Home of the Grand National, the worlds richest Steeplechase, Aintree is a brilliant venue – as much for socialising and people watching as racing. This is never truer than at the Grand National Festival, a raucous three days out.

Aintree Racecourse Hospitality Packages & VIP Tickets

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FAQs

We answer some of your questions about Aintree Racecourse

The Grand National is the pinnacle of the three day Aintree Festival and one of the most famous races in the world. It takes place in April every year, usually around the middle of the month. The 2023 Grand National is on Saturday 15th April.

General admission tickets for all events at Aintree are sold by the Jockey Club, the owners of Aintree Racecourse. At Events Hospitality, we offer VIP tickets and hospitality packages for each day of the Aintree Festival, including the Grand National.

At Events Hospitality, we have hospitality packages for the Grand National, as well as VIP tickets. As its such a big event, there are a big range of options available, so the best thing to do is to contact us with your requirements – email [email protected] and we would be happy to help.

At Events Hospitality, we only sell hospitality packages and VIP experiences for the Grand National. We have official hospitality packages for each day of the Aintree Festival, with VIP tickets, restaurant packages and private boxes available.

All hospitality packages for the Aintree Festival will get you access from doors opening, including on Grand National Day. Gates open from 10:30am each day, along with hospitality areas. The first race starts at 1:45pm each day, with racing ending around 5:30-6pm, so you have plenty of time to enjoy yourself. The Grand National is 5:15pm on the Saturday.

Some hospitality packages have views of the Racecourse, some don’t, so make sure you check on purchasing. Each hospitality ticket has full access to the Grandstand to watch the racing action if you cannot see if from your Suite.

We offer hospitality packages for all three days of the Aintree Festival. Each day is different and unique in its own way, but all share a fantastic day of racing, food, drink and entertainment.

This depends on the package, with prices listed on the packages on our website. If you can’t find these or need more information, please just email us on [email protected] Please remember we only have hospitality packages for this event.

At Events Hospitality we only offer premium tickets and official hospitality packages. We also only sell tickets or packages that we have in hand, to ensure availability for our clients (many companies out there will sell the tickets and then attempt to procure them afterwards to fulfil the order).

We know how stressful it can be trying to work out which companies are genuine, especially when there are so many out there. As one of the newer ones, we also know how much harder we have to work to prove ourselves. That’s why we offer a 100% money back guarantee if we don’t deliver your tickets. To ensure you’re dealing with a reputable company please call us on 0208 053 0278 to ask any questions, or view more information about us here.

Wherever you are buying your tickets from, make sure you do your research. Take a look at online reviews, ask to speak to previous customers or verify with the venue that the company you are using are official hospitality agents.

Gates open at 10:30am and the first race is at 1:45pm each day. The Feature Race of the day is usually the 3rd or 4th race and racing finishes at 5:15pm on Thursday and Friday. The Grand National is 5:15pm on the Saturday, with a further Bumper race scheduled afterwards.

Yes, all tickets give you full access for the entirety of the day, from the start to the end of play. You also get access to your hospitality suite for the same period. You are not allowed to leave the racecourse and come back on the same ticket.

People are encouraged not to bring bags and there are no luggage storage facilities. A4 sized bags (handbags) are permitted, everything else is not. All bags will be searched on entry.

Aintree Station is located directly opposite the Racecourse, making it the easiest way to get to the track. This is operated by Mersey Rail with trains every 15 minutes, so frequent but often packed. You can get to Aintree Station from Liverpool Central Station. Buses 300, 310 and 345 also operate from Liverpool city centre.

There is a decent amount of parking at the Racecourse for those driving and it is clearly signposted for where to go.

These will be sent to you around 7-10 days before the Festival starts. They will usually be postal tickets, including an entry badge for your hospitality suite.

Aintree Racecourse has five stands with great views of the action and the usual array of eating, drinking and betting locations. There are also Champagne and Seafood Bars and plenty of seating areas across the board. Hospitality is split across different stands and offers everything from informal lounges to enjoy a base for the day with a view drinks, right through to Private Boxes overlooking the finish line. At Events Hospitality we offer packages for a range of locations, so can help with anything you need.

For each hospitality package, you have a dedicated table or area in a specific hospitality lounge. This is your base for the day and for you to come and go from as you please. Some hospitality lounges have a viewing balcony, others will give you access to the Grandstand to watch the racing.

Jump racing isn’t as strict as Flat racing for its dress code, but its still a great chance to get dressed up and enjoy yourself. Some hospitality areas haven’t certain restrictions, which we will advise on purchase, but generally it’s a smart casual affair.

Children are required to have a ticket for the racecourse, which can be arranged on purchase of an adult ticket, although these are limited. If they are in a hospitality area, they will require a full ticket.

Yes, as its part of the experience. There are plenty of bookmakers on the rails who will take cash, along with the Tote, which are also in all of the hospitality suites. You can use the Wi-Fi to access some bookmakers online.

Yes, again there are plenty.

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