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Tampa Bay Downs' Admission Information:

Gates open at 11:00 a.m. and post time for the first race is 12:25 p.m., unless otherwise noted.  The fee for Grandstand
admission is free on weekday racing and $2 for weekend racing; Clubhouse admission is $3; general and preferred parking is free every day; and valet parking is $5.

11225 Racetrack Rd., Tampa, Florida 33626
Main Phone (813) 855-4401
Toll Free (In Florida) (866)-TBDOWNS  (823-6967) 


Hours of Operation

Tampa Bay Downs hours of operation*:

Gates open at 11 a.m., mutuel windows open at noon and post time for the first race is 12:25 p.m.

The Silks Poker Room hours of operation:
Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 a.m.

The Downs Golf Practice Facility hours of operation:

Pro Shop:  8:30 a.m.- 9 p.m. Daily (Last bucket sold at 9 p.m., 40 balls)

Range:  8:30 a.m. - 9:45 p.m. daily

Short Game Area:  8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. daily (lights out at 9:45 p.m.)

(All hours are weather permitting)

*Unless otherwise noted.

Driving Directions To Tampa Bay Downs

From I-275:
Take Tampa Airport exit. Follow signs to Veterans Expressway. Take Expressway to exit # 4 (Hillsborough Avenue).
  Turn west on Hillsborough, travel approximately 10 miles to Race Track Road. Make right on Race Track Road 1 mile to Tampa Bay Downs.  

From Pinellas County:
On Route 19, go to the intersection with Route 580 at Countryside Mall; go east on Route 580 6 miles to stoplight
at Race Track Road; go left on Race Track Road 1 mile to Tampa Bay Downs.

From St. Petersburg:
Take the Bayside Bridge north to McMullen Booth Road; go east on Route 580 4 miles to stoplight at Race Track
Road; go left on Race Track Road 1 mile to Tampa Bay Downs.

From Pasco County:
On Route 19, go to the intersection with Tampa Road (Route 584); go east on Tampa Road 7 miles to the stoplight
at Race Track Road; go left on Race Track Road 1 mile to Tampa Bay Downs. 

From New Tampa:
Go west on Bearss Avenue. Bearss Avenue turns into Ehrlich Road after Dale Mabry Highway.  Make a left onto Sheldon Road
(going southbound); then right onto Linebaugh Avenue.  Travel west on Linebaugh for approximately 9 miles; then make a left onto Race Track Road.