The Atlanta Steeplechase is celebrating its 51st anniversary on Saturday, April 23rd. Gates open from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Kingston Downs located on US 411 just north of Cartersville.
Set across 435 beautiful acres in the Bartow County countryside, the Atlanta Steeplechase is renown as Atlanta’s best lawn party. The all-day event is filled with incredible family fun events including tailgating, picnicking, shopping, and more! Live music will fill the air as guests enjoy an air show, petting zoo, pony rides, and the thrilling steeplechase.
From 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., exciting activities kick off at the Kidz Coral with pony rides, hay rides, camel rides, rock climbing, shopping in the infield, and Jack Russell Terrier Races! Feeling lucky? Try your luck at winning a 2-year lease on a brand new 2016 Audi A3 1.8T FWD S tronic in the 2016 Audi Raffle. Skydivers will take over the sky for an exciting show just before the Budweiser Clydesdales and Bear Creek Hounds parade the streets at 12:00 p.m.
Before the first race, ladies will adorn beautiful and whimsical hats at the annual Hat Parade and Contest to celebrate the tradition of race day showmanship and the rites of Spring. Don’t miss Opening Ceremonies for the race beginning at 12:30 p.m. with the first race at 1:15 p.m. The Post Race Party wraps up the day of competitive fun just following Bert’s Big Adventure Turf Race at 4:10 p.m.
General admission costs $30 per ticket, and include non-reserved infield parking and picnicking. Children 12 and under are admitted for free. Several VIP and Group ticketing options are also available, including options for Party Tents, Tailgating, Buses, and other options.
Proceeds from The Atlanta Steeplechase benefit Bert’s Big Adventure, a nonprofit organization that provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families. Throughout the year, Bert’s Big Adventure works toward increasing awareness and providing year-round support to children and their families through community initiatives.