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Breakfast at Belmont

Breakfast at Belmont is a program that enables families to enjoy good food at very reasonable prices while watching Thoroughbreds train in the morning. The program is every weekend and holiday during the 2014 Belmont Spring/Summer meeting (May 1 to July 13) and every weekend in September during the Fall Championship meet that opens on Saturday, September 6. After breakfast, fans are invited to take a free tram ride (weather permitting) through the stable area, enjoy a free Paddock Show and participate in a free Starting Gate demonstration.

Schedule Note: No Breakfast at Belmont on Belmont Stakes Day - June 7. No tram ride Memorial Day, Monday May 26, May 31 or July 12 & 13.

The optional quick-service breakfast buffet for $8.95 (price subject to change) including coffee, tea & juices  is available through 9:30 a.m in the trackside Belmont Cafe located on the 1st floor of Clubhouse.

Breakfast Admission & Parking: Free
Hours: 7 a. m. to 9:30 a.m.

Belmont Park is cleared at the conclusion of the Breakfast at Belmont Program. Patrons who wish to attend the afternoon's races are charged admission upon re-entering when the gates open at 11:00 am.


Family Fun Days on Sundays

Looking for an affordable, nearby place to spend with your kids on a Sunday afternoon? Make our backyard your backyard with Belmont Park Family Fun Days Sundays! The backyard and picnic area come alive with a variety of fun and exciting activities and games that the entire family can enjoy. Every Sunday features karaoke, a petting zoo, face painters, and giant inflatables. We also have special, themed activities scheduled for each week.


Special Activities
  • April 28: Opening Weekend Safari! DJ, Jungle Bounce Inflatable; Petting Zoo; Safari Hunt
  • May 5: Cinco de Mayo! Karaoke; Inflatable Mechanical Bull; Temporary Tattooists; Craft Stations
  • May 12: Happy Mother’s Day! Face Painting; Giant Inflatable Obstacle Course; Giant Snakes and Ladders; Toy Land
  • May 19: Ahoy Mateys! Henna Tattooists; Inflatable Pirate Fun House; Face Painters; Karaoke; Pirate Obstacle Course
  • May 26: Welcome to the Tropics! Interactive, Exotic Parrots Exhibit; Under the Sea Inflatable; DJ/Karaoke; Hair Beading
  • May 27: Memorial Day! Olympic Game Field & Relay Races; Inflatable Gladiator Joust; Petting Zoo
  • June 16: Happy Father’s Day! Extreme Rock Wall; Pony Scavenger Hunt; Temporary Tattooists; DJ/Karaoke; Inflatable Sports Obstacle Course
  • June 23: NYRA Meets NASA! Inflatable Alien Laser Tag; Galaxy Explorer Inflatable; Petting Zoo; Strolling Magician
  • June 30: Join the Circus! 3 Ring Circus Obstacle Course; Petting Zoo; Strolling Performers; Carnival Games; Instant Win Candy; Karaoke
  • July 7: Independence Week State Fair! Tubs of Fun Ride; State Fair Bounce Inflatable; Face Painters; Temporary Tattooists; Carnival Games
  • July 14: Wide World of Sports! 9 Hole Mini Golf; Inflatable 4-Way Bungee Throw; DJ and Karaoke; Sports Carnival Prize Wheel


Backyard Area

The Backyard is an ideal spot for families to spend the day. The kids can use the playground and enjoy the duck pond, while mom and dad can watch and wager upon the races with numerous television and betting windows. There are many picnic tables as well as plenty of food and drink available at concession stands.


Children's Playground

The state-of-the-art Children's Playground is located in the Backyard area. Kids can swing, climb on monkey bars and play on slides in a safe area that features a rubber floor.