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Get ready for Easter early! Bring the whole family for a day of excitement, spectacular entertainment, and joy. Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable Good Friday at Chelmsford City Racecourse on March 29th!

Live local bands & artists
Easter bunny trail
Petting Zoo
Family & game zone
Shetland pony race
Local brewery tent
Rock & Roll Bingo
and MORE...

This special afternoon promises a thrilling fusion of entertainment and premium hospitality, perfect for racing enthusiasts featuring seven competitive races worth £250,000 in prize money, our biggest to date!

This event is not just about horse racing; it's a vibrant social affair with a lively atmosphere so, why not kick start your Bank Holiday weekend with us and create memories that will linger long after the race has ended.

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Adult£20.00 per ticket
ChildFree

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Road Directions

Positioned in the heart of the Essex countryside, yet only 50 miles from central London, Chelmsford City Racecourse easily accessible by most transport. The site is located off the A131 between Chelmsford and Braintree, by Great Leighs village.

Car: With excellent transport links via the A131, A120 and M11, the car park is situated at the Main Entrance off the A131 bypass.

Train: The nearest railway station is Braintree Freeport, which is 7 miles away.

Bus: Pre-booked return bus service from Chelmsford available on event days.

Public Transport Directions

Car: With excellent transport links via the A131, A120 and M11, the car park is situated at the Main Entrance off the A131 bypass.

Train: The nearest railway station is Braintree Freeport, which is 7 miles away.

Bus: Pre-booked return bus service from Chelmsford available on event days.

Good Friday – Family Funday

Type:Children's Activity Event

Chelmsford City Racecourse, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP
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Opening Times

Season (29 Mar 2024)
DayTimes
Friday11:00 - 20:00

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