OH! Courses: A fun-filled day at Chantilly racecourse on 29 June 2024 – Free entry

On Saturday 29 June 2024, Chantilly racecourse is throwing open its gates for a family-friendly event called “OH! Courses”. Racecourse entry is free for all visitors. Watch nine flat races run from 3pm onwards, as well as three pony races ridden by budding jockeys.

In addition to the races, there will be a whole host of free entertainment rolled out all day long. It’s an ideal opportunity to discover horseracing in a convivial and fun atmosphere. Parking is also free for the day. The entertainment continues into the evening with a superb concert, so racegoers can dance the night away after the excitement on the course!

Do not miss this outstanding meeting on Chantilly racecourse, which promises an evening full of fun for the whole family. Come along to enjoy some superb racing action and free entertainment.

Our ticketing offers

29 June 2024
From €12
  • 3.00pm

    The racecourse and refreshment areas open and the entertainment begins.

    General entry to the racecourse is free for children and adults.

  • 4.00pm

    First race (9 races scheduled over the course of the evening, every 30 minutes approx.).

    The pony races will be held in between and after the horse races.

  • 7.00pm

    A fun-filled “1,2,3, Riders Challenge” at Chantilly racecourse. Take a look behind the scenes of the racing world and support the racing stables. Rise to the challenge: 500m bicycle race and relay on a mechanical horse. Beat the Chantilly whipped cream and try to avoid it dripping on your head!

  • 8.00pm

    During this fun-filled day, a wide range of refreshments will be available on Chantilly racecourse. Take your pick from the catering stands, which offer something for all tastes: burgers, hot dogs, chips, pancakes, ice creams, cold drinks and more!

  • 9.30pm

    After a day full of racing action and free entertainment, Chantilly racecourse is putting on an outstanding party, with a concert until 11.30pm to round off the OH Racing! event in style!

  • 11.30pm

    Racecourse closes


A lovely introduction to pony riding!

To discover the world of horses, what could be better than the gentle and patient nature of ponies? Treat your children to a lovely first experience learning about our four-hooved friends, as they stroke them and go for a little ride.

Rides are free and unlimited! From 3 years old.

Choose your horse and you’re off!

Hop on the merry-go-round for a magical ride on our beautiful carrousel horses. A sure-fire hit with young racegoers, this attraction is free of charge and children can ride as many times as they like.

Smiles all round!

Like a real jockey!

These new-generation rocking horses take children on a magical ride! A safe introduction to horse riding, to set them on the path to becoming real jockeys.

If your children are eager to try this fun-filled activity, bring them along!

Explore our brand-new activity for the 2024 season: Mini-Golf! This playful experience is perfect for entertaining both kids and adults. Come and share moments of joy with your family while exploring the captivating world of horse racing.

Get investigating as a family!

Grab a booklet and embark on a treasure hunt that takes you on a tour of the racecourse! With its racing-themed games, this mission requires all of your family’s investigation skills to solve the puzzle.

A 45 to 50-minute adventure for parents and children!

A fun outdoor activity for kids!

With our bouncy castles, your children can jump, run and roll to their hearts’ content! We pull out all the stops to provide your children with plenty of opportunities to play and relax at the racecourse.

Come and let off steam in the great outdoors!


At our “Blacksmith” workshop, young apprentices are invited to let their creative juices flow. The budding artists can customise horseshoes with ribbons, glitter, ink stamps and many other surprises.
The children will sit at a table to decorate their horseshoes and can take their creation home with them.



On every Family Race Day, a giant horse-themed poster will be laid out for the children. Using colouring pencils, the children are invited to help bring this poster to life.

The racecourse, a playground for all ages!

There are plenty of activities to keep you busy between races: morpion, dominos and memory … A great way to revel in the fresh air at the racecourse with your family and friends.

So, are you ready for a fun day out?


A mouth-watering selection of refreshments

Discover our mouth-watering selection of refreshments at the “OH Racing!” event on Chantilly racecourse. Step into the food court, where you will find a selection of street food with something for all appetites, from burgers to grilled meats to pizzas to pancakes. For outstanding views of the course, head to the panoramic restaurant.

Sweet-toothed racegoers can indulge in some famous Chantilly whipped cream, showcased by the amazing “Confrérie des Chevaliers Fouetteurs”, who will host whipping demonstrations and more. Trueba are also coming to Chantilly racecourse with their delicious locally-made ice creams.



Opening of the racecourse gates at 3pm.


Please note that additional security checks may be carried out on race days.
We advise visitors not to bring rucksacks, sports bags, motorbike helmets, glass bottles or any large objects into the racecourse.
You may leave these items in the left luggage office.
Pushchairs are welcome inside the racecourse.
For safety reasons, dogs are not permitted inside the grounds.


Using the Waze app
Enter the address “Hippodrome de Chantilly”.

A1 motorway, exit 7: Survilliers OR exit 8: Senlis-Chamant then follow signs to Chantilly.


Parking available on site, subject to availability.
We recommend booking a parking space in advance on our ticketing website.

IMPORTANT: If you buy a parking ticket, please print it out so you can show it at the allocated entrance.


Trains leave from Gare du Nord / Grandes Lignes:

  • Get off at “Gare de Chantilly”: trains leave every 30 minutes.

Train info: www.transilien.com


RER line D

  • Get off at “Chantilly / Gouvieux”

Come and spend an unforgettable day at Chantilly racecourse on Saturday 29 June 2024 at the OH Racing! event. Watch nine flat races, three pony races and enjoy free entertainment activities all day long. Do not miss the “1,2,3, Riders Challenge” and the lively concert of pop, disco and rock tunes. Entry to the racecourse is free for adults and children.