Meetings & Events

  • Day At The Races

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


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

Apron Tent

A 3,200 square foot tented space on the apron, the area between the building and the racetrack. Perfect for large events that want to see the horses at eye level! Accommodates up to 250 people.

Apron Tent at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

Coors Banquet Bar

A modern and elegant private bar that is just steps away from the action of the races. Situated right next to the Paddock so you can see all the winners glide around in their glory. Accommodates up to 30 people.

Coors Banquet Bar at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

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

Dining at Fair Grounds Club House

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

Parterre Suite at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

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

Black Gold Room at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

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

Paddock Mezzanine at Fair Grounds

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

Phoenix Room at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

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

Pan Zareta at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots


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

Paddock at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

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.



1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70119

Phone:  (504) 948-1285


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