Description: The unique and the familiar harmonize at Santa Anita Park’s Big Cap Day on March 8th. A contemporary vibe joins with the spirit of country to create an infield festival of music, craft brew and fun.
Discover some of the most talented and eclectic country-inspired acts in Los Angeles while enjoying local favorites from craft breweries and food in our VIP area from Pasadena’s landmark Gus’s BBQ. Take the day by the horns with a shot on our mechanical bull, or just kick back and enjoy the rustic ambiance with a cool cocktail.
Musical performances include Brother Yusef, Doublewide and L.A. Hootenanny. Performances start after the first post (around 12:05 PM) and continue throughout the event.
Beers featured at the event include Stone IPA, Arrogant Bastard Ale, Eagle Rock Brewery Manifesto Wit Beer, Avery Brewing White Rascal Belgian Wheat, Ommegan Rare VOS Amber Ale, Oskar Blues Dale's Pale Ale, Oskar Blues Mama's Little Yella Pils, Sant Archer Blonde Ale, Lagunitas IPA, Angel City Angelino IPA, Angel City Pilsner, Blue Moon, Redd's Apple Ale, Firestone DBA, Dos Equis Amber, Newcastle Brown Ale, Stella Artois, Stella Cidre, Shocktop Raspberry, Shocktop Belgian White, Shocktop Chocolate, Michelob Amber Bock, Goose Island 312, Goose Island Honker's Ale, Widmer Brothers Hefeweizen, Kona Longboard, Kona Koko Brown and Red Hook Longhammer IPA.
General Admission is $5 to the infield. Save with General and VIP Packages!
Wager on a spectacular day of live horse racing with over $1.6 million at stake headlined by the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap presented by San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino, past winners including Affirmed, Spectacular Bid, John Henry, and Lava Man. All THOROUGHBREDS Members will receive a free* Santa Anita Hat. Plus, the late Pick 4 will be guaranteed at $500,000.
*Must be a THOROUGHBREDS Member. With Paid Admission. Santa Anita Park only.
VIP Package ($100): Admission, Racing Program, Tip Sheet, Santa Anita Trucker Hat, exclusive Santa Anita Big 'Cap T-Shirt, VIP area and accommodations, 4 Drink Scrips & happy hour deals all day (1/2 off), Food from Gus' BBQ in Pasadena.
General Package ($40): Admission, Racing Program, Santa Anita Trucker Hat, Tip Sheet, 2 Drink Scrips
For the Big 'Cap Beer Festival, please enter Gate 6 off of Colorado.