Food trucks, Reggae Fest at Del Mar Racetrack Aug. 11


Foodies and reggae lovers won’t want to miss out on events at the Del Mar Racetrack on Saturday, Aug. 11—in addition to the races the day will include the Gourmet Food Truck Festival and the annual Reggae Fest featuring Ziggy Marley.

The 8th annual Gourmet Food Truck Festival will be held from 12 to 6 p.m.,including Southern California’s most delicious food on wheels from over 30 food trucks, all in one location.Gourmet chefs will be serving their best eclectic eats at affordable prices. Admission into the event is free with racetrack admission.

After the last race, Racetrack guests can groove to the reggae beats of Ziggy Marley as he takes the stage as the main act of this year’s Reggae Fest. Racetrack guests will receive free admission if they enter before the final race of the day. Concert admission will cost $30 after the last race. All concerts are 18+.

Aug. 11 is also a Family Saturday. From 1-6 p.m., the infield will be lined with several free attractions for families to enjoy, including pony rides, a game zone, face painters and a giant obstacle course.

Other highlights for the weekend include Friday, Aug. 10’s free concert with Aloe Blacc on the Seaside Stage at the Del Mar Racetrack shortly after the last race and the Taste of the Turf Club on Sunday, Aug. 12.

At Taste of the Turf Club, guests can enjoy the mouthwatering menu of Chef Brian Malarkey at the exclusive Turf Club. Seats are $100 per person and include Turf Club seating for the day, Turf Club admission, choice of appetizer, entree, dessert and bottomless mimosas, Del Marys or Chandon. Tables are limited.