Free Admission For All Members Of Our Armed Forces And Their Families At Colonial Downs Friday, July 5

June 9, 2013

(NEW KENT, VA) Colonial Downs will be hosting an armed forces appreciation night on July 5th and recognize all military and first responders with free general admission for themselves and up to four family members.

For the first time ever, Colonial Downs will also host a trackside picnic along the stretch as part of the holiday weekend celebration. Guests will be able to enjoy the evening races at any trackside umbrella tables or two large corporate picnic tents. They will also be allowed to bring their own picnic food, coolers with beverages and grill if desired. Tickets for the trackside picnic are $10 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

Proceeds from the trackside picnic will go to the Richmond Fisher House, which is best known for providing homes for family members of our military during the hospitalization for a combat injury, illness or disease. 

Doors to the general admission area will open at 4 PM and the trackside picnic area will open at 5 PM on July 5th.  Post Time that day is 6 PM. 

Tickets available here! Click on the event "Patriotic Picnic on the Stretch" to purchase.