Down Royal Racecourse Hospitality

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Down Royal Racecourse Hospitality

Down Royal Racecourse Hospitality

The Hospitality facilities at Down Royal Racecourse are exceptional and there is a selection of modern facilities and packages to suit all visitors. From Private Boxes to stylish Restaurants Down Royal Racecourse, and its hospitality packages are an ideal way to celebrate that special occasion, entertain clients or just have a great day out with family or friends.

Down Royal Racecourse

Down Royal Racecourse is one of only two courses in Northern Ireland and is located close to Lisburn, just 16 Km South of Belfast, it is a Grade 1 track which features many top-class races. Horse Racing has taken place at the current course since the early 18th Century, but its history can be traced further back to 1685 when King James II issued a Royal Charter and formed the Down Royal Corporation of Horse Breeders. Back in the present day, Down Royal holds some of the biggest races in the Irish schedule on its right-hand undulating track, and the course surrounds the Down Royal Park golf course which is renowned as one of the best that Northern Ireland has to offer.

For those visiting Down Royal Racecourse by car there is ample free parking available and all car parks are within a 5 minute stroll of the turnstiles. Lisburn Station is the nearest rail station to the Racecourse and there are plenty of Taxis available on Raceday’s.

For those enjoying the fabulous Hospitality at Down Royal there is a dress code of smart casual dress, however on the extremely popular Ladies Day many will opt for hats, fascinators and amazing accessories which all adds to the theatre of the day.

Hospitality Packages at Down Royal

Down Royal Racecourse provides a wonderful range of Hospitality options which include:

  • Private Boxes
  • The Barclay Communications Suite
  • The Shortcross Gin Suite
  • The Moscow Flyer Suite

The Corporate Boxes at Down Royal racecourse are located in the main Grandstand, providing a more intimate setting for up to 16 guests. The larger Private Suites are located in the Hospitality Pavilion with excellent views of the track and winning post and will accommodate up to 40 guests. The Barclay Communications Suite is located on the top floor of the Hospitality Pavilion and overlooks the Parade Ring. The Shortcross Gin Suite is the jewel in Down Royals Crown and is located on the ground floor of the Hospitality Pavilion overlooking the racetrack. The Moscow Flyer Suite is located on the first floor of the main Grandstand overlooking the Parade Ring with direct access to the viewing area of the Grandstand.

There is something for everyone at Down Royal Racecourse so if you are considering a visit to the Emerald Isle, why not include this fabulous Racecourse and its Hospitality options in your list of things to do. We are certain you will have the time of your life and remember your experience for years to come.

Hospitality Options At Down Royal

Down Royal Private Boxes
Private Boxes
Down Royal Barclay Communications Suite
Pravha Suite
Down Royal Moscow Flyer Suite
Moscow Flyer Suite
Corporate Hospitality at Down Royal Shortcross Gin Suite
Shortcross Gin Suite


Q: How much does it cost for Hospitality at Down Royal Races?
A: Hospitality Packages start at £50+vat

Q: When is ladies day at Down Royal races?
A: Down Royal has the Ulster Derby Day / Ladies Day in June and the Ladbrokes Grade 1 Champion Chase / Ladies Day in November , click here for more information on ladies day events.

Q: Do you pay for parking at Down Royal Races?
A: All of our hospitality packages include parking.

Down Royal Racing Fixtures

Tuesday23/01/2024Molson Coors Race Day
Sunday17/03/2024St. Patrick's Day
Sunday14/04/2024Family Day
Monday06/05/2024May Day Races
Friday31/05/2024BoyleSports Summer Race Evening
Friday21/06/2024Summer Festival- Day 1
Saturday22/06/2024Summer Festival- Day 2
Friday19/07/2024Race Evening
Friday30/08/2024Musgrave NI Race Evening
Friday06/09/2024Grant Thornton Race Evening
Monday30/09/2024Molson Coors Race Day
Friday01/11/2024Ladbrokes Festival of Racing - Day 1
Saturday02/11/2024Ladbrokes Festival of Racing - Day 2
Thursday26/12/2024Boxing Day Racing