TAILGATING

NO DAY-OF SALES – advanced purchase only

Join the fun and excitement of the 29th running of the Willowdale Steeplechase, a community favorite event which supports two local charities, Stroud Water Research and Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center. Each year in Chester County over 15,000 spectators attend this premier spring event to enjoy the suspense and the thrill of 6 sanctioned steeplechase races friends and family can enjoy, Jack Russell terrier races, pony races, Kids’ Alley and hat, tailgate and best dressed contests. It’s a wonderful day for everyone at the beautiful 160-acre Willowdale Steeplechase property located in the heart of Kennett Square, PA. Children 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult ticket holder.

By purchasing a ticket and or tailgate at the 2022 Willowdale Steeplechase, the purchaser agrees that they are attending by their own will and understands the inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 that exists in any public place where people are present.

Ticketing Dates:
Feb 14th – March 18th 
Tickets On Sale for General Admission, Alumni Tailgate Renewals, and Open Tailgates 
March 21st – May 8th
General Admission Tickets continue to be on sale, as well as Open Tailgates, and all Alumni Tailgates not renewed by this point are released, open for new purchases. 
May 9th – May 13th
All ticket and tailgate prices increase by 15%. Buy your tickets early!

$550 Members Hill Tailgate – RAIL SIDE

Tax-Deductible Portion $370

A long-standing tradition, MEMBERS HILL TAILGATE – RAIL SIDE offers an up-close view of the races. So pack a picnic and reserve yours today!

  • (1) Reserved Tailgate Space
  • (4) Admission Tickets
  • Enter Gate #2

$500 Members Hill Tailgate – HILL SIDE

Tax-Deductible Portion $320

Reserve your MEMBERS HILL TAILGATE – HILL SIDE for a bird’s eye view of the racecourse.

  • (1) Reserved Tailgate Space
  • (4) Admission Tickets
  • Enter Gate #2

$500 Water Jump Tailgate – RAIL SIDE

Tax-Deductible Portion $320

A Willowdale Steeplechase WATER JUMP TAILGATE – RAIL SIDE offers an amazing view of the races in front of the course’s signature jump, the famous Willowdale Water Jump.

  • (1) Reserved Tailgate Space
  • (4) Admission Tickets
  • Enter Gate #4

$450 Water Jump Tailgate – HILL SIDE

Tax-Deduction Portion $270

A Willowdale Steeplechase WATER JUMP TAILGATE – HILL SIDE is the place to be to see a 180-degree view of the racecourse.

  • (1) Reserved Tailgate Space
  • (4) Admission Tickets
  • Enter Gate #4

$375 The Turn Tailgate – RAIL SIDE

Tax Deduction $195

Enjoy a day at the races with up close viewing with family and friends by purchasing a RAIL SIDE TAILGATE on THE TURN TAILGATE – RAIL SIDE. One of the most popular areas for race viewing.

  • (1) Reserved Tailgate Space
  • (4) Admission Tickets
  • Enter Gate #4

$325 The Turn Tailgate – HILL SIDE

Tax Deduction $145

Enjoy a full day at the races with family and friends by purchasing a HILL SIDE TAILGATE on THE TURN.

  • (1) Reserved Tailgate Space
  • (4) Admission Tickets
  • Enter Gate #4

$280 The Field Tailgate – RAIL SIDE

Tax-Deductible Portion $100

The FIELD TAILGATE – RAIL SIDE area offers a great up-close view of all the racing action. A good place to gather with friends and family for a full day of racing fun.  

  • (1) Reserved Tailgate Space 10’x20’
  • (4) Admission Tickets
  • Enter Gate #2

$250 The Field Tailgate – HILL SIDE

Tax-Deduction Portion $70

The FIELD TAILGATE – HILL SIDE area offers a bird’s eye view of all the racing action with a vantage point of the entire racecourse. A good place to gather with friends and family for a full day of racing fun.

  • (1) Reserved Tailgate Space 10’x20’
  • (4) Admission Tickets
  • Enter Gate #2

$100 Handicap Tailgate Package

NO DAY OF SALES

Handicap Car Tag Required

Do you have a handicap car permit? Then you qualify for an easy access HANDICAP TAILGATE PACKAGE. Spaces limited. Must be purchased Prior to Race Day May 14, 2022. Enter Gate #4.

  • (2) Admission Tickets
  • (1) Preferred Parking on THE TURN
  • Enter Gate #4

Can’t attend, but you’d still like to support the Stroud Water Research Center and Penn Vet New Bolton Center? 100% of online donations will go DIRECTLY to our beneficiaries!

Penn Vet New Bolton Center

Stroud Water Research Center