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Leopardstown Christmas Festival 26th - 29th December

Leopardstown’s Christmas Festival runs over four days from 26th-29th of December. The Christmas festival is filled with festivities, glamour and top class National Hunt racing.

This event is brought to you courtesy of Leopardstown Racecourse

Event Details

26 to 29 December 2017
Leopardstown Racecourse

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Leopardstown Christmas Festival 
26th - 29th December 2017

The atmosphere at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival is unparalleled and an unmissable highlight of the Irish horse racing calendar. The annual Leopardstown Christmas Festival is the perfect venue to see prime horses competing in National Hunt racing at its best. 

The Leopardstown Christmas Festival features seven Grade 1 races, including :

  • The Racing Post Novice Steeplechase (Grade 1) on Racing Post Day-Tuesday 26th
  • The Paddy Power Steeplechase (Grade B) on Paddy Power Day-Wednesday 27th
  • The Lexus Steeplechase (Grade 1) on Thursday 28th 
  • The Ryanair Hurdle (Grade 1) on Ryanair Day-Friday 29th

If you're still hungry after Christmas dinner, why not savour some of our festive food and drink? Warm up with a hot whiskey, or enjoy an all-inclusive dining package - there is something to suit all budgets and preferences at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival!

Make sure to be in the Festival Marquee at 11am before racing each day, where we host an exclusive Winning Line Tipster Panel on the morning of each race day. This is a complimentary event available to all Leopardstown attendees, so make sure to bring your pen to mark your card with the hot tipped horses for the day!

Special Offers

It's not too early to buy your Christmas Cards

Irish illustrator, Heather McKay of Head in the Clouds (inc) is a wonderful supporter of Children in Hospital Ireland. Heather has designed 8 unique illustrations for CHI and this is your chance to purchase them.

Bogart Alterations Special Offers

Clothing and Upolstery altered with Door to Door collection and Delivery