Delaware Park Racetrack & Slots
777 Delaware Park Blvd.
Wilmington, DE 19804

 

Phone: 800-41-SLOTS

Email: programs@delawarepark.com

Email:
socialmedia@delawarepark.com

DETAILED DIRECTIONS PER LOCATION

MARYLAND & DC
Baltimore, MD / Bay Bridge, MD / Washington DC

From The Chesapeake Bay Bridge(North):

  • Take Route 301 North to Middletown (Approximately 40 minutes or 45 miles).
  • In Middletown take 299 East for approximately 1 1/2 miles to Route 1/Route 13.
  • Take Routes 1/13 North over the new Bridge over the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal at St. Georges (Approximately 10 Minutes or 10 Miles).
  • Follow Route 1 to the Christiana Mall area.
  • You are now on Delaware Route 1/Route 7 headed North. Continue directly ahead for approximately 1 1/2 miles or 5 traffic lights. (After approximately 3/4 of a mile the designation as Route 1 ends and the road becomes Route4/Route 7. It is the same road just different numbers.)
  • Turn left at the fifth traffic light. This is Delaware Park Boulevard. This road will bring you first to the Casino Entrance to Delaware Park.

NEW JERSEY
Camden, Trenton / South Jersey

From New Jersey/New York City (Southwest):

  • Take the New Jersey Turnpike or Route 295 Southwest. (From New York City to Exit 1 at the South end of the Jersey Turnpike is approximately 120 miles. To Delaware Park it is 130 miles or 2 1/2 hours.)
    Cross the Delaware Memorial Bridge (Twin Bridges).
  • Continue on 295 until it joins 495 and 95 Southwest of Wilmington. The combined roads then become 95 approximately 4 miles South of the Memorial Bridge.
  • Leave Interstate 95 at exit 4B Stanton.
  • You are now on Delaware Route 58 (Churchman's Road) headed West.
  • To get to Delaware Park you can turn right after the first light. (This is just beyond the DelTech campus.
  • You are now on Delaware Route 1/Route 7 headed North. Continue directly ahead for approximately 1 mile or 5 traffic lights. (After approximately 1/4 of a mile the designation as Route 1 ends and the road becomes Route4/Route 7.)
  • Turn left at the fifth traffic light. This is Delaware Park Boulevard.
  • This road will bring you first to the Casino Entrance to Delaware Park.

PENNSYLVANIA
Lancaster, PA / Philadelphia, PA / Reading, PA
West Chester, PA

From The Philadelphia Airport

  • Interstate 95 South to Interstate 495 South
  • Interstate 495 will connect again with Interstate 95 South of Wilmington
  • Continue South on Interstate 95 to Churchmans Road Exit 4B
  • Once off exit keep straight on Route 58 (through five lights).
  • At the 6th light (junction of Route 58 and Route 4) continue
    straight into Delaware Park entrance. This road will first bring you to the clubhouse entrance to Delaware Park.

From Philadelphia Southwest

  • Take Interstate 95 Southwest for approximately 45 to 50 minutes. (It is about 45 miles from Philadelphia to the highway exit for Delaware Park.)
  • Leave Interstate 95 at exit 4B (Stanton, Churchman's Road).
  • You are now on Delaware Route 58 (Churchman's Road) headed West.
  • To get to Delaware Park you may turn right after the first light.
  • You are now on Delaware Route 1/Route 7 headed North. Continue directly ahead for approximately 1 mile or 5 traffic lights. (After approximately 1/4 of a mile the designation as Route 1 ends and the road becomes Route4/Route 7.)
  • Turn left at the fifth traffic light. This is Delaware Park Boulevard.
  • This road will bring you first to the Casino Entrance to Delaware Park.

LOCAL INFO
Delaware, Local / Del Park Blvd. / Del Park Entrances
Fairplay Station / Train Information / Bus Information

Entrances to Delaware Park:

There are three entrances to Delaware Park:

  1. The Kirkwood Entrance is accessible from Kirkwood Highway (Route 2). There is no shuttle bus to the parking area and there is no valet parking. There is handicapped parking area but to reach the Casino or Racetrack you must walk through a tunnel under the railroad.
  2. There is an entrance at the junction of Routes 58 and 4 (Churchman's Road and Ogletown Road). This is the Southwest corner of Park grounds. It is across the street from Christiana Hospital. This entrance provides access to both the Clubhouse and the Casino but is closer to the Clubhouse. (Valet Parking is available $4.00). Shuttle buses run from the Parking Area to the Clubhouse.
  3. There is an entrance near the Junction of Route 4 and 7. This is the Northeast corner of Park grounds. This entrance provides access to both the Casino and the Clubhouse but is closest to the Casino. (Valet Parking is available $4.00). Shuttle buses run from the parking area to the Casino.
Fully Accessible Site

The Grove

Image showing the  Grove Property Rules issued for the safety of our guests.

The Grove at Delaware Park

Permitted Items are Grills (charcoal only).  Ice.  Clear Bags.  Coolers (upon inspection).
Not Permitted Items are Backpacks/Duffel Bags.  Thermoses.  Outside Alcoholic Beverages.  Glass Containers.  Noisemakers/Air Horns.  Fireworks.  Firearms/Knives/Other Weapons.  Pepper Spray/Mace.  Laser Lights/Pointers.  Gas Grills.

One of the best dining options for families is the outdoor picnic grove next to the clubhouse. Located in the most picturesque area of the park, you can bring your own picnic or take advantage of the seasonally-offered BBQ selections. The Grove also provides a premium spot for viewing the horses in the landscaped Paddock, as well as the racetrack. Mutuel tellers and restrooms are conveniently located. This area, as well as the large white tent is available for private parties too.

2016  Live Racing Dates

Live Racing – 79th Season

May 21st through October 15th

Delaware Park Gears Up for 2016 Live Racing Season
81 days of live and premier races return to Stanton

Wilmington, Del., January 13, 2016 — Delaware Park received approval from the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission today on dates for the 2016 live racing season.  The 79th season of live racing at the Stanton oval will feature 81 days with the meet starting on Saturday, May 21st and concluding on Saturday, October 15th.

Live racing updates are as follows:

  • During the first week, live racing will be held three days per week on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
  • Live racing will be added on Thursdays from June 2nd through September 22nd.
  • Beginning on September 29th, Thursdays will be dropped from the schedule and live racing will revert back to a Monday, Wednesday and Saturday schedule through closing day, October 15th.
  • During the season, the first post time is set for 1:15 p.m. daily.

Delaware Park’s premier races including the Delaware Oaks (Gr. III) and the Delaware Handicap (Gr. I), will be held on July 9th and July 16th, respectively.

[+] 2016 Live Racing Calendar

Outside alcoholic beverages, glass containers, Gas Grills, Firearms/Knives/Other Weapons, Pepper Spray/Mace, backpacks/Duffel Bags, Coolers, Thermoses, Fireworks, Noisemakers/Air Horns, Laser Lights/Pointers

  • *Clear plastic bags will be allowed.
  • *Coolers may be inspected
  • *Grills – charcoal only