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Come visit us at our Mobile Visitor Centers, located at Michie Tavern from 10 AM until 2 PM and at the Dairy Market from 11 am until 3 pm. To find specific address information for today’s location and others, please click below to view our Mobile Visitor Center schedule.

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Foxfield Races

2215 Foxfield Track, Charlottesville, VA 22905

(434) 293-9501


Steeplechase racing. The races began on May 13, 1978 and have been a staple of Charlottesville social life ever since. Spring races draws crowds of between 18,000 and 23,000 people, while our fall family and friends races draw around 5,000 people, including steeplechase enthusiasts, Charlottesville residents, tourists, and area college students. Spectators may purchase parking spots around the racecourse, and many people host delicious tailgate picnics for their family and friends.


The races are held the last Saturday in April and the first Sunday in October. The Fall Race Meet is Family Day at the Foxfield Races and includes horse-related children's activities before and between the races. Business sponsorships and private tents are available in addition to the tailgating spaces. 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Admission Charge. Sanctioned by the National Steeplechase Association as two of eleven races held in the Commonwealth of Virginia.