Chester's finest race days return to the Roodee

Our most popular meetings at Chester Racecourse, the May Festival sees the most thrilling races take to the Roodee. This means there’s no better time to attend the world’s oldest racecourse, and soak up the unmissable atmosphere. The Boodles May Festival lends itself well to hospitality. It’s an ideal time to treat yourself, your family or even your employees to an exceptional days racing and fun. So book today to make sure you don’t miss out on the first race day of Chester’s 2022 season, and the first May Festival with a crowd on Chester’s track since 2019.

This year the early bird definitely catches the worm, as we’re rewarding customers that book early with the best ticket prices. Ticket prices are split into different categories, with the lowest price always going to those that book early. This means the quicker you book, the better price you’ll get!

For group bookings, please call the box office on 01244 304610 or email

To give you reassurance when booking, any customer who purchases a ticket for a future fixture will be entitled to a transfer or full refund in the event it is cancelled.

Please note that all tickets will be subject to a £1.25 per ticket administration fee.

For more information, please visit our terms & conditions page.