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Steeplechase of Charleston

Join Us for a Day of Ground-Shaking Excitement!

Bring your friends and family for a splendid day spent outdoors watching world-class horse racing! In between the races, take advantage of early holiday shopping by visiting our Merchant Market filled with the best of Lowcountry artisans and businesses, enjoy live entertainment on the stage, offerings from local food trucks, and more.

Tailgate Spots, General Admission, and Lexus VIP Lounge tickets are available for purchase.

This family-friendly Sunday event will feature high-stakes races with coveted titles on the line. So pack your coolers, grab your big hats and bow ties, and we’ll see you at the races! Children 12 and under are free.

The Steeplechase of Charleston is a National Steeplechase Association sanctioned Race Meet.


Ticketing and Parking Options:

Tailgate Spot: Includes (2) General Admission Tickets, (1) Parking Pass, and (1) 11’x22′ Tailgating Space for your vehicle and tailgate set up. . Please use the map below to select your desired tailgate spot. Any spots that are grayed out have already been purchased or are unavailable. Tailgate spots and jump locations may be subject to shift slightly due to weather conditions before or on race day.

Note: Any additional guests (beyond the first two) who will be riding in with you or attending your tailgate will need to purchase individual general admission tickets. You may have as many guests in your vehicle as you’d like as long as everyone has a ticket. 

Lexus VIP Lounge: The Premium Steeplechase experience is right on the finish line! Featuring food service and an open bar, elevated views, exclusive experiences, and access to VIP Restroom trailers. Parking is not included but guests may purchase GA Parking for $40 or VIP Parking for $75.

VIP Parking: Limited VIP Parking is located right on the infield of the race track. Requires Lexus VIP Lounge purchase.

General Admission: Enjoy access to our Merchant Market featuring live entertainment, family activities, local artisan vendors, and more. Parking is sold separately. Children 12 and under are free. All guests including children are required to have a ticket.

General Admission Parking: General Admission Parking is located at the Old Wide Awake Plantation, 5149 Trexler Ave, Hollywood, SC 29449. This is just south of the venue entrance at Stono Ferry. Complimentary shuttles will be provided from 8AM-6PM to and from the racetrack. The shuttles will take approximately 10-12 minutes to complete the trip from Wide Awake Plantation to the racetrack.

Visit our FAQ page or email us at with any questions you may have.

The Stono Ferry Racetrack

5000 Old York Course Road, Hollywood, SC
2023 map


Schedule subject to change.
8:00 AMEvent Gates Open / General Admission Parking Opens / Shuttle Service Begins
11:00 AMLexus VIP Lounge Opens
11:30 AMCorgi Race 1
12:30 PMOpening Ceremonies
1:00 PMRace 1
1:45 PMRace 2
2:05 PMCorgi Race 2
2:30 PMRace 3
3:15 PMRace 4
4:00 PMRace 5
5:00 PM Event Gates Close
6:00 PM Shuttle Service Ends


Make the most of your charleston experience!