel for operating dates and times. Leopardstown Racecourse will be operating a complimentary return shuttle bus for this facility also.

FROM DUBLIN AIRPORT

Dublin Airport is about an hour's drive from Leopardstown racetrack. Aircoach operates a regular bus service between Dublin Airport and Burton Hall Road which is adjacent to the entrance to Leopardstown racecourse. There are also regular bus services into the city centre from the Airport.

By Car

Leopardstown is very accessible by car, easily accessed from the M50 motorway and offers complimentary car parking.
From the M50: take exit 15 and cross the flyover, following the signs for Leopardstown Racecourse. From Dublin city centre: Take the N11 (Stillorgan dual carriageway) heading towards the southeast, past Stillorgan. Turn right at traffic lights onto Leopardstown Road R113 signposted Leopardstown. Continue straight and Leopardstown's entrance is on the left just before the traffic lights in front of the roundabout.

Parking

Leopardstown boasts ample car parking and car park transport, all of which are complimentary. There are two entrances for cars to Leopardstown Racecourse on racedays.

The first entrance is off Leopardstown Road, near the junction linking Leopardstown Park Hospital, Leopardstown Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate and Brewery Road. The second entrance is off the M50 at junction 15 (Carrickmines). Shuttle buses transport patrons to and from the car parks free of charge for the entirety of the race day until the official close of the racecourse grounds.

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