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Pimlico Race Course

Pimlico Race Course Tickets

5201 Park Heights Avenue,  BaltimoreMD  21215

Venue Information

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Venue Details

Directions

From south of Baltimore, take 95 North to 695 West (Baltimore Beltway). Take Exit 18 East, Lochearn (Liberty Rd.) Make a left turn at the 7th traffic light, Northern Parkway. Make a right turn on Park Heights Ave., make a left turn on Hayward Ave. and proceed straight into the track.

From north of Baltimore, take 95 South to 695 West (Baltimore Beltway.) Take exit 83 South and follow to Northern Parkway West and follow the signs. PREAKNESS DAY ONLY: Turn left on Park Heights Ave. Go to next light - Hayward Ave., turn left. Follow signs to parking.
Regular Racing Days: Turn left on Winner Ave. Pimlico is on the left, at Hayward.

2011 Traffic Patterns:
In order to maintain smooth traffic flow and minimize inconveniences for vehicles traveling to Pimlico on Black- Eyed Susan and Preakness Days, the following changes in traffic patterns will be made*:

1. Rogers Avenue will be closed to all vehicle traffic from Winner Avenue to Northern Parkway from 10:00 p.m. Friday, May 20th until 9:00 p.m. Preakness night, May 21st. (Pedestrian foot traffic only)

2. Winner Avenue will remain one-way Northbound from Hayward Avenue to Rogers Avenue beginning at 10:00 p.m. Thursday night, May 19th until 9:00 p.m. Preakness night, May 21st.

3. Winner Avenue will remain two-way from Rogers Avenue to Northern Parkway until 5:00 p.m., Preakness night, May 21st.

4. Winner Avenue will become one-way Northbound from Rogers Avenue to Northern Parkway beginning at 5:00 p.m. Preakness Day, May 21st to 9:00 p.m. Preakness night.

5. Hayward Avenue will be one-way Eastbound from Park Heights Avenue to Winner Avenue beginning at 7:00 a.m. Preakness morning, May 21st until 3:00 p.m. Preakness Day.

6. HORSEMEN - A temporary one-way entrance for automobile traffic to the Hayward Stable Area entrance will be created through the Press Lot behind Barn E, accessible via Winner Avenue, beginning at 5:00 a.m., Black-Eyed Susan morning, Friday, May 20th until 9:00 p.m. Preakness night, May 21st.

*Traffic patterns may be subject to change. Please check this page for any updates. Thank you.

Please use "Directions to Venue" icon above to link to online map of venue location.

Public Transportation
MTA Bus, Metro Subway, Light Rail, and Shuttle Bus Information:
Baltimore area: 410-539-5000
Toll Free: 1-866-RIDE MTA (743-3682)
TTY: 410-539-3497
Website: www.mtamaryland.com

Officials at Pimlico suggest that fans arriving at Pimlico by car on Preakness Day allow sufficient time for convenient access to the track. Facility admission gates and the Infield open at 8:00 a.m. on Preakness Day with a first post around 10:30 a.m. The Clubhouse Turn Reserved and the first crossover to Corporate Village and Turfside Terrace open around 10:30 a.m. Please check back for updates.

Box Office Numbers

For Preakness Information:
(877)-206-8042, ext. 300 OR
(410)-542-9400
After 5:00 p.m. please use extension 3100.

Box Office Hours

8am-5pm

Types of Payment Accepted

Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Will Call

There is no Ticketmaster Will Call for this event.

Accessible Seating

For Accessible Seating please call 410-542-9400.

General Rules

Pimlico Race Course continues to enhance security procedures for the 2011 Preakness Stakes and Black-Eyed Susan to allow guests to enjoy the day in a safe and secure manner with a minimum of inconvenience. Please take a moment to review the following hospitality and security measures. Please read carefully the Preakness Infield Beverage & Alcohol Policy. Thank you for your continued support and cooperation.

Beverages of any kind (including alcohol, beer, wine, soft drinks, water or other beverages) will NOT be permitted to be brought into the INFIELD (including the Top of the Stretch) on Preakness Day.

Alcoholic beverages (including beer and wine) will NOT be allowed to be brought into the Grandstand or Clubhouse facility on Black-Eyed Susan Day and Preakness Day.

1. Special COOLER RESTRICTIONS for Pimlico’s GRANDSTAND AND CLUBHOUSE on Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness Days, and INFIELD on Preakness Day:

GRANDSTAND AND CLUBHOUSE: COOLERS, BACKPACKS AND THERMOSES WILL NOT BE PERMITTED. You must bring your beverages (GRANDSTAND & CLUBHOUSE ONLY) and food items in CLEAR, plastic bags or CLEAR, SEE-THROUGH plastic containers, not larger than 18" by 18".
INFIELD: Coolers and backpacks will be permitted – NO Thermoses, or bulk or oversized carrying devices allowed. Coolers larger than 28"L x 15"w x 17"h will be prohibited. PLEASE SEE BEVERAGE AND ALCOHOL RESTRICTIONS BELOW.
TOP OF THE STRETCH (in the INFIELD):Coolers and backpacks will be permitted. Thermoses and coolers larger than 12" x 12" will be prohibited.

TURFSIDE TERRACE AND CLUBHOUSE TURN RESERVED: COOLERS, BACKPACKS AND THERMOSES WILL NOT BE PERMITTED. No outside food or beverage items allowed.

2. YES… Guests May Bring the Following Items into Pimlico’s INFIELD and TOP OF THE STRETCH on Preakness Day:
Food items and Picnic Lunches . You may carry food items and picnic lunches in coolers and backpacks – NO Thermoses, or bulk or oversized carrying devices allowed. Coolers larger than 28"L x 15"W x 17"H will be prohibited in the INFIELD. Coolers larger than 12” x 12” will be prohibited in the TOP OF THE STRETCH.
Beach Blankets and Suntan Lotion
Cellular Phones, Cameras (up to 35mm), Camcorders and Binoculars
LIGHTWEIGHT Plastic Lawn Chairs

3. NO…Guests May NOT Bring the Following Items into Pimlico’s INFIELD and TOP OF THE STRETCH on Preakness Day:
Beverages of any kind (including alcohol, beer, wine, soft drinks, water or other beverages) will NOT be permitted to be brought into the INFIELD (including the Top of the Stretch) on Preakness Day.
Coolers larger than 28”L x 15”W x 17”H in the INFIELD
Coolers larger than 12” x 12” in the TOP OF THE STRETCH
Thermoses

4. YES… Guests May Bring the Following Items into Pimlico’s GRANDSTAND and CLUBHOUSE on Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness Day:
NON-alcoholic beverages individually carried in plastic containers or regular sized cans.
Food Items and Picnic Lunches.
NON-alcoholic beverages, food items & picnic lunches MUST be brought in CLEAR, plastic bags or CLEAR, SEE-THROUGH plastic containers, not larger than 18" by 18".
Beach Blankets and Suntan Lotion
Cellular Phones, Cameras (up to 35mm), Camcorders and Binoculars

5. NO…Guests may NOT Bring the Following Items into Pimlico’s GRANDSTAND and CLUBHOUSE on Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness Days.

Alcoholic beverages (including beer and wine) will NOT be allowed to be brought into the Grandstand or Clubhouse facility on Black-Eyed Susan Day and Preakness Day.
Coolers, Backpacks or Thermoses

6. Items that are PROHIBITED ANYWHERE at Pimlico on Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness Days:
Liquor or Drugs of any kind
Weapons of any kind
Glass containers of any type
Tents
Hibachis or barbeques
Ladders, scaffolding or other raised devices
Bulk or oversized carrying devices
Non-folding, or folding metal furniture
Hand carts, or wheeled carts

Inspection and security measures:
All persons and their camera bags, purses and all containers entering Pimlico grounds are subject to direct physical search, or indirect search by wanding or magnetometers.

Pimlico reserves the right, without any refund of the ticket purchase price, to refuse admission to or eject any person whose conduct is deemed by Pimlico to be disorderly, or who is under the age of 21 and possesses alcohol.

*Rules are subject to change. Please check this page for any updates. Thank you.

Children Rules

Assigned Seating areas - 2 and under permitted if in a lap.
General Admission areas - 7 and under are admitted without a ticket.

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