Make summer last a little longer at ParisLongchamp

Enjoy an extended summer at ParisLongchamp racecourse and check out the cream of French and international racing.
Soak up all the excitement of flat racing with the Qatar Arc Trials!
If you love your sport and top-level racing, then this is the day for you. It’s also a perfect opportunity to introduce your little ones to the magic of racecourses, with a host of free activities and entertainment on offer for them.

Ticketing offers


A great day out for all the family ! Free entry for under 12s

From €5

Treat yourself to the best view of the whole racecourse

From €20

Take a look behind the scenes on a race day

From €12
15 September 2024

Book your parking space online ! 3€ instead of 5€ on site

From €3

The Qatar Arc Trials


An eagerly awaited day, with a top-class card that provides a high point in the countdown to the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, the world’s biggest race, which takes place three weeks later, at the same venue, on the first weekend in October.

The best horses from France and around the world will be on the start line for the last dress rehearsals for the Arc, among them the prestigious Qatar Prix Vermeille, Qatar Prix Niel and Qatar Prix Foy.
These grands prix races take place over the classic distance of a mile and a half, the same distance over which the famous Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is run.

The day’s schedule

Looking for an unforgettable family day out?
Top-class races, free activities and rides, lots of green spaces and a host of restaurants and food stands. Make sure you don’t miss the Qatar Arc Trials at ParisLongchamp racecourse.

  • 12:00

    It’s time to head to the racecourse! The doors are open as are the free activities and rides and the restaurants and food trucks. There’s something for everyone.

  • 13:00

    The day’s opening race starts. Thrill to the excitement of the day’s racing from trackside, with races every 30 minutes. A truly outstanding sporting spectacle.

  • 15:00

    Time for your children to parade around the paddock with the jockeys.
    Races and free activities and rides continue.

  • 16:00

    Time for a break?
    You’ll find pancakes, waffles, candy floss and sweets on sale at our food trucks. A great way to refuel before going for another ride on the merry-go-round!

  • 20:00

    The racecourse closes its doors.

Want to discover more about the racecourse? Then why not take a guided tour! Book ahead on our ticketing website.

Times may vary and are subject to change.

Free entertainment

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!

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!

Admire the champions from up close!

To make their day at the races even more exciting, children are invited to join the jockeys in the parade ring. A fantastic way to experience the thrill of the spectators’ applause alongside their favourite jockeys. Pure emotion guaranteed!

Who will be the champion of the day?

Get your children running along the hallowed turf in our kids’ running race! An unforgettable, fun-filled experience that will see the fastest runners go home with some great prizes.

So, who will get on the podium?

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?

Eat and drink


Burgers, hot dogs and much more besides! There’s something for everyone.
And if you’re looking for something sweeter, you’ll be spoilt for choice: pancakes, waffles, candy floss, sweets… The list goes on.



Located in a superb setting in the heart of the racecourse, the Brasserie ParisLongchamp pays tribute to France and its cuisine by reworking some classic dishes to cater for every taste.

Dress code in force. Please book ahead on +33 (0) 6 23 18 54 50.

Race programme

Access and transport

2 route des Tribunes
75016 - Paris

We recommend arriving as soon as the racecourse opens so you can make the most of your day and miss none of the racing action.
Increased security checks may be carried out on race days.
Pushchairs are welcome.
For safety reasons, pets are not permitted on the racecourse, even on a lead.

As ParisLongchamp racecourse is located on the route of a busy cycle path, please be careful when approaching the racecourse.
A free shuttle bus service runs from 12 noon to 6.45pm.

Free shuttle bus service from Porte Maillot and Porte d’Auteuil: first bus at 12 noon, then approximately every 20 minutes.

Shuttles back to Porte Maillot and Porte d’Auteuil: last bus leaves the racecourse at 6.45pm.

Metro exits for shuttle bus stops:

  • Porte Maillot – exit 6: see map
  • Porte d’Auteuil – exit 1: see map
  • Line 10 – get off at “Porte d’Auteuil”
  • Line 1 – get off at “Porte Maillot”

Then free shuttles to the racecourse



  • No.244 – get off at “Les Moulins-Camping”
  • No.241 – get off at “Hippodrome de Longchamp”


  • Line T2 – get off at “Suresnes Longchamp”
By car

Using the Waze app
Enter the address “Parking hippodrome ParisLongchamp” for directions to the racecourse’s public car park.

From the north of Paris
Porte Maillot exit then Allée de Longchamp

From the south of Paris
Porte Molitor exit, take Boulevard d’Auteuil then Boulevard Anatole France

From central Paris
Porte d’Auteuil exit, take Avenue de la Porte d’Auteuil then Boulevard Anatole France


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.

Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club

The Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club represents Qatar’s investment in the world of the horse, through which the emirate wishes to remind us of its traditional attachment to everything related to this animal. The QREC is responsible for organising the Qatari promotional effort within its borders as well as in its partnerships around the world, a world which it helps to shape through strong and spectacular associations.

More information about Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club

This eagerly awaited gathering boasts a top-level sporting line-up in the run up to the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, the greatest race on the planet, which will be held three weeks later on the same ParisLongchamp racecourse. This is a unique chance to attend a great sporting spectacle, where you can enjoy completely free entertainment and numerous food options to suit all tastes with friends or family, The little ones, meanwhile, will love the famous pony rides and all the activities offered as part of the Family Race Day event.