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Keeneland Kids Club Events

We look forward to hosting events for our Keeneland Kids Club members throughout the year.

Dates are subject to change. Check back for updates and keep an eye out for email communication about each event. If you have questions, please email our team at [email protected].

Sunrise Trackside

Saturday mornings during the Spring and Fall race meets

Bring the whole family out to Keeneland for Sunrise Trackside to experience the morning sights and sounds of morning works. The Starting Gate concession stand will offer coffee and donuts to enjoy while watching morning works. From 8:00 - 10:00 a.m., children can take part in exciting activities under the grandstand including a meet and greet with Buckles, get their face painted, play fun games, get a jockey silk photo and more! Kids can also meet a horse from 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. in the Walking Ring. During this time, mini tours with one of our tour guides will be available starting from the welcome stand in the Paddock.

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Kids Club Family Day

One Sunday each Spring and Fall race meet

During the fall and spring race meets, Kids Club members and their families are invited to enjoy a special day at the races by receiving free general admission and access to reserved grandstand seating. Children’s activities will take place in the North Terrace from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Derby Day Kids Zone

Celebrate Derby Day at Keeneland for a day full of fun for the whole family. Kids Club members can enjoy free activities, including pony rides, crafts, sweet treats and exciting games in the lower Club and lawn area from 2 - 6 p.m.

Tickets for admission to Keeneland on Derby can be purchased at

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Keeneland Kids Club Christmas Events

Keeneland Kids Club will host its annual Brunch with Buckles & Photos with Santa events in December, exclusive to Kids Club members. Members will receive more information about the event and the link to purchase tickets via email.