From I-65 South:
Follow I-65 South to Exit 132. Turn right at the stoplight onto Central Ave. Churchill Downs is on the left. For Gate 17, turn left on 9th St. For Gate 10, turn left on Taylor Blvd, then left again on Longfield Ave.
From I-264 West:
Follow I-264 West to Exit 10. Turn right onto Third St. and head north to Central Ave. For Gate 17, continue on Central Ave. For Gate 10, make a right at Fourth St. and head right after the barns.
From I-65 North:
Take I-264 West to Exit 10. Turn right on Third St. and head north to Central Ave. For Gate 17, stay on Central Ave. For Gate 10, turn left at Fourth St. and head right after the barns.
From I-65 South:
Take Exit 132 onto Crittenden Dr. Turn right at Central Ave. Head down Central Ave. to the track.
Free parking is available in the Longfield parking lot off of Longfield Ave, and valet parking is available for a fee of $5.00 USD. These rates do not apply during Kentucky Oaks or Kentucky Derby days. The lot also has limited handicapped spaces for guests with disabilities.
For transportation services, visit Yellow Cab Louisville.
Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the facility.
Please leave coolers and containers at home.
Children 12 and under do not need a ticket for general admission. On Oaks or Derby days, all children must have a ticket to enter.
Churchill Downs offers accessible seating in various areas of the raceway. There are also elevator access and ramps to facilitate mobility. To purchase accessible Clubhouse tickets, please call 502.636.4400 prior to your visit. Visitors can request wheelchairs on event days at guest services, or in advance by calling 502.636.4451.
For questions or details, call guest services at 502.636.4400.
To turn in or inquire about any lost items, head to the security office located in the Clubhouse.
It's best to leave a few items at home.
All signs or banners must be pre-approved before entering the facility.
Look for the box office at Gate 1, off of Central Ave. Office hours are Wednesday - Sunday from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., and Saturday event days from 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Eastern time.
To pick up will call tickets head to the box office at Gate 1, or to the admission entrances at Gates 10 and 17. On Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby days, there's no will call available.