Looking for fun things to do in Berkeley or the Bay Area? As northern California’s premier horse racing facility,Golden Gate Fields boasts exciting thoroughbred action Thursday through Sunday which is a sure bet for a good time. Even better? Our partner, California Men's Gatherings, is heading to its DOLLAR DAY event! With $1 admission and potential to watch up to nine races, this is will be an inexpensive day full of fun!
Participants should look for the group in California Men's Gathering (CMG) shirts at the upper main deck umbrella tables around 11:00 AM.
Everything is $1: admission, parking, hot dogs, even beer, mimosas and sodas!
Conveniently located in Albany (near Berkeley) California, along the San Francisco Bay off of I-80, Golden Gate Fields has been racing since 1941, treating its fans to some of the best sights and sounds in the world.
REGULAR GATE OPENINGS:
10:00 a.m. for Grandstand, Club House & Top of the Stretch
11:00 a.m. for Turf Club
12:45 p.m. First Race
5:15 p.m. Last Race Takes Place
General Information Line: (510) 559-7300
BART - there's a free shuttle from/to North Berkeley BART station. Information can be found here.
General Parking - take Buchanan Street exit off Hwy 80.
Handicap Accessible - Golden Gate Fields offers convenient ramps, elevators, and handicap accessibility throughout all levels of the racetrack. Handicap parking and seating are available on all levels.
Alcohol Consumption Policy - While at Golden Gate Fields, photo ID is required for consumption of alcohol. Must be 21 or older.