Free admission to Emerald Downs July 10

King County employees and their families are invited to attend the Emerald Downs racetrack for King County Day on Sunday July 10. They will receive free admission and should check in at Will-Call to receive their tickets. Employees will need to show proof of current employment, such as an employee badge or recent paystub.

Part of the Family Fun Weekend event, gates open at 9 a.m., and the first race of the day is at 2.15 p.m. Throughout the day from 1-5 p.m. children can also participate in several games and activities held in the park.

In addition to King County Day, other events at Emerald Downs this summer include Corgi RacesPremio Esmeralda Weekend which highlights the Latinx community, T-Rex Day, Wiener Dog and Wannabe races, and the final race of the season, Three Stakes on Closing Day.

Parking: Free general lot parking is available. Preferred parking is $10. There is no valet parking available. A shuttle bus service will be offered from parking lots to the main gates during live racing hours only. View more information here.

Seating: General admission bench and table seating is available throughout the track. Picnic tables and umbrella tables located on the track apron are also available. More seating information is available here.

  • Adult ticket: $10
  • Adult ticket and reserved Grandstand seat: $13
  • Youth ticket: $5 ages 5-17-years-old. Ages 4 and under receive free admission and do not require a ticket.

For more information, visit the Emerald Downs website.