Racing Returns: Dante Festival begins the 17 day York season
Date: Wed 14 May to Fri 16 May then Sat 31 May
Time: 11.15am to 6pm
Venue: York Racecourse
Remember to tell your guests about and encourage bookings for the racing season ahead. It begins with the first £1 million Dante Festival rapidly followed by the first Saturday. The first phase of the northern end development will be opened meaning a brand new pre parade ring and improved equine facilities. Other highlights in the 17 day programme include Macmillan Charity Day (Sat 14 June) an event that has raised nearly £6 million for good causes, Music Showcase Weekend featuring The Beach Boys (Fri eve 25 July) & Wet Wet Wet (Sat 26 July), the Ebor Festival (Aug 20-23) and Family Sunday with Peppa Pig on 7 September.