Published by Julie M. · Published on 14 March 2019 at 18h45
Les Dimanches au Galop are back for a new season full of surprises for families. From April 7 to May 26, 2019, head to Longchamp and Auteuil racetracks for horse races and shows, pony rides and interactive animations…
Les Dimanches au Galop are back for a season that will rock you from April 7 to May 26, 2019. Once again, this year, many animations await you with four main themes: adrenaline, passion, sport and emotion. An astonishing cocktail to discover the magic of horse races world and spend a good family day.
Every Sunday spanning this period, to get your fill of animations, you will have to go to Auteuil racetrack and Longchamp racetrack.
On the family program:
With a booklet in hand that includes mini fun and playful games about the race world, children are invited to help us find our unicorn in a new adventure it has the secret!
A discover game for 45/50 minutes with a certificate and a souvenir-gift at the end!
- Show on the track
1, 2, 3, go! All children are invited to run on the legendy tracks of ParisLongchamp and Auteuil.
And for an even more unforgettable Sunday, you have the chance to walk with jockeys during their presentation.
Mandatory registration on the spot on D-Day.
- Sack race and stick horse
Go-ahead! Children are invited to take part in the big sack race and the stick horse race organized for Dimanches au Galop!
Starting from real stables, children will be in the heart of the action.
- Pony rides
Accompany your children for a free introduction from 3 years old to discover horses. Our poneys expect you for this unique moment of sharing. Moreover, it's free of charge!
- Wooden horse merry-go-round
Board for a magical moment aboard the famous and historic merry-go-round. Pick your horse and off you go... Ride is as many times as you want, children are welcomed for free!
- Poneys race
Budding horse riders from the regional riding clubs take over the legendary tracks of Saint-Cloud and Auteuil! Come along and support the young champions and their small mounts every week. And who knows, maybe someday they will become celebrated jockeys…
Let's go on an adventure! A new generation rocking horse takes children to fantastic rides!
A very safe introduction to horseback riding.
- Village Galop Kids
Every Sunday, we find loads of animations at the Village Galop Kids directed by the famous mascots Sam & Willy! All day long, Sam the Jockey and Willy the horse accompany kids around educative fames to know everything about horses and horse races!
Each Sunday, 8 gallop races await you. Sprint race at Longchamp and obstacle race at Auteuil. During each session, you can support kids participating to the “graine de jockey” pony championship. On Shetland ponies, young budding jockeys face off one another to book a place for the final.
If it’s sunny, don’t hesitate to come and have an outdoor picnic. You can also opt for the catering offers on the spot. Lunch on the go, panoramic restaurant or gourmet pleasures, there is something for everyone. The kid menu to take away costs €6.90 and the larger one costs €8.90.
Here’s what Les Dimanches au Galop looked like in 2017:
ParisLongchamp racetrack: Sunday April 7, 14 and 28 and May 12 and 16
Auteuil racetrack: Sunday April 21 and May 19
In other words, lovely animations to be discovered with your family! And it's free for children!