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What is Three Friday Nights?
Three Friday Nights presents a dynamic combination of racing, music and dancing to create a truly unforgettable experience.
First, you will enjoy a six-race card that offers a feast of excellent horseracing action, with the first race starting around 6pm on each evening. Then, after dark, the hallowed turf of the Parade Ring switches from hooves to heels as racing makes way for three world-famous DJs - each appearing for one special performance at the world’s most beautiful racecourse. The 2019 line up will be announced in due-course, so keep your eyes peeled.
The first race on each evening starts around 6pm with the final race getting underway at approximately 9pm. The gates open at 4.30pm so be sure to arrive early and soak up the summer sun. After racing has finished, the DJ starts spinning tunes in the Parade Ring and music goes on until 11pm alongside a spectacular laser show.
What VIP experience are available?
From your own Private Box to an experience amongst the ferns (and gins) in the effortlessly cool Sussex Roof Garden, we have created a number of VIP packages, starting at £99 per person, to really take your chosen evening to the next level.
The premier Richmond Enclosure offers the very best view at Goodwood with seating directly opposite the winning post within the March Stand. Adjacent is the Gordon Enclosure, which offers an area of the March Stand in addition to the magnificent Sussex Stand for superb views across the Downs and beyond. Both enclosures allow access to the Parade Ring so you can check out the horses before each race. After racing has finished on each evening, everyone gathers in this area to enjoy music from top DJs.
Goodwood is famous for being a stylish yet relaxed occasion and gentlemen are required to wear jackets and either ties, cravats or polo neck sweaters in the Richmond Enclosure, while jeans and shorts are not permitted in this enclosure for men or women. In the Gordon Enclosure dress is smart casual. Bare tops and fancy dress are not allowed in either enclosure. Due to the terrain and areas of decking at Goodwood flat shoes are recommended.
Please note: Three Friday Nights is an outdoor event, as such we advise racegoers to dress appropriately when it concerns the weather. Come rain or shine the event will continue so it's best to come prepared for all eventualities.
How much & where can I buy tickets?
Entry tickets for adults aged 18+ years start from just £35 and include access to both the horseracing and the evening’s music. Please note that tickets for racegoers aged 13-17 years are £33.75 (Richmond Enclosure) and £26.25 (Gordon Enclosure). For children 12 and under entry is free but a ticket still needs to be ordered via the same process as a normal ticket. There will be no charge for this ticket at the checkout.
What are the Group Discounts or Packages available?
Get together a group of 10 or more people and take advantage of a 20% discount on full price tickets in the Gordon Enclosure. This discount is applied automatically at the checkout when 10+ tickets are ordered in one transaction.
How do I get to Goodwood Racecourse?
Goodwood is located 3 miles to the north of Chichester near the south coast of England, only 60 miles from London and directly between Brighton and Southampton (30 miles from each city).
For more information on how to reach Goodwood at Three Friday Nights, including details of the free bus services that will operate from a number of local towns, click the link below.
There are a number of restaurants in the Richmond and Gordon Enclosures offering a choice of food at various price points. There are also a number of grab and go catering options and bars in both enclosures.
Should you wish to get closer to the action, you can take advantage of free trips to the start for the second and fourth races, weather permitting. Take a look at our 'Plan Your Day' pages for further information about how you can make the most of your day.
All those under 18 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult (18+ years) to gain entry to the venue - limited to four under 18s per adult. Once in the venue, those aged 15 years and under must be accompanied by their responsible adult throughout the duration of the evening. 16 and 17 year-olds do not need to be accompanied around the venue but must still have their responsible adult on site. If you are lucky enough to look under the age of 25 years please ensure you bring a valid form of ID. Goodwood Racecourse operates a Challenge 25 policy on the sale of alcohol at all racing fixtures.
What is the policy on alcohol?
We want you to have the best night possible at Three Friday Nights, as such, we are committed to reducing any social harm caused by the excessive consumption of alcohol. Anyone deemed to be under the influence of drink or drugs will be refused admittance to the racecourse, which has a zero tolerance policy on drugs.
Goodwood Racecourse operates a Challenge 25 policy on the sale of alcohol at all racing fixtures. If you are lucky enough to look under the age of 25 please ensure you bring a valid form of ID.
Alcohol can not be brought into the racecourse.
What is a DJ Set?
The nature of a DJ set means that a chosen DJ from the band, not necessarily the full line up, will play music from a variety of artists, including their own material.
How can I found out more ?
For ticket enquires call the Goodwood Ticket Office on 01243 755055.
For information on upgrading your tickets to one of our exclusive entertaining packages, call our Hospitality Team on 01243 755054.
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I can no longer attend Three Friday Nights – can I have a refund?
Orders for tickets can be cancelled, exchanged or refunded within the first 48hrs after purchase only. Please submit your request to the Ticket Office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 01243 755055. Goodwood does not issue refunds after this initial 48hr period but you may sell on your tickets via our official resale partner Twickets who are a fan-to-fan secure trading platform. Please note that selling or buying tickets on any other platform is strictly prohibited and tickets that are re-sold illegally via any other third party will be refused admittance to Three Friday Nights.
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