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Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans

(3.7/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is the third-oldest racetrack in America. The track is located in New Orleans and also houses a 600-game slots casino. Fair Grounds annually hosts a number of major events that are part of the fabric of the city's rich cultural history, including Thanksgiving Day racing, the Louisiana Derby and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented by Shell.
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TripAdvisor
  • Used to visit the Fairgrounds with family for years, but haven't been back in awhile. Visited over the holidays: the facility (the track, the paddock, the clubhouse) is nice and generally well maintai...  more »
  • Our family opted to visit the Fairgrounds for the first time on Thanksgiving Day. It is fun and unique for the racing experts and novices alike. The facility is beautiful. Wait staff and ticket agents...  more »
  • Great in the sun or in the rain. Bring your chair and hat. Stay cool and dry in the Jazz, Gospel, Blues or Economy tents. Ready for next year! 
Google
  • This is a pretty decent racetrack, the casino is slightly depressing but overall it was a good time and I enjoyed the ostrich races held here. This is also the side for jazz fest.
  • We had a lot of fun here. The venue was clean snd comfortable.
  • Walked here to go to jazz fest and it was fun! Large fairgrounds.
  • The races are a great way to spend a sunny afternoon outdoors strategizing on your winning picks. Decent people watching an added bonus!
  • never been there,, but seem like a lot of good races & jockies there. come from simulcast point of view >>>> (CAMERA MAN) REALLY NEED TO UPGRADE EITHER SKILL OR EQUIPMENT BAD >> STOP USING SWITCH ZOOM OR WHATEVER YOU WAS DOING ITS ANNOYING..