Browse the Belmont Spring/Summer Meet Events below for more information, or keep scrolling to view all events.
Monday, May 28th
Join us at Belmont Park on Memorial Day for New York Showcase Day, featuring family fun activities in the backyard and a special Mystery Mutuel Voucher promotion
2018 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Community Day
Building on a tradition that NYRA began in 2017, we will kick off the 2018 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival by honoring the work of local and regional non-profits and service providers as well as local leaders and elected officials. Partner organizations will have an activation space on track to engage guests and raise awareness for their missions. NYRA will be promoting our community partners with digital and social media campaigns free of charge.
Date:Thursday, June 7
11th Annual Belmont/Elmont Parade
Kicking off at 10 am from the Elmont Public Library and continuing on Hempstead Turnpike to Belmont Park, NYRA officials will join local leaders to celebrating the start of Belmont Stakes week.
Date: Saturday, June 2
Location: Hempstead Turnpike
5K Run for Prostate Cancer
Integrated Medical Foundation’s seventh annual Belmont Stakes’ Blue Ribbon Run for Prostate Cancer® will take place following the completion of the day’s race card and conclude at Belmont’s finish line. The run raises critical funds for prostate cancer education, support and screenings.
Date: Sunday, June 3
Location: Belmont Park
Floral Park Street Festival
Floral Park Chamber of Commerce encourages local businesses, entertainers, and community members to come out and support their community by attending the annual street fair. A family friendly event will include live music, dance performances, kids games & rides, great local food, giveaways and more.
Date: Sunday, June 3
Location: Tulip Avenue, Floral Park
Ronald McDonald House of Long Island
The NYRA jockey colony will pay their annual Belmont Stakes week visit to the Ronald McDonald House to raise awareness for the important work the RMH does to support families of young people undergoing treatment in local hospitals.
Date: Tuesday, June 5
Location: Ronald McDonald House of Long Island 267-07 76th Ave, Queens, NY 11040
Garden City Street Festival
Garden City Chamber of Commerce provide arts, crafts and vendor opportunities. The festival also serves as an informative event providing residents with information on homes, businesses and lifestyle.
Date: Friday, June 8
Location: Seventh Street, Garden City
Thursday, June 7 - Saturday, June 9
Join us at Belmont Park for the 2018 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, featuring the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes and the Belmont Stakes Handicapping Challenge!
June 1, June 15, June 22, June 29, July 6, July 13
Join us at Belmont Park for Party at the Park Twilight Fridays!
Friday, June 15: Radio Daze
Radio Daze is the ultimate 80's party band.
Friday, June 22: Illegally Blind
Illegally Blind is a NJ and NY based tribute to classic rock band.
Friday, June 29: Paris NY
Music includes forties, fifties, sixties, classic disco, R&B, ballads and party rock with heavy emphasis on Latin and contemporary dance music.
Friday, July 6: Nine Deeez Nite
More than just a cover band, Nine Deeez Nite is THE tribute to the 90s!
Saturday, June 16
Enjoy the races while painting a horse related masterpiece. Our artist will guide you step-by-step from 1-3pm.
A $40 ticket includes admission to the Top of the Stretch picnic area, art supplies and a Belmont Park artist smock. While concessions are always available at Belmont Park, we encourage you to bring your own snacks and adult beverages* for this fun-filled day at the races!
*No glass bottles permitted
PURCHASE TICKETS or by calling the NYRA Box Office at 844-NYRA-TIX
Sunday, June 17
Join us at Belmont Park for Father's Day! Enjoy family fun activities in the backyard and a BBQ Apron giveaway.
Real Men Wear Pink Luncheon
Come celebrate Father’s Day and honor those continuing the fight against cancer at The Real Men Wear Pink Luncheon. There will be a premium buffet, DJ, raffles and a rose tasting provided by Notorious Pink Rose. A portion of each ticket sold will go to the American Cancer Society.
Saturday, July 7
Join us at Belmont Park for the Stars & Stripes Festival! Enjoy family fun activities in the backyard along with the Stars & Stripes handicapping challenge and Drinking Glass giveaway.
May 26 - 28*, June 2*- 3, June 16 - 17, June 30, July 1 and July 7-8
Breakfast at Belmont is fun for the whole family. Enjoy great buffet selection of all your breakfast favorites and watch the stars of our sport train throughout the morning on the Big Sandy. After breakfast, fans are invited to take a free tram ride (weather permitting) through the stable area, free Paddock Show and Starting Gate demonstration.
* The tram tour will not be offered on Monday, May 28th or Saturday, June 2nd
May 28th, June 2, June 17 & July 7
Make our backyard your backyard with Belmont Park Family Fun Days! The backyard and picnic area come alive with a variety of fun and exciting activities and games that the entire family can enjoy.
Gambling Problems? The New York Racing Association encourages responsible wagering. If gambling is a problem for you or someone you care about, help is available 24 hours a day. Call toll-free 1-877-8-HOPE-NY