The Autumn Racing Weekend & Ascot Beer Festival returns to Ascot Racecourse on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th October for a 12th Year offering racegoers barrels of racing fun.
The penultimate day of Ascot’s Flat racing season offers a high-quality racecard and a choice of almost 300 real ales, ciders and perries as the Grandstand concourse is transformed into one of the region’s most comprehensive beer festivals, held in association with the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).
Adding oompah to the two-day event comes in the form of bratwurst, beer steins, lederhosen and traditional German music in the Ascot Bierhaus where racegoers can exclusively reserve a table for up to six people for just £60 (admission not included).
If beer isn’t your tipple of choice, a brand new addition for 2018 will offer racegoers plenty of ginsperation. Ascot Racecourse has joined forces with the Great British Gin Festival to showcase boutique gins from around the world, perfectly paired with premium Fever Tree mixers and garnishes. A complimentary Gin Bible lists descriptive notes on each gin and a team of experts will help racegoers decide which gin is for them.
On the track, the feature race comes in the shape of one of the most valuable sprint handicaps in the UK –The Challenge Cup. The £180,000 seven-furlong contest is supported by six more highly competitive Flat races on the card. This is excitement is on tap.
Admission starts from £14 per person for advanced group bookings of 10+, including access to both the beer festival and racing.
Fine Dining packages from £191 per person and Private Boxes available from £179 per person.
• Two-days of premier Flat racing alongside 300+ real ales, ciders and perries, in association with CAMRA
• Brand new Gin Festival for 2018 offering boutique gins from around the world
• Tickets from just £14 per person