Lucky Day Plaza
WAGERING, LOUNGING, & EQUINE CULTURE
The excitement isn’t restricted to the stage. Get in on the action and wager on off-track betting with coast-to-coast simulcast from Del Mar to Saratoga on the festival grounds. Take in the races from an air-conditioned bar and lounge inside Lucky Day Plaza.
Fans can also access Keeneland Select and Keeneland’s convenient Race Day App available for iOS and Andriod for a betting simulator, mobile wagering, organizing entries, and more.
Keeneland’s own BETologists will also be present at Lucky Day Plaza to educate fans on the basics of betting and make sure everyone has a chance to get in on the action.
MORNING WORKOUTS, TOURS, & MORE
Enjoy a trackside view during morning thoroughbred workouts or dive into the heart of Lexington countryside with our guided tours of world-renowned horse country.
Sip & Savor
CULINARY & MIXOLOGY EXPERIENCES
Enjoy Railbird’s opening reception in the Saddling Paddock, a luxurious morning brunch prepared by Keeneland’s Executive Chef Marc Therrien, and up-close culinary demonstrations with renowned Kentucky chefs.
A BOURBON TASTING EXPERIENCE
Railbird just wouldn’t be a Kentucky festival without Bourbon. The Rickhouse will be home to a highly-curated Bourbon experience, with hand-selected barrels from Kentucky’s finest distilleries and immersive whiskey experiences. Bourbon Barrel selections will be chosen in collaboration with Academy Award Nominee and Lexington-based filmmaker, AJ Hochhalter, well-known for producing the 2018 documentary NEAT: The Story of Bourbon.
Kentucky Made Goods & Official Merch
CURATED SHOPPING EXPERIENCES
From official festival and artist merch to the works of original Bluegrass makers, come experience unique, local shopping experiences at Railbird.
The Burl Stage
LEXINGTON TALENT & HISTORY
Railbird is thrilled to partner with The Burl, one of Lexington’s most distinguished music venues, to bring The Burl Stage. This collaboration will help weave Lexington's love for live music into the festival.
Fillies & Colts
A RAILBIRD FAMILY GATHERING
Patrons of all ages are welcome to Railbird. Children 10 years old and younger will gain free admission, limiting two children per adult. Railbird will provide kid-friendly activities, making it the ultimate weekend for the whole family.