Sunday Funday at Brighton Races: What to expect on the day

Kids Day Brighton Racecourse Title Sussex Magazine

The summer holidays are already coming to a swift end, the kids are becoming restless and it’s getting harder and harder to keep them busy.

At this time of the year, most summer holiday activities end, and it’s all about going back to school, buying uniforms and picking out a new pencil case.

But parents in Sussex are in luck, as the summer holidays aren’t over until kids have been dropped off at the school gates. There are still plenty of events that cater to your needs and are family-friendly, one of which being the annual Sunday Funday at Brighton Racecourse.

Taking place on the 2nd September, Sunday Funday is a unique event at an iconic racecourse that is perfect for a fun-filled, family-orientated day out with your little ones.

Overlooking the beautiful city of Brighton, the South Downs countryside and the seaside views have made Brighton Racecourse one of the most unique and picturesque on the racing map.

Cheering on the winners Brighton Races on Title Sussex Magazine’s the last meet of the summer at Brighton Racecourse and on top of the excitement of seven thrilling races across the day there will be a range of fun, family-focused activities to enjoy. Executive Director of Brighton Racecourse Paul Ellison believes that Sunday Funday is the “perfect” day out for families in the Sussex area.

“Our last racing meet of the summer, the Sunday Funday event is sure to be a great one,” Ellison explained. “It’s a little unusual to what you might expect at a race meet, but we like to be a little different from the mainstream.”

He continued: “We have plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy, we’ve had a lot of success over the summer season at our course, and I’m certain this event will be a fitting end to the summer holidays. As well as some great racing on show, we have plenty of other entertainment on offer so there really is something for everyone.”

Vastly similar in set-up to the successful Marathonbet Festival of Racing earlier in the month, where racing enthusiasts gathered to watch a stunning display of unique and competitive racing, there will seven races taking place on Sunday 2nd September as well as a range of entertainment on show including fairground rides, face painting, photo booths with fancy dress and a handful of competitions with some great prizes on offer.

The only weekend fixture on the Brighton racing calendar, Sunday Funday promises to offer not only a wholesome opportunity for parents to enjoy a day at the races with their families and friends, but it provides a great opportunity for children to get up and personal to the horses.

Yet another innovative and quirky day out that matches the vibe of the city itself, Brighton Racecourse are sure to provide the perfect blend of family fun and the sophistication of being at the races – proving that horse racing can be for just about anyone.

The weekend’s activities fall just before the children go back to school, so this event provides the perfect opportunity for a final weekend of freedom.

To make sure you don’t miss the last Brighton race meet of the season, please visit Brighton Racecourse for more information.
2 September from 12noon

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