The Grove at Delaware Park

2020 Live Racing Dates
The 2020 live racing season will open on Wednesday, May 27th and conclude on Saturday, October 31st. Live racing will be conducted Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays. Thursdays will be added June 18th through October 8th. First race daily post time is set for 1:15pm.

The highlight of the season is the filly and mare summer classic, the mile and a quarter Grade II Delaware Handicap on July 11th. The Grade III Delaware Oaks will be contested on July 4th.

One of the best dining options for families is the outdoor picnic grove next to the clubhouse. Located in the most picturesque area of the park, you can bring your own picnic or take advantage of the seasonally-offered BBQ selections. The Grove also provides a premium spot for viewing the horses in the landscaped Paddock, as well as the racetrack. Mutuel tellers and restrooms are conveniently located. This area, as well as the large white tent is available for private parties too.

For the safety of our Guests please note the following Property Rules

Permitted items

  • Grills (charcoal only)

  • Coolers (upon inspection)

  • Ice

  • Clear Bags

Not Permitted items

  • Backpacks/Duffel Bags

  • Outside Alcoholic Beverages

  • Noisemakers/Air Horns

  • Firearms/Knives/Other Weapons

  • Laser Lights/Pointers

  • Thermoses

  • Glass Containers

  • Fireworks

  • Pepper Spray/Mace

  • Gas Grills

Thank you for adhering to this policy