EXPERIENCES

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.

*Must be 18+ to bet

Equine Excursions

MORNING WORKOUTS & TOURS MADE POSSIBLE BY HORSE COUNTRY

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.

CULINARY ADVENTURES

LUXURIOUS MEALS & DEMONSTRATIONS

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.

The Rickhouse

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.