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Season Opener

Tue 24 Apr

Join us for the exciting first race of the 2018 season, our Season Opener, with seven fast flat races to entertain you

Great Yarmouth offers a relaxed atmosphere and is welcoming to all with plenty of facilities, including the modern grandstand, a children’s playground and expansive family lawns. Children under 18 years old, enjoy free admission to all fixtures when accompanied by an adult. Free to park in our main car park.

Booking Online

Tickets need to be booked in advance of the raceday to save yourself £3 off the gate price for an individual purchase and up to 14 in total in any one transaction.

Group Advance* Deals

For purchases of 15 or more tickets you will receive a discount of £4.50 per ticket (off the gate price) Please note, the group discount is only off Grandstand and Premier tickets.

The Trafalgar Restaurant* Package - £65.00 inc vat

Situated in the heart of the Lord Nelson Grandstand, the Trafalgar Restaurant offers you a first-class dining experience with a freshly prepared choice, three course dinner. Your experience will also include a premier ticket, raceday programme and your table for the duration of the event.

Season Opener* VIP Hospitality Offer - £79.50 Inc vat

Start the season off with our Season Opener VIP Hospitality offer!

Package includes, VIP Hospitality Badge, Private Hospitality Suite and Viewing Balcony, Two Course Meal, *All-Inclusive Drinks, Free Car Parking and Raceday Programme. *Minimum booking of 15 with selected beer, wine, cider and soft drinks

Hospitality Packages* Prices start from £50 + vat

All private hospitality packages include the following: • Exclusive use of a Private Hospitality Box/Marquee with televised action from the course. • Premier hospitality admission ticket with access to all areas of the course • Betting facilities • Raceday programme • Private cash bar facility • Complimentary on-site parking • Minimum group size of 15 people, and a maximum of 200 people

*To book any of these packages, please call 01493 842527.

Fixture Details

Gates Open


First Race


Last Race


Race Type Flat


Number of Races 8


Dress Code

For Premier and Hospitality enclosures we encourage customers to adopt ‘smart casual’ clothing. Jackets, collared shirts and ties are not obligatory but we do advise customers that we do not allow ripped jeans, sportswear, jogging bottoms, beachwear, fancy dress or extreme attire. Tailored shorts, smart jeans and trainers are permitted. In the Grandstand and Paddock enclosure there is no formal dress code, however, the removal of shirts is not permitted. Click here for more information.

Children under 18 go free to racing meetings when accompanied by an adult (*Some exceptions apply). ID may be required.

No refund shall be given in respect of any unused part of any badge or other entitlement. Click here for our full terms and conditions.

Get In Touch With Us

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Jellicoe Road
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 4AU