Maps & Directions

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, 1751 Gentilly Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70119

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is located in the Mid-City area of New Orleans, approximately 10 minutes from Central Business District and French Quarter, approximately 20 minutes from New Orleans International Airport and less than five minutes from Interstate 610, which connects with Interstate 10 East and West.



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From the East (Slidell, Mississippi): Take I-10 West to I-610 West. Exit Paris Avenue and turn left. Turn right at Gentilly Boulevard; Fair Grounds is approximately 1 mile ahead on the right.

From the West (Metairie, Kenner, Baton Rouge): Take I-10 East to I-610 East. Exit St. Bernard Avenue and turn right. Turn right at Gentilly Boulevard; Fair Grounds is approximately 1/2 mile ahead on the right.

From Downtown/French Quarter: Travel northbound on Esplanade Avenue to North Broad Avenue and turn right. Just past the intersection with Bayou Road, enter the left turn lane for Gentilly Boulevard and turn left. Follow the bend on Gentilly; Fair Grounds is approximately 1/2 mile ahead on the left.

From Westbank: Cross the Crescent City Connection and follow signs to I-10 East. Exit Esplanade Avenue and turn left. Travel northbound on Esplanade Avenue to North Broad Avenue and turn right. Just past the intersection with Bayou Road, enter the left turn lane for Gentilly Boulevard and turn left. Follow the bend on Gentilly; Fair Grounds is approximately 1/4 mile ahead on the left.