Event Schedule

Rood & Riddle Breeders’ cup Post Position Draw
November 1 | 2:30 PM PT

Come join the excitement, drama, and celebration of the Rood & Riddle Breeders’ Cup Post Position Draw.

Location: Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Paddock

Del Mar Village Live Music

November 2-7 | Coming Soon
Celebrate the Breeders’ Cup with live music every night starting on November 2 on the Del Mar Plaza Deck. 

Del Mar Village Taco and Tequila Tuesday
November 2 | Coming Soon

Visit Del Mar Village on Tuesday, November 2 to enjoy a selection of specialty taco’ s and tequila from local restaurants. Participating restaurant information coming soon.


Opening Day at Del Mar
November 3 | 12:30 PM PT

Racing begins where the Turf Meets the Surf. Visit Del Mar Thoroughbred Club for more information.


Monarch Ocean Pub viewing party
November 3 | 12:30 PM PT

In celebration of Del Mar’s Bing Crosby Fall racing season Opening Day, Monarch Ocean Pub will hold a VIP viewing party from 12:30 pm – 5 pm and a barrel beer and whiskey tasting with small bites and live music from 6 pm – 9 pm.

Location: Monarch Ocean Pub, 1555 Camino Del Mar Suite 322, Del Mar

November 3 | 3:00 PM PT

A fundraiser in collaboration with Del Mar Village Stores & Boutiques will be held at the Del Mar Plaza and its surrounding shops. Click here for more information, tickets and sponsorships.

Location: Del Mar Plaza, 1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar 

Edwin J. Gregson Foundation Gala
November 3 | 6:00 PM PT

A celebration honoring champion trainer John Gosden will raise money to fund scholarships for children of backstretch employees. The event will take place at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Click here or call (626) 447-2339 for more information. Please reserve seats early for this can’t-miss event, as seating is limited!

Location: 5300 Grand Del Mar Ct, San Diego, CA 92130

2021 National Turf Writers & Broadcasters Awards Dinner
November 3 | 6:00 PM PT

A dinner at the Brigantine honoring industry journalists with a portion of the proceeds going toward scholarships for prospective Thoroughbred racing journalists and to support Thoroughbred industry charities. Click here for more information.

Location: 3263 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014

Festival Golf Tournament
November 4 | 10:00 AM PT

Del Mar Country Club will host this year’s Festival Golf Tournament. Details coming soon!

Location: 6001 Clubhouse Dr, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

November 4 | 12:30 PM PT

Live racing where the Turf Meets the Surf. Visit Del Mar Thoroughbred Club for more information.


November 4 | 6:00 PM PT

DMVA will host a Del Mar Village Breeders’ Cup kick-off event at Monarch Ocean Pub from 6 pm – 9 pm presented by PNC Bank with music, curated cocktails, ocean views and Del Mar flavors. Tickets are available by invite only.

Future stars friday
November 5 | 12:30 PM PT

The Breeders’ Cup World Championships kicks off at Del Mar. Purchase tickets today.


Bash at the Breeders’ Cup Benefiting Thoroughbred Charities of America
November 5 | TBD

Event details coming soon!

Championship Saturday
November 6 | 12:30 PM PT

9 more World Champions will be crowned on Saturday at the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Purchase tickets today.