Tickets on sale for 2022 Willowdale Steeplechase

It’s Steeplechase time in Chester County!! Tickets are now on sale for the 29th running of the Willowdale Steeplechase presented by The 24th Fund.

Whether you’re a horse enthusiast or just like spending a fun day with family and friends in the beautiful countryside of Chester County, it’s time to make plans for the community favorite, the Willowdale Steeplechase!

This year’s races return to full spectator capacity as tickets and Tailgate Parking spaces go on sale online at for the 29th Running of The Willowdale Steeplechase Saturday, May 14, 2022. Visit the Willowdale Steeplechase website to view all tailgating sections, space availability, and pricing. Note, returning alumni patrons have tailgate renewal options until March 18th, after which unsold tailgates are released for general public purchase.

Here’s an idea! If you have a group of friends/family, why not purchase a Private Party Paddock complete with (10) admission tickets, (1) 10×10 tent, (1) car pass for parking directly behind your tent, and (1) preferred parking pass? These Private Party Paddocks were so popular last year we decided to bring them back as a tailgating option. Check them out at

General Admission tickets are also on sale now at $45.pp in advance of race day and include free parking through GATE #1. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by a ticketed adult. Want to park close? Choose “Preferred Parking” for General Admission ticket holders available for $50 per car. (Preferred parking must be purchased in advance and does not include individual admission tickets. Every individual entering the race venue needs their own admission ticket.)

A course map is located on the Willowdale website showing the location of the parking sections, tailgate areas, food trucks, boutique shopping, Kid’s Alley, and Jack Russell Terrier Races. Additional daily activities include a hat contest, tailgate contest, and the best-dressed contests for both men and women.

People with official handicapped access permits can purchase a Handicap Tailgate spot at the special price of $100. This includes 2 admission tickets and (1) tailgate parking spot located at the top of The Turn area. Handicap spaces must be purchased in advance on the website.

For additional information, contact the Willowdale Steeplechase office at 610.444.1582 or visit

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