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Facilities at Punchestown Festival 2018

Enclosure Map

The Hunt Stand

The launch of the multi-million euro “ Hunt Stand “ is highly anticipated for Festival 2018 with exciting new facilities added to the reserved enclosure, otherwise known as the “social-hub” of the event.

The Bollinger Bar

Additions to the reserved enclosure include the brand new beautiful Bollinger bar which is located on the ground floor of the Hunt Stand.

The Sky Bar/Fox Den Café

The famous sky bar will remain intact within the reserved enclosure and the same as previous years will have DJ’s and live music playing throughout the week.

The new Fox Den Café will be serving delicious food throughout the race day on the ground floor of the Hunt Stand.

The Street

The famous shopping village at the festival has had a revamp and is now known as “The Street “. There are over 40 exhibitors showcasing brands from Ireland, the UK and France in the indoor marquee that is located on the way to the reserve enclosure.

Goffs Owners and Trainers Lounge

The beautiful new Owners and Trainers lounge which has been sponsored by Goffs for the festival and forthcoming season is located in the new Hunt Stand on the first floor over-looking the racetrack.


The funfair will be open from 12pm to after the last race each day.

Junior Jockey Fun Club

The Junior Jockey Club will be held at the Events Centre which is a 60,000 square foot area dedicated to free children’s entertainment on Saturday the 28th .

Cloak Room

This facility is situated next to the entrance to the Panoramic Stand and adjacent to the Members Bar. Please note that the Punchestown management are not responsible for left items.


Located at the following areas:

  • Parade ring enclosure
  • Panoramic Stand
  • 1st floor of Grandstand (both ends)
  • Beside “ The Street “ (Shopping Village)
  • Ground Floor of the Hunt Stand
  • At the back of the La Touche restaurant
  • Adjacent to the main reception building
  • Adjacent to the horsewalk

Bottles & Glass

For the safety of our patrons, Punchestown request that glasses and bottles are not brought outside the designated bar areas.

Wheelchair Facilities

Wheelchair toilet facilities are available in all main blocks. There are also unisex facilities available in the entrance building and in the La Touche restaurant. A raised viewing platform is situated in front of the Grandstand.

Lost Property

All lost property is returned to the Secretary’s/Enquiries Office where it is held for a number of months after which time items will be donated to a local charity. The enquiries office can be contacted on 045 897704.

Medical Centre

Situated adjacent to the weigh room

Lost Children

Lost children should be taken to the Enquiries Office where they will be reunited with their guardians.

Smoking Policy

All workplaces are smoke free. Smoking is prohibited throughout the grandstand and in all indoor areas. This policy applies to all race goers and staff. Smoking is permitted in outdoor areas.


A mobile ATM machine is available adjacent to the Garda Unit during the Festival. On non-festival meetings cash facilities are available in the main entrance building.


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