Music Showcase Weekend at York Racecourse

York, United Kingdom

Annual Event

Friday 26th July 2024 - Saturday 27th July 2024
York Racecourse
Horse Racing

This distinctive event pairs top class horse racing with exceptional live music. The Music Showcase Weekend at York Racecourse is a fantastic way to celebrate the summer.

  • Live music on both race days
  • Fast paced races at the EBF Lyric Stakes and Sky Bet York Stakes
  • Private stands for the VIP

York Racecourse's Music Showcase Weekend promises to create an entertaining atmosphere and is the perfect event to commemorate the summer.


A showcase of Music and Horseracing


The Music Showcase Weekend is a chance to get together with friends and family to enjoy a weekend of racing at the world famous York Racecourse.

This year's lineup includes music icons like Madness famed for the atmosphere they bring to the stage and big hits like One Step Beyond. The Sugababes will also be there to entertain the crowd along with the 14 races taking place across the two day event. Watch from any of the three available enclosures.

Step onto the racecourse in style, as many racegoers regardless of the stand they go to like to dress up for a vibrant atmosphere of racing in the British countryside.


Chartering a Helicopter to the Music Showcase Weekend 2024


Turn heads with a stylish arrival. Fly directly to York Racecourse for the Music Showcase Weekend in a charter helicopter.

  • Fly direct. Land on site at York Racecourse.
  • Arrive quickly. Flights from London in just over an hour and about half an hour from Manchester or Liverpool.
  • Travel from any destination in the UK.

Book a helicopter to the Music Showcase Weekend on Get Heli.

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  • Instant access to the vetted operators available to fly to York Racecourse.
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Approximate flight times from UK cities

  • London to York - 1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Manchester to York - 25 minutes
  • Birmingham to York - 45 minutes
  • Edinburgh to York - 1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Cardiff to York - 1 hour, 30 minutes


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More information about Music Showcase Weekend

Who will be performing at the Music Showcase Weekend?

Madness will open the event on Friday 26th of July, and the Sugababes will perform on Saturday 27th July at this year's event.

How to get to the Music Showcase Weekend?

York Racecourse is around a mile away from the city centre. You can charter a helicopter to take you to the event from anywhere around the UK. Book through Get Heli to find the right helicopter for you.

What is the dress code for the Music Showcase Weekend?

Depending on the stand your dress code can vary. Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket, collared shirt and tie in the County Stand. Racegoers in the Grandstand & Paddock can also follow suit or choose a casual dress code.

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