Get set & go to Sam Houston Race Park’s quarter horse opening day

Photo courtesy of Sam Houston Race Park

Head to the track for Sam Houston Race Park’s Opening Day festivities on Friday, March 25, 2016.

Entry  to the Opening Day celebration comes complete with quarter horse races and 50 cent beer. Admission is free for anyone with a valid military ID to celebrate Military Appreciation Day.

Located in northwest Houston, the park is known for hosting both Thoroughbred horse racing and American Quarter Horse each year complete with country, rock and classic rock concerts.

In addition to the one mile track and seven furlong course for the horses, Sam Houston Race Park offers 8 bars, 2 restaurants, suites and many concession areas on their Paddock and Club levels.

Sam Houston Race Park Opening Day

  • Date: Friday, March 25, 2016
  • Time: Gates open at 5:30pm; live races start at 7pm
  • Location: Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77064
  • Parking: Paid lot parking is available in the surrounding area
  • Admission: Tickets are $7 general admission; $4 ages 4 to 11; $4 ages 62 and up; free ages 3 and under. Click here to order tickets.
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Cody Swann is a writer and musician born and raised in Houston. When he isn't recording or touring the country with his band, Wild Moccasins, he can be found covering live music and arts events for 365 Things to Do in Houston.