Meetings & Events

  • Day At The Races


    Experience the excitement of live thoroughbred racing at one of the nation’s oldest racetracks.

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A truly unique venue in the heart of America’s most spirited city.

Clubhouse Dining Room

A fan favorite for a Day at the Races. With floor-to-ceiling windows, your group is guaranteed the best seat in the house to follow all the action in the final stretch.

Accommodates up to 700

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Parterre Suite

Our most deluxe venue is sure to leave a lasting impression on you and your guests, as you enjoy panoramic views of the track, in-suite wagering and personal bar.

Accommodates 25-40

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Black Gold Room

Bred to entertain your group of 90 or more with amenities, such as a private bar, mutuel window and balcony that is perfect for watching the races.

Accommodates 90-200

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Paddock Mezzanine

This private second floor balcony overlooking the saddling paddock provides a mixture of indoor and outdoor excitement for all kinds of groups.

Accommodates 20-30

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1872 Room

Puts your group at the heart of the racing action, with convenient access to both the historic saddling ring and track rail.

Accommodates 40-75

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Phoenix Room

Conveniently located on the 3rd floor of the Grandstand and perfect for events ranging from corporate meetings in a quiet setting to social events during the excitement of live racing.

Accommodates 30-65

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Pan Zareta Room

A fresh setting with a casual atmosphere that offers a variety of setups in the heart of the Grandstand.

Accommodates 50-100

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Apron Tent

Located on the Track Apron, this 3,200 square foot tent is a versatile and open canvas to host any type of event.

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Grandstand

Three floors of multifunctional space, with ample capacity to host meetings, product demonstrations, expos and seminars.

Accommodates up to 800

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Paddock

Whether you are planning an expo, fundraiser or wedding ceremony, you will be among the many greats in history that have paraded around this historic site.

Accommodates 300-700

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Parking Lot

With over 750,000 square feet, the Parking Lot offers a variety of configurations and ample, secured space.

Over 750,000 square feet

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Group Events

Our strength is flexibility; our settings range from elegant to casual, reception-style to sit-down, with a view of the racetrack or downtown New Orleans. Let us Win, Place and Show you an event to remember.

At this time Fair Grounds is not booking events, we look foward to serving you again very soon!

Address

1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70119

Phone

Main Number: (504) 948-1285
Reservations: (504) 943-2200

Email

[email protected]